For Immediate Release:
Friday, April 1, 2022
Kansas City, Missouri – The Allen Americans, ECHL affiliate of the Seattle Kraken (NHL), defeated the Kansas City Mavericks on Friday night 3-1 in front of 3,103 fans at Cable Dahmer Arena.
Phil Beaulieu’s second period goal turned out to be the game winner for Allen, his seventh of the season. The Americans added an insurance goal in the third period from Tyler Paulsen, his seventh, as well as the Americans won their 30th of the season (30-25-7-1).
“We played hard tonight,” said Tyler Paulsen. “We got a great performance between the pipes from Francis Marotte. He made some huge saves especially in the third period. We have two tough games coming up with Tulsa the next couple days so winning tonight was important.”
Chad Costello had the other goal tonight for Allen, his 27th of the season. Jack Combs had a pair of assists for the Americans.
The Americans start a back-to-back series with Tulsa starting tomorrow night at the BOK Center.
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.