WICHITA, Kan. (Feb. 16) – The Wichita Thunder, ECHL affiliate of the NHL's San Jose Sharks, AHL's San Jose Barracuda and powered by Toyota, announced today that defenseman Dylan MacPherson has been recalled to the Abbotsford Canucks.
MacPherson, 24, is having a career season offensively. The Redcliff, Alberta native tallied his ninth goal of the year on Wednesday night, which is a new career-high. He also has 21 points, which is a career-high. He needs one assist to equal that mark from his rookie season.
Last year, MacPherson served as team captain for Wheeling and appeared in 24 regular season games, netting 10 points (3g, 7a). He also added three points (1g, 2a) in 11 playoff games.
MacPherson turned pro in 2018-19 with the Springfield Thunderbirds and played most of the 2020-21 campaign with the Greenville Swamp Rabbits. In 54 games, he netted 17 points(4g, 13a) while also appearing in two games for the Springfield that season.
Prior to turning pro, the 6-foot-3, 190-pound blueliner played three seasons in the Western Hockey League for the Medicine Hat Tigers. MacPherson finished with 43 points (6g, 37a) in 181 games and added six assists in 18 playoff games.
Wichita returns to action at 7:05 p.m. on Saturday night to host Tulsa.
Join us this Saturday for a loaded night. Saturday is Nickelodeon PAW Patrol Night, presented by Wichita Furniture & Mattress. Come meet Chase and Marshall on the concourse. The team will be wearing a special PAW Patrol-themed uniform that will be auctioned live on the DASH Auction App.
Saturday night is also Scout Night, our first-ever Pucks 'N Pups Night and Gold As Ice. Click here to learn about all the fun that is going on February 18.
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.
Several outstanding promotions remain on our schedule for the season. Click HERE to learn more.