Lowe Highlights Thunder Night at Wingnuts This Saturday

Monday, August 17 2015 12:48 PM

Wichita, KS (August 17th) - The Wichita Thunder, proud member of the ECHL and powered by Toyota, are excited to announce that forward Ian Lowe will throw out the first pitch this Saturday when the Wichita Wingnuts host the Laredo Lemurs at 7:05 p.m. at Lawrence Dumont Stadium.

"I am honored to be asked to throw the first pitch at the Wingnuts game again,” commented Lowe. “I was a huge baseball fan and played growing up, so this is pretty cool! I also like being part of the community and letting people know that the Wichita Thunder support other pro teams in town as well.”

Lowe tossed the first pitch almost a year to the date when the Wingnuts returned from a 17-game road trip last August. Thunder fans can get discounted tickets through the Wichita Wingnuts front office. Contact Robert Slaughter at 316-264-NUTS or email him at Robert@wichitawingnuts.com. The Wingnuts are a member of the American Association and currently lead the South Division by five games over the Joplin Blasters. Fans can also print out this flyer by clicking here.

Season ticket holders, don’t miss out on the Open House this Saturday afternoon at INTRUST Bank Arena. Doors open at 11 a.m. Food and drink will be provided. Several players will be announced along with the unveiling of next year’s jersey. If you haven’t RSVP’d, please click here.

Season tickets are on sale now. Don’t delay! Call the Wichita Thunder office and visit with a season ticket rep today to learn more. Stay up-to-date on all the news during the off-season by visiting www.wichitathunder.com.

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About the ECHL

Began in 1988-89 with five teams in four states, the ECHL has grown into a coast-to-coast league with 28 teams in 21 states and one Canadian province for its 28th season in 2015-16. There have been 569 players who have started their career in the ECHL have gone on to play in the National Hockey League, including 28 who made their NHL debuts in the 2014-15 season. The ECHL had affiliations with 29 of the 30 NHL teams in 2014-15, marking the 18th consecutive season that the league had affiliations with at least 20 teams in the NHL. Further information on the ECHL is available on its website at ECHL.com.

 

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