Allen, Texas – The Allen Americans, ECHL affiliate of the Minnesota Wild (NHL) and Iowa Wild (AHL), defeated the Wichita Thunder on Wednesday night by a score of 4-3 at Allen Event Center in front of an announced crowd of 1,312.
Joshua Lammon was the best player on the ice for either team, scoring two of the Americans four goals. Lammon scored on the power play and even strength, nabbing his fifth and sixth goals of the season.
‘We kept battling back throughout the game and finally grabbed the lead in the third period,” said Americans Captain Spencer Asuchak. “Credit to the boys for staying with our game. We need to get off to a faster start on Friday.”
Jesse Mychan added a goal and an assist for Allen, scoring his team leading ninth goal of the year and adding an assist. Corey Mackin scored the game winner for Allen in the third period.
The Americans won their 13th game of the season, improving to 13-4-0. The same two teams battle it out again on Friday night in Allen.
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.