Americans Need a Win Tonight to Keep the Series Going
Loveland, Colorado - The Allen Americans and Colorado Eagles play Game 4 tonight at Budweiser Events Center, with the Americans down 3-0 entering tonight's game.
The Americans played their best game of the series on Wednesday night, tied with Colorado late in the third period until a costly turnover gave the Eagles the lead for good.
"We played a good game last night," said Americans forward Chad Costello. "We had a couple mistakes which wound up being the difference in the game. I can promise you this, we're not done in this series and you'll see that tonight. We still believe in our room."
Costello scored his first goal of the postseason last night to tie the score with a power play goal, twenty seconds into the final frame. He is tied with Greger Hanson for the team lead in points this postseason with eight.
Bryan Moore returned to the Allen lineup last night and made an immediate impact. He had two assists in his return from serving a four game suspension. Moore was reunited with Zach Hall and Alex Krushelnyski.
Riley Gill played great in net, despite giving up the three goals. Gill stopped both Johnny Lazzo and Alex Belzile's point blank opportunities last night. Gill stopped 26 of 29 shots on goal.
The Americans face a must-win situation tonight in Game 4 at Budweiser Events Center. Puck drop is at 8:05 PM CST. You can watch the game at The Franchise Grill & Bar in Plano or on ECHL TV. Listen for free on http://mixlr.com/allen-americans-hockey/
Colorado Eagles vs. Allen Americans
Game 1 - Colorado Eagles 4 at Allen Americans 1 Final
Game 2 - Colorado Eagles 5 at Allen Americans 2 Final
Game 3 - Allen Americans 2 at Colorado Eagles 4 Final
Game 4 - Allen Americans at Colorado Eagles - Thursday, May 4 at 8:05 PM CST
Game 5 - Allen Americans at Colorado Eagles - Sunday, May 7 at 4:05 PM CST (If Necessary)
Game 6 - Colorado Eagles at Allen Americans - Tuesday, May 9 at 7:05 PM CST (If Necessary)
Game 7 - Colorado Eagles at Allen Americans - Wednesday, May 10 at 7:05 PM CST (If Necessary)
Colorado leads the series 3-0
Americans Next Home Game
ECHL Kelly Cup Playoffs Round 2
Tuesday, May 9th, 2017
vs. Colorado Eagles (If Necessary)
Venue: Allen Event Center 7:05 PM
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