Allen, Texas will take on Wichita in the Central Hockey League Finals Tuesday night in Allen, led by former Tiger Brian McMillin, who leads the Americans with eight playoff goals, and is tied with Todd Robinson for the points (14) lead.
“It’s pretty cool to be here,” Americans forward Darryl Bootland, who is still looking for his first championship, said in a press release. “It’s been the goal in the room since day one to be in this position. We earned it and we deserve to be here.”
The Americans are 8-4 this postseason, eliminating the Denver Cutthroats in five games (4-1), and then winning an emotional Game 7 against the Missouri Mavericks in Round 2 to advance to the Central Hockey League Finals.
The Wichita Thunder are 8-0 this post-season eliminating the Arizona Sundogs 4-0 in Round 1, and then sweeping through the Fort Worth Brahmas in Round 2.