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Photo credit: Tulsa Oilers
For Immediate Release:
Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Americans Game Day Preview: Allen vs. Tulsa, 7:05 pm
Allen, Texas – The Allen Americans, ECHL affiliate of the Seattle Kraken (NHL), play the Tulsa Oilers tonight in the first game of three this week between the two clubs. The Americans split a two-game series last weekend winning on Friday night in Allen 6-3, then dropping a 4-2 game to the Oilers on Saturday night in Tulsa. The Americans are 8-2 in their last 10 games. The loss to the Oilers on Saturday ended an Americans five-game winning streak.
Allen Americans Tonight:
Pregame Show: 6:30 pm CST
Puck Drop: 7:05 PM CST
On the Call: Tommy Daniels and Maurice Fitzgerald
Postgame Party: Bar Louie, Village at Allen
Next Home Game: Wednesday, January 26, 7:05 pm against the Rapid City Rush. TICKETS
Five-Game Winning Streak Snapped: The Allen Americans lost for the first time since December 17th with a 4-2 loss to the Tulsa Oilers. This snapped the Americans five-game winning streak. Spencer Asuchak and DJ Jerome scored the only two goals for the Americans. Goalie Antoine Bibeau suffered his first loss of the season after starting the season 6-0. Thomas Hodges once again served as the E-Bug as goalie Hayden Lavigne continued the weekend in the American Hockey League serving as the backup in Abbotsford.
Home Ice Advantage: For the first time this season, the Americans have won four straight games at CUTX Arena. With the win last Friday night, the home record improved to 6-5-2
The Shorthanded Nightmare: The Allen Americans lead the ECHL in shorthanded goals given up this season with 11. The Americans gave up number 11 last Friday night in a 6-3 win over the Tulsa Oilers.
Butcher’s streak snapped at Five: Chad Butcher had his five-game point streak snapped on Saturday in Tulsa. Over the five-game streak he had 11 points (2 goals and 7 assists).
Bibeau Suffers First Loss: Americans netminder Antoine Bibeau suffered his first loss of the season last Saturday night. Bibeau was last week’s Warrior Hockey ECHL Goalie of the Week.
Comparing Allen and Tulsa:
Last 10: 8-2-0
Allen Americans Leaders:
Goals: (13) Chad Costello
Assists: (17) Chad Costello and Gavin Gould
Points: (30) Chad Costello
+/-: (+9) Kris Myllari
PIM: (46) Darian Skeoch and Spencer Asuchak
Last 10: 4-6-0-0
Tulsa Oilers Leaders:
Goals: (17) Dylan Sadowy
Assists: (14) Mike McKee
Points: (30) Dylan Sadowy
+/-: (+16) Mike McKee
PIM: (43) Jimmy Soper
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.
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 4 AMERICANS having moved up to play in the NHL.
Tickets for home games at the Credit Union of Texas Event Center are available at AllenAmericans.com/tickets or by calling 972-912-1000.
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