Allen. Texas – The Allen Americans and Head Coach Steve Martinson announced today that the club has signed forward Casey Pierro-Zabotel to a new contract for the 2018-2019 season.
Pierro-Zabotel returned to Allen last season after a year in Colorado. He led the Americans in scoring last year with 69 points in 72 games. He was second overall in the league with 50 assists and finished third on the team in plus/minus with a +19.
The former third round draft pick of the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft will begin his 10th season as a pro this October. His best numbers came two seasons ago with Colorado, where he tallied 88 points and finished runner-up for league MVP to the Americans’ Chad Costello.
The team also announced today that for the first time ever, they will host an alumni game this upcoming season with some of the best players to ever put on the red sweater returning for one night.
Erik Adams, former Allen defenseman and Americans Assisitant Coach, has been named Ambassador for the Alumni Game and other special events surrounding the game, to be announced at a later date.
Season Tickets for the 2018-2019 Americans Season are on sale NOW by calling 972-912-1000. The Americans home opener is Saturday, October 20th against Wichita.