ALLEN, Texas — The Americans put 53 shots on goal while winning 5-3 over Amarillo.
Ending the regular season and in front of a soldout Allen Event Center the Americans got on the scoreboard less than two minutes in with a goal from Tobias Whelan. Amarillo countered back midway through the period with a score via the powerplay. Nino Musitelli matched the Gorillas and knocked home a powerplay shot giving the lead back to Allen.
Amarillo hit the ice strong in the second period and took the lead with two goals in less than a minute. Tyler Wooddisse took advantage of a powerplay opportunity and tied the game.
The third period provided a deja vu moment for the Americans as Wooddisse scored his second powerplay goal and gave the lead back to Allen. Musitelli scored again late to finalize the two goal win.
Allen will host playoff games this weekend at Allen Event Center.