The Missouri Mavericks are not done yet in their ECHL Western Conference semifinal series.
The Mavericks beat the Allen Americans 3-1 on Sunday in Allen, Texas, and trail 3-2 in the series. Game 6 will be 7:05 p.m. Tuesday at Silverstein Eye Centers Arena.
“We played a full 60 minutes, and it paid off,” Mavericks coach Richard Matvichuk said. “There were a couple of bad bounces the last couple of nights that ended up in our net, but (Sunday) we played a solid game. Now we look ahead and get ready for Game 6.”
The Americans’ Greger Hanson scored 4:33 into the first period on the team’s second shot of the game. The Mavericks tied the score on Carter Verhaeghe’s goal at 5:30 of the second period.
Rocco Carzo scored a shorthanded goal late in the second period, putting the Mavericks up 2-1.
Ross Johnston scored at the 9:50 mark of the third period for the Mavericks’ final goal.
Mavericks goalie Josh Robinson made 29 saves.