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Thunder Swaps Defenseman with Atlanta

Monday, February 1st
Thunder Swaps Defenseman with Atlanta

Wichita, KS (Jan. 18th) - The Wichita Thunder, ECHL affiliate of the Ottawa Senators and powered by Toyota, announced this morning that the team has acquired defenseman Jacob Bolton from the Atlanta Gladiators for defenseman Nick Trecapelli.

Bolton, 24, completed a four-year NCAA career at Holy Cross College last season and joined the Gladiators at the end of the 2015-16 campaign. A native of Ellington, Connecticut, the 6-foot-2, 223-pound blueliner has appeared in 25 games for Atlanta, tallying 10 points (1g, 9a).

He set career-highs during his senior year at Holy Cross, collecting 17 assists, +17 rating and recorded 18 points (1g, 17a) in 35 games. He also served as an alternate captain that same season.

Wichita has a short break for the All-Star Game this week and will resume play on Friday night on the road against the Allen Americans starting at 7:05 p.m.

Individual tickets for all Thunder home games are now on sale. Tickets can be purchased at the INTRUST Arena Box office, by calling 855-755-SEAT or go online at www.selectaseat.com.

Contact a Thunder representative at the office today to learn more about our great season, group and other ticket packet opportunities!

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