Allen, Texas – The Allen Americans, ECHL affiliate of the Seattle Kraken (NHL), announced several transactions today.

Forward Ryan Lohin has been recalled by the Charlotte Checkers (AHL). Lohin leads the Americans in scoring this season with eight points (6 goals and 2 assists).

The Chester, PA resident is a former seventh round draft pick of the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft.

The Americans also signed netminder Hayden Lavigne to a contract. Lavigne played in one game this season with the Pensacola Ice Flyers of the SPHL (2.00 GAA).

The Brampton, Ontario native played his college hockey at the University of Michigan from 2017 to 2020.

The Americans signed Lavigne to replace goaltender Antoine Bibeau, who was recalled by Seattle (NHL) on Saturday and assigned To Charlotte (AHL).

The Allen Americans are back in action this Friday night in Kansas against the Wichita Thunder. The Americans play back-to-back home games on Saturday and Sunday at CUTX Arena. Call 972-912-1000 for TICKETS.

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 post game parties take place nearby at Bar Louie, featuring AMERICANS players and the World Famous “Allen Ice Angels.”

Tickets for home games are available at or by calling 972-912-1000.