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Thunder Announces 2021-22 Season Schedule

Tuesday, May 11th
Thunder Announces 2021-22 Season Schedule

WICHITA, Kan. (May 11) – The Wichita Thunder, ECHL affiliate of the NHL's Edmonton Oilers, AHL's Bakersfield Condors and powered by Toyota, announced today the schedule for the 2021-22 season. 

PLEASE NOTE: Since the original announcement of the 2021-22 Schedule, there have been some changes, including the Home Opener being changed to Friday, October 29. The schedule below is no longer up-to-date. To view the most updated Thunder schedule, click HERE. 

The Thunder will open the season at home on Friday, October 22 against heated rival, Allen. Wichita will close Opening Weekend with a pair of games in Texas against the Americans on Saturday, October 23 and Sunday, October 24. 

The Thunder will host two new teams at INTRUST Bank Arena this year. Wheeling comes to town on Saturday, October 30 and Newfoundland visits on Wednesday, January 26. Wichita will also face a new team this year, traveling to Iowa on Wednesday, December 1 and Wednesday, February 23. 

Wichita will play the majority of its schedule against divisional rivals. The Thunder will play Allen 17 times, Kansas City 15 times and Tulsa 12 times. The Thunder will play Kansas City five-straight times from New Year's Eve to Tuesday, January 11 and then will close the season with three-straight against the Mavericks in April. 

The Thunder will play at home the night before Thanksgiving on Wednesday, November 24 against Rapid City. Wichita will close the holiday weekend at home with Tulsa on Black Friday (November 26) and back-to-back games against the Rush (Saturday, November 27 and Sunday, November 28). The Thunder also will host Kansas City on New Year's Day on Saturday, January 1. 

Returning for the 2021-22 season are Idaho and Toledo. Wichita will play Idaho seven times with the first meeting in the Air Capital on Friday, February 4. Toledo comes to town for the first time since the 2016-17 when the Walleye visit INTRUST Bank Arena on St. Patrick's Day. 

2021-22 Schedule (home games in bold):

PLEASE NOTE: Since the original announcement of the 2021-22 Schedule, there have been some changes, including the Home Opener being changed to Friday, October 29. The schedule below is no longer up-to-date. To view the most updated Thunder schedule, click HERE

OctoberFriday, October 22 vs. AllenSaturday, October 23 at AllenSunday, October 24 at AllenFriday, October 29 vs. UtahSaturday, October 30 vs. Wheeling

NovemberFriday, November 5 vs. AllenSunday, November 7 vs. Kansas CityTuesday, November 9 at Kansas CityFriday, November 12 vs. AllenSunday, November 14 at AllenFriday, November 19 at TulsaSaturday, November 20 vs. TulsaWednesday, November 24 vs. Rapid CityFriday, November 26 vs. TulsaSaturday, November 27 vs. Rapid CitySunday, November 28 vs. Rapid City

DecemberWednesday, December 1 at IowaSunday, December 5 at TulsaThursday, December 9 vs. AllenFriday, December 10 vs. AllenSunday, December 12 at AllenWednesday, December 15 at UtahFriday, December 17 at UtahSaturday, December 18 at UtahSunday, December 19 at UtahSunday, December 26 vs. TulsaWednesday, December 29 vs. AllenFriday, December 31 at Kansas City

JanuarySaturday, January 1 vs. Kansas CityFriday, January 7 at Kansas CitySaturday, January 8 at Kansas CityTuesday, January 11 at Kansas CityThursday, January 13 vs. Rapid CityFriday, January 14 vs. Rapid CitySaturday, January 15 vs. Rapid CityFriday, January 21 vs. TulsaSaturday, January 22 at TulsaSunday, January 23 vs. Kansas CityWednesday, January 26 vs. NewfoundlandSaturday, January 29 vs. Tulsa

FebruaryWednesday, February 2 at AllenFriday, February 4 vs. IdahoSaturday, February 5 vs. IdahoSunday, February 6 vs. IdahoThursday, February 10 at Rapid CityFriday, February 11 at Rapid CitySaturday, February 12 at Rapid CityWednesday, February 16 vs. IdahoFriday, February 18 vs. AllenSaturday, February 19 at AllenWednesday, February 23 at IowaFriday, February 25 at ToledoSaturday, February 26 at Indy

MarchTuesday, March 1 at Kansas CityFriday, March 4 vs. Kansas CitySunday, March 6 at Kansas CityWednesday, March 16 at AllenThursday, March 17 vs. ToledoFriday, March 18 vs. AllenSunday, March 20 at AllenWednesday, March 23 at IdahoFriday, March 25 at IdahoSaturday, March 26 at Idaho

AprilFriday, April 1 at TulsaSaturday, April 2 at Kansas CityWednesday, April 6 vs. TulsaFriday, April 8 at TulsaSaturday, April 9 vs. TulsaSunday, April 10 vs. AllenWednesday, April 13 vs. Kansas CityFriday, April 15 at Kansas CitySaturday, April 16 vs. Kansas City

The Thunder returns home tonight to host the Mavericks at 7:05 p.m.

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