For Immediate Release:
Saturday, November 6th, 2021
Photo- Ed Bailey
Independence, MO – The Allen Americans, ECHL affiliate of the Seattle Kraken (NHL), play the Kansas City Mavericks tonight, in the second game of a two-game road swing. The Americans are 2-1-2 this season. Kansas City is 2-2-0. This will be the first meeting of the year between the two clubs.
ALLEN AMERICANS TONIGHT:
PREGAME SHOW: 6:50 PM CST
PUCK DROP: 7:05 PM CST
ON THE CALL: Tommy Daniels
Next Home Game: Saturday, November 13th vs Kansas City, 7:05 pm. TICKETS
About Last Night: The Americans ended their two-game losing streak on Friday night with a 3-1 victory over the Wichita Thunder. The Americans never trailed in the game. Phil Beaulieu, Kris Myllari and Ryan Lohin were the goal scorers for the Americans. Myllari’s second period goal turned out to be the game winning goal for Allen.
Combs Extends Streak: Americans forward Jack Combs extended his point streak to four games with an assist on Friday night. Combs leads the team in scoring with seven points (3 goals and 4 assists).
Eric Roy Returned from Injury: Americans defenseman Eric Roy made his return to the Allen lineup on Friday night after missing both games last weekend due to a lower-body injury. Roy was even last night with no shots on goal.
Those Gritty Mavericks: The Kansas City Mavericks lead the ECHL in Penalty Minutes with 140. The next closest team is Wheeling with 109 PIMS. Kansas City’s Mikael Robidoux leads the ECHL with 42 penalty minutes in just two games.
Seattle Goalie Makes his Debut: Antoine Bibeau, who was assigned to the Americans this week by Seattle, from Charlotte (AHL), stopped 20 of 21 shots to get the win in Allen’s 3-1 victory over Wichita on Friday night. Bibeau is a former Toronto Maple Leafs draft pick in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.
COMPARING ALLEN AND KANSAS CITY:
Last 10: 2-1-2
ALLEN AMERICANS TEAM LEADERS:
Goals: (4) Ryan Lohin
Assists: (4) Jack Combs
Points: (7) Jack Combs
+/-: (+2) Philip Beaulieu, Kris Myllari and Ryan Lohin
PIM: (9) Ryan Lohin
KANSAS CITY MAVERICKS:
Last 10: 2-2-0
KANSAS CITY MAVERICKS LEADERS:
Goals: (4) Lane Scheidl
Assists: (4) Dereck Angeli
Points: (5) Lane Scheidl and Dereck Angeli
+/-: (+4) Koletrane Wilson
PIM: (42) Mikael Robidoux
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 AllenAmericans.com/tickets or by calling 972-912-1000.
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