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Americans Open the Weekend with 3-2 Win Over Utah

ECHL Allen Americans December 1, 2023 - Dallas/Allen, Texas - The Allen Americans, ECHL affiliate of the NHL's Ottawa Senators, and AHL's Belleville Senators, won for the first time on home ice this season with a 3-2 victory over the Utah Grizzlies on Swiftie Night in Allen. Ottawa Senators prospect Leevi Merilainen stole the show stopping 49 shots to earn his second victory of the season (2-0). With the win, his save percentage improved to 0.958 with 2.00 goals against average. "He sees the game differently than everyone else," said Americans Head Coach Cha... Full Story

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Second Period Lifts Steelheads to 8-3 Win Over Growlers

ECHL Idaho Steelheads December 1, 2023 - BOISE, ID - The Idaho Steelheads (15-2-0-1, 31pts) defeated the Newfoundland Growlers (8-9-3-0, 19pts) by a final score of 8-3 Friday night at the Idaho Central Arena in front of a sellout crowd of 5,200 fans, the ninth sellout in just 10 home games. Idaho and Newfoundland wrap up the three-game series tomorrow night at 7:10 p.m. for the Annual Teddy Bear Toss Game. Mark Rassell (14,15) scored a pair of goals 112 seconds apart from one another early into the game. His first came even strength at 2:57 to make it 1-0. Patri... Full Story

Stingrays Defeat Ghost Pirates 8-5

ECHL South Carolina Stingrays December 1, 2023 - NORTH CHARLESTON, SC. - The South Carolina Stingrays (7-6-2-0) defeated the Savannah Ghost Pirates (5-10-2-1) by an 8-5 score on Friday night. Tyson Empey scored twice, Josh Wilkins tallied three points, and Mitchell Gibson scored a goal and made 23 saves in the victory. Austin Magera opened the scoring for the Stingrays with his sixth goal of the season. Patrick Harper won a puck battle below the goal line and got it free for Jack Adams, who fed the puck across to Magera, who deposited it into an open net. Jordan Kapl... Full Story

Special Teams Play Big in Rivalry Win for Fuel

ECHL Indy Fuel December 1, 2023 - FORT WAYNE - The Fuel began their weekend on the road in Fort Wayne to take on the Komets. It was a story of special teams as the Fuel came out on top 3-1 thanks to timely goals by their penalty kill and power play units. 1ST PERIOD It was a quiet first 19 minutes and 59 seconds. Outside of eight total penalty minutes, the action came within exciting goal opportunities that ended in clinks and clanks off the posts on both sides. However, with 0.2 seconds left in the period, Noah Ganske was all alone in front of the ... Full Story


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Adirondack Thunder - Glens Falls, New York
Allen Americans - Allen, Texas
Atlanta Gladiators - Atlanta, Georgia
Cincinnati Cyclones - Cincinnati, Ohio
Florida Everblades - Fort Myers, Florida
Fort Wayne Komets - Fort Wayne, Indiana
Greenville Swamp Rabbits - Greenville, South Carolina
Idaho Steelheads - Boise, Idaho
Indy Fuel - Indianapolis, Indiana
Iowa Heartlanders - Coralville, Iowa
Jacksonville Icemen - Jacksonville, Florida
Kalamazoo Wings - Kalamazoo, Michigan
Kansas City Mavericks - Independence, Missouri
Maine Mariners - Portland, Maine
Newfoundland Growlers - St. John's, Newfoundland
Norfolk Admirals - Norfolk, Virginia
Orlando Solar Bears - Orlando, Florida
Rapid City Rush - Rapid City, South Dakota
Reading Royals - Reading, Pennsylvania
Savannah Ghost Pirates - Savannah, Georgia
South Carolina Stingrays - North Charleston, South Carolina
Toledo Walleye - Toledo, Ohio
Trois-Rivieres Lions - Trois-Rivieres, Quebec
Tulsa Oilers - Tulsa, Oklahoma
Utah Grizzlies - Salt Lake City, Utah
Wheeling Nailers - Wheeling, West Virginia
Wichita Thunder - Wichita, Kansas
Worcester Railers HC - Worcester, Massachusetts
Tahoe Knight Monsters * - South Lake Tahoe, California
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Sat., Dec 2 Kansas City at Maine 6:00 p.m.
Sat., Dec 2 Florida at Adirondack 7:00 p.m.
Sat., Dec 2 Kalamazoo at Reading 7:00 p.m.
Sat., Dec 2 Savannah at Atlanta 7:00 p.m.
Sat., Dec 2 Trois-Rivieres at Jacksonville 7:00 p.m.
Sat., Dec 2 Wheeling at Indy 7:00 p.m.
Sat., Dec 2 Norfolk at Worcester 7:05 p.m.
Sat., Dec 2 South Carolina at Greenville 7:05 p.m.
Sat., Dec 2 Iowa at Toledo 7:15 p.m.
Sat., Dec 2 Fort Wayne at Cincinnati 7:35 p.m.
Sat., Dec 2 Utah at Tulsa 8:05 p.m.
Sat., Dec 2 Wichita at Allen 8:10 p.m.
Sat., Dec 2 Newfoundland at Idaho 9:10 p.m.
Fri., Dec 1 Norfolk 4 at Worcester 1 Final
Fri., Dec 1 Florida 3 at Adirondack 5 Final
Fri., Dec 1 Orlando 2 at Jacksonville 5 Final
Fri., Dec 1 Atlanta 3 at Greenville 6 Final
Fri., Dec 1 Savannah 5 at South Carolina 8 Final
Fri., Dec 1 Toledo 3 at Wheeling 2 Final
Fri., Dec 1 Kansas City 2 at Maine 5 Final
Fri., Dec 1 Iowa 2 at Cincinnati 6 Final
Fri., Dec 1 Indy 3 at Fort Wayne 1 Final
Fri., Dec 1 Utah 2 at Allen 3 Final
Fri., Dec 1 Newfoundland 3 at Idaho 8 Final
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