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Game Day: Wichita at Tulsa, January 9th

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Game Day: Wichita at Tulsa, January 9th

Tulsa, OK (Jan. 9th) - Wichita travels to Oklahoma tonight to take on the Tulsa Oilers in the StoneWolf Casino Cup Series. Get ready for the match-up with this Wichita Brewing Company Game Day Capsule:TONIGHT'S MATCH-UPWichita at Tulsa - 7:05 p.m., BOK Center, Tulsa, OK

WICHITAHOME: 5-8-1-3AWAY: 4-12-0-1OVERALL: 9-20-1-3Last 10: 3-3-1-3Streak: 2-0-0-1Rank: 4th place, Central Division, 23 points

TEAM LEADERSGoals: Andy Huff, Kenton Miller, 7Assists: Peter Sakaris, Landon Oslanski, 9Points: Andy Huff, 15+/-: Michael Neal, +2PIM: Dan Milan, 51

TULSAHOME: 8-6-2-1AWAY: 7-5-0-1OVERALL: 15-11-2-2Last 10: 6-2-1-1Streak: 1-0-0-1Rank: 3rd place, Central Division, 34 points

TEAM LEADERSGoals: Adam Pleskach, 12Assists: Dennis Brown, 15Points: Adam Pleskach, 24+/-: Dennis Brown, +14PIM: Mathieu Gagnon, 92

SEASON-SERIESOct. 16 BOK 3-2, WNov. 11 INTRUST 2-1, W (SO)Nov. 27 BOK 2-0, LNov. 28 INTRUST 4-2, LDec. 18 BOK 3-2, W (OT)Dec. 19 BOK 3-2, L (SO)Dec. 26 INTRUST 2-1, L (SO)Jan. 8 INTRUST 2-1 L (SO)Jan. 9 BOK 7:05 p.m.Feb. 14 BOK 7:05 p.m.Apr. 6 INTRUST 7:05 p.m.Apr. 8 INTRUST 7:05 p.m.Apr. 9 BOK 7:05 p.m.

Wichita is 3-2-0-3 vs. Tulsa

HEAD-TO-HEAD - This is the ninth meeting of the season between the Thunder and the Oilers. All-time, Wichita is 134-112-26 against Tulsa and 74-50-14 at home in the series.

GOALIE MATCH-UP - David Shantz has been solid against the Oilers this season, sporting a 1.44 goals-against average and .940 save percentage in five starts. Grant Rollheiser has appeared in two games against Tulsa, going 0-1-0-1 with a goals-against average of 2.43 and a save percentage of .909. With Kevin Carr suspended, Matt Grogan will make his third-straight start this week.

SERIES LEADERS - Kenton Miller leads Wichita with three goals and five points against the Oilers. Logan Nelson has four points (1g, 3a) in seven games against Tulsa this season. Adam Pleskach leads the way for the Oilers, collecting five points (1g, 4a) in eight games against Wichita. Brady Ramsay has 18 penalty minutes this season against the Thunder.

FOUR SCORE - Wichita and Tulsa have played four-straight games that have gone either into overtime or a shootout. In fact, the last three between the two teams have finished in a shootout. Wichita has played six of the last 10 past regulation and only two of the first eight games in the season-series have been decided by two or more goals.

STONEWOLF SERIES - Tonight is the final half of a home-and-home between the Thunder and the Oilers in the StoneWolf Casino Cup Series. After tonight, Wichita and Tulsa will not see each other until February 14th at the BOK Center.

THUNDERBOLTS...Ian Lowe played in his 300th pro game last night...Wichita traded Danick Gauthier to Rapid City in exchange for forward Kale Kerbashian on Monday...David Shantz has appeared in five-straight and started the last three...Landon Oslanski leads the team in shots with 87...Wichita is 7-0-0-1 when leading after two...Wichita is 4-5-0-1 when tied after one...Wichita is 7-6-1-4 in one goal games...Wichita is 1-1-0-0 in four-goal games...Kevin St. Pierre is 11-0 as an emergency back-up goaltender...

TULSA NOTES - Tulsa and Rapid City had a combined 216 penalty minutes last Saturday, resulting in suspensions to Mathieu Gagnon (eight games), Emerson Clark (one game) and Kevin Carr (three games)...Tulsa is fourth in shots against per game (26.80)...Aaron Harstad was recalled to the Manitoba Moose of the American Hockey League (AHL)...

AROUND THE ECHL - There are eleven other games tonight in the ECHL. Toledo heads to Reading. South Carolona goes to Adirondack. Florida plays at Greenville. Manchester takes on Elmira. Kalamazoo heads north to Brampton. Cincinnati is in Norfolk. Evansville heads to Indy. Orlando is in Wheeling. Idaho goes to Utah. Missouri remains in Rapid City.

UP NEXT - Wichita returns home on Tuesday night to host Missouri 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 ECHL

The 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.