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AMERICANS COMPLETE TRADE WITH READING OVER THE WEEKEND

Monday, February 21st
Josh Winquist

For Immediate Release:

Monday, February 21, 2022

Allen, Texas – The Allen Americans, ECHL affiliate of the Seattle Kraken (NHL), acquired forward Josh Winquist over the weekend from the Reading Royals completing the trade that sent goalie Hayden Lavigne to Reading a couple weeks back.

Josh Winquist is a 28-year-old offensive minded forward who had 11 points in 14 games with the Royals this season (3 goals and 8 assists). In eight pro seasons he has 140 games played in the American Hockey League. His best numbers in the AHL came in 15-16 with Bakersfield where he had 30 points in 35 games.

He had two 50-plus seasons in the ECHL. The first with Orlando in 17-18 where he had 53 points in 55 games (18 goals and 35 assists). The second came in 19-20 with Toledo where he had 50 points in 48 games (14 goals and 36 assists).

Winquist will join the Americans for their road trip to Cincinnati this week. Allen is also expected to get Branden Troock and Ben Carroll back for Cincinnati.

The Americans will return home to face the Idaho Steelheads on Friday March 4th. Visit the Americans Website for seats or call 972-912-1000.

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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