Americans Box Score
Allen, Texas – The Allen AMERICANS , ECHL affiliate of the Seattle Kraken, dropped their third in a row, falling to the Kansas City Mavericks on Saturday night by a score of 7 to 4.
The Mavericks jumped out to a 2-0 lead early in the opening frame before the AMERICANS cut the lead in half. Branden Troock scored his second of the season from Spencer Asuchak and Chad Costello.
Kansas City added to their lead in the second period with a pair of goals two and half minutes apart. Allen rallied again with a pair of goals of their own, Dawson Butt scored his first career goal knocking a rebound into the Kansas City net to cut the lead to 4-2. Chad Costello cut the lead to a goal four minutes later with his fourth of the season to make it 4-3 after two periods.
The third period saw Kansas City add to their lead, outscoring the AMERICANS 3-1 in the final frame, while outshooting Allen 14 to 6. The Mavericks outscored Allen 14 to 9 over back-to-back weekends.
“As a group, we have a long way to go,” said Chad Costello. “In Allen, we expect results. We stood up for one another and played hard but like I said in Allen we expect wins, especially in front of our fans. We will continue to work until we get there.”
The Americans return to home ice today for another Advocacy Behavior Consulting Community Sunday, featuring a twin-bill on the ice, as the AMERICANS COLLEGE CLASSIC, presented by FASTSIGNS Plano, opens Game #1 play in a 12:30 p.m. with a matchup between TCU and Dallas Baptist University. DOORS OPEN AT 12 NOON.
The AMERICANS host the Wichita Thunder to close out the weekend’s action, with puck drop set for 4:05 p.m. Fans attending Sunday afternoon’s game may also bring blankets, socks, underwear and toiletries to the Red Lamp Foundation’s “PACK THE TRUCK” to help support the Collin County Homeless Coalition. Donations will be received in the Classic of Texoma AMERICANS Silverado, which will be parked by the main entrance of the CUTX Event Center.
About the Allen AMERICANS
The Allen AMERICANS PROFESSIONAL HOCKEY CLUB is a member of the ECHL, the world’s top Double-A hockey league, and is the affiliate of the National Hockey League’s (NHL) Seattle Kraken.
The AMERICANS are a year-round interactive lifestyle brand, dedicated to our fans, partners, and the North Texas community. Beyond the sport, ice hockey connects people and improves the quality of life for all who play and watch.
Founded in 2009, the club is owned by Jack D. Gulati, known internationally as the “Serial Entrepreneur.” Championship Hockey is the backbone of the franchise, with the Red having captured back-to-back ECHL Kelly Cup Championships in 2014-15 & 2015-16 and two Central Hockey League President’s Cups in 2012-13 & 2013-14. Over the years, more than 323 players have worn the Red Sweater, with 3 AMERICANS having moved up to play in the NHL.
AMERICANS home games are played at the CUTX Event Center, located in The Village at Allen. Parking is free to all fans, and the team’s official Saturday night post game parties take place nearby at Bar Louie, featuring AMERICANS players and the World Famous “Allen Ice Angels.”