Allen, Texas – The Allen Americans, ECHL affiliate of the Seattle Kraken (NHL), announced today that the team is a finalist for two awards at the upcoming league meetings.
The team is nominated for Most Creative Revenue Generation of the Year for the Americans College Hockey Classic, and Tommy Daniels is nominated for Media Relations Person of the Year.
“We’re thrilled to be nominated for multiple awards at this year’s league meetings,” said Team President Jonny Mydra. “The Americans College Hockey Classic has been an integral part of our mission to grow the sport here in Texas, and is something we look forward to hosting for years to come. Tommy Daniels is extremely deserving of his nomination for Media Relations Person of the Year. His work ethic, commitment to the Americans, and knowledge of hockey are second to none.”
The ECHL Summer Meetings will be held later this summer in Las Vegas at the host hotel, New York New York.
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.