Brampton, ON (March 7th) - The Wichita Thunder, proud member of the ECHL and powered by Toyota, announced today that goaltender Tim Boron has been returned from the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League (AHL).
Boron received a call-up before yesterday's contest against Brampton, which ended his consecutive start streak at 11. He served as a back-up in last night's Americans win in Hamilton, which was also his first call-up of the season to the AHL. The Winnipeg, Manitoba native is tied for sixth in the ECHL in wins (20), fourth in minutes played (2,204) and sixth in saves (882).
Wichita is off tonight and will return to action on Sunday afternoon against Brampton with the opening face-off scheduled for 2 p.m. EST.
Individual tickets are on sale now.Don't delay! Tickets can be purchased at the INTRUST Arena Box office, by calling 755-SEAT or go online at www.selectaseat.com. Stay up-to-date on all the news during the season by visiting www.wichitathunder.com.
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 541 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.