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Disaster Relief, Captain America Highlights Busy Weekend

Monday, February 1st
Disaster Relief, Captain America Highlights Busy Weekend

Wichita, KS (January 22nd) - The Wichita Thunder, proud member of the ECHL and powered by Toyota, begins a jammed-packed weekend starting tonight against the Allen Americans at 7:05 p.m.

Friday night is Disaster Relief Night, presented by Waste Connections. Help us raise money, which will benefit the American Red Cross. Bring cash and drop it in the bucket during first intermission.

The American Red Cross is hosting a blood drive tomorrow morning at 9 a.m. inside Entrance A and B. The first 200 fans that donate blood will receive a free ticket to the game that night.

Before the Thunder play at INTRUST Bank Arena, the Wichita Junior Thunder will host the Oklahoma City Junior Blazers at 3:45 p.m. with the doors opening at 3:30 p.m. Your ticket to the game will also get you into the Thunder game later that night. Former Blazer and Oiler defenseman Tyler Fleck leads his team into the Air Capital.

Saturday night is Thunderdog's birthday bash, presented by Sonic America's Drive-In. All of Thunderdog's mascot friends will be in attendance along with a special appearance from Captain America.

Wichita returns home for two-straight against the Americans and then will follow that up with a Sunday matinee at the Allen Events Center starting at 4:05 p.m.

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.

Follow along with us on our social media platforms on Facebook, Twitter (@wichita_thunder), Snapchat (wichthunder), Instagram (Wichita_Thunder) and LinkedIn, presented by Wichita Brewing Company.

About the ECHLThe 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.