Allen, Texas – The Allen Americans, ECHL affiliate of the Seattle Kraken (NHL), and Head Coach and GM Chad Costello, are proud to announce the team has signed forward Jackson Leppard for the 2022-2023 season.
Jackson Leppard had a great rookie season in Allen, with 35 points in 70 games. The 20 goals scored last season, was more than he had in any year in major junior hockey (20 goals and 15 assists).
The rookie forward had three two-goal games last season along with six multi-point night’s. He played most of the year on a line with Chad Costello and Spencer Asuchak.
The 6-foot-3, and 200-pound forward will turn 23-years-old in January. He played parts of five seasons with Prince George in the Western Hockey League from 2016-to-2019, and then two seasons with the Winnipeg Ice. He had 35 points in 51 games with Winnipeg in 19-20.
Stay tuned for more player announcements coming soon. The Americans begin their 14th season of professional hockey this October, their 10th in the ECHL.
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. The Americans will begin their 14th season of professional hockey this October.