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Lamar Hunt Jr.'s Mavericks Lose Close Game Against Americans

Lamar Hunt Jr.'s ECHL team the Missouri Mavericks lost to the Allen Americans in the last away game of October.


Kansas City, MO -- (SBWIRE) -- 11/02/2015 -- Lamar Hunt Jr.'s Missouri Mavericks have lost a second consecutive away game. The Mavericks lost 2-1 on October 31st in an away game played against the Allen Americans. On October 30th the Mavericks lost in overtime to the Tulsa Oilers, the loss to the Allen Americans was their first regulation loss of the season since they began playing in Anchorage.

The Allen Americans scored two goals against the Missouri Mavericks before the Mavericks could get any points on the board. The Mavericks answered the Americans with one goal late in the third period of the game and could not tie the game before the end of the final period. Tyler Barnes scored the only goal for the Mavericks during regulation with an empty net, assisted by Mavericks players Jesse Root and Rocco Carzo. Barnes currently leads the Mavericks in points scored.

Parker Milner was the goalie for the Mavericks during the game and managed to save 26 of the 28 shots on goal by the Americans. The Americans goalie Joel Rumpel allowed no goals while he was on the ice.

The Mavericks will play their next game against the Quad City mallards in Moline, IL. For more information on upcoming games and tickets visit:

About the Missouri Mavericks
The Missouri Mavericks are a professional ice hockey team based in Independence, Missouri and the proud ECHL affiliate of the New York Islanders (NHL) and the Bridgeport Sound Tigers. The Mavs are members of the Central Division of the Western Conference of the ECHL—the Premier 'AA' Hockey League in North America, led by General Manager Brent Thiessen and Head Coach Richard Matvichuk. Founded in 2009, the Mavericks are entering into their seventh season in franchise history at Silverstein Eye Centers Arena. Missouri competed for five seasons in the (now defunct) Central Hockey League (CHL) before formally joining the ECHL on Oct. 7, 2014 ahead of their 2014-15 campaign. Lamar Hunt Jr. was announced as the new President and Owner of the Missouri Mavericks on Feb. 6, 2015.

About Lamar Hunt Jr.
Lamar Hunt, Jr. founded and participates in the Loretto Companies group that includes the Kansas City based private charitable organization Loretto Foundation, LLC. One of the major goals of the foundation, besides making contributions to charities, is to educate the public about what the Christian faith has to say about business and our work in the world. Hunt is also the owner of the Independence, MO hockey team the Missouri Mavericks, LLC (member of the East Coast hockey League).