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Wichita Returns Home Tonight To Face Tulsa

Saturday, November 26th
Wichita Returns Home Tonight To Face Tulsa

WICHITA, Kan. (Nov. 26) – The Wichita Thunder, ECHL affiliate of the NHL's San Jose Sharks, AHL's San Jose Barracuda and powered by Toyota, returns home tonight at 7:05 p.m. for another meeting this week against Tulsa. 

This is the seventh meeting of the season between the Thunder and the Oilers. All-time, Wichita is 161-154-37 against Tulsa and 88-69-20 at home against the Oilers. Wichita and Tulsa meet tonight for the sixth time in the month of November. 

Last night, Tulsa earned its second win in the last three days against the Thunder with a 6-3 victory. With the win, the Oilers evened the season-series at 3-3-0. Wichita dropped to third in the Mountain with 16 points. Tulsa sits in fifth place with 13 points and moved back to .500.

Stefan Fournier grabbed an assist last night, giving him 200 career pro points. The veteran forward is also nearing another milestone as he needs five goals to reach 100 ECHL markers. He needs eight assists to reach 100 career helpers in hi pro career. 

Quinn Preston recorded his second goal of the season last night. He has four points in his last three games. 

Michal Stinil tallied his second goal of the season last night. He has points in six of his last seven games. The Czech native has eight points (2g, 6a) in 10 games.

Eddie Matsushima continues to be a thorn in the side of the Thunder, scoring two more goals last night. He has 13 points (8g, 5a) against Wichita in the season-series.

The Thunder added another power play goal against the Oilers last night. Wichita is 8-for-31 (25.8%) against Tulsa with the man advantage.

Wichita has been somewhat of an anomaly when it comes to the shot department. The Thunder are being outshot 491-361 this year and 153-106 in the third period. Wichita is 7-3-2 when being outshot by opponents and has only outshot an opponent one time this year.

THUNDERBOLTS...Timur Ibragimov has assists in four of his last five games...Stefan Fournier is tied for second with three game-winning goals, sixth in shooting percentage (31.6%) and first in power play goals (5)...Mark Liwiski is fourth for rookies with 28 penalty minutes...Wichita is 4-1-0 when scoring first...Wichita is 5-0-0 when leading after two...Wichita is 3-0-0 when tied after one...

OILERS NOTES – Evan Weinger were recalled to San Diego...Eddie Matsushima leads the league with two shorthanded assists...Matsushima leads the league with four shorthanded points...Adam Samuelsson is third among rookies with 10 minor penalties...Tulsa is fifth in the league in penalty minutes per game (17.15)...

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