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Leading Scorer Dickman Returns to Wichita

Thursday, October 6th
Leading Scorer Dickman Returns to Wichita

WICHITA, Kan. (Oct. 6) – The Wichita Thunder, ECHL affiliate of the NHL's San Jose Sharks, AHL's San Jose Barracuda and powered by Toyota, are excited to announce the signing of forward Jay Dickman for the 2022-23 season. 

Dickman, 29, started the season overseas with HC Nova Zamky (Slovakia). The fourth-year pro led the Thunder last season in points (58) and assists (38). He also set a new career-high with 20 goals. 

In 2020-21 The St. Paul, Minnesota native recorded 47 points (19g, 28a) in 71 games and was named to the ECHL All-Rookie Team. His best month came in February when he scored five goals, added eight assists for 13 points in 13 games and was awarded the ECHL Rookie of the Month. He finished second in the rookie scoring race in points, third in goals and fifth in assists. 

The 6-foot-6, 230-pound forward was acquired in a trade during the 2019-20 season from the Indy Fuel. Dickman appeared in eight games for the Fuel, recording three points (2g-1a) before netting two points (1g-1a) in six games for the Thunder. 

Prior to turning pro, Dickman played in 132 career games for Bemidji State University, collecting 55 points (30g-25a). His best season came in 2017-18 where he recorded 23 points (15g-8a) in 37 games. In 2016-17, he helped the Beavers to a Western Collegiate Hockey Association regular-season title.

Keep an eye on our social media channels for more information about the training roster and schedule.

Here's your chance to claim Jay Dickman's 2021-22 game-worn jersey from last season, presented by J.P. Weigand. Bid on his jersey now live on the DASH app, which is also personally signed by him. Check the app or click this link HERE

Opening Night is just around the corner. Join us on Saturday, October 22 as we host our heated rival, Allen Americans. 

Single game tickets are on sale now. Fans can purchase tickets online here, at the Select-A-Seat Box Office at INTRUST Bank Arena or by calling the Thunder office at 316-264-4625.

Season tickets for the 2022-23 campaign are still on sale. Fans can pay in full and receive 10% off. Lock in your seats for every game and enjoy all the benefits. Click here to learn more.