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Game Day: Wichita at Allen, March 13th

Monday, February 1st
Game Day: Wichita at Allen, March 13th

Allen, TX (March 13th) - Wichita closes out a seven-game road trip today at Allen. Get ready for the match-up with this Wichita Brewing Company Game Day Capsule:

TONIGHT'S MATCH-UPWichita at Allen - 4:05 p.m., Allen Event Center, Allen, TX

WICHITAHOME: 7-14-3-4AWAY: 7-20-3-2OVERALL: 14-34-6-6Last 10: 4-3-1-2Streak: 0-1-0-0Rank: 4th place, Central Division, 40 points

TEAM LEADERSGoals: Kale Kerbashian, Kenton Miller, 13Assists: Kale Kerbashian, 22Points: Kale Kerbashian, 35+/-: Paxton Leroux, -3PIM: Dan Milan, 116

ALLENHOME: 18-6-2-1AWAY: 17-14-1-1OVERALL: 35-20-3-2Last 10: 6-2-1-1Streak: 3-0-0-0Rank: 2nd place, Midwest Division, 75 points

TEAM LEADERSGoals: Chad Costello, 22Assists: Chad Costello, 62Points: Chad Costello, 84+/-: Mike Gunn, +8PIM: Dyson Stevenson, 91

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 5-3, LFeb. 26 INTRUST 1-0, LFeb. 27 AEC 7-4, LFeb. 28 AEC 4-3, L (SO)Mar. 12 AEC 6-3, LMar. 13 AEC 4:05 p.m.

Wichita is 0-9-2-1 vs. Allen

HEAD TO HEAD - This is the 13th and final meeting of the season between the Thunder and the Americans. All-time, Wichita is 18-33-7 against Allen and 9-19-2 on the road in the series.

TODAY - Wichita concludes its seven-game road trip this afternoon against the Allen Americans. This is the regular season finale between the two teams. The Thunder are looking for their first win against Allen this season. The Americans won last night by the final of 6-3, increasing their winning streak to three games. After tonight, Wichita will return home for six-straight at INTRUST Bank Arena. Chad Costello leads the way for the Americans with 23 points (5g, 18a) against the Thunder. Gary Steffes has six goals and seven assists in 11 games vs. Wichita. Kale Kerbashian leads the way for the Thunder with nine points (4g, 5a) against his former team while Christian Isackson has eight points (4g, 4a).

FEELING BLUE - Wichita got offense from its defense last night to help the Thunder try to stay in the game. Dalton Reum scored five minutes after Allen took a 1-0 lead, which was his fourth of the year. Martin Nemcik added a third-period goal to cut the lead back to two. It was also his fourth goal of the season. Eric Springer added an assist on the Reum goal.

SPECIAL - The Thunder power play got through last night against the top-ranked penalty killing unit in the league. Reum's power play goal helped tie the game in the first period. It was the fourth power play goal that Wichita has scored against Allen and third at the Allen Event Center. The Americans added a power play goal themselves as both teams went 1-for-4 on the man advantage. Wichita is 3-for-22 on the power play at Allen, good for a 13.6% rating.

EXTRA TIME - Wichita's streak of playing past 60 minutes came to an end last Sunday. The Thunder appeared in three-straight games past regulation before a 4-2 win in Evansville. Wichita has played seven of its last 11 games into either overtime or a shootout. It was also the third time this season that the team had three or more games in a row go past the allotted time. Wichita leads the league in overtime games with 19.

TWO SPOT - Miles Koules was the only player last night to record two or more points for Wichita, adding a pair of assists in the game. It was his second multi-point contest of the season and first in a Thunder uniform. The Los Angeles, CA native has three points in four games since coming over from Quad City.

THUNDERBOLTS...Ian Lowe leads the team in shots (160)...Lowe and Andy Huff are tied for seventh in the ECHL in shorthanded goals (2)...Landon Oslanski continues to lead defensemen with nine power play goals and is tied for second in power play points (17)...Dan Milan leads the team with 116 penalty minutes...Wichita is tied for second in the league in minor penalties (330)...Wichita is 8-1-1-1 when leading after two...

ALLEN NOTES - Allen has picked up points in 13-straight home games and has won its last nine at the AEC... Chad Costello leads the league in assists (62), first in power play assists (27), power play points (34) and first in the league in scoring with 84 points...

AROUND THE ECHL - There are seven other games tonight in the ECHL. Orlando is in Brampton. Elmira goes to Manchester. Indy hosts Cincinnati. Norfolk takes on Wheeling. Kalamazoo is in Toledo. Quad City heads to Evansville. Reading plays at Adirondack.

UP NEXT - Wichita returns home for a pair of weekday games against Alaska starting on Tuesday.

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 over 500 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.