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Sean Malone

Colin Blackwell Was One of the First Calls for Nashville

Colin Blackwell signed a two year contract this week with the Nashville Predators, that’s a big jump from where he was at this time last summer. “I think he was probably one of our first calls in the interview process,” is what Scott Nichol had to say about Colin Blackwell when I asked him at …
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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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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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A Friday Night Game to Forget

The playoff bound Rochester Americans went into the game on Friday night riding a three game winning streak and left the building wanting to have a short memory forgetting that the game against Belleville took place. The Senators scored four second period goals on the way to winning 5-1. For what it’s worth, Belleville also …
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Colin Blackwell Leads Amerks to Third Straight Win

Two weeks ago the Rochester Americans had lost four straight, couldn’t figure out what was going on and talked about needing to string some wins together. Last weekend Chris Taylor shared some “not so nice words” during a first period intermission. Tonight the Rochester Americans came from behind again to win 3-2 over Laval Rocket. …
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Down By Two the Amerks Win 5-3

The Rochester Americans went into the third period down 3-1, scored four unanswered goals and won 5-3. With three minutes left in the game it had the feeling of heading into another overtime game. The team said hold on, we’ve got this. The first 40 minutes of the game had a different feel to it. …
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Amerks Clinch a Spot in the 2018 Calder Cup Playoffs

The chase is on for the seventh Calder Cup in Rochester Americans history. The Amerks officially clinched spot in the 2018 Calder Cup Playoffs and it was a giant sigh of relief in the locker room. The door opened a little bit later than usual as the team enjoyed the moment together that they’ve worked …
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Amerks Lose after Giving Up a Four Goal Lead

The Rochester Americans came together as a team on Thursday night giving up six straight goals to the Bridgeport Sound Tigers and blowing a four goal lead. That’s right, the Amerks had a 4-0 lead at one point in the game. They also had a 16-6 advantage in shots at the end of the first …
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Ullmark Called up; Bailey Suspended; Nylander Stats

The day started off with the news that the Buffalo Sabres have called up Linus Ullmark and it’s likely for him to play some games. Since Ullmark returned from his last call up in the middle of January he’s had a record of 3-6-7 with a .908 save percentage with the Amerks. For the season Ullmark …
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Amerks Finally Get Back to Back Wins

It took almost two months to happen but the Rochester Americans finally have back to back wins after finishing off Laval Rocket at home on Sunday afternoon. They were team wins as well, not just one player leading the way. Adam Wilcox had 21 saves on Sunday, seven of which came in a barrage within …
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Amerks Lose Again, Something They Mastered in the Third Quarter

The story repeats itself: Team doesn’t show up for a majority of a game and then a mistake results in an overtime loss. Travis St. Denis scored the easiest goal of the night 93 seconds into overtime standing all alone in front of Linus Ullmark and the Sound Tigers departed town with the win. The …
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Amerks Defeat the Marlies with Six Goals in the Third Period

Justin Bailey responded on Saturday with another solid game and this time it wasn’t overshadowed by an Amerks loss. Two goals within the last 79 seconds of the game insured a 7-4 win over the league leading Toronto Marlies. Seth Griffith opened the scoring at 4:47 of the second period but from that point the …
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