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Thunder Sends Martell to Alaska

Monday, February 1st
Thunder Sends Martell to Alaska

Wichita, KS (March 1st) - The Wichita Thunder, proud member of the ECHL and powered by Toyota, announced this morning that the team has dealt defenseman Brandon Martell to the Alaska Aces for future considerations.

Martell, 27, appeared in 40 games this season for the Thunder. He tallied eight points (5g, 3a) and was a -13 in that span. The former Ohio State Buckeye product began the season with the Lake Erie Monsters during their training camp before coming back to the Air Capital.

The Thunder returns to action on Friday night when they start a three-in-three at Missouri against the Mavericks 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 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.