Photo Credit: Gary McCullough
Allen, Texas – The ECHL All-Stars defeated the Jacksonville Icemen on Monday night by a score of 14-7 in Jacksonville, Florida. Allen Americans forward Gavin Gould scored the opening goal of the game for the ECHL All-Stars in front of a crowd of 7,687.
Gavin Gould, selected to his first ECHL All Star Classic this season had a goal with two shots on net finishing a plus one for the game. Gould took a pass from behind the Jacksonville net beating former Americans goalie Justin Kapelmaster from the slot to put the All-Stars up 1-0 at 2:05 of the opening period.
Former Allen Americans forward Olivier Archambault had five assists and finished the game a plus five with three shots on net.
Marcus Crawford of Kansas City won the MVP award with a hat trick and an assist for the winning team.
In the fastest skater competition, Ben Hawerchuk of Jacksonville won the event with a time of 13.01 seconds. Gavin Gould finished seventh overall with a time of 13.46 seconds.
Gavin Gould and the Americans return to action this weekend in Salt Lake City against the Utah Grizzlies.
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.