A Kanata, Ontario native, defenseman Kris Myllari returns for his second season with the Allen Americans.
Myllari began his professional hockey career last season with the Utah Grizzlies, recording 17 games before being traded to the Kansas City Mavericks, where he appeared in 26 games. After being signed by the Americans later in the season, the blueliner recorded three points (1G, 2A) in his 16 games in the regular season with Allen, and logged five appearances in the playoffs for the Americans.
Prior to his arrival in the ECHL, the 24-year-old won four letters at Penn State, racking up 62 points (19G, 43A) during his time in Happy Valley. He also appeared in 116 games in two seasons while in the USHL with the Youngstown Phantoms, tallying 34 points (6G, 28A). Before playing in Youngstown, Myllari played with the Kanata Stallions in the CCHL, recording 23 points (5G, 18A).
This will be Myllari’s second season in the professional ranks and with the Americans.
2013-14 CCHL All-Rookie Team
2016-17 NCAA Big Ten All-Rookie Team, NCAA Big Ten Champion
2019-20 NCAA Big Ten Regular Season Champion