Thunder Closes Holiday Weekend In Tulsa

Saturday, November 26 2016 2:10 PM

Tulsa, OK (Nov. 26th) - Wichita travels to Tulsa for the second time this season. Get ready for the match-up with this Wichita Brewing Company Game Day Capsule:

TODAY'S MATCH-UP
Wichita at Tulsa - 7:05 p.m. CST, BOK Center, Tulsa, OK

WICHITA
HOME: 5-6-0-0
AWAY: 2-1-0-0
OVERALL: 7-7-0-0
Last 10: 4-6-0-0
Streak: 0-4-0-0
Rank: 6th, Central Division, 14 points

TEAM LEADERS
Goals: Alexis Loiseau, 12
Assists: Alexis Loiseau, Nathan Moon, 8
Points: Alexis Loiseau, 20
+/-: Landon Oslanski, +2
PIM: James Melindy, 35

TULSA
HOME: 9-2-1-0
AWAY: 4-3-0-0
OVERALL: 13-5-1-0
Last 10: 5-4-1-0
Streak: 2-0-1-0
Rank: 2nd, Central Division, 27 points

TEAM LEADERS
Goals: Adam Pleskach, 9
Assists: Nolan Julseth-White, Wes Cunningham, Christophe Lalancette, Jacob Poe, Phil Brewer, 7
Points: Adam Pleskach, 15
+/-: Adam Pleskach, +18
PIM: Emerson Clark, 57

SEASON-SERIES
Oct. 15 INTRUST, 4-3, L
Nov. 11 INTRUST, 5-3, W
Nov. 12 BOK, 3-1 L
Nov. 23 INTRUST, 4-3 L
Nov. 25 INTRUST, 4-2 L
Nov. 26 BOK, 7:05 p.m.

Wichita is 1-4-0-0 vs. Tulsa

HEAD TO HEAD - This is the sixth meeting of the season between the Thunder and the Oilers. All-time, Wichita is 135-119-27 against Tulsa and 60-64-13 on the road in the series.

CAREER-HIGH - Alexis Loiseau recorded his team-leading 12th goal of the season last night. He is two goals shy of reaching his totals from last year during his rookie campaign when he notched 14 goals in Norfolk. He also added one with the Bakersfield Condors. Loiseau is third in the league in goals scored.

SPECIAL TEAMS - Wichita went 2-for-5 on Friday night against Tulsa on the man advantage while killing off all four power plays for the Oilers. At home, Wichita is 6-for-18 against the Oilers on the power play, operating at 33.3% while killing off all 19 power plays for Tulsa. Overall, Wichita is 11-for-42 on the power play (26.2%), which is first in the league and first on the penalty kill at 94.1% (48-for-51).

MOVING FORWARD - James Melindy recorded his first goal of the season last night on the power play. Melindy has eight points in 14 games this season. His career-high came last season when he recorded 25 points (6g, 17a) between Rapid City and Wheeling.

HELPERS - Macoy Erkamps assisted on James Melindy's goal last night and is now tied for third on the team with seven helpers. Landon Oslanski grabbed his fifth assist of the season and Ian Lowe notched his second.

MOON - Nathan Moon recorded an assist last night and extended his point-streak to three games (1g, 2a). He has five points in five games since being acquired from Rapid City. He is second on the team with 13 points (5g, 8a).

THUNDERBOLTS... Alexis Loiseau is tied for first in shorthanded goals (2)...Alexis Loiseau, Alexis Vanier and Nick Trecapelli is tied for 15th with two power play goals...Wichita is tied for third in shorthanded goals (4)...Wichita is 5-1-0-0 when leading after two...Wichita is 2-5-0-0 when trailing after two...Wichita is 5-6-0-0 when outshot by its opponent...

TULSA NOTES - Jamie Phillips is first in the league in wins (12) and seventh in GAA (2.44)...Darik Angeli and Christophe Lalancette each had three points on Wednesday...Tulsa is 8-0-0-0 when leading after two...Tulsa is 9-2-0-0 when outshooting their opponents...

AROUND THE ECHL - There is 11 other games today in the ECHL. Florida takes on Adirondack. Brampton is in Orlando. Cincinnati heads to Reading. Elmira hosts Manchester. Norfolk goes to South Carolina. Greenville travels to Wheeling. Quad City is at Fort Wayne Missouri visits Indy. Rapid City heads to Colorado. Allen remains in Idaho. Utah is at Alaska.

UP NEXT - Wichita remains on the road with a trip to Rapid City starting next Friday at 8:05 p.m. CST.

Individual tickets for all Thunder home games are now on sale. Tickets can be purchased at the INTRUST Arena Box office, by calling 855-755-SEAT or go online at www.selectaseat.com.

Contact a Thunder representative at the office today to learn more about our great season, group and other ticket packet opportunities!

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