LAST WEEK'S GAMES - Tuesday, November 11th Wichita at Rapid City, 6-3 L- Danick Gauthier's two points (1g, 1a) weren't enough to beat a Rapid City team that had 12 different players find the scoresheet. Rapid City's Daniel Tetrault led the scoring assault with four points (1g, 3a). Tim Boron took the loss in his return to the Black Hills. Wednesday, November 12thWichita at Rapid City, 3-2 W - Wichita bounced back on Wednesday night with a victory. Nikita Kashirsky tallied two goals and Stephen Schultz also scored as he banked a centering pass off a Rapid defenseman and past Danny Battochio. Tyler Bunz claimed his first win and the team's first road victory of the season.
Saturday, November 15thAllen at Wichita, 3-2 L - Two late goals from Jared Walker and Danick Gauthier weren't enough to put away the Americans on Saturday night. Allen jumped out to a three-goal lead before the Thunder stormed back with two in the final two minutes.
Sunday, November 16thMissouri at Wichita, 3-1 W -Wichita trailed early in the first, but rattled off three unanswered goals and claimed a 3-1 victory on Sunday afternoon over Missouri. RG Flath recorded his second of the season while Ian Lowe had his first of the year.
THIS WEEK'S GAMES - Tuesday, November 18th Wichita at Tulsa , 7:00 p.m., online stream only at ustream.com. Search Wichita Thunder Saturday, November 22nd Missouri at Wichita, 7:05 p.m., online stream only at ustream.com. Search Wichita Thunder Sunday, November 23rd Wichita at Tulsa, 4:05 p.m., online stream only at ustream.com. Search Wichita Thunder(All times are central time zone) **Pre-game begins 20 minutes prior to start of all games. All games can be heard on www.wichitathunder.com or on your smart phone with the UStream App using the keyword, Wichita Thunder** MOVIN' UP THE CHARTS - Veteran forward RG Flath found the net twice last week. He scored one goal at Rapid City and another on Sunday afternoon, which were his 74th and 75th goals in a Wichita Thunder uniform. HIGH VOLUME - Wichita has eclipsed 30 shots in each of the last five games. The team put a total of 173 shots during that span, including 51 of those during the second period this past week alone. That is good for an average of 34.6 shots per game. POWER AND LIGHT DISTRICT - Wichita's power play went 2-for-3 last night, which continued a nice stretch over the last five games for the Thunder. During that span, the power play has gone 6-for-20, operating at 30%. MILLER TIME - Kenton Miller has been a thorn in the side of his old team. Last night, he tallied a power play goal and had an assist. It was the third power play marker he has scored against Missouri this season. In three meetings against the Mavericks, Miller has five points (3g, 2a) and has fired 15 shots on net. All four of the goals he has scored this season have come on the power play. STREAKING - Stephen Schultz took over the team-lead in points and has scored in four-straight. He had three multi-assist games this past week including two on Saturday and Sunday over the weekend. The Westbury, New York native finished with seven points (1g, 6a) during the team's four games. Danick Gauthier has points in four of the last five games. He had two multi-point contests this past week, recording seven points over that span (2g, 5a).
THUNDERBOLTS… Kenton Miller is tied for first for power play goals (4)… Stephen Schultz is tied for ninth for shots on goal (46)…Wichita is second in the league in shots against per game (25.45)...Wichita is averaging 13.27 penalty minutes per game, which is in the bottom half of the league...Wichita is 2-0-0-1 when leading after two periods…Wichita is 2-3-0-1 when outshooting the opponent…Wichita is 3-3-0-1 when outshooting the opponent…Wichita is 3-1-0-0 in two-goal games…Wichita is 3-1-0-1 when scoring first… Wichita will visit the BOK Center on Tuesday night to close a three game in four night stretch against the Tulsa Oilers at 7 p.m. The Thunder return home on Saturday night to host the Missouri Mavericks at 7:05 p.m. Individual tickets are on sale now. Don't delay! Tickets can be purchased at the INTRUST Arena Box office, by calling 755-SEAT or go online at www.selectaseat.com. Stay up-to-date on all the news during the season by visiting www.wichitathunder.com. About the ECHL
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