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Kyle Criscuolo

First Road Trip, Unacceptable Price Habits and Lawrence Pilut

The Amerks are on the road for the first time this season with back to back afternoon road games in Bridgeport. The attitude and mindset towards bus trips will change later on in the season but it’s good to get one out of the way early on. “Road trips really help you bond a lot and …
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Amerks Score Six in First Win of the Season

That’s the game the Rochester Americans needed to play after back to back loses. A steady game from Adam Wilcox (30 saves) in net and six different players with multi point games resulted in a 6-3 home win for the Amerks. Players with multiple points: Victor Olofsson (1G+2A), CJ Smith (1G+1A), Zach Redmond (1G+2A), Lawrence Pilut …
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If You Missed Opening Night, You Didn’t Miss Much

Remember all that talk about being an elite playoff team? That all vanished for just over two hours on Friday night when the Rochester Americans failed to play a game of hockey on opening night. Before Charlotte scored two goals within 35 seconds of each other there were signs that the game wasn’t off to …
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Season Preview: Elite Playoff Team or Bust

The Rochester Americans begin their 63rd season on Friday night with expectations higher than ever for the season ahead. It’s one thing for fans and the media to dish out predictions and set the bar high but when management, coaches and players all do it there’s an increased level of accountability. Throughout training camp and …
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Six Things to Remember About Last Season

Is it October yet? That’s the question hockey addicts ask all summer waiting for a new season to start. The regular season starts in October but it’s time we accept September as the start to the new season. The Prospects Challenge, NHL training camp, NHL preseason games, AHL training camp and AHL preseason games all …
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Player Thoughts from the Amerks 2018 Locker Clean Out

The ice is gone, the bags are packed, the locker room is empty and players are making plans to go back home for the summer. Locker clean out’s are complete and with that comes end of season thoughts and looking forward. Getting swept in three games by Syracuse wasn’t how anyone wanted the season to …
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Season Defining Night; Player Performances Through Two Games

The Amerks are down 2-0 in the best of five series but aren’t out of it yet. A season isn’t over until that final hand shake line and that’s the last thing the team wants to do on home ice. If you’re reading this and live in Rochester you should be at the game. Emotions are …
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Game 1 Recap: Crunch Played Their Way and Dominated

The last 20 minutes of hockey on Friday night along with the post game comments felt like the middle of a losing streak in the middle of the season. That’s not the way the first game of the playoffs should end. One team in this series went to the Calder Cup finals last season and …
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Three Harvard Friends are Leading the Amerks at Center

Heading into the 2017/2018 season two Harvard graduates and teammates knew they’d be playing together in Rochester, Sean Malone and Kyle Criscuolo. When the Buffalo Sabres opened prospect camp in September a third Harvard graduate and former teammate made an impression and earned a roster spot – Colin Blackwell. Tonight, the trio will be three …
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Linus Ullmark Returns Tonight vs Syracuse

The Rochester Americans have three regular season games remaining before the playoffs, two of those games are against the Syracuse Crunch in what could be a preview of the first round of the playoffs. The Crunch have a 5-1-1-1 series advantage this season. Rochester won the first two games of the season against Syracuse and also …
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Criscuolo Returns to the Blackwell Show

It’s the first week of April, it’s snowing out and the Rochester Americans have five games left before the playoffs. The final stretch starts tonight at home against Belleville. Kyle Criscuolo will be back in the Amerks lineup after missing 13 games while up with the Buffalo Sabres (even though he was injured the whole …
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Amerks Have a Tough Weekend Ahead

The Rochester Americans had a rough week and they only practiced. Since Sunday the Buffalo Sabres have called called up Kyle Criscuolo, Brendan Guhle, and Danny O’Regan. Seth Griffith had gone up the week prior. Two of them have been added to the injured list, Criscuolo (4 to 6 weeks) and Griffith (unknown upper body). …
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