Wichita, KS (June 14th) - The Wichita Thunder, ECHL affiliate of the NHL's Edmonton Oilers, AHL's Bakersfield Condors and powered by Toyota, announced today the full schedule for the 2019-20 season.
The Thunder will begin the new season on Friday, October 11th against the Indy Fuel and follow that up with a meeting against Rapid City on Saturday, October 12th.
27 of the 36 home games will be played on weekends, including 13 Fridays, eight Saturdays and six Sundays. 19 of the first 36 home games will take place before the New Year and the Thunder will finish the season with seven of their last eight at INTRUST Bank Arena.
Wichita will see a total of 10 opponents this season. The Thunder will face Kansas City 16 times, which is the most against a single opponent. The next highest opponent on the Thunder's schedule is Tulsa (14), followed by Allen (13) and Rapid City (11).
The longest stint of road games takes place in late February. Wichita will begin the trip in Allen on February 29th on Leap Day and finish the seven-game slate on Sunday March 15th at Fort Wayne.
The Thunder will host the Tulsa Oilers on Thanksgiving Eve and then close out the 2019 portion of the schedule in Kansas City on New Year's Eve. Other holidays the team will play on includes Valentine's Day and April Fool's Day, both at home against the Tulsa Oilers.
The Thunder will open the season at home on Friday and Saturday, October 11th and 12th and will host the ECHL All-Star Classic on Wednesday January 22nd, 2020. Get your tickets now for the league's annual showcase that features some of the best young talent across the ECHL. The remainder of the updated 2019-20 Thunder schedule is expected to be released next week.
Below is the full schedule for the 2019-20 season:Friday, October 11th vs. IndySaturday, October 12th vs. Rapid CityWednesday, October 16th at UtahFriday, October 18th at IdahoSaturday, October 19th at IdahoFriday October 25th vs. IdahoFriday, November 1st at Kansas CitySaturday, November 2nd at Kansas CitySunday, November 3rd vs. Kansas CityWednesday, November 6th vs. Norfolk (Kids Day Game, 10:30 a.m.)Friday, November 8th vs. TulsaMonday, November 11th at Kansas CityWednesday, November 13th vs. Rapid CityFriday, November 15th vs. IdahoFriday, November 22nd at AllenSaturday, November 23rd at AllenSunday, November 24th vs. AllenWednesday, November 27th vs. TulsaFriday November 29th vs. Kansas CitySaturday, November 30th vs. Kansas CityWednesday, December 4th at Rapid CityFriday, December 6th at Kansas CitySaturday, December 7th vs. TulsaSunday, December 8th vs. Kansas CityTuesday, December 10th at AllenFriday, December 13th at TulsaSaturday, December 14th at TulsaSunday, December 15th at TulsaTuesday, December 17th vs. UtahFriday, December 20th vs. TulsaSaturday, December 21st vs. Utah Sunday, December 22nd vs. AllenFriday, December 27th at Rapid CitySaturday, December 28th at Rapid CityMonday, December 30th vs. Kansas CityTuesday, December 31st at Kansas CitySaturday, January 4th at AllenTuesday, January 7th vs. AllenFriday, January 10th vs. UtahSaturday, January 11th vs. Kansas CitySunday, January 12th at TulsaWednesday, January 15th at Rapid CityFriday, January 17th at UtahSaturday, January 18th at UtahWednesday, January 22, ECHL All-Star ClassicFriday, January 24th at Rapid CitySaturday, January 25th at Rapid CityFriday, January 31st vs. AllenSaturday, February 1st at AllenWednesday February 5th vs. UtahFriday, February 7th at Kansas CitySaturday, February 8th vs. Rapid CitySunday, February 9th vs. Rapid CityTuesday, February 11th at Kansas CityFriday, February 14th vs. TulsaSaturday, February 15th vs. TulsaSaturday, February 22nd at AllenFriday, February 28th vs. AllenSaturday, February 29th at AllenSaturday, March 7th at Kansas CitySunday, March 8th at Kansas City Wednesday, March 11th at Fort WayneFriday, March 13th at IndySaturday, March 14th at ToledoSunday, March 15th at Fort Wayne Wednesday, March 18th vs. Kansas CityFriday, March 20th vs. Kansas CitySaturday, March 21st vs. AllenTuesday, March 24th at TulsaFriday, March 27th vs. Kansas CitySunday, March 29th vs. IdahoWednesday, April 1st vs. TulsaFriday, April 3rd vs. Tulsa
The Thunder are excited to be the host of the ECHL All-Star Classic on Wednesday January 22nd, 2020. Get your tickets now for the league's annual showcase that features some of the best young talent across the ECHL.
Season tickets for the 2019-20 season are on sale now. Get your seats for just $34 per month. All it takes is a $1 deposit per seat to reserve yours today. To learn more, click here or contact a Thunder representative at the office today!
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