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Thunder Add Lemay Ahead of Weekend Series vs. Allen

Monday, February 1st
Thunder Add Lemay Ahead of Weekend Series vs. Allen

Wichita, KS (Feb. 26th) - The Wichita Thunder, proud member of the ECHL and powered by Toyota, announced that the team has signed goaltender Adrien Lemay ahead of the team's weekend set against the Allen AmericansLemay, 26, makes his second attempt at the pro ranks after going back to school for the last four years. He turned pro during the 2009-10 season, appearing in two games for the Florida Everblades. The following season, he attended the Dallas Stars development camp before being assigned to the Texas Stars of the American Hockey League (AHL). A native of Moncton, New Brunswick, the 6-foot, 171-pounder played in 20 games for the Allen Americans during the 2010-11 campaign, going 12-4-1 with a goals-against average of 3.31 and a save percentage of .887. He also spent time with the Idaho Steelheads that same season. Wichita begins a three-in-three this weekend against the Allen Americans starting tonight at 7:05 p.m.Friday is Youth Jersey giveaway night, presented by Pizza Hut and Taco Bell. The first 1,000 kids 12 and under will get this great giveaway.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 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.