Americans Make Late Comeback, Earn Shootout Victory

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The Americans kicked off their Central Division road trip today in Calgary. After falling behind in the third period Tri-City was able to comeback and earn a shootout victory over the Hitmen.

Kyle Olson scored Tri-City’s first goal of the night at 7:35 second period to tie the game at one. The goal came off a two-on-one breakaway with a pass from Colorado Avalanche prospect Sasha Mutala.

Tonight was Olson’s 200th WHL game.

Nick Bowman gave the Americans their first lead of the night after cleaning up a rebound off a shot from Bryan McAndrews. The goal marks Bowman’s fourth of the season.

The Hitmen came back and scored two goals within 2:31 to take a 3-2 lead.

After pulling Beck Warm for an extra attacker Connor Bouchard scored once more for the Americans with 22 seconds remaining to the game to overtime.

The Americans were outshot 49-38 by the Hitmen.

[Box Score]

Final Score: 4-3 TC (SO)

The game extended into a shootout where the Americans completed a comeback victory. Connor Bouchard was the only player to score in the three round shootout.

The Americans next home game is Saturday, November 16th against the Spokane Chiefs. Purchase tickets here.




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