TOLEDO, OH (Feb. 25) - The Wichita Thunder, ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League's Edmonton Oilers and American Hockey League's Bakersfield Condors and powered by Toyota, continues its five-game road trip tonight with its only visit of the season to Ohio to face the Walleye.
Tonight is just the second-ever trip for the Thunder to the Huntington Center. Wichita lost to Toledo on February 11, 2018 by a 1-0 final.
The Thunder are coming off a 7-3 loss in Iowa on Wednesday night. Toledo claimed an overtime win this past Sunday against Cincinnati, 3-2.
Wichita is 7-1-2 in its last 10 while the Walleye are 7-2-1 over that stretch. Wichita is tied for fourth in points in the Mountain with 51. Toledo leads the Central with 67.
The Thunder have played in some tight contests as of late. Wednesday was the first time in the last seven games that the outcome wasn’t decided by a goal. Wichita is 13-5-7-0 in that scenario. The Thunder are tied with Rapid City for the most one-goal games played in the league (25).
Jay Dickman is nearing a career milestone. He collected two points on Wednesday against Iowa, giving him 99 for his career. Dickman has seven points over his last five games and two points in back-to-back outings. He needs one point to equal his career-high from a year ago. He currently has 46 points (17g, 29a).
TJ Hensick leads the Walleye with 49 points. Matt Berry is second with 31. Dickman leads the Thunder with 46. Peter Crinella is second with 39.
Single game tickets are on sale now. Tickets can be purchased at the Wichita Thunder office located at 505 W. Maple, Suite 100, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. On weekday game days, the Thunder office closes at 4 p.m. Click here to purchase online!
Fans can also purchase tickets at the Select-A-Seat Box Office at INTRUST Bank Arena Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and starting at noon on weekend game days.
The team wore a special El Trueno uniform last week. These are now being auctioned off online on the DASH Auction platform. Bidding is live now and closes on Friday, February 25 at 8 p.m. Click here to bid!