Wichita, KS- The Wichita Thunder acquired goaltender Chris Whitley from the Allen Americans today in exchange for defensemen Kory Scoran and Steve Kaunisto, as well as forward Troy Schwab.
Whitley spent the last two seasons with Allen, compiling impressive numbers and leading the Americans to the CHL finals in his rookie season. In 79 games with Allen, Whitley had a record of 55-18-2 with a 2.72 goals against average, a .909 save percentage and two shutouts. Whitley also played and won a game with the AHL’s Lake Erie Monsters.
The Thunder will begin play in their 20th season in the CHL starting this October. For season ticket information call the Thunder office at (316) 264-GOAL or visit us online at www.wichitathunder.com.