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Thunder Weekly, March 19th

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Thunder Weekly, March 19th

Wichita, KS (March 19th) - Wichita continued its eight-game road trip in Rapid City last week. Take a look back at how the team fared in this edition of Thunder Weekly.


Friday, March 16thWichita at Rapid City, 3-2 W recap Watch highlights HERE

Saturday, March 17th Wichita at Rapid City, 4-3 L (OT) recap Watch highlights HERE

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

Tuesday, March 20thWichita at Kansas City, 7:05 p.m., online stream at wichitathunder.com, The Sin Bin app on your smartphone.

Thursday, March 22ndWichita at Kalamazoo, 6:00 p.m., online stream at wichitathunder.com, The Sin Bin app on your smartphone.

Saturday, March 24thWichita at Fort Wayne, 6:30 p.m., online stream at wichitathunder.com, The Sin Bin app on your smartphone.

**All games can be heard on www.wichitathunder.com or on your smart phone with The Sin Bin App using the keyword Wichita Thunder**

**Join Matthew Harding and Zach Courter before every home game for the Sin Bin Wichita Thunder Pregame Show. The show starts at 6:20 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: 20-11-2-1AWAY: 13-13-3-1OVERALL: 33-24-5-2Last 10: 4-4-1-1Streak: 2-0-1-0Rank: 3rd, Mountain Division, 73 points

TEAM LEADERSGoals: Ralph Cuddemi, 28Assists: Ralph Cuddemi, 30Points: Ralph Cuddemi, 58+/-: Samuel Thibault, +12PIM: Dyson Stevenson, 152

LAST WEEK - Wichita traveled to the Black Hills to close out the season-series with the Rapid City Rush. Wichita won on Friday night by the final of 3-2, but fell in overtime on Saturday night, 4-3. The Thunder finished 6-0-1-0 against the Rush this season.

RALPHIE - Ralph Cuddemi continues to stay red-hot, scoring in both games this past weekend. He has goals in three-straight and five points in his last three (3g, 2a). He also has a goal and an assist in four of his last six contests. He has already set a new career-high with 58 points (28g, 30a) with 52 of those coming in 51 games with the Thunder.

RIO - Nick Riopel has been a workhorse for the Thunder since coming over from Adirondack. He has started six-straight games, going 1-0-1-0 over the weekend. In 16 appearances for the Thunder, he is 6-2-2-2 with a 2.70 goals-against average and a .911 save percentage.

ST. PATTY - Kevin Patterson has been nice addition on the blue line for the Thunder since being called up from the Southern Professional Hockey League's Peoria Rivermen. He had his first multi-point game of his ECHL career on Saturday with two assists. He has three helpers over his last two outings.

EASY MAC - Mark MacMillan recorded a goal and an assist on Friday night against Rapid City. He netted his fourth game-winner of the season and his 18th goal. He is tied for 20th in the league in game-winning goals. MacMillan is also a +6 over his last three games.

PLAYOFF PICTURE - The Mountain Division got a little tighter this past week. Wichita leads the Allen Americans by four points and Tulsa by six. Lurking just behind them is Utah, who has 64 points. Allen plays Tulsa on Wednesday night. Wichita will face the Americans twice down the stretch and has one more against Tulsa. Wichita will not see Utah in the final eight games of the regular season.

THUNDERBOLTS... Jeremy Beaudry is tied for fourth for power play goals by a defenseman (6) and tied for 20th with 33 points (12g, 21a)...Travis Brown is second in the league in shorthanded goals by a defenseman (2)...Wichita is 21-8-1-1 when scoring first...Wichita is 18-3-1-0 when leading after one...Wichita is 22-3-0-1 when leading after two...Wichita is 18-14-1-1 when outshot by its opponent...

The Thunder continues their eight-game road trip on Tuesday night in Kansas City starting at 7:05 p.m.

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