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Game Day Preview: The Americans go for the two-game sweep over Rapid City

Sunday, March 5th
Chad Butcher.RAPID CITY

Allen, Texas – The Allen Americans, ECHL affiliate of the Ottawa Senators (NHL), and Belleville Senators (AHL), play the Rapid City Rush this afternoon in the second game of a two-game series. The Americans won 3-2 on Saturday night. Rapid City is sixth overall out of seven teams in the Mountain Division. Rapid City has lost six out of their last 10 games.

Allen Americans Tonight: 

Pregame Show: 1:45 PM CST

Puck Drop: 2:05 PM CST

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

On the Call: Tommy Daniels and Maurice Fitzgerald

Next Home Game: 3/16/23 vs. Utah Grizzlies, 7:05 PM

Finlay streak snapped: Americans forward Liam Finlay had his point streak end at six games. Over that six-game stretch he had 11 points (5 goals and 6 assists).

Fournier held without a point in home debut: Stefan Fournier had no points with three shots on net on Saturday night. In three games since being traded to the Americans he has three points.

Combs extends point streak: Jack Combs has a point or more in 18 straight games for the Americans. Nine of those 18 games have been multi-point nights. Combs had an assist on Saturday night in the Americans 3-2 win over Rapid City. His 18-game streak is the current longest in the league.

Perry Shines in Win: Americans netminder stopped 36 of 38 Rapid City shots in a 3-2 victory over the Rapid City Rush on Saturday night. It was his ninth win of the season, improving to 9-3-1.

Crone in rare company: Hank Crone’s hat trick on Saturday night was the fifth by the team this season. Colton Hargrove and Liam Finlay have two each.

Comparing Allen and Rapid City

Allen Americans:

Home: 12-11-1-0

Away: 15-14-0-0

Overall: 27-25-1-0

Last 10: 6-4-0-0

Allen Americans Leaders:

Goals: (34) Hank Crone

Assists: (42) Jack Combs

Points: (74) Hank Crone

+/-: (+6) Chad Butcher

PIM: (143) Michael Robideaux

Rapid City:

Home: 14-10-0-0

Away: 10-18-1-0

Overall: 24-28-1-0

Last 10: 4-6-0

Rapid City Leaders:

Goals: (24) Matt Marcinew

Assists: (29) Matt Marcinew

Points: (53) Matt Marcinew

+/-: (+11) Carter Robertson

PIM: (78) Keegan Iverson

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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