Category: Hockey

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…

Tyler Soy, Ryan Tesink Lead Oilers to 5-2 Victory

The Wichita Thunder returned home on Wednesday, looking to rebound after falling to the Tulsa Oilers on Tuesday, 4-2. It was two early goals that doomed the Thunder on Tuesday and that proved to be the case here as well, as the Thunder fell behind by two, battled back to tie the score before falling…

Shootout Goal by David Dziurzynski Gives Mavericks Comeback Victory, 4-3

A night after being shutout, the Kansas City Mavericks looked like they might fall for a second straight night, trailing the Wichita Thunder 3-1 entering the third period. However, the Mavericks would rally with two goals in the final fame and win it in a shootout thanks to David Dziurzynski, who had a goal and…

Greg Chase Delivers Shootout Win for Wichita Thunder, Ending Skid

The Wichita Thunder entered Sunday’s contest in the throes of a five game winless streak (0-2-3), hoping that the Allen American would be the remedy to their early season slump. The Thunder had already beaten Allen twice this season and four times the Thunder battled back from a goal down to tie the score. That…

Pair of Goals by Ully, Berry Sends Grizzlies to Sweep of Thunder

The Utah Grizzlies closed out their three game series against the Wichita Thunder on Friday, sweeping the three contests with a 6-3 victory. Cole Ully and Matt Berry each had two goals in the game, as Utah held off a late charge by Wichita to give the Thunder their fifth straight loss (0-2-3). The Utah…

Jake Marchment Nets Two to Give Utah Grizzlies Come

The Wichita Thunder had earned points in each of the previous three games, yet they had been bittersweet as the team lost each of those contests in overtime, including a 4-3 loss to the Utah Grizzlies last Sunday. They looked to snap that run with a late morning affair against Utah on Tuesday, who entered…

Dyson Stevenson Nets Two to Lead Thunder to 4-1 Victory over Americans

After splitting the first two regular season games between the Allen Americans and the Wichita Wingnuts in Kansas, the two bitter rivals traveled to Texas on Saturday for the Americans’ home opener. Thanks to two goals by Dyson Stevenson and a pair of goals by the Thunder in the first and second periods, Wichita handily…

Stuart Skinner Stones Americans in Shootout to Give Thunder Victory, 6-5

It was a wild affair in Wichita on Friday night as an eight goal second period turned a 1-0 Thunder lead into a 5-4 lead heading into the third. The Americans would tie the score, sending the game to a shootout where Stuart Skinner would make three great saves to help give the Wichita Thunder…

Dante Salituro Silences the Thunder in Americans 4-0 Victory

The Allen Americans looked to earn their first victory of the season on Saturday night, and do so on the home ice of their archrivals, the Wichita Wingnuts. Thanks to a goal and two assists by Dante Salituro and 34 saves by C.J. Motte, the Americans earned the victory, blanking the Thunder, 4-0. That moved…