Allen, Texas – The Allen Americans and partner Globe Life are proud to announce that the team has signed defenseman Kris Myllari for the 2021-2022 season.

The 6-foot-3 and 205-pound blueliner joined the Americans late last season, playing in 16 games and adding three points.

The Kanata, Ontario resident turned 24 years old this past February. He played two seasons in the USHL with the Youngstown Phantoms, before going the college route and playing four years at Penn State University. In his junior season at Penn State, he scored 21 points in 39 games (4 goals and 17 assists).

“Kris (Myllari) is a strong, smart, puck moving defenseman, said Americans Head Coach and GM Steve Martinson. “He has that ability to make great breakout passes.”

The Americans open their 13th training camp in October, their eighth season in the ECHL. The home opener is on Saturday, October 23rd against the Wichita Thunder.

Kris Myllari joins Branden Troock, Miles LiberatiBen Carroll and Spencer Asuchak on the Americans announced roster.

For more information on the coming season visit our NEW website. 2021-2022 Schedule

About The Allen AMERICANS Professional Hockey Club

Now in its 13th season of action in North Texas, the Allen AMERICANS Professional Hockey Club is dedicated to excellence on and off the ice, having captured two ECHL Kelly Cup Championships (2014-15 & 2015-16) and two Central Hockey League President’s Cups (2012-13 & 2013-14).  The Organization is active throughout the DFW Metroplex through its RED LAMP Foundation, which supports many local and regional charities, including the Allen Public Safety Recovery Fund. AMERICANS home games are played at the Credit Union of Texas Arena (formerly the Allen Event Center), which is located in The Village at Allen. Tickets are available at or by calling 972-912-1000.