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Thunder Weekly - February 15th Edition

Monday, February 1st
Thunder Weekly - February 15th Edition

Wichita, KS (Feb. 15th) - Wichita finished a three-in-three this past weekend. Look back at the week that was in this edition of Thunder Weekly.


Friday, February 12th South Carolina at Wichita, 5-1 L -Watch highlights HERE

Saturday, February 13th South Carolina at Wichita, 4-1 L -Watch highlights HERE

Sunday, February 14th Wichita at Tulsa, 2-1 L (OT)-Watch highlights HERE

THIS WEEK'S GAMES - (All times are Central)

Tuesday, February 16th Quad City at Wichita, 7:05 p.m., online stream only at mixlr.com. Search Wichita Thunder.

Saturday, February 20th Idaho at Wichita, 7:05 p.m., online stream only at mixlr.com. Search Wichita Thunder.

Sunday, February 21st Idaho at Wichita, 5:05 p.m., online stream only at mixlr.com. Search Wichita Thunder.

**Pre-game begins 15 minutes prior to start of all games. All games can be heard on www.wichitathunder.com or on your smart phone with the Mixlr App using the keyword Wichita Thunder**

WICHITAHOME: 6-13-2-3AWAY: 4-18-3-1OVERALL: 10-31-5-4Last 10: 1-8-1-0Streak: 0-4=6-1-0Rank: 4th place, Central Division, 29 points

TEAM LEADERSGoals: Kenton Miller, 11Assists: Kale Kerbashian, 19Points: Kale Kerbashian, 26+/-: Michael Neal, -1PIM: Dan Milan, 90

WEEK IN REVIEW - Wichita took on the South Carolina Stingrays for the first-time ever this weekend and followed that up with a Sunday Valentine's date at Tulsa. The Thunder fell to the Stingrays in both games, losing 5-1 on Friday night and 4-1 on Saturday. Tulsa's Adam Pleskach gave the Oilers a 1-0 lead late in the second period, but Erick Lizon tied the game with his second goal of the season. The Oilers ended up with the extra point, getting the overtime winner from Axel Blomqvist just two minutes into the extra frame.

OZ - Landon Oslanski has helped the Thunder power play since coming over from Alaska. He added another on Friday night. All seven of his goals with Wichita have come on the man advantage. He is tied for third in the league with nine power play markers.

SIN BIN - Saturday's contest against the Stingrays turned into a chippy, penalty-filled battle between the two teams. Wichita finished with 71 penalty minutes while South Carolina had 59. The combined minutes was the most between the Thunder and its opponent this season (130), with 74 of that coming in the third period.

CLOSE CALLS - Wichita and Tulsa have played some tight games this season. In fact, five of the last six have gone past regulation, including last night's overtime loss. Wichita is 3-3-1-3 against the Oilers this season.

400 - Wichita begins a four-game home-stand tomorrow night. The Thunder plays seven total games at INTRUST Bank Arena during the month of February. Wichita needs one more win to reach 400 all-time home victories. The Thunder are 6-13-2-3 at home this year and 399-274-69 all-time.

THUNDERBOLTS...Ian Lowe leads the team in shots (125)...Lowe and Andy Huff are tied for third in the ECHL in shorthanded goals (2)…Landon Oslanski leads all blueliners in power play goals (9) and fifth in shots by a dman (120)…Dan Milan leads the team with 90 penalty minutes...Wichita is second in the league in minor penalties (271)…Wichita is 5-4-2-1 when leading after one...Wichita is 8-0-1-1 when leading after two...Wichita is 7-8-5-4 in one goal games...

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.