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Game Day Capsule: Wichita at Tulsa, November 2nd

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Game Day Capsule: Wichita at Tulsa, November 2nd

WICHITAHOME: 2-1-0-0AWAY: 0-0-1-0OVERALL: 2-1-1-0

LEADING SCORERSSchultz, 5 pts (2g, 3a)Walker, 5 pts (3g, 2a)

TULSAHOME: 1-0-1-0AWAY: 1-1-0-0OVERALL: 2-1-1-0

LEADING SCORERSPleskach, 8 pts (7g, 1a)Booras, 8 pts (0g, 8a)

HEAD TO HEAD - This is the third of 15 meetings between the Thunder and the Oilers. Wichita is 1-0-1-0 this season vs. Tulsa. All-time, Wichita is 130-103-19 and 57-58-9 on the road.

STREAKING - Wichita currently has four players with multi-game scoring streaks. Jared Walker scoredin last night's game to extend his point streak, now with five points in four games. Stephen Scultz added an assist to also extend his point-streak to four and has two goals and three assists in that span. Alex Bourret has goals in his last two games. Todd Hosmer has three points in his last three (2g, 1a).

DEBUT - Danick Gauthier made an impressive debut last night, scoring the game-winner with eight minutes left in the third period and then added his second of the game with a beautiful wrist shot that beat Mike Clemente over the shoulder. Gauthier has four points on the season, adding a goal and an assist with the Florida Everbaldes in three games this season.

FEELIN' IT - Alex Bourret recorded his second goal of the season and now has goals in two-straight games. He also has 22 goals in a Thunder uniform, which include his totals from 2011-12. The former first round draft pick of the Atlanta Thrashers had 57 points that season (20g, 37). His goal was the fastest goal so far this season, scoring 50 seconds into the game last night.

ADDITIONS - Goaltender Tyler Bunz returned to the Thunder earlier this week after spending the last week with Oklahoma City of the American Hockey League (AHL). The Thunder also added forward Danick Gauthier to the roster, who was assigned by Tamp Bay.

OILERS NOTES - T.J. Caig and Adam Pleskach each have two goals against the Thunder, all of which came a week ago today...Kevin Carr is 1-1-0-0 in two appearances, with a goals against average of 1.96 and .912 save percentage...Pleskach is tied for the league lead in goals scored with seven and recorded a hat trick on Friday night in the Oilers' OT loss at home against Missouri...Tulsa is leading the league in goals scored per game (4.5), but is near the bottom in goals allowed per game (4.3)...

THUNDERBOLTS…Stephen Schultz and Jared Walker lead the team with five points...Wichita is fifth in the league in shots against per game (26.25) …Wichita's road power play went 2-for-6 last Sunday, which is tied for first on the road (33.3%)…Wichita is tied for fourth in shorthanded goals (1) and one of just six teams to score with a man down at home…The Thunder offense is 15th overall in goals for per game (3.25)…

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