It was a do-or-die game for both the Allen Americans, who were playing to retain their playoff positioning, and the Rapid City Rush, who were looking to keep their slim playoff chances alive.
ALLEN, TX - The Allen Americans will try and extend their five game win streak tonight (8:05 pm CDT) as they take on the Rapid City Rush at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center.
ALLEN, Texas - The Allen Americans beat the Utah Grizzlies 5-4 in a shootout last night before a disappointed crowd of 7028 at the Maverik Center. It was the fourth straight win for the Americans which ties their season high.
ALLEN, Texas - There have been many low points and disappointments for the Allen Americans this season but maybe the lowest point came on the weekend of February 16 and 17.
Heading into the season, the ECHL Mountain Division was billed as one of the toughest divisions in the ECHL, as well as one of the most competitive. It certainly has lived up to the billing so far this season, in both capacities.
ALLEN, Texas - The first thing I take note of each morning at practice is who is on the ice and who is not. Most of the time when players are missing it is something Steve Martinson doesn't want to be reported.
ALLEN, Texas - It was back to practice for the Allen Americans yesterday as they prepare for two home games this weekend against the Rapid City Rush.
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - Check out these great shots from The Sin Bin's John Howe of the Saturday night tilt between the Kansas City Mavericks and Allen Americans.
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - The Sin Bin's John Howe snapped these great images of the Friday Night matchup between the Kansas City Mavericks and Allen Americans, a 6-3 Mavericks victory on First Responders Night.
ALLEN, Texas - Another sold-out crowd of 5800 at Silverstein Eye Centers Arena last night watched the Kansas City Mavericks shutout the Allen Americans 1-0 and sweep the weekend series.