Thunder Weekly, November 5th

Monday, November 5 2018 10:56 AM

Wichita, KS (Nov. 5th) - Wichita played two games this past week and returned home for the first time since October 19th. Take a look back at how the team fared in this edition of Thunder Weekly.

LAST WEEK'S GAMES -

Friday, November 2nd
Wichita at Kansas City, 2-1 L (OT) recap
Watch highlights HERE

Sunday, November 4th
Utah at Wichita, 4-3 L (OT) recap
Watch highlights HERE

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

Wednesday, November 7th
Utah at Wichita, 10:30 a.m., online stream at wichitathunder.com, The Sin Bin app on your smartphone.
-Education Kids Day Game, presented by Butler Community College and Golden Plains Credit Union. Buy tickets here.

Friday, November 9th
Utah at Wichita, 7:05 p.m., online stream at wichitathunder.com, The Sin Bin app on your smartphone.
-Hockey Fights Cancer Night. Buy tickets here.

Sunday, November 11th
Allen at Wichita, 4:05 p.m., online stream at wichitathunder.com, The Sin Bin app on your smartphone.
-Allstate Insurance Buy-In and Make-A-Wish Night. Buy tickets here.

**All games can be heard on www.wichitathunder.com or on your smart phone with The Sin Bin App using the keyword The Sin Bin**

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

WICHITA
HOME: 2-1-1-0
AWAY: 1-0-2-0
OVERALL: 3-1-3-0
Last 10: 3-1-3-0
Streak: 2-0-3-0
Rank: T-5th, Mountain Division, 9 points

TEAM LEADERS
Goals: Dyson Stevenson, 4
Assists: Jared Wilson, 4
Points: Dyson Stevenson, PC Labrie, 5
+/-: Dyson Stevenson, +4
PIM: PC Labrie, 24

LAST WEEK - Wichita finished its road trip this past Friday against the Kansas City Mavericks. The Thunder scored first with a power play goal from Travis Brown, but Kansas City tied it in the second. Mark Cooper scored the game-winner in overtime to take a 2-1 victory. The Thunder returned home on Sunday afternoon to host the Utah Grizzlies for the first of three-straight between the two teams. Utah took the see-saw affair in overtime by the final of 4-3.

PAST 60 - Wichita has played seven games so far this season and all but two have needed overtime or a shootout to decide the outcome. Wichita is 0-3 in games decided in overtime, losing the last three contests in the extra period. The Thunder are 2-0 in shootout situations. The Thunder have collected points in their last five games.

PC - Pierre-Cedric Labrie added a goal and an assist on Sunday afternoon. The veteran forward has five points, which is tied for the team-lead.

TEX - Keoni Texeira picked up his first pro point last night, assisting on the first goal of the game. The rookie defenseman has been a solid addition to the Thunder blueline.

BUSTED - The Thunder penalty kill stopped 30-straight power plays to start the season before giving up their first marker on Sunday. Wichita is second on the penalty kill at 91.4%.

SCORING FIRST - Wichita has scored first in six of the seven games the team has played and also lit the lamp first in the last five contests. The Thunder are 3-0-3-0 in those situations.

BY PERIOD - Wichita is outscoring teams 7-1 in the first period through the first seven games. The Thunder scored their first third-period goal last night.

THUNDERBOLTS... Colin Jacobs leads the league in shootout goals (2)...Wichita is ninth in the league in goals allowed per game (2.86)...Wichita is sixth in the league in penalty minutes per game (19.43)...Wichita is 3-0-3-0 when leading after one...Wichita is 2-0-1-0 when leading after two...

Wichita remains at home on Wednesday morning for a Kids Day game against Utah at 10:30 a.m.

Education Kids Day Game, presented by Butler Community College and Golden Plains Credit Union, is this Wednesday, November 7th at 10:30 a.m. For the first time in 15 years, local area schools will make a field trip to see the Thunder play and learn how the game of hockey relates to math and science.

Individual tickets for all games are on sale now. Season tickets are still available for purchase. Get your seats for just $15 per month. All it takes is a $1 deposit per seat to reserve yours today. To learn more, click here or contact a Thunder representative at the office today!

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