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Thunder Weekly - February 1st Edition

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

Wichita, KS (Feb. 1st) - Wichita finished a three game in four night span this past weekend. Look back at the week that was in this edition of Thunder Weekly.


Wednesday, January 27th Evansville at Wichita, 4-2 W -Watch highlights HERE

Friday, January 29th Wichita at Missouri, 2-1 L -Watch highlights HERE

Saturday, January 30th Wichita at Missouri, 5-2 L -Watch highlights HERE

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

Friday, February 5th Colorado at Wichita, 7:05 p.m., online stream only at mixlr.com. Search Wichita Thunder.

Saturday, February 6th Wichita at Allen, 7:05 p.m., online stream only at mixlr.com. Search Wichita Thunder. Watch the game live at Pucks Sports Bar, located inside the Wichita Ice Center

**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: 6-10-2-3AWAY: 4-17-2-1OVERALL: 10-27-4-4Last 10: 1-6-3-0Streak: 0-2-0-0Rank: 4th place, Central Division, 28 points

TEAM LEADERSGoals: Logan Nelson, Kenton Miller, 10Assists: Kale Kerbashian, 16Points: Ian Lowe, 23+/-: Michael Neal, +4PIM: Dan Milan, 65

WEEK IN REVIEW - Wichita went 1-2-0 this past week. The Thunder snapped a nine-game losing skid with a 4-2 win on Wednesday night against Evansville and followed that up with a pair of losses at Missouri.

700 - Head Coach Kevin McClelland reached a milestone on Saturday night, coaching in his 700th game. The former Stanley Cup Champion is the Thunder's all-time winningest coach, going 186-151-43. Overall, he is sporting a 373-258-69 record during his 11-year career.

HOT NELLY - Logan Nelson started the week with a bang before missing most of Friday's game with an undisclosed injury. The second-year forward notched his first pro hat trick and had a career-high four-point game on Wednesday night against Evansville. His three-goal outing gave him five goals in two games including his two-goal performance in Allen on January 24th.

END OF THE MONTH - Several players finished the month of January on a high note. Kale Kerbashian had 14 points (4g, 14a) and had his assist-streak stopped on Saturday (four assists in three games). Kenton Miller tallied 11 points (4g, 7a), which included a six-game point streak during the month (2g, 4a). Christian Isackson had nine points (3g, 6a) during January, including two first goals. Landon Oslanski had five goals and eight points with all five of his goals coming on the power play.

SHORTIE - Ian Lowe registered his first two-goal game of the season on Saturday night, going back-to-back that helped the Thunder pull within one. His second marker was a shorthanded goal, giving him two on the season. Wichita has scored five shorthanded goals this year, going 0-3-1-0 in that span.

PHOTO FINISH - Wichita played eight one-goal games during the month of January, five of which went past regulation. The Thunder is tied for second in the league with 23 games decided by one goal, going 7-8-4-4.

THUNDERBOLTS...Ian Lowe leads the team in shots (113)...Kenton Miller and Logan Nelson lead the team in goals (10)...Lowe and Andy Huff are tied for second in the ECHL in shorthanded goals (2)…Landon Oslanski is tied for fourth in goals scored by a dman (9) and sixth in shots by a blueliner (109)…Dan Milan leads the team with 65 penalty minutes...Wichita is second in the league in minor penalties (238)…Wichita is 8-0-1-1 when leading after two...

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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.