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Preview: Ams welcome Chiefs in regular season home finale

GAME DAY PREVIEW

Autism Awareness Night presented by AutoZone

Americans vs Chiefs

Friday, March 24 | Kennewick, WA | Toyota Center

Start Time: 7:05 p.m. PDT

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The Americans will wrap up the regular season this weekend with a home-and-home series against the Chiefs. They will host Spokane tonight at the Toyota Center and then head to Spokane tomorrow.

It’s Autism Awareness Night¬†presented by¬†AutoZone¬†and the Americans will be wearing special¬†jerseys featuring an Autism Awareness design. Each jersey will be auctioned off online after the game through DASH Auction. There will also be Autism Awareness Night t-shirts and pucks for sale and a raffle on the concourse. All proceeds from these sales will go to Responding to Autism, which provides a variety of resources for people with autism around the Tri-Cities community.

This will be the 11th of 12 games between the Ams and Chiefs this season. Tri-City leads the season series 7-3-0-0.

The Ams come into tonight’s game on a¬†4-0-0-1 streak, while Spokane just put themselves back into the win column with a 3-2 victory over Everett on Sunday. Tri-City also last played on Sunday when they downed Vancouver 5-2 at the Toyota Center.

Adam Mechura and Jake Sloan led the Ams with a pair of goals each in their last game. Vancouver opened scoring four minutes into the game but Tri-City quickly took back the game and held a 3-1 lead by the end of the first period.

The Americans have been extra impressive at home this season with a 23-6-2-2 record at the Toyota Center. Tri-City’s home power play is the best in the WHL with 31.9% success.

Tri-City’s spot in round one of the playoffs is already set! They will match up against the Prince George Cougars next weekend. Click here for details on playoff ticket information.

Record: Tri-City 32-26-5-3  (72 PTS) | Spokane 15-42-4-5 (39 PTS)

Special Teams

Power Play: Tri-City (74/273) 27.1% | Spokane (44/270) 16.3%
Penalty Kill: Tri-City (66/264) 75.0% | Spokane (83/284) 70.8%

Around the Concourse:

Jersey Auction:¬† Sam Huo¬†‚Äď Blue (section D)
Gesa Autograph Booth: Jackson Romeril will be signing autographs after the game at Section J
Autism Awareness: t-shirts and pucks will be for sale in section C, and there will be a raffle in section J during the game.

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