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Wichita Plays First-Ever Game in Cincinnati

Monday, February 1st
Wichita Plays First-Ever Game in Cincinnati

Cincinnati, OH (Feb. 22nd) - Wichita continues a five-game road trip this afternoon in Cincinnati. Get ready for the match-up with this Wichita Brewing Company Game Day Capsule:

TODAY'S MATCH-UPWichita at Cincinnati - 6:35 p.m. CST, US Bank Arena, Cincinnati, OH

WICHITAHOME: 9-19-0-0AWAY: 6-11-3-1OVERALL: 15-30-3-1Last 10: 0-8-2-0Streak: 0-11-2-0Rank: 6th, Central Division, 34 points

TEAM LEADERSGoals: Vincent Arseneau, 12Assists: Matt DeBlouw, 18Points: Matt DeBlouw, 29+/-: David Friedmann, +3PIM: James Melindy, 135

CINCINNATIHOME: 16-7-4-0AWAY: 10-16-0-0OVERALL: 26-23-4-0Last 10: 8-2-0-0Streak: 3-0-0-0Rank: 5th, South Division, 56 points

TEAM LEADERSGoals: Shane Walsh, Nick Huard, 14Assists: Jordan Sims, Shane Walsh 22Points: Shane Walsh, 36+/-: Arvin Atwal, +11PIM: Brandon McNally, 136

SEASON-SERIESJan. 4 INTRUST 4-3, LFeb. 22 US Bank 6:35 p.m.Feb. 24 US Bank 6:35 p.m.

Wichita is 0-1-0-0 vs. Cincinnati

HEAD TO HEAD - This is the second meeting of the season between the Thunder and the Cyclones. All-time, Wichita is 0-2-0-0 against Cincinnati.

FIRST TIME AROUND - In the only match-up of the season on January 4th, Wichita lost to the Cyclones by the final of 4-3. Matt DeBlouw recorded his third goal of the season in the first and Gabriel Gagne finished with a pair in the losing effort. Jordan Sims scored twice and Colin Mulvey recorded the game-winner with six minutes to go.

ROAD TRIP - Wichita will make its first-ever trip to US Bank Arena to take on the Cyclones this week. The Thunder plays at Cincinnati tonight and Friday. On Saturday, the Thunder will visit the Memorial Coliseum for the first time since the 2011-12 CHL Finals. Finally, Wichita will make its first trip of the season to iWireless Center on Sunday afternoon to face the Mallards.

WELCOME BACK - Head Coach Malcolm Cameron returns to a place he once coached earlier in his career. In fact, he began his career in Cincinnati back in 2002-03 where he went 36-29-3-4 in 72 games and lost in the third round of the playoffs.

NEXT ON THE LIST - Head Coach Malcolm Cameron is closing in on another milestone. He sits at 332 wins in the ECHL and needs one more victory to pass Frank Anzalone for sixth place all-time. He moved into a ninth place tie all-time in games coached in league history with 604 this past Sunday. He will pass Nick Vitucci on Wednesday night.

THUNDERBOLTS... Vincent Arseneau is tied for the league-lead with five shorthanded points and leads the league with four shorthanded goals...Wichita is second in the league in shorthanded goals (11)...Wichita is fourth in the league in penalty minutes per game (18.04)...Wichita is 10-2-2-1 when leading after two...Wichita is 5-10-1-0 when tied after one...Wichita is 7-8-2-0 when outshooting its opponent...

CINCINNATI NOTES - Cincinnati is 8-2-0-0 in their last 10 games...Michael Houser is 8-1-0-0 in his last 10, posting a 2.49 goals-against average and .930 save percentage...Nick Huard has points in his last three games (1g, 3a)...Cincinnati is 13-for-44 on the power play (29.5% in their last seven games...Jordan Sims has four goals and 10 assists in his last 11 games...

AROUND THE ECHL - There are five other games today in the ECHL. Atlanta goes to Orlando. Greenville heads to Reading. Florida visits Norfolk. Fort Wayne hosts Quad City. Utah is in Colorado.

UP NEXT - Wichita stays in Cincinnati on Friay night starting at 6:35 p.m. CST.

Individual tickets for all Thunder home games are now on sale. Tickets can be purchased at the INTRUST Arena Box office, by calling 855-755-SEAT or go online at www.selectaseat.com.

Contact a Thunder representative at the office today to learn more about our great season, group and other ticket packet opportunities!

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