Photo credit – KC Mavs
Allen Americans (15-6-1-0; 31 pts) @ Kansas City Mavericks (8-10-2-1; 19 pts) 1:05 pm CST.
Today, the Americans and Mavericks wrap up a three-game weekend series in Kansas City. The Americans took game one on Saturday night 3-0, behind a 16-save shutout by Jake Paterson. The Mavericks bounced back on Sunday afternoon winning 4-2, scoring three goals in the opening period and outshooting Allen 23 to 6 in the first frame. Watch games this season on FloSports Hockey, and listen on the ALL-NEW Americans 24/7.
Last Game vs KC:
Kansas City jumped out to a 3-0 first period lead, and never looked back in a 4-2 win over the Americans on Sunday afternoon. Kansas City outshot the Americans 11 to nothing over the first three minutes of the game. Corey Mackin scored his 10th of the year, while Samuel Laberge added his third in defeat.
The 23 shots by Kansas City in the first period on Sunday, was the most by any team in the first period this season.
The Americans will play their 15th road game of the season this afternoon (9-5-0). Today will be the third of five straight games against Kansas City. Allen is 2-1-0 against the Mavericks this year. The two teams will faceoff in Allen this weekend.
About Kansas City:
The Mavericks won for just the third time on home ice this season on Sunday afternoon. (3-7-2). They are 5-4-1-0 in their last 10 games. The ECHL’s leading scorer Brodie Reid, had a goal and an assist on Sunday to bring his point total to 26 (11 goals and 15 assists).
Corey Mackin’s 10th goal of the season on Sunday, tied Jesse Mychan for the team lead. Mackin is tied for third in the ECHL with 21 points.
Forward Jesse Mychan will miss this weekend’s games with a lower-body injury.
The Americans have the most road wins in the league with nine (9-5-0).
COMPARING ALLEN AND KANSAS CITY:
Last 10: 6-3-1-0
ALLEN AMERICANS TEAM LEADERS:
Goals: Jesse Mychan and Corey Mackin, 10
Assists: Matt Register 16
Points: Corey Mackin, 21
+/-: Conner Bleackley, +11
PIM: Zane Franklin, 50
KANSAS CITY MAVERICKS:
Last 10: 5-4-1-0
KANSAS CITY MAVERICKS TEAM LEADERS:
Goals: Brodie Reid, 11
Assists: Giorgio Estephan, 15
Points: Brodie Reid, 26
+/-: Connor Doherty, +4
PIM: Willie Corrin, 34
About The Allen Americans Professional Hockey Club
The Allen Americans are the ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League‘s Minnesota Wild and the American Hockey League‘s Iowa Wild. Owned by nationally respected “Serial Entrepreneur” Jack D. Gulati, Championship Hockey is the backbone of the Americans franchise since being founded prior to the 2009-10 season, with the Red, White and Blue having captured two ECHL Kelly Cup Championships (2014-15 & 2015-16) and two Central Hockey League President’s Cups (2012-13 & 2013-14). Americans home games are played at the Allen Event Center, which is located in The Village at Allen. Tickets are available at AllenAmericans.com/tickets or by calling 972-912-1000.