South Carolina Stingrays (5-4-0-0; 10 pts.) at Allen Americans (3-5-0-1; 7 pts.)
The Allen Americans and South Carolina Stingrays meet for the second and final time this season tonight in Allen. South Carolina leads the all-time regular season match-up at 1-0-0.
The Allen Americans blew a 3-0 lead on Friday night, dropping a 5-4 decision to the South Carolina Stingrays. Grant Besse scored two goals and earned the number 1 star of the game. CJ Motte made the start and took the loss for Allen.
Photo- Dave Dudich
The Americans are averaging 3.1 goals per game, while South Carolina is averaging 3.9. Allen is giving up 41.8 shots per game and South Carolina is only giving up 29.7 per game.
The Americans are winless on home ice this season with a record of 0-2. South Carolina is 3-4-0-0 away from Charleston.
Allen forward Johnny McInnis scored his first goal of the season, and his first goal as a member of the Allen Americans in Friday night’s 5-4 loss to South Carolina.
David Makowski leads the Americans in Penalty Minutes this season with 39.
Allen is 3-0-0 when leading after two periods of play.
Allen netminder CJ Motte is second in the ECHL with 257 saves.
South Carolina Notables:
The Stingrays are 6 for 43 (14.0%) on the power play and 35 for 44 (79.5%) on the penalty kill.
The Stingrays are 3-4-0 on the road this season.
Stingrays forward Grant Besse is second in the league in scoring with 15 points (7G, 8A).
Grant Besse is on a 3-game point streak with 4 goals and 4 assists in that span.
Spencer Asuchak passed Jarret Lukin on the all-time games played list on Friday night, playing in his 239th game with Allen. .
Christophe Lalancette made his Allen debut last night and tallied no points. He was a +1.
Kevin Sundher was placed on the 14-day injured reserve list, as well as Josh Thrower going on the 14-day injured reserve list (retroactive to October 20).
Americans rookie forward Braylon Shmyr, loaned to the Springfield Thunderbirds of the American Hockey League on Wednesday, did not play in Springfield’s game last night against Bridgeport. He was a healthy scratch.