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Game Day Preview: Americans open a busy three-day weekend tonight at home against Tulsa.

Friday, March 1st
Game Day Preview: Americans open a busy three-day weekend tonight at home against Tulsa.

Photo: Dave Dudich

Dallas/Allen, Texas - The Allen Americans, ECHL affiliate of the Ottawa Senators (NHL), and Belleville Senators (AHL), play the Tulsa Oilers tonight in the first of three games this weekend. Game time is 7:10 PM CST. Following tonight’s contest, the Americans will travel to Wichita for the first of a home-and-home series against the Thunder.

Allen Americans Tonight: 

Pregame Show: 6:50 PM CST

Puck Drop: 7:10 PM CST

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

On the Call: Tommy Daniels

 

Next Home Game: 3/3/24 vs. Wichita, 2:10 PM CST

Television: CW 33

 

Finlay set to return: Americans forward Liam Finlay is set to make his return to the lineup tonight when the Americans host the Tulsa Oilers. It will be his first game since October 29th against Atlanta. Finlay has three points in four games this season (2 goals and 1 assist).

Extended Break: The Americans return to action tonight after a 13-day break. The longest stretch in between games in franchise history. The Americans dropped a 3-1 decision to the Tulsa Oilers on February 17th. Gavin Gould had the lone goal for Allen, his seventh goal of the season. Nearly half of his goals this year have come shorthanded. He leads the Americans with three shorthanded goals this season. The Americans have scored shorthanded seven times this season which is tied for third overall in the league.

Familiar Foe: The Americans will face-off against the Tulsa Oilers tonight for the sixth time in their last seven games. Allen is 3-2-0 over that stretch.

Head-to-Head against Tulsa: The Americans are 6-4-1 against Tulsa in the season series. The Americans lost to the Oilers 3-1 on Saturday February 17th their last game before their two-week break.

MacArthur returns from AHL stint: Forward Bennett MacArthur has been reassigned to the Americans from the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League. McArthur has played two games with the Crunch this season and has no points. In 21 games this year with the Americans this season he has 17 points (6 goals and 11 assists).

Costantini Hot Streak: Americans rookie netminder Marco Costantini has won his last four starts. Over that stretch, he has a 0.930 save percentage. His overall record is 5-2-1-1.

Top 10 Power Play: The Americans are 0-for-5 with the man advantage over their last two games. Their power play is still top-10 overall at 21.4 % (39 for 182).

Comparing Allen and Tulsa

Allen Americans

Home: 10-13-0-0

Away: 12-12-2-1

Overall: 22-25-2-1

Last 10: 4-4-1-1

 

Allen Americans Leaders:

Goals: (22) Colby McAuley

Assists: (33) Hank Crone

Points: (48) Hank Crone

+/-: (+11) Blake Murray

PIM’s: (132) Mikael Robidoux

 

Tulsa Oilers:

Home: 15-12-4-0

Away: 9-11-1-1

Overall: 24-23-5-1

Last 10: 3-5-1-1

 

Tulsa Oilers Leaders:

Goals: (21) Eddie Matsushima

Assists: (26) Kyle Crnkovic

Points: (44) Eddie Matsushima

+/-: (+16) Eddie Matsushima  

PIM’s (60) Mike McKee

 

Upcoming Home Games

Full Schedule
HOME PLAYOFF GAME A
Friday, April 26th
HOME PLAYOFF GAME A
Puck Drops:
7:10 PM CDT
Credit Union of Texas Event Center
Idaho Steelheads
IDH Idaho Steelheads
at
Allen Americans
ALN Allen Americans
Credit Union of Texas Event Center
HOME PLAYOFF GAME B
Saturday, April 27th
HOME PLAYOFF GAME B
Puck Drops:
4:10 PM CDT
Credit Union of Texas Event Center
Idaho Steelheads
IDH Idaho Steelheads
at
Allen Americans
ALN Allen Americans
Credit Union of Texas Event Center
HOME PLAYOFF GAME C
Sunday, April 28th
HOME PLAYOFF GAME C
Puck Drops:
4:10 PM CDT
Credit Union of Texas Event Center
Idaho Steelheads
IDH Idaho Steelheads
at
Allen Americans
ALN Allen Americans
Credit Union of Texas Event Center

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