Wichita Signs Rookie Sam King
WICHITA, Kan. (Sept. 21) – The Wichita Thunder, ECHL affiliate of the NHL's San Jose Sharks, AHL's San Jose Barracuda and powered by Toyota, announced today the signing of forward Sam King for the 2023-24 season.
King, 25, turns pro after playing three years at Saint Mary's University (USports). A native of Hampton, New Brunswick, the 5-foot-10, 185-pound forward had his best year offensively last season with 13 points (8g, 5a) in 24 games. Overall, he finished with 31 points (13g, 18a) in 73 games during his career with the Huskies.
Prior to attending college, he spent time in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League with Blainville-Boisbriand and Charlottetown. King tallied 34 points (14g, 29a) in 116 career games.
King also split time in the Maritime Junior Hockey League with Woodstock, Yarmouth and Edmundston. His best year came in 2018-19 with the Edmundston Blizzard, piling up 56 points (26g, 30a) in 38 games. He won the MJAHL Character Award and was named as a MJAHL First Team All-Star.
Opening Night is closing in. Join us as we host the Kansas City Mavericks at 7:05 p.m. on Friday, October 20. Interested in bringing out a group? Click here to learn more. Interested in buying a suite? Click here to reserve yours today.
Single game tickets are now on sale. Buy tickets for any game this season and come watch the 32nd year of Thunder hockey. Click here to purchase today.
The 2023-24 schedule is now available. Start planning now as we get ready for our 32nd year as a professional franchise and 10th in the ECHL. Click here to learn more and click here to download the schedule right to your calendar.
Season tickets for the 2023-24 season are on sale now. Save money by reserving your seats for all the fast-paced, hard-hitting action of every game. Click here to learn more.