Category: Wichita Thunder

Martin Nemcik Delivers OT Goal to Give Thunder 5-4 Win

The Wichita Thunder entered Saturday’s game trudging through a five-game winless streak at home, and it looked like that streak would continue when the team fell behind 2-0 in the first period. However, the Thunder rallied to tie the game, and eventually led at one point before needing overtime to defeat the Allen Americans, 5-4.…

Louick Marcotte Sends Thunder to Second Straight Victory

For the first time in nearly three weeks, the Wichita Thunder have won back-to-back games, thanks to Louick Marcotte, who scored both goals to give the team a 2-1 victory over the Rapid City Rush. Scott Greenham was brilliant in net, stopping 35 shots in moving the Thunder to 9-7-0-1 on the season. The first…

Ben Murphy Strikes Again for Tulsa Downing Thunder in Shootout

A night after Ben Murphy delivered a late goal in the third period in the Tulsa Oilers 4-2 victory over the Wichita Thunder, the forward was at it again. This time he would be the only player to score in a shootout following 65-minutes of hockey, spoiling a fantastic outing by Thunder goalie Drew Owsley.…

Ben Murphy Crushes Thunder’s Comeback Hopes; Oilers Win, 4-2

Two early second period goals by the Tulsa Oilers put the Wichita Thunder in jeopardy of losing their fourth straight game, but the team showed a lot of grit in battling back to tie the game with about eight minutes left in regulation. However, Ben Murphy dashed those hopes when he scored with a little…

Darik Angeli Proves to Be Gold in Leading Tulsa Oilers to 4-3 Victory

The Wichita Thunder found themselves quickly trailing in Wednesday night’s contest, falling behind 3-0 before attempting to rebound. However, a Darik Angeli goal 24-seconds into the third period, his second goal of the game, thwarted a late Thunder comeback and the Tulsa Oilers won a tight affair 4-3. That moved the Oilers to 12-5-1-0 and…

Four-Goal Third Period Gives Alaska Aces Comeback Victory, 6-4

For about fifty minutes of Sunday evening’s competition the Wichita Thunder were dominating the Alaska Aces, controlling the tempo of the game and leading 3-2. However, the final 10:17 would see the Aces net four on their way to a 6-4 victory. The first half of the first period was a physical affair as both…

Michael Garteig Silences Thunder; Alaska Aces Win, 5-0

Following the Wichita Thunder’s 5-1 victory Friday night, Head Coach Malcolm Cameron expressed his concerns that the Alaska Aces would come out for Saturday’s game on fire, looking to take control of the game early. That is exactly what they did, peppering Drew Owsley for 22-shots in the first period and netting an early goal…

Nathan Moon Makes Great First Impression; Thunder Win, 5-1

With less than a week with the Wichita Thunder, Nathan Moon made an impressive first impression with his new team, scoring two of the Thunder’s first three goals in leading Wichita to a 5-1 victory over the Alaska Aces. Friday night’s contest was the first of the three-game set between the two teams, and gave…

Alexis Loiseau Nets Two in Wichita Thunder 5-3 Victory over Fort Wayne

The Wichita Thunder came out flying Sunday afternoon, jumping out to a 5-0 lead midway through the second period before holding off a late Fort Wayne Komets rally to win 5-3. Alexis Loiseau led the attack, scoring two of the first three goals by the Thunder and adding an assist in the victory, and Scott…

Jamie Phillips Rebounds to Shutdown Thunder; Oilers Win 3-1

A night after Tulsa Oilers goalie Jamie Phillips yielded five goals, the netminder stopped 19 of the 20 shots that the Wichita Thunder took against him Saturday night, guiding his team to a 3-1 victory. Two third period goals by Tyson Wilson and Emerson Clark, coming less than three and a half minutes apart, gave…

Mitch Holmberg Leads Wichita Thunder to 4-3 Victory Over Oilers

The archrival Tulsa Oilers came to town Friday night to open a home-and-home series with the Wichita /Thunder. The Oilers entered the contest with a ECHL leading 20-points, 12-points ahead of the Thunder, but Wichita has six games in hand. Wichita was looking to cut into that lead and, thanks to Mitch Holmberg, that is…

Utah Grizzlies Claw Way to 5-3 Victory Over Wichita Thunder

A night after falling 6-2 to the Wichita Thunder, the Utah Grizzlies ended the Thunder’s four-game winning streak with two goals in each of the first two periods on their way to a 5-3 win. It was a game that saw the Grizzlies answer Wichita goals with goals of their own on three separate occasions…

Offensive Onslaught Backs Owsley in Wichita Thunder Victory, 6-2

The Wichita Thunder (4-1-0-0) entered the third period of their contest with the Utah Grizzlies Friday night clinging to a 3-2 lead behind goalie Drew Owsley. However, Blake Tatchell set up two early third period goals, and the Thunder would score three in the final frame to coast to a 6-2 victory at home. That…

Chris Rumble Gives Wichita Thunder 4-2 Comeback Victory

The Wichita Thunder had an early morning tilt with the Atlanta Gladiators Thursday, and looked like their alarm clocks did not wake them up early enough. The Thunder fell behind 2-0 into the second period but, for the third time this season, Wichita overcame an early deficit to come from behind to win. Chris Rumble’s…

Third Period Rally Makes Winners of Wichita Thunder, Drew Owsley

The Wichita Thunder made their first ever trip to North Charleston on Tuesday night, taking on the South Carolina Stingrays. For 40 minutes of this contest the home town Stingrays were very rude hosts as Adam Carlson blanked the Thunder, giving his team a 1-0 lead entering the third period. However, a three-goal frame vaulted…

Scott Greenham Stops 39-Shots in Leading Wichita Thunder to 4-1 Win

Game 2 of the 2016-2017 season, saw the Wichita Thunder welcome the Missouri Mavericks (0-3-0-0) to INTRUST Arena Friday night. After falling on opening night 4-3, the Thunder looked to even their record and, thanks to two short-handed goals and a power-play goal, they would skate away with a 4-1 victory. That evened the Thunder…