The Flames’ ECHL affiliate Kansas City Mavericks have kicked off their 2018-19 season! The team has come flying out of the gate, winning 5 of their first 7 contests and collecting points in all but one game of the season so far. Their only two defeats have come in road games and one of those coming in overtime, while they have established dominance on home ice having yet to lose a game there.
GAME BY GAME:
October 12: KC Mavericks 5 vs Allen Americans 1 – WIN
October 20: KC Mavericks 3 @ Rapid City Rush 2 – WIN
October 21: KC Mavericks 3 @ Rapid City Rush 4 – OTL
October 16: KC Mavericks 1 @ Tulsa Oilers 1 – LOSS
October 27: KC Mavericks 7 vs Indy Fuel 2 – WIN
November 2: KC Mavericks 2 vs Wichita Thunder 1 -WIN (OT)
November 3 KC Mavericks 5 vs Utah Grizzlies 4 – WIN (OT)
Like last year, Mark Cooper is back again at the top of the team scoring race for goals and points. Jared Vanwormer is neck and neck with him and we’ll see how the race progresses moving forward. Here are the top point getters for KC so far:
Flames prospect goaltender Mason McDonald has started three of the seven games so far in KC, and picked up victories in each start.
The Mavs resolve will be tested, as they head out on the road for six of their next eight games. Their early season record doesn’t lend well to road games, but it’s a small sample size. Check back with M&G in two weeks to see how Kansas City fares!