Allen Texas – The Allen Americans took a 2-0 series lead over the Utah Grizzlies on Wednesday night with a 4-2 win at Allen Event Center.
Matt Register (1), Scott Conway (1), Brett Neumann (2), and Spencer Asuchak (2), provided the offense for Allen. Brett Neumann’s second period goal was the eventual game winning goal for the Americans.
“We worked hard tonight in front of their net, and it made things happen,” said Americans rookie forward Brett Neumann. “We wanted to leave Allen up 2-0 and got it done.”
Jake Paterson had the night off and CJ Motte stepped in and did not miss a beat. Motte made 27 saves on 29 shots. The Americans scored a power play goal on Wednesday night as Scott Conway found the back of the net with the man advantage.
The series shifts to West Valley City for Game 3 on Friday night. Game time is 8:10 pm CST.
1. ALN – B. Neumann
2. ALN – C. Motte
3. UTA – C. Pare
About The Allen Americans Professional Hockey Club
The Allen Americans Professional Hockey Team is 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.