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Game Day Preview: Americans looking for two-game sweep of KC tonight

Friday, January 6th
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Independence, Missouri – The Allen Americans, ECHL affiliate of the Ottawa Senators (NHL), and Belleville Senators (AHL), look for a two-game sweep of the Mavericks tonight when they play the second game of a two-game series. The Americans beat Kansas City on Tuesday night 4-3 in overtime on Hank Crone’s 15th goal of the season. Following tonight’s game, the Americans will head to Tulsa for a Saturday night game against the Tulsa Oilers. The team will be back at CUTX Event Center on Sunday afternoon at 2:05 pm for the next CW 33 telecast. Call 972-912-1000 for seats!

Allen Americans Tonight: 

Pregame Show: 6:45 pm CST

Puck Drop: 7:05 pm CST

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

On the Call: Tommy Daniels

Official Postgame Bar: Dodies Cajun

Next Home Game: 1/8/23 vs. Kansas City Mavericks, 2:05 PM CST

OT Thriller: The Americans won the opening game of a three-game road trip on Tuesday night, beating the Kansas City Mavericks 4-3 in overtime. The Americans scored two unanswered goals in the first period to take a 2-1 lead. Allen goals in the first period scored by Aidan Brown (11), and Colton Hargrove (6). Kansas City tied the game in the second frame with the only goal of the period. Colton Hargrove (7) netted his second of the game in the third period to give the Americans their second lead of the night, however KC answered with 7:25 left in regulation to tie the score and send the game to overtime. The Americans capitalized on a Kansas City mistake as Hank Crone took a pass from Chad Butcher beating Shane Starrett to give the Americans the 4-3 overtime victory.

Moving into the Top Five: Hank Crone, coming off a three-point game on Tuesday night in Kansas City, moved into the top-five in the league in scoring tied at number four with 36 points. Crone has eight points in his last five games.

Combs Top 3: Americans forward Jack Combs is tied for third overall in the ECHL in goals scored with 17. Combs has four goals in his last five games.

Finlay on the trip: Americans forward Liam Finlay, who has not played in a game since December 22nd is on the three-game road trip with the team. The Americans ECHL All Star representative has 24 points in 21 games this season.

Number Two Rookie: Americans Rookie forward Hank Crone is second overall in Rookie Points with 36. Through 28 games this season, he has 15 goals and 21 assists. He trails Greenville’s Alex Ierullo by two points.

Mando to Belleville: The Ottawa Senators have recalled goalie Kevin Mandolese from Allen and assigned him to Belleville (AHL). In a separate move, Ottawa assigned defenseman Xavier Bernard to the Americans from Belleville.  In 16 games with Belleville this season, Bernard had one point (0 goals and 1 assist).

Comparing Allen and KC

Allen Americans:

Home: 4-7-1-0

Away: 6-10-0-0

Overall: 10-17-1-0

Last 10: 5-5-0-0

Allen Americans Leaders:

Goals: (17) Jack Combs

Assists: (21) Hank Crone

Points: (36) Hank Crone

+/-: (+6) Chad Butcher

PIM: (61) Mikael Robidoux

Kansas City Mavericks:

Home: 10-1-4-0

Away: 3-10-0-0

Overall: 13-11-4-0

Last 10: 5-3-2-0

Kansas City Mavericks Leaders:

Goals: (16) Jeremy McKenna

Assists: (15) Jeremy McKenna and Pascal Laberge

Points: (31) Jeremy McKenna

+/-: (+7) Theo Calvas

PIM: (39) Marc McNulty

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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 

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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