By: Mallards Communications Staff
Photo: Allen Americans

Kevin Baker broke a 1-1 tie at 5:51 of the third period and the Quad City Mallards (25-18-6) went on to defeat the host Allen Americans (34-9-5) 2-1 Monday night.  With their victory over the league leaders, the Mallards opened up a three point lead in the race for second place in the ECHL's Central Division.

Baker buried a cross-ice pass from Justin Fox- who had scored the first Mallard goal- for the game winner

Fox opened the scoring from the right wing circle at 18:07 of the first period.

Spencer Asuchak deadlocked the game at one with a point blank backhander at 6:06 of the second period, but the Americans could not produce another reply after Baker put the Mallards back on top in the third.

The Mallards return to action Friday night on the road against the Brampton Beast.  The Mallards next play at home next Wednesday evening, February 25 at 7:05 p.m. against the Americans.  Fans can purchase four tickets to each Mallards Wednesday home game this season for just $20.  In addition, after each Wednesday home contest, fans can join the Mallards at T.G.I. Friday’s on River Drive in Moline- adjacent to the iWireless Center- for a postgame party.

Tickets for all remaining Mallards regular season home games- including the February 25 tilt- are on sale now at the iWireless Center box office, Ticketmaster outlets, and Ticketmaster charge-by-phone toll free at 1-800-745-3000.  The box office is open weekdays from 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and game days from 10:00 a.m. until the start of the second period.  Tickets are available for $10, $16, $20 and $28.

February 25 @ 7:00 PM
Quad City Mallards   Allen Americans
March 01 @ 4:00 PM
Quad City Mallards   Missouri Mavericks
March 04 @ 7:00 PM
Quad City Mallards   Tulsa Oilers
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