Category: Hockey

Dostie, Perfetto Lead Tulsa Oilers to 6-5 Comeback Victory

The Wichita Thunder jumped out to a two goal lead less than five minutes into Saturday night’s game, only to see it vaporize as the Tulsa Oilers battled back twice in this contest on their way to a 6-5 victory. Stephen Perfetto and Alex Dostie helped lead the comeback, with each player netting two goals…

Quentin Stone Nets a Hat Trick as Fuel Blank Thunder 5-0

The Wichita Thunder’s losing streak reached six Saturday night (0-5-1), as the Indy Fuel got a natural hat trick from Quentin Shore in the 5-0 victory. Shore scored all three of his goals in the second period, and Ryan Rupert added two goals to complete the scoring. Gordon Defiel stopped all 31 shots he faced…

Kyle Hayton Blanks Thunder, Americans Win 2-0

It has been a disappointing season for Allen Americans goaltender Kyle Hayton, who entered Tuesday night’s game 2-7-0 this season with a 3.87 goals against average. However, he was in complete command of this contest, stopping all 33 shots the Wichita Thunder took in the 2-0 victory. That was the fourth straight victory for Allen…

Jakob Stukel Completes Thunder Comeback with OT Winner, 5-4

The Utah Grizzlies looked like they were going to continue their domination of the Wichita Thunder on Saturday, as they jumped out to a 4-1 lead with three second period goals. However, the Thunder would rally with three goals in the final frame, forcing overtime, where Jakob Stukel would win it with his second goal…

Travis Brown, Lane Bauer Return to Help Extend the Thunder Win Streak, 3-2

The Mountain Division leading Idaho Steelheads came to town looking to put some additional distance between themselves and the fourth place Wichita Thunder on Saturday night, but it would be the return of a pair of a players that would help lead Wichita to a 3-2 victory. Lane Bauer and Travis Brown had both been…

Mitch Maloney Helps Americans Batter Thunder, 8-3

The Wichita Thunder had given away a three goal lead on Saturday, extending their losing streak, so they were looking for a quick start to get out of the rut. However, three minutes into the contest, they found themselves trailing the Allen Americans 3-0, as Allen would go onto to win 8-3. Mitch Maloney continued…

Spencer Asuchuk Completes Americans Comeback Victory, 4-3

Six minutes into Saturday night’s game, the Wichita Thunder had to feel like they were going to blow out the Allen Americans. Up by three this game looked all but over, but four unanswered goals by the Americans helped Allen to rally on their way to the 4-3 victory. Spencer Asuchuk scored the game winning…

Zach Pochiro Nets Four to Send Thunder to Sixth Straight Loss

After dropping the first four games of their five game road trip, the Wichita Thunder were hoping that a trip to Texas to face the Allen Americans would be the remedy to end their five-game skid. However, Zach Pochiro would score four goals as the Americans dominated Wichita, 7-3. The loss kept the Thunder in…

Nolan Vesey Game Winner Thwarts Mavericks Comeback; Thunder Win, 3-2

The Wichita Thunder entered Saturday night’s game looking to extend their home win streak to six straight games. After jumping out to a two goal first period lead it looked like the victory was in the bag, however, the Kansas City Mavericks would battle back to tie the score with a pair of goals in…

Two Goals by Pierre-Cedric Labrie Helps Thunder Snap Skid, 5-2

The Wichita Thunder returned home on Tuesday after being swept on their three game road trip. They had won four games in a row at home and it looked like that may come to an end when the Kansas City Mavericks took a 2-1 lead early in the second period. However, four unanswered goals by…

Stuart Skinner Blanks Rush to Send Thunder to Fifth Straight Win, 2-0

The Wichita Thunder looked to complete their three game weekend sweep of the Rapid City Rush on Sunday and were able to do so thanks to the second shutout of the season by goaltender Stuart Skinner in the 2-0 victory. The victory gave the Thunder five straight wins, their longest winning streak of the season,…

Dylan Wells Stymies Rush to Send Thunder to Fourth Straight Win, 4-1

The Wichita Thunder have found themselves on a roll of late, entering Saturday night’s contest looking for a season high fourth straight win. Thanks to another brilliant performance by Dylan Wells, the Thunder would skate away with the 4-1 victory moving them to within three points of the Rush for fifth place in the Mountain…

Three Goal First, Dylan Wells Send Thunder to 5-1 Victory

The Wichita Thunder entered Saturday night’s game looking to earn their first three game win streak of the season as they welcomed the Rapid City Rush to town. Thanks to three first period goals eight minutes apart and 24 saves by Dylan Wells the Thunder skated away with a 5-1 victory. Mark MacMillan and Dyson…

Travis Brown Blasts Two Goals as Thunder End Skid, 5-2

The Wichita Thunder entered Tuesday night’s contest in the throes of a five game losing streak (0-4-1), hoping that they would change their fortunes at home. The Kansas City Mavericks had started the rut with a shootout loss back on November 17, but there would be no overtime in this contest. The Thunder dominated this…