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Thunder Weekly, January 4

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Thunder Weekly, January 4

WICHITA, Kan. (Jan. 4) - Wichita closed 2020 and kicked off its home schedule this past week. Get caught up on the team with this edition of Thunder Weekly.


Thursday, December 31Wichita at Allen, 7-2 W recapWatch highlights HERE

Friday, January 1Allen at Wichita, 5-1 L recapWatch highlights HERE

Saturday, January 2Allen at Wichita, 4-3 L (OT) recapWatch highlights HERE

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

Tuesday, January 5Wichita at Kansas City, 7:05 p.m., online stream on the Mixlr app and The Sin Bin app on your smartphone.

Friday, January 8Kansas City at Wichita, 7:05 p.m., Buy Tickets here.

Saturday, January 9Kansas City at Wichita, 7:05 p.m., Buy Tickets here.

Sunday, January 10Kansas City at Wichita, 4:05 p.m., Buy Tickets here.

.**All games can be heard on Mixlr by searching The Sin Bin or on your smart phone with The Sin Bin App**

**Join Matthew Harding and Matthew Will before every game for the Sin Bin Wichita Thunder Pregame Show. The show starts at 6:30 p.m. for every game except Sunday home games, which starts at 3:20 p.m. You can listen on the Sin Bin app.**

WICHITAHOME: 0-1-1-0AWAY: 3-0-0-0OVERALL: 3-1-1-0Last 10: 3-1-1-0Streak: 0-1-1-0Rank: 3rd, Mountain Division, 7 points

TEAM LEADERSGoals: Matteo Gennaro, 4Assists: Matteo Gennaro, Bobby McMann, 4Points: Matteo Gennaro, 8+/-: Bobby McMann, +7PIM: Mathieu Gagnon, 26

JET PLANE - Matteo Gennaro is riding a five-game point streak heading into this week. The former Winnipeg Jets draft pick has 8 points (4g, 4a) during that stretch. Gennaro is nearing a new career-high as he had 11 points last season in Rapid City.

RAIDER NATION - Bobby McMann has been red-hot since joining the Thunder from the Toronto Marlies. The Colgate Raider product has 7 points (3g, 4a) in just four games. Three his of his four outings have been multi-point contests. He had 3 points (2g, 1a) on Saturday night, including a highlight reel goal that gave the Thunder a brief 3-2 lead in the third. He also had a season-high 10 shots on net on Saturday.

DOUBLE G - Gordie Green has also had a solid start to his professional career. He has 5 points (3g, 2a) in three games, including two markers and an assist on New Year's Eve.

SUMMERSIDE SNIPER - Jeremy McKenna had three goals this past week, giving him four points in three games. The Summerside, PEI native is averaging a point-per-game and has netted two power play goals.

PPG - Five players are averaging a point-per-game through the first five of the season. Bobby McMann is leading the way, averaging 1.75 per contest and is third in the league in that category. Matteo Gennaro is sixth with 1.60 per game.

ROUGH STRETCH - Wichita is in the middle of a grueling stretch of games that began last week. The Thunder will head to Kansas City tomorrow and return home this weekend for a three-in-three against the Mavericks. Wichita will have played seven games in 11 days when it's all said and done.

THUNDERBOLTS... Matteo Gennaro is tied for ninth with 8 points (4g, 4a) and tied for first with two shorthanded goals...Mathieu Gagnon is fourth in the league in penalty minutes...Mitch Gillam is tied for fourth with three wins and tied for fifth with 139 saves...Bobby McMann is third in points for rookies (3g, 4a)...Jeremy McKenna is tied for first for rookies with 2 power play goals...Wichita is 3-0-0-0 when scoring first...Wichita is fourth in goals-against per game (2.80)

Wichita hits the road on Tuesday night to face Kansas City at 7:05 p.m. The Thunder returns home for three-straight games against the Mavericks starting on Friday, January 8 at 7:05 p.m.

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