The Minnesota Wild announced today an affiliation agreement with the Allen Americans (Allen, Texas) of the ECHL for the 2018-2019 season.

Minnesota Wild Assistant GM Tom Kurvers said:

We are excited to announce a new ECHL affiliation agreement with the Allen Americans. Allen has enjoyed tremendous success in both the CHL and ECHL and we are thrilled to add the Americans as a development affiliate for our players.

The Allen Americans have made the playoffs in all nine seasons of their existence, playing their first five seasons in the Central Hockey League (2009-14) and the last four seasons in the ECHL (2014-18).

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