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Lunchbox Set to Drop Ceremonial Face-off This Saturday

Monday, February 1st
Lunchbox Set to Drop Ceremonial Face-off This Saturday

Wichita, KS (Feb. 20th) - The Wichita Thunder, proud member of the ECHL and powered by Toyota, have partnered with iHeartMedia and 102.1 The Bull for their birthday bash this upcoming Saturday, February 21st as Lunchbox from the Bobby Bones Show will be in attendance to drop the ceremonial puck. Lunchbox will be part of a jammed-packed Saturday as the Thunder take on the Tulsa Oilers at starting at 7:05 p.m. at INTRUST Bank Arena. 102.1 The Bull is celebrating their second year on the air with a birthday bash. As a part of a four-day event, Lunchbox will attend the game and meet listeners around the concourse. The Bobby Bones Show is the number one rated morning show in Wichita, which is syndicated across the country from Nashville, Tennessee. Later that night, fans can head to Club Rodeo with Lunchbox to be a part of the Big and Rich concert. The jammed-packed weekend begins tonight with NASCAR Night, presented by T-Mobile, Arby's and Kansas Speedway. Fans will have a chance to win great prizes from the Kansas Speedway such as four tickets to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on May 9th, a signed t-shirt from Joey Logano, signed hat from Ricky Stenhouse, a signed hat from Kevin Harvick and a signed hat from Matt Kenseth. On Saturday, fans can catch the 4th Annual Cops vs. Fire game starting at 5:15 p.m. with doors opening at 5 p.m. The two forces have partnered up with the Wichita Children's Home with a portion of each ticket sold with a special code will go back to this great charity. Outside of the arena, EagleMed LLC will have a helicopter, ground ambulance and education trailer outside near Entrance B for fans to get pictures with. There will also be a fire truck and two police vehicles outside as well. Saturday is also the annual Evening with the Arc. The team will be wearing special uniforms that will be auctioned off after the game with the proceeds benefiting the Arc of Sedgwick County. Wichita returns home for five-straight games beginning tonight as the Rapid City Rush come to town, starting at 7:05 p.m.

Individual tickets are on sale now. Don't delay! Tickets can be purchased at the INTRUST Arena Box office, by calling 755-SEAT or go online at www.selectaseat.com. Stay up-to-date on all the news during the season by visiting www.wichitathunder.com. 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.