Wichita, KS (April 7th) - The Wichita Thunder, proud member of the ECHL and powered by Toyota, will close out their home portion of the regular season tomorrow night against the Tulsa Oilers. Friday night is Batman vs. Superman Night, presented by the Kansas Honor Flight. The team will be wearing special-themed jerseys with the proceeds benefiting this great cause to help send veterans to Washington D.C. To learn more about the Kansas Honor Flight and what they stand for, click HERE. Superman will be in attendance to take pictures with the fans and sign autographs.
Friday night is also Team Photo Giveaway Night, presented by Green Lantern, Eaton Place, U.S. Air Force and Newman University. The first 2,500 fans that walk in the door will receive a team photo.
Come early for the annual Team Awards that will be announced prior to the opening face-off. The team will hand out the Community Service Award, Unsung Hero, Defenseman of the Year, Lewis Street Glass Rattler of the Year, Most Improved Player, Fan of the Year and MVP. 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.
Follow along with us on our social media platforms on Facebook, Twitter (@wichita_thunder), Snapchat (wichthunder), Instagram (Wichita_Thunder) and LinkedIn, presented by Wichita Brewing Company.
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.