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Chad Costello Named to the All-ECHL First Team

April 7, 2016 - ECHL (ECHL) - Allen Americans News Release

Allen, Texas - The Allen Americans and the ECHL announced today that Americans forward Chad Costello has been selected to the All-ECHL First Team for the second consecutive season with Allen.

Costello is running away with the ECHL Scoring Title for a second straight year, leading the league in points with 101, and a 22 point lead on second place. He also leads the league in assists with 77, and power play assists with 33.

"It's an honor to be selected and recognized," said Americans forward Chad Costello. "Our team has had another amazing season as we look to defend our ECHL Kelly Cup Title. I think we're starting to hit our stride at the right time and hopefully another long playoff run.

Costello is in his second season with the Americans, having won the ECHL Scoring Title last year putting up 125 points. The native of Johnston, Iowa has 226 total points in 142 games with Allen. Below is the entire All-ECHL First Team selected by media, coaches and ECHL Staff.

2015-16 All-ECHL First Team

G - Josh Robinson, Missouri Mavericks

D - Mathew Maione, Wheeling Nailers

D - Adrian Veideman, Colorado Eagles

F - Shane Berschbach, Toledo Walleye

F - Chad Costello, Allen Americans

F - Trent Daavettila, Colorado Eagles

The Americans continue the homestand on Friday & Saturday night for the final two games of the regular season. Tickets for both games against Evansville are on sale at Allen Event Center Box Office or online at Call 972-912-1000 for more information.

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