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Game Day: Wichita at Allen, February 6th

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Game Day: Wichita at Allen, February 6th

Allen, TX (Feb. 6th) - Wichita looks to rebound after last night's loss with a trip to Allen this evening. Get ready for the match-up with this Wichita Brewing Company Game Day Capsule:

TONIGHT'S MATCH-UPWichita at Allen - 7:05 p.m., Allen Event Center, Allen, TX

WICHITAHOME: 6-11-2-3AWAY: 4-17-2-1OVERALL: 10-28-4-4Last 10: 1-6-3-0Streak: 0-3-0-0Rank: 4th place, Central Division, 28 points

TEAM LEADERSGoals: Kenton Miller, Logan Nelson, 10Assists: Kale Kerbashian, 16Points: Ian Lowe, 23+/-: Michael Neal, +2PIM: Dan Milan, 65

ALLENHOME: 13-6-2-1AWAY: 14-10-0-0OVERALL: 27-16-2-1Last 10: 6-2-1-1Streak: 2-0-0-0Rank: 2nd place, Central Division, 57 points

TEAM LEADERSGoals: Chad Costello, 18Assists: Chad Costello, 45Points: Chad Costello, 63+/-: Greger Hanson, +8PIM: Dyson Stevenson, 83

SEASON-SERIESNov. 10 AEC 5-2, LNov. 20 INTRUST 3-0, LDec. 27 INTRUST 3-2, L (OT)Dec. 30 INTRUST 4-3, LJan. 22 INTRUST 4-3, L (OT)Jan. 23 INTRUST 3-1, LJan. 24 AEC 5-4, LFeb. 6 AEC 7:05 p.m.Feb. 26 INTRUST 7:05 p.m.Feb. 27 AEC 7:05 p.m.Feb. 28 AEC 4:05 p.m.Mar. 12 AEC 7:05 p.m.Mar. 13 AEC 4:05 p.m.

Wichita is 0-5-2-0 vs. Allen

HEAD TO HEAD - This is the eighth meeting of the season between the Thunder and the Americans. All-time, Wichita is 18-29-6 against Allen and 9-16-1 at home in the series.

TODAY - Wichita heads to Allen for the third time this season looking for its first win against the Americans. Both teams were in action last night. The Thunder lost at home against the Colorado Eagles by the final score of 6-0. Allen was at home and claimed a 2-0 victory over the Utah Grizzlies. Wichita has lost three in a row while Allen has won its last two and are 6-2-1-1 in its last 10. In their last meeting at the Allen Event Center, Wichita lost in a wild, high scoring affair by the final of 5-4. Chad Costello leads the Americans with 14 points (5g, 9a) against the Thunder. Christian Isackson has six points (2g, 4a) to lead the way for the Thunder against the Americans.

SHUT DOWN - Despite firing 36 shots on net last night, Wichita was unable to get one past Eric Levine. It was the sixth time the Thunder were shutout and second time against the Eagles with Levine in net.

PHOTO FINISH - Wichita played eight one-goal games during the month of January, five of which went past regulation. The Thunder is 7-8-4-4 in games decided by a goal this season.

GOALIE MATCH-UP - Joel Rumpel has appeared in four games against Wichita, going 4-0-0-0 with a goals against average of 2.48 and a .911 save percentage. Grant Rollheiser has played in four games against Allen, going 0-2-2-0 with a 4.19 goals against average and .871 save percentage.

SEASON-SERIES - Tonight is just the third trip for the Thunder to the Allen Event Center. Wichita will host the Americans one more time on February 26th and then make four-straight trips to the Dallas-area to close out the season-series. Wichita is 0-5-2-0 so far this season against the Americans with four of those losses decided by a goal.

700 - Head Coach Kevin McClelland reached a milestone last Saturday, coaching in his 700th game. The former Stanley Cup Champion is the Thunder's all-time winningest coach, going 186-151-43. Overall, he is sporting a 373-258-69 record during his 11-year career. THUNDERBOLTS... Ian Lowe leads the team in shots (114)...Kenton Miller and Logan Nelson lead the team in goals (10)...Lowe and Andy Huff are tied for third in the ECHL in shorthanded goals (2)…Landon Oslanski is tied for fourth in goals scored by a dman (9) and fifth in shots by a blueliner (112)…Dan Milan leads the team with 65 penalty minutes...Wichita is second in the league in minor penalties (241)…

ALLEN NOTES - Joel Rumpel earned his first shutout of the season last night against Utah...Chad Costello leads the league in assists (45), first in points (63), first in power play assists (19) and first in power play points (25)...Former Thunder forward Greger Hanson has 22 points in 20 games...Allen acquired netminder Peter Di Salvo off of waivers from Fort Wayne with Riley Gill out of action...

AROUND THE ECHL - There are 13 other games tonight in the ECHL. Toledo goes to Kalamazoo. Norfolk is at Adirondack. Elmira plays at Manchester. Greenville takes on Orlando. Florida goes to South Carolina. Brampton is at Atlanta. Quad City travels to Fort Wayne. Indy hosts Cincinnati. Colorado is at Missouri. Utah heads to Tulsa. Reading takes on Wheeling. Rapid City is at Evansville. Alaska remains in Idaho.

UP NEXT - Wichita returns home next week for the first-ever meeting against the South Carolina Stingrays starting at 7:05 on Friday night.

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.