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Thunder Weekly, March 13, 2023

Monday, March 13th
Thunder Weekly, March 13, 2023

WICHITA, Kan. (March 13) – The Thunder hit the road last week to the Black Hills to face the Rapid City Rush. Get caught up on the team with this edition of Thunder Weekly, presented by BC Construction and Remodeling.


Thursday, March 9Wichita at Rapid City, 6-4 W recapWatch highlights HERE

Friday, March 10Wichita at Rapid City, 4-2 L recapWatch highlights HERE

Saturday, March 11Wichita at Rapid City, 2-1 L recapWatch highlights HERE

THIS WEEK'S GAMES – (All times are Central)

Friday, March 17Wichita at Kansas City, 7:05 p.m.

Saturday, March 18Kansas City at Wichita, 7:05 p.m., Nickelodeon Baby Shark's Big Show and Celebration Night, presented by Whiskey Dicks Bar & Grill. Buy Tickets Here

**All games can be heard on Mixlr by searching Field Pass Hockey or on your smart phone with The Field Pass Hockey App. Watch every game live on FloHockey**

**Join Matthew Harding before every home game for the Field Pass Hockey Pregame Show. The show starts at 6:40 p.m. for home games and 3:40 on Sunday**

WICHITAHOME: 19-8-4-0AWAY: 8-19-1-0OVERALL: 27-27-5-0Last 10: 1-8-1-0Streak: 0-2-0-0Rank: 4th, Mountain Division, 59 points, .500 winning %

TEAM LEADERSGoals: Michal Stinil, 25Assists: Michal Stinil, 41Points: Michal Stinil, 66+/-: Brayden Watts, +11PIM: Mark Liwiski, 161

MEECH – Michal Stinil finished the week against Rapid City with five assists over his last three games. He also has six assists over his last five. Stinil is ranked seventh in the league with 41 helpers and tied for fifth with 66 points. 

BIG MAC – Cole MacDonald has goals in four-straight games and five points over that stretch. He is seventh in scoring for defenseman with 39 points, tied for third in power play assists for defenseman with 19, tied for third in power play points for defenseman with 25. MacDonald played in his 100th ECHL game this past Saturday. 

CAREER HIGH – Jay Dickman set a new career-high in goals with his 21st on Friday night. He needs six points to equal his career high in that category. Dickman has 52 points (21g, 31a) in 59 games so far this season.

ROMAN NUMERAL – Roman Basran won his first game as a pro last Thursday night. He helped the Thunder snap a seven-game winless skid. The rookie netminder from Vancouver, British Columbia has seen 40 shots in three of his last four appearances since signing in Wichita. Basran dropped his goals-against to 3.33 and save percentage to .924.

TOUGH STRETCH – Wichita is in the midst of a tough stretch of games to start March. The Thunder plays one more time at home before heading back on the road for the next six. Wichita will have played 10 of 11 games on the road in March. The Thunder closes the season with four home games before ending the year in Allen on April 15. 

THUNDERBOLTS...Quinn Preston is tied for ninth among rookies with 20 goals and seventh in rookie scoring with 48 points...Connor Walters has assists in back-to-back games...Mark Liwiski is third in the league in penalty minutes (161)...Wichita is 17-6-2 when scoring first...Wichita is second at home on the power play (27.6%)...Wichita is sixth overall on the penalty kill (83.1%)...

Nickelodeon Baby Shark's Big Show is coming on Saturday, March 18. Get the JAW-some family four pack, which is four goal-zone tickets and two mini sticks for just $60. Use the code NICK when you check out HERE. Meet Baby Shark on the concourse and get your picture taken.

We're honoring the big win by the Kansas City Chiefs with Celebration Night, presented by Whiskey Dicks Bar & Grill. Chiefs Legend Christian Okoye will be in attendance. Fans can buy a special VIP package for just $40, which includes tickets to the game, a postgame meet-and-greet, an autograph and pictures with him. Click HERE to learn more. Use the code CHAMPS at checkout HERE.

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.