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Six-Game road trip continues tonight in KC

Wednesday, December 13th
Six-Game road trip continues tonight in KC

For Immediate Release
Wednesday December 13th, 2023

Contact: Tommy Daniels (469) 387-7118

Email: tommy@allenamericans.com

 

Game Day Preview: Player movement headlines tonight’s game in KC  

Salt Lake City, Utah - The Allen Americans, ECHL affiliate of the Ottawa Senators (NHL), and Belleville Senators (AHL), play the first game of a three-game series tonight against the Kansas City Mavericks. KC is in second place in the Mountain Division. Game time this evening is 7:05 PM CST.

Allen Americans Tonight: 

Pregame Show: 6:50 PM CST

Puck Drop: 7:05 PM CST

Watch Live: FLOHOCKEY.TV
Listen Live:  AMERICANS 24/7

On the Call: Tommy Daniels 

 

Next Home Game: 12/20/23 vs. Rapid City, 7:10 PM CST

 

Several roster changes: The Americans made a few roster adjustments heading into tonight’sgame against Kansas City. Ottawa contracted goalie Leevi Merilainen, returns to the Americans lineup this evening after being assigned to Allen by Ottawa from Belleville. Meanwhile, Senators prospect and Ottawa native Donovan Sebrango, has been recalled by Ottawa and assigned to Belleville. Tonight, will also be the first game in the Americans lineup for forward Blake Murray. The former Carolina Hurricanes draft pick had five points in 10 games with the Florida Everblades this season.

Road Tripping: The Americans continue their six-game road trip on Wednesday night in Kansas City. The Americans have played 14 games on the road this season compared to just seven at home. After this week’s series in Kansas City, it will be 17 road games and just seven on home ice. The Americans are 6-7-1 away from home this season. 

Justin Allen injured: Americans defenseman Justin Allen suffered a lower body injury in the Americans loss to Utah last Saturday night. He will miss the three-game series in Kansas City this week.  Allen has three points in 11 games with the Americans this season.

Bakich on the trip: After missing last week’s series in Utah, Allen forward, and DFW native Solag Bakich is on the trip to Kansas City.  In eight games since being traded to Allen, he has one goal and two assists.   

McAuley continues hot play: Colby McAuley has scored a goal in back-to-back games and points in three straight games. McAuley leads the Americans in goals with nine and power play goals with six. He is tied for third overall in the ECHL in power play goals.   

Myllari Top 3: Kris Myllari ranks third overall in the ECHL in power play points with 13. He is the Americans active leader in points with 20. He is third overall in the league in defenseman points with 20.

First Period Woes: The Americans are being outshot 310-195 in the first period. Of those 310 shots in the first frame, they are being outscored by their opponent 25-19. 

Comparing Allen and KC

Allen Americans

Home: 1-6-0

Away: 6-7-1

Overall: 7-13-1

Last 10: 4-5-1

 

Allen Americans Leaders:

Goals: (9) Colby McAuley 

Assists: (15) Kris Myllari  

Points: (20) Kris Myllari 

+/-: (+1) Justin Allen

PIM’s: (56) Mikael Robidoux

 

Kansas City:

Home: 6-4-1-0

Away: 10-2-0-0

Overall: 16-6-1-0

Last 10: 5-4-1-0

 

Kansas City Mavericks Leaders:

Goals: (12) Cole Coskey

Assists: (22) Max Andreev

Points: (30) Max Andreev

+/-: (+9) Cole Coskey    

PIM’s (26) Justin Nachbaur

 

 

 

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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, 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. 

 

Upcoming Home Games

Full Schedule
Kansas City Mavericks
Allen Americans
Friday, October 25th
Kansas City Mavericks @ Allen Americans
Puck Drops:
7:10 PM CDT
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
Kansas City Mavericks
Allen Americans
Saturday, October 26th
Kansas City Mavericks @ Allen Americans
Puck Drops:
7:10 PM CDT
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
Wichita Thunder
Allen Americans
Wednesday, October 30th
Wichita Thunder @ Allen Americans
Puck Drops:
10:30 AM CDT
Credit Union of Texas Event Center
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WIC Wichita Thunder
at
Allen Americans
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