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Americans look for series edge tonight

Saturday, April 29th
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Allen, Texas – The Allen Americans, ECHL affiliate of the Ottawa Senators (NHL), and Belleville Senators (AHL), play Game 5 the Kelly Cup Playoffs tonight in Allen. The series is tied 2-2. Kansas City won Game 4 on Friday night 2-1. Game 6 will be on Monday night at CUTX Event Center.

Allen Americans Tonight: 

Pregame Show: 6:35 pm CST

Puck Drop: 7:05 pm CST

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

On the Call: Tommy Daniels

Next Home Game: Monday, May 1, 7:05 PM CDT

Series Tied: The Allen Americans dropped a 2-1 decision on Friday night in Allen in front of a packed house of 5,306 at CUTX Event Center.  The Americans took the early lead just over five minutes into the game as Kris Myllari scored his first of the playoffs from Grant Hebert and Stefan Fournier. Kansas City tied the score late in the opening frame as Loren Ulett slid one into the Americans net for his first of the playoffs. It would remain tied until just under two minutes left in regulation when a Ryan Harrison shot went off an Americans player’s stick and into the Allen net. The Mavericks would hold on for a 2-1 win to tie the series at 2-2.

Power Play Struggles: The Americans power play went 0-4 on Friday night and  are 0-for-7 in the last two games. The Americans managed just five shots on net with the man advantage.

Offense Quiet: The Americans have scored just seven goals, in the four playoff games this postseason. The Americans regular season scoring leader Hank Crone has gone three straight playoff games without a point. He had three assists in Game 1.

No Home Ice Advantage: The Americans won two of three in Kansas City this series however they have struggled at home against the Mavericks this season. Kansas City won two of three in the regular season in Allen, while the Americans swept the season series in KC.

Comparing Allen and Kansas City

Final Regular Season Stats

Allen Americans:

Home: 0-1

Away: 2-1

Overall: 2-2

Last 10: 2-2

Allen Americans Leaders:

Goals: (2) Colton Hargrove and Jack Combs

Assists: (3) Hank Crone

Points: (3) Hank Crone

+/-: (+1) Ryan Gagnon and several others

PIM: (6) Mikael Robidoux

Kansas City Mavericks:

Home: 1-2

Away: 1-0

Overall: 2-2

Last 10: 2-2

Kansas City Mavericks Leaders:

Goals: (2) Tristan Mullin Assists:

 (2) Theo Calvas

Points: (3) Cade Borchardt

+/-: (+2) Theo Calvas

PIM: (6) Josh Lammon and Ryan Harrison

The best of seven series is tied 2-2

Game 1 Americans 3 at Kansas City 2 Final

Game 2 Americans 2 @ Kansas City 3 Final

Game 3 Americans 1 @ Kansas City 0 OT

Game 4 Kansas City 2 at Americans 1 Final

Game 5 Saturday, April 29th vs. Kansas City, 7:05 PM

Game 6 Monday, May 1st vs. Kansas City, 7:05 PM

Game 7, Wednesday, May 3rd, vs. Kansas City, 7:05 PM (If necessary)

Upcoming Home Games

Full Schedule
NATIONAL HOCKEY MONTH CELEBRATION
Friday, March 1st
NATIONAL HOCKEY MONTH CELEBRATION
Puck Drops:
7:10 PM CST
Credit Union of Texas Event Center
Tulsa Oilers
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Allen Americans
ALN Allen Americans
Credit Union of Texas Event Center
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
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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
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Credit Union of Texas Event Center

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