Thunder Announces Full 2017-18 Schedule

Tuesday, May 16 2017 1:30 PM
Wichita, KS (May 16th) - The Wichita Thunder, ECHL affiliate of the Ottawa Senators and powered by Toyota, announced today the full schedule for the 2017-18 season.

The Thunder will kick off their fourth year as a member of the ECHL and 26th in the Air Capital on October 13th and 14th against the Indy Fuel.

28 of the 36 home games will fall on Friday, Saturday or Sundays. Wichita will host the Allen Americans six times, which the most that one opponent will make an appearance at INTRUST Bank Arena. The Thunder will host Rapid City five times, followed by the newly-renamed Kansas City Mavericks, who come to Wichita four times.

Making their first-ever appearance will be the Kalamazoo Wings, who will visit four times. Idaho will make their first appearance to Wichita since the 2015-16 season, playing a pair of games at the beginning of March.

Wichita will make their first-ever trips to Kalamazoo, Idaho and Toledo this season. The Thunder will travel to Kalamazoo and Idaho twice and play the Walleye at the Huntington Center once on February 11th.

The longest road trip of the year for the Thunder takes place in March as the team will be gone from INTRUST Bank Arena for eight games from March 10th to March 28th. Wichita's next longest road swing is six games, which goes from February 3rd to February 13th.

Wichita will ring in the New Year with a trip to Allen on December 31st. The Thunder and Americans play four-straight times in the final week of 2017.

Home games will start at 7:05 p.m. for Monday through Saturday games and 4:05 p.m. on Sundays.

Date                              Opponent
Friday, Oct. 13th             Indy Fuel
Saturday, Oct. 14th         Indy Fuel
Saturday, Oct. 21st         Rapid City Rush
Sunday, Oct. 22nd          Rapid City Rush
Saturday, Oct. 28th         at Kansas City Mavericks

Friday, Nov. 3rd               Allen Americans
Saturday, Nov. 4th           at Allen Americans
Sunday, Nov. 5th             Utah Grizzlies
Friday, Nov. 10th             at Kansas City Mavericks
Saturday, Nov. 11th         at Kansas City Mavericks
Wednesday, Nov. 15th     Kansas City Mavericks
Saturday, Nov. 18th         Allen Americans
Sunday, Nov. 19th           Allen Americans
Wednesday, Nov. 22nd    at Kansas City Mavericks
Friday, Nov. 24th at         Quad City Mallards
Saturday. Nov. 25th         Quad City Mallards
Sunday, Nov. 26th           Kalamazoo Wings

Saturday, Dec. 2nd          Kalamazoo Wings
Wednesday, Dec. 6th       Kansas City Mavericks
Saturday, Dec. 9th at       Indy Fuel
Sunday, Dec. 10th at       Kalamazoo Wings
Wednesday, Dec. 13th     at Colorado Eagles
Friday, Dec. 15th             at Idaho Steelheads
Saturday, Dec. 16th         at Idaho Steelheads
Tuesday, Dec. 19th          Tulsa Oilers
Friday, Dec. 22nd            Kansas City Mavericks
Saturday, Dec. 23rd         Kansas City Mavericks
Wednesday Dec. 27th      at Allen Americans
Friday, Dec. 29th             Allen Americans
Saturday, Dec. 30th         Allen Americans
Sunday, Dec. 31st           at Allen Americans

Friday, Jan. 5th               Quad City Mallards
Saturday, Jan. 6th           Kalamazoo Wings
Sunday, Jan. 7th             Kalamazoo Wings
Wednesday, Jan. 10th     at Tulsa Oilers
Friday, Jan. 12th             Utah Grizzlies
Saturday, Jan. 13th         Utah Grizzlies
Saturday, Jan. 20th         Colorado Eagles
Friday, Jan. 26th             at Allen Americans
Saturday, Jan. 27th         at Allen Americans
Wednesday, Jan. 31st     at Tulsa Oilers

Friday, Feb. 2nd              Tulsa Oilers
Saturday, Feb. 3rd           at Quad City Mallards
Wednesday, Feb. 7th       at Fort Wayne Komets
Friday, Feb. 9th               at Fort Wayne Komets
Saturday, Feb. 10th          at Cincinnati Cyclones
Sunday, Feb. 11th            at Toledo Walleye
Tuesday, Feb 13th           at Cincinnati Cyclones
Saturday, Feb. 17th         Rapid City Rush
Sunday, Feb. 18th           Rapid City Rush
Tuesday, Feb. 20th          Colorado Eagles
Wednesday, Feb. 21st     Colorado Eagles
Friday, Feb. 23rd             at Utah Grizzlies
Saturday, Feb. 24th         at Utah Grizzlies
Tuesday, Feb. 27th          Fort Wayne Komets

Friday, March 2nd            Idaho Steelheads
Saturday, March 3rd         Idaho Steelheads
Sunday, March 4th           Rapid City Rush
Wednesday, March 7th     Quad City Mallards
Saturday, March 10th       at Tulsa Oilers
Friday, March 16th           at Rapid City Rush
Saturday, March 17th       at Rapid City Rush
Tuesday, March 20th        at Kansas City Mavericks
Friday, March 23rd           at Kalamazoo Wings
Saturday, March 24th       at Fort Wayne Komets
Tuesday, March 27th        at Tulsa Oilers
Wednesday, March 28th   at Allen Americans
Friday, March 30th           Tulsa Oilers
Saturday, March 31st       at Tulsa Oilers

Tuesday, April 3rd            Allen Americans
Friday, April 6th               at Colorado Eagles
Saturday, April 7th           at Colorado Eagles

Home schedule, Day of the Week:
Monday - 0 games
Tuesday - 4 games
Wednesday - 4 games
Thursday - 0 games
Friday - 9 games
Saturday - 12 games
Sunday - 7 games

Home schedule by opponent:
Allen Americans - 6 games
Colorado Eagles - 3 games
Fort Wayne Komets - 1 game
Idaho Steelheads - 2 games
Indy Fuel - 2 games
Kalamazoo Wings - 4 games
Kansas City Mavericks - 4 games
Quad City Mallards - 3 games
Rapid City Rush - 5 games
Tulsa Oilers - 3 games
Utah Grizzlies - 3 games

Road schedule, Day of the Week:
Monday - 0 games
Tuesday - 3 games
Wednesday - 7 games
Thursday - 0 games
Friday - 9 games
Saturday - 14 games
Sunday - 3 games

Road schedule by opponent:
Allen Americans - 6 games
Cincinnati Cyclones - 2 games
Colorado Eagles - 3 games
Fort Wayne Komets - 3 game
Idaho Steelheads - 2 games
Indy Fuel - 1 game
Kalamazoo Wings - 2 games
Kansas City Mavericks - 5 games
Quad City Mallards - 2 games
Rapid City Rush - 2 games
Toledo Walleye - 1 game
Tulsa Oilers - 5 games
Utah Grizzlies - 2 games

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