Thunder Weekly, January 30th

Monday, January 30 2017 12:58 PM

Wichita, KS (Jan. 30th) - Wichita traveled out west this past week to take on Utah and Colorado. Look back at the week that was in this edition of Thunder Weekly.

LAST WEEK'S GAMES -

Wednesday, January 25th
Wichita at Utah, 6-2 L recap
Watch highlights HERE

Friday, January 27th
Wichita at Colorado, 8-2 L recap
Watch highlights HERE

Saturday, January 28th
Wichita at Colorado, 9-4 L recap
Watch highlights HERE

THIS WEEK'S GAMES - (All times are Central)

Friday, February 3rd
Wichita at Missouri, 7:05 p.m., online stream at mixlr.com and ECHL TV.

Saturday, February 4th
Wichita at Missouri, 7:05 p.m., online stream at mixlr.com and ECHL TV.

**All games can be heard on www.wichitathunder.com or on your smart phone with the Mixlr App using the keyword Wichita Thunder**

**Join Matthew Harding and Zach Courter before every home game for the Sin Bin Wichita Thunder Pregame Show. The show starts at 6:20 p.m. for every game expect Sunday home games, which starts at 3:20 p.m. You can listen on the Mixlr App.**

WICHITA
HOME: 9-13-0-0
AWAY: 6-9-1-1
OVERALL: 15-22-1-1
Last 10: 4-6-0-0
Streak: 0-3-0-0
Rank: 6th, Central Division, 32 points

TEAM LEADERS
Goals: Vincent Arseneau, 12
Assists: Matt DeBlouw, 15
Points: Matt DeBlouw, 23
+/-: David Friedmann, +2
PIM: Ryan Tesink, 93

LAST WEEKEND - Wichita began a six-game road trip last week with three games in the Mountain time zone. The Thunder lost on Wednesday night in Utah by the final of 6-2. Wichita headed back east to Loveland, Colorado to face the Eagles for the first time this season. The Thunder lost on Friday night by the final of 8-2 and then fell on Saturday night, 9-4.

CAPTAIN - Ian Lowe collected three points this past week and moved into eighth place all-time in Thunder history with 197 points. He jumped past Ron Handy with two points on Saturday night in Colorado. Lowe has goals in back-to-back games and needs three more to reach 200 points in his Thunder career.

ST. VINCENT - Vincent Arseneau recorded his fourth shorthanded goal of the season on Friday night. He leads the ECHL in shorthanded goals and shorthanded points (5). His career-high in the ECHL was last season when he netted 14 goals with Allen and needs just two more to reach that mark. He tallied 24 goals during the 2013-14 season with the Denver Cutthroats, which is his career-high as a pro.

HEY ROOK - Matt DeBlouw finished the month of January with 13 points (6g, 7a). The rookie forward from Michigan State University also had one power play goal, one shorthanded goal and one game-winning goal during the month. Blake Tatchell is starting to find his scoring touch, netting two goals and an assist last week.

RIVALRY RENEWED - Wichita played Colorado twice last week and will see the Eagles three more times at the beginning of February. The two teams played each other for the 60th time on Friday night. On Saturday night, the two teams combined for 92 penalty minutes.

VISIT WICHITA, VISIT INDEPENDENCE - Wichita will close its six-game road trip with three games against the Missouri Mavericks in the Visit Wichita, Visit Independence Cup Series. The Thunder will head to Silverstein Eye Centers Arena on Friday and Saturday this week and then close out the road trip with a Tuesday meeting next week. Wichita leads the season-series, 4-1-1-0.

NEXT ON THE LIST - Head Coach Malcolm Cameron is closing in on another milestone. He sits at 332 wins in the ECHL and needs one more victory to pass Frank Anzalone for sixth place all-time. He is also close to moving into ninth place all-time in games coached in league history with 594. He would pass Nick Vitucci, who has coached 604 games.

THUNDERBOLTS... Wichita is second in the league in shorthanded goals (11)...Wichita is third in the league in penalty minutes per game (18.92)...Wichita is 10-2-1-1 when leading after two...Wichita is 5-6-0-0 when tied after one...Wichita is 7-6-0-0 when outshooting its opponent...Wichita is the only team in the league that hasn't played 40 games or more...

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