27-7-1, 55 pts
#1 Berry Conference
Rio Grande Valley Killer Bees
15-21-3, 33 pts
#8 Berry Conference
January 22nd, 2011 7:30 PM
State Farm Arena, Hidalgo, TX
Season Series: The Americans are 1-0 against Rio Grande Valley this season, downing the Bees 4-2 back on 12/10/10. Nino Musitelli, David Strathman, Colton Yellow Horn and Bruce Graham scored for Allen in that game while netminder Scott Campbell, who was making his Americans debut, was stellar with 36 saves.
Leading Scorers: Nino Musitelli (1g, 1a), David Strathman (1g, 1a), Mike Berube (2a) and Judd Blackwater (2a) co-lead the Americans with 2 points each against the Killer Bees this season. On the Rio Grande Valley side of things, Zak McClellan, Sean Muncy, Darcy Campbell and Aaron Lewicki have each registered a point against the Americans this year.
In Between the Pipes: Scott Campbell is 1-0 with a 2.00 GAA and .947 SV% against Rio Grande Valley this season. For the Killer Bees, Julio Pagliero has posted an 0-1 record with a 4.06 GAA and .862 SV% against Allen in 2010-11.
Tidbits: The Killer Bees are 2-9 in their past 11 games but are coming off of a 3-2 win over the Laredo Bucks on Tuesday night. Scott Campbell is expected to be in net for Allen while defenseman Iain McPhee and forward Brian McMillin are also expected back. Judd Blackwater (IR), David Nimmo (IR), Greg Gallagher (IR), Mitch McColm (IR) and Adrien LeMay (AHL) are all out.