Monday, June 18, 2018

Allen Americans

Allen Americans and Idaho Steelheads Trade Goals & Punches in Game One

Those who follow the Idaho Steelheads and Allen Americans know how both teams bring a physical brand of hockey to the rink almost every game. Coming into game one of the Mountain Division Semifinal, rough and tumble play was more than expected from both squads as the first playoff puck dropped Friday night in Boise.

Mountain Division Semifinal Preview: #2 Idaho Steelheads vs. #3 Allen Americans

BOISE, Idaho - The Idaho Steelheads and Allen Americans will square off in the Mountain Division Semifinals of the 2018 Kelly Cup Playoffs. The Sin Bin's C.C. Hawkley and Barry Janssen collaborated to give you a detailed preview of the series, including what it will take for these Western Conference squads to advance past round one.

Allen’s Playoff Journey Begins, ECHL Playoff Rosters & Playoff Matrix

ALLEN, Texas - You could sense the anticipation and urgency ramp up yesterday as the Allen Americans prepare for the 2018 Kelly Cup playoffs. You could see and sense it at practice with the drills and system work Steve Martinson employed.

Allen Reveals Playoff Roster, Thanksgiving Predictions Revisited & More

ALLEN, Texas - The Allen Americans released their playoff roster last night. Allen was one of the teams that chose to release their playoff roster early.

Playoff Struggles in the Mountain, ATO Limits, and More

ALLEN, Texas - After I saw the final score between Tulsa and Idaho last night (Tulsa lost 4-1) I started thinking about how Allen, Wichita, and Tulsa must feel as they squander opportunity after opportunity to win games and make the playoffs.

Allen Falls to Wichita, Martinson Comments, Reinforcements Coming & More

ALLEN, Texas - Nothing has come easy for the 2017-18 version of the Allen Americans so it is no surprise when they had the chance to put some distance between themselves and the other teams they are battling for a playoff spot, they came up short.
Shane Starrett (WIC) making a save on an Allen chance. Photo: Ed Bailey/The Sin Bin

Wichita Wraps Home Schedule With Big Win Over Allen

WICHITA, Kan. - To say Wichita and Allen have been locked in a tight battle all year is an understatement-and-a-half. Entering Tuesday's game, Allen had a slight lead in goals, Wichita had a scant lead in shots, both teams had been stout on the power-play, and each side will contend they won more fights during the season series.

Allen/Wichita Preview, Mountain Division Playoff Race Update

ALLEN, Texas - It is game day and the Allen Americans are in Wichita to take on their biggest rival. It would be a big game under normal circumstances but these aren't normal circumstances since one of these teams might be playing golf next week, while the other is playing hockey.

ECHL End of Season Awards Voting

Every year, the discussion takes place among fans on who should be the major award winners in the ECHL. Did one player deserve an award...

PHOTOS: Wichita Thunder vs. Allen Americans – 03/28/2018

ALLEN, Tx. - Check out this photo gallery from The Sin Bin's Ed Bailey between the Wichita Thunder and the Allen Americans from the Allen Event Center.