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Game Day: Evansville at Wichita, January 27th

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Game Day: Evansville at Wichita, January 27th

Wichita, KS (Jan. 27th) - Wichita plays its final home game of the month of January tonight against the Evansville IceMen. Get ready for the game with this Wichita Brewing Company Game Day Capsule.

TONIGHT'S MATCH-UPEvansville at Wichita - 7:05 p.m., INTRUST Bank Arena, Wichita, KS

WICHITAHOME: 5-10-2-3AWAY: 4-15-2-1OVERALL: 9-25-4-4Last 10: 1-5-3-1Streak: 0-5-3-1Rank: 4th place, Central Division, 26 points

TEAM LEADERSGoals: Landon Oslanski, Kenton Miller, Andy Huff, 9Assists: Ian Lowe, 14Points: Ian Lowe, Kenton Miller, 21+/-: Michael Neal, +1PIM: Dan Milan, 61

EVANSVILLEHOME: 6-10-3-1AWAY: 9-9-1-0OVERALL: 15-19-4-1Last 10: 3-4-2-1Streak: 2-0-1-1Rank: 5th place, Midwest Division, 35 points

TEAM LEADERSGoals: Daultan Leveille, 17Assists: Nathan Moon, 20Points: Nathan Moon, 29+/-: Jordan Sims, +10PIM: Vincent Dunn, 79

SEASON-SERIESJan. 3 Ford Center 3-2, W (SO) Jan. 27 INTRUST 7:05 p.m.Mar. 6 Ford Center 5:15 p.m.

Wichita is 1-0-0-0 vs. Evansville

HEAD-TO-HEAD - This is the second meeting of the season between Wichita and Evansville. All-time, the Thunder are 5-4-0-0 versus the IceMen, 1-3-0-0 at INTRUST Bank Arena.

TODAY - The Evansville IceMen make their first trip to the Air Capital tonight to take on the Thunder. The two teams played earlier this month at the Ford Center with Wichita claiming a 3-2 shootout win. The Thunder are looking to snap a nine-game winless streak while Evansville is coming off an overtime loss last night in Missouri. The two teams are separated by nine points in the Western Conference and will play one more time later this year.

CLOSE CALLS - Wichita has played nine of its last 16 games past regulation. The Thunder are 3-4 in shootout situations and 1-4 with games being decided in the overtime period. Wichita is 7-7-4-4 in one-goal games this season.

BASH BRO - Kale Kerbashian has made an impact since coming over from Rapid City. In just nine games with the Thunder, Kerbashian has nine points (3g, 6a), including two assists this past weekend against his old team. He has 19 points in 26 games this year. Tonight, he plays against another former team of his. Kerbashian played 37 games for the IceMen last season, tallying 28 points (9g, 19a).

OZZY - Landon Oslanski has been a solid pick-up since being acquired in a trade with Alaska. In his past 10 games, he has scored eight points (5g, 3a). The Camrose, Alberta native is in a fifth-place tie with eight power play goals, which also leads all defensemen in that category. Through 41 games, he has 20 points (9g, 11a) on the season.

700 - Head Coach Kevin McClelland is nearing a milestone, sitting just three games back of coaching in his 700th pro game of his career. The former Stanley Cup Champion is the Thunder's all-time winningest coach, going 185-149-43.

END OF THE MONTH - Tonight is the final home game of the month of January for Wichita. After tonight, the Thunder will close the month with a pair of road games this weekend at Missouri. Wichita is currently 2-5-3-1 during the month.

THUNDERBOLTS...Ian Lowe and Kenton Miller lead the team with 21 points...Andy Huff and Kenton Miller lead the team in goals (9)...Huff is tied for second in the ECHL in shorthanded goals (2)...LandonOslanski is tied for third in goals scored by a dman (9) and fifth in shots by a blueliner (104)...Dan Milan leads the team with 61 penalty minutes...Wichita is second in the league in minor penalties (217)...Wichita is 7-0-1-1 when leading after two...Wichita is 4-6-1-1 when tied after one...

ICEMEN NOTES - Former Thunder blueliner Michael Trebish makes his return to Wichita tonight for the first time this season...Nathan Moon leads the IceMen in scoring with 29 points (9g, 20a)...Evansville is last in the league in goals against per game (3.49)...Evansville is 3-1-3-0 when leading after one...

AROUND THE ECHL - There are five other games tonight in the ECHL. Manchester heads to Orlando. Reading goes to Elmira. Indy is in Cincinnati. Utah goes to Colorado. Rapid City plays at Idaho.

UP NEXT - Wichita heads on the road for two against Missouri starting Friday at 7:05 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.

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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.