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October 27, 2014 - ECHL (ECHL) - Allen Americans News Release

Allen, Texas - The Allen Americans opened their 6th season of professional hockey last Friday night at home against the Tulsa Oilers, falling to their neighbors from the north 9-6, and it began their first season as a proud member of the ECHL.

Home Record: 0-1-0

Road Record : 1-0-0

Overall record: 1-1-0, - tied for 3rd in the Central Division

-- LAST WEEK'S GAMES --

Friday, October 24th vs. Tulsa, 9-6 Loss

Allen, Texas - The Allen Americans and Tulsa Oilers combined for 75 shots and 15 goals, as Tulsa won a wild 9-6 affair Friday night at Allen Event Center. T.J. Caig and Nathan Lutz had two goals each for Tulsa, while Greger Hanson, playing in his first game since being traded to Allen from Cincinnati, netted a hat trick. Allen went 3 for 5 on the power play while Tulsa was 2 for 4.

Saturday, October 25th@ Wichita, 5-3 Win

Wichita, Kansas - The Americans outscored the Thunder 3-2 in the second period, and 2-0 in the third, as Allen won their first game as a member of the ECHL, 5-3 on Saturday night at INTRUST Bank Arena. Gary Steffes, Chad Costello, Brian McMillin and Greger Hanson each had two-point nights for the Americans, who evened their record at 1-1-0, out-shooting Wichita 27-22.

-- UPCOMING GAMES --

Friday, October 31st @ Rapid City, 7:05 PM MST

Location: Rushmore Civic Center- Rapid City, South Dakota.

Broadcast Info: Streaming Hot 107.3 FM, www.allenamerica ns.com,

Saturday, November 1st @ Rapid City, 7:05 PM MST

Location: Rushmore Civic Center- Rapid City, South Dakota

Broadcast Info: Streaming Hot 107.3 FM, www.allenamerica ns.com,

Matchup -The Allen Americans and Rapid City Rush are meeting for the first time this season. Allen will face former teammate Daniel Tetrault, for the first time in a Rush sweater. Tetrault was a big part of Allen's championship run in 2013-2014.

Hot Streak - Greger Hanson has six points in two games for Allen since being traded back to the Americans from Cincinnati on October 22nd. (3 goals, 3 assists)

About the Americans

1) The Americans have scored eight second period goals in two games this season.

2) Allen is 5 for 12 on the power-play this season

3) Ian Schultz has two power-play goals in two games, tied for second overall in the league

4) Greger Hanson has six points in two games with Allen. (3 goals, 3 assists)

5) Greger Hanson is tied for the league lead in short-handed goals with 1.

6 The Americans have the #1 rated power-play in the league at 41.7% (5 for 12)

7 The Americans home power-play ranks 1st in the league at 60 % (3 for 5).

The Allen Americans next home game will be on November 8th against the Tulsa Oilers. Tickets for all home games are on sale at www.ticketmaster.com or call (972) 912-1000.


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