Thunder Weekly - March 28th Edition

Monday, March 28 2016 5:04 PM

Wichita, KS (March 28th) – Wichita played one game this past week. Look back at the week that was in this edition of Thunder Weekly.

LAST WEEK'S GAMES –

Saturday, March 26th
Quad City at Wichita, 4-1 L
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THIS WEEK'S GAMES – (All times are Central)

Tuesday, March 29th
Quad City at Wichita, 7:05 p.m., online stream only at mixlr.com.

Friday, April 1st
Wichita at Rapid City, 8:05 p.m., online stream only at mixlr.com. Watch the game live at Pucks Sports Bar, inside the Wichita Ice Center.

Saturday, April 2nd
Wichita at Rapid City, 8:05 p.m., online stream only at mixlr.com. Watch the game live at Pucks Sports Bar, inside the Wichita Ice Center.

**Pre-game begins 15 minutes prior to start of all games. All games can be heard on www.wichitathunder.com or on your smart phone with the Mixlr App using the keyword Wichita Thunder**

WICHITA
HOME: 9-17-3-4
AWAY: 7-21-3-2
OVERALL: 16-38-6-6
Last 10: 5-5-0-0
Streak: 0-2-0-0
Rank: 4th place, Central Division, 44 points

TEAM LEADERS
Goals: Kale Kerbashian, Kenton Miller 14
Assists: Kale Kerbashian, 26
Points: Kale Kerbashian, 40
+/-: Michael Neal, -2
PIM: Dan Milan, 120

WEEK IN REVIEW – Wichita had a light schedule last week, facing the Quad City Mallards on Saturday night. The Mallards raced out to a 4-0 lead before Michael Neal took away a shutout bid from Brody Hoffman in a 4-1 loss.

THREE BALL – Michael Neal extended his point-streak to three games on Saturday with his eighth of the season and also has goals in back-to-back games. Over that span, he has three points (2g, 1a).

CHELLYS CHILI – Dean Chelios added an assist Saturday night, giving him 18 points on the season. His career-high came during his rookie season when he netted 25 points between Indy and Alaska.

CAREER-HIGHS – Dalton Reum added an assist on Saturday, giving him 12 points (4g, 8a). He set a new career-high in points and tied a career-high in assists that he set back during his rookie season.

END OF THE MONTH – Wichita closes out the month of March with its last meeting of the season against Quad City tomorrow night. The Thunder are currently 2-3-0-0 at home in March and 5-5-0-0 overall during the month.

40 – The Thunder fired 45 shots on Saturday night. 23 shots came in the third period, which is a new season-high for shots in a single period. Wichita held Quad City to four shots in the final frame. In fact, the Thunder have reached 40 shots in seven of their last 14 games since February 21st.

BLACK HILLS – Wichita will make its last trip of the season to the Black Hills this weekend. The Thunder played Rapid City back in December and lost by the final of 7-2. It will be the longest road trip remaining on the team’s schedule.

THUNDERBOLTS...Landon Oslanski leads the team in shots (177)...Lowe and Andy Huff are tied for 10th in the ECHL in shorthanded goals (2)...Landon Oslanski continues to lead defensemen with nine power play goals and is tied for second in power play points (18)...Dan Milan leads the team with 120 penalty minutes...Wichita is first in the league in minor penalties (369)...Wichita is 10-1-1-1 when leading after two...

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

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About the ECHL
The ECHL began in 1988-89 with five teams in four states and has grown into a coast-to-coast league with 28 teams in 20 states and one Canadian province for its 27th season in 2014-15. There have been over 500 players who have started their career in the ECHL have gone on to play in the National Hockey League, including 29 who made their NHL debuts in the 2013-14 season. The ECHL had affiliations with 26 of the 30 NHL teams in 2013-14, marking the 17th 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, as well as on Twitter and Facebook.

 

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