WICHITA, Kan. (Jan. 3) – The Wichita Thunder, ECHL affiliate of the NHL's San Jose Sharks, AHL's San Jose Barracuda and powered by Toyota, announced on Tuesday that San Jose has reassigned netminder Strauss Mann from the Barracuda to the Thunder.
Mann, 24, returns to Wichita after being reassigned on December 18. The Greenwich, Connecticut native has played in eight games for San Jose, going 3-3-0 with a 2.85 goals-against average and .899 save percentage.
He last appeared in a Thunder uniform on December 16 in a 4-2 loss against Allen. In his six starts for Wichita, he is 4-1-1 with a 2.80 goals-against average and .924 save percentage.
Last season, the 6-foot, 175-pound netminder played in 22 games for Skelleftea AIK in the Swedish Hockey League. He went 13-8-1 with a 2.19 goals-against average, .914 save percentage and recorded three shutouts.
Mann also had the privilege of representing Team USA at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing. Mann played twice during the tournament, going 1-1 with a 1.85 goals-against average and .945 save percentage.
Wichita returns home on Wednesday. January 4 to host Idaho for three-straight.
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