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Game Day Preview: Americans looking for series win

Sunday, December 11th
Springfield Thunderbirds vs Belleville Senators

Reading PA – The Allen Americans, ECHL affiliate of the Ottawa Senators (NHL), and Belleville Senators (AHL), wrap up a three-game series this afternoon against the Reading Royals at 2:00 pm CST from Santander Arena in Reading PA. The Americans split the first two games of the series losing on Wednesday night 5-2 and winning on Friday night 3-1. The victory on Friday night was the Americans first win in Reading in five tries.

Allen Americans Tonight: 

Pregame Show: 1:50 pm CST

Puck Drop: 2:00 pm CST

Watch Live: FLOHOCKEY.TVListen Live:  AMERICANS 24/7

On the Call: Tommy Daniels

Official Postgame Bar: Dodies Cajun

Next Home Game: 12/16/22 vs. Wichita Thunder, 7:05 pm

Streak Over: The Allen Americans ended their season-high seven game losing streak with a 3-1 win over the Reading Royals on Friday night in Pennsylvania. After giving up the first goal to Reading’s Shane Seller at the 8:42 mark of the first period, the Americans went on to score the next three goals to get the win. Hank Crone, Liam Finlay, and Jack Combs all scored for the Americans.

Chad Butcher notches point in his return: Chad Butcher made his return to the Americans lineup on Friday night. Butcher who is back for his fourth stint with Allen had the primary assist on Hank Crone’s 11th goal of the year. Butcher started the season in Belfast playing in 11 games for the Giants of the EIHL. In those 11 games he had three points with 12 penalty minutes.

Mandolese impressive debut: Ottawa Senators prospect Kevin Mandolese made his first Americans start on Friday night and was sparkling stopping 32 of 33 Royals shots to earn his first ECHL victory of the season. Mandolese was voted the game’s first star. With the win he has a 0.970 save percentage and 1.00 goals against average. In seven games with Belleville (AHL) this season he had 3.87 goals against average and a 2-4-1 record.

Crone ties Newton for top spot in Rookie Scoring: Hank Crone’s goal and assist on Friday night moved him into a tie for the Rookie Scoring lead alongside Reading’s Max Newton with 25 points each. Newton was held without a point in Friday night’s loss to the Americans.

Crone Extends Point Streak: With his goal and assist on Friday night Hank Crone extended his point streak to a season-high seven games. His seven-game streak in now a team- high for the season.

Comparing Allen and Reading

Allen Americans:

Home: 2-5-1-0

Away: 4-7-0-0

Overall: 6-12-1-0

Last 10: 2-8-0

Allen Americans Leaders:

Goals: (12) Jack Combs

Assists: (14) Hank Crone

Points: (25) Hank Crone

+/-: (+4) Liam Finlay

PIM: (52) Jackson Leppard

Reading Royals:

Home: 7-3-0-0

Away: 5-3-1-0

Overall: 12-6-1-0

Last 10: 8-2-0

Reading Royals Leaders:

Goals: (13) Max Newton

Assists: (13) Trey Bradley

Points: (25) Max Newton

+/-: (+9) Jacob Gaucher

PIM: (50) Colin Felix

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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) Ottawa Senators

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 Americans 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.

Tickets for home games at the Credit Union of Texas Event Center are available at AllenAmericans.com/tickets or by calling 972-912-1000.

Upcoming Home Games

Full Schedule
PUCKS N' PAWS/BISCUIT'S BIRTHDAY BASH
Sunday, March 3rd
PUCKS N' PAWS/BISCUIT'S BIRTHDAY BASH
Puck Drops:
2:10 PM CST
Credit Union of Texas Event Center
Wichita Thunder
WIC Wichita Thunder
at
Allen Americans
ALN Allen Americans
Credit Union of Texas Event Center
RED OUT NIGHT (Wear Red)
Friday, March 8th
RED OUT NIGHT (Wear Red)
Puck Drops:
7:10 PM CST
Credit Union of Texas Event Center
Kansas City Mavericks
KC Kansas City Mavericks
at
Allen Americans
ALN Allen Americans
Credit Union of Texas Event Center
TOP GUN NIGHT
Saturday, March 9th
TOP GUN NIGHT
Puck Drops:
7:10 PM CST
Credit Union of Texas Event Center
Kansas City Mavericks
KC Kansas City Mavericks
at
Allen Americans
ALN Allen Americans
Credit Union of Texas Event Center

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