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Game Day Preview: Americans host Rapid City

Sunday, December 5th
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MEDIA CONTACT:  Tommy Daniels, Vice President, Broadcasting & Communications  tommy@allenamericans.com | 469-387-7118

For Immediate Release:

Sunday, December 5th, 2021

Allen, TEXAS – The Allen Americans, ECHL affiliate of the Seattle Kraken (NHL), play the Rapid City Rush this afternoon in a one-game set. The American took two of three games against the Rush a couple weekends ago. The Americans are four points behind Rapid City in the Mountain Division but have four games in hand.

ALLEN AMERICANS TONIGHT:

PREGAME SHOW: 1:30 PM CST

PUCK DROP: 2:05 PM CST

WATCH LIVE: FLOHOCKEY.TVLISTEN LIVE:  AMERICANS 24/7

ON THE CALL: Tommy Daniels and Maurice Fitzgerald

Next Home Game: Sunday, December 12th, 4:05 pm. TICKETS

Last Game: The Allen Americans won the final game of the series in Idaho, with a 4-2-win last Saturday night. Chad Costello and Gavin Gould each had a four-point game. Francis Marotte made his return to the Americans lineup after being cleared from the Commissioners Exempt List. Marotte stopped 25 of 27 Idaho shots to get the win. The Americans outscored the Steelheads 4-to-1 through the first 40 minutes of action. The Americans went 2-for-6 on the power play. Kris Myllari and Zach Hall each had a power play goal.

Asuchak Point Streak Ends: Allen Americans forward Spencer Asuchak saw his point streak come to an end at nine games. Asuchak had the puck on his stick in the final minute of play with a chance for an empty-net goal but fired the puck wide of the empty net. During his nine-game point streak, he had 13 points (5 goals and 8 assists).

Long time in between games: The Allen Americans have not played a game in eight days. Allen is tied with Tulsa for the fewest amount played in the division with 15. The Americans are four points behind 5th place Rapid City (19 points) but have played four fewer games. Today will be Allen’s 16th game of the season.

Bibeau recalled by Seattle and assigned to Charlotte: Americans netminder Antoine Bibeau was recalled this week by the Seattle Kraken and assigned to the Charlotte Checkers (AHL). Bibeau is 2-0 with Allen with a 0.920 save percentage.

Kelly Bent Suspended: Americans forward Kelly Bent has been suspended by the team. Bent returned home after the Americans three-game series in Idaho.

Comparing Allen and Rapid City:

Allen Americans:

Home: 1-3-2

Away: 4-4-1

Overall: 5-7-3-0

Last 10: 3-6-1-0

Allen Americans Leaders:

Goals: (6) Chad Costello and Spencer Asuchak

Assists: (11) Chad Costello and Spencer Asuchak

Points: (17) Chad Costello and Spencer Asuchak

+/-: (+3) Darian Skeoch

PIM: (41) Darian Skeoch

Rapid City:

Home: 3-4-0-1

Away: 4-5-1-1

Overall: 7-9-1-2

Last 10: 4-4-0-2

Rapid City Leaders:

Goals: (10) Stephen Baylis

Assists: (15) Logan Nelson

Points: (22) Logan Nelson

+/-: (+1) Chase Harrison

PIM: (36) Garrett Klotz

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 3 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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Upcoming Home Games

Full Schedule
Kansas City Mavericks
Allen Americans
Friday, October 25th
Kansas City Mavericks @ Allen Americans
Puck Drops:
7:10 PM CDT
Credit Union of Texas Event Center
Kansas City Mavericks
KC Kansas City Mavericks
at
Allen Americans
ALN Allen Americans
Credit Union of Texas Event Center
Kansas City Mavericks
Allen Americans
Saturday, October 26th
Kansas City Mavericks @ Allen Americans
Puck Drops:
7:10 PM CDT
Credit Union of Texas Event Center
Kansas City Mavericks
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at
Allen Americans
ALN Allen Americans
Credit Union of Texas Event Center
Wichita Thunder
Allen Americans
Wednesday, October 30th
Wichita Thunder @ Allen Americans
Puck Drops:
10:30 AM CDT
Credit Union of Texas Event Center
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WIC Wichita Thunder
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