Allen, Texas – The Allen Americans, ECHL affiliate of the Minnesota Wild (NHL), and Iowa Wild (AHL), dropped the final game of a three-game series against the Utah Grizzlies on Sunday afternoon, by a score of 5-1, in front of an announced crowd of 1,346 fans at the Maverik Center.
The Americans were riding a three-game winning streak coming into Sunday afternoons game with all three wins coming over Utah. Despite being outshot badly in the first two games of the weekend series, the Americans won both games. On Sunday, the Grizzlies were the better team with more scoring chances and goals than the Americans..
Utah goalie Kevin Carr had his best game of the season in net allowing just one Allen goal, stopping 22 of 23 shots.
Spencer Asuchak had the only Allen goal, his fourth of the season early in the second period to tie the game at 1-1. That would be as close as the Americans would get giving up the next four goals in a 5-1 loss.
The Americans return for two home games this week, with games on Wednesday night and Friday night against Tulsa. CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS.
Gates of Allen Station 3 Stars:
1. UTA – T. Bradley
2. UTA – M. Boucher
3. UTA – C. Pare
About The Allen Americans Professional Hockey Club
The Allen Americans are the ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League‘s Minnesota Wild and the American Hockey League‘s Iowa Wild. Owned by nationally respected “Serial Entrepreneur” Jack D. Gulati, Championship Hockey is the backbone of the Americans franchise since being founded prior to the 2009-10 season, with the Red, White and Blue having captured two ECHL Kelly Cup Championships (2014-15 & 2015-16) and two Central Hockey League President’s Cups (2012-13 & 2013-14). Americans home games are played at the Allen Event Center, which is located in The Village at Allen. Tickets are available at AllenAmericans.com/tickets or by calling 972-912-1000.