Wichita, Kansas – The Allen Americans, ECHL affiliate of the Minnesota Wild (NHL), and Iowa Wild (AHL), dropped a 5-2 decision to the Wichita Thunder on Saturday night at Intrust Bank Arena, handing the Americans their second straight loss.

The Americans gave up four unanswered goals to Wichita, three straight goals in the third period as the Thunder won their second in a row. The Americans had a brief 2-1 lead in the second period before turnovers and penalties cost them the game.

Philip Beaulieu (2) and Jesse Mychan (10) had the only Allen goals. Mychan extended his point streak to six games in the loss. In the six game stretch he has 3 goals and 6 assists.

Justin Kapelmaster made the start and took the loss for Allen giving up four goals on 39 shots.

The Americans return to action at home on Tuesday night against the Utah Grizzlies. The puck drops at 7:05 pm.

 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