Category: Hockey

Allan McPherson’s 2-Assists Aid Greenville in 3-2 Victory

A night after putting up four assists against the Wichita Thunder, Alan McPherson was back at it again, adding two more assists in leading the Greenville Swamp Rabbits to a 3-2 victory over the Thunder. The early matinee saw the home team fall behind twice only to tie the score and then win on a…

Michael Joly Nets Four to Send Swamp Rabbits to 7-3 Victory

The Wichita Thunder finally made their trip to Greenville to take on the Swamp Rabbits, but they couldn’t be happy with the results. This was a set of two games that was supposed to be played in December, but a malfunction at the stadium led to a postponement. The struggling Thunder made the 16-hour trip…

Louick Marcotte Nets Two for Thunder, But Tulsa Wins 3-2

For the second straight game, the Wichita Thunder found themselves trailing by three-goals, this time to the Tulsa Oilers. Also for the second straight contest the team mounted a rally, but this time they were able to fully comeback and tie the score, despite two outstanding goals by Louick Marcotte, as Wichita fell, 3-2. That…

Andrew Panzarella Continues Thunder Slide with Late Goal; Mallards Win 6-4

The Wichita Thunder showed a lot of heart Sunday evening, falling behind 3-0, before battling back to tie the score. However, after tying the game at four, the Quad City Mallards got a goal from Andrew Panzarella with a little over six minutes left to down the Thunder 6-4. That continues Wichita’s slide, which has…

Trevor Cheek Nets the Hat Trick as Komets Win, 6-0

The Wichita Thunder find that their woes continued Saturday night, as they dropped their 15th game in their last 16, this time losing to the Fort Wayne Komets, 6-0. The Komets put on an impressive offensive showcase, led by Trevor Cheek, who recorded a hat trick with goals in each period, and Garrett Bartus blanked…

Joel Rumpel Outduels Drew Owsley in 2-0 Cyclones Victory

It was a great goaltending battle at US Bank Arena Friday night, but Joel Rumpel proved to be a little better, blanking the Wichita Thunder in leading the Cincinnati Cyclones to the 2-0 victory. Rumpel made 27-saves, while Thunder goalie Drew Owsley stopped 35-shots in a battle that had a playoff atmosphere and saw both…

Kale Kessy Hat Trick, Colin Stevens Shutout Lead Tulsa to 5-0 Victory

Sadly, 13 proved to be quite unlucky for the Wichita Thunder, who dropped their 13th straight game, 11 of those in regulation, this time to the Tulsa Oilers, 5-0. The Oilers got a hat trick from Kale Kessy and Colin Stevens stopped all 23-shots he faced in recording his first shutout of the season. Matt…

Ryan Misiak Nets Hat Trick to Send Thunder to 10th Straight Loss

The Wichita Thunder had to think that this was going to be another one of those nights when Terrence Wallin scored just 44-seconds into the game to give the Rapid City Rush the early lead. However, that Thunder continually battled back all night long, tying the score three different times before finally falling 7-5. Ryan…

Ian Lowe’s Milestone Can’t Stop Thunder Skid; Eagles Win 3-2

It was a big night for Wichita Thunder team captain Ian Lowe, who played in his 300th game in a Thunder uniform and notched his 200th career point, however Luke Salazar continues to be a nemesis for Wichita, leading the Colorado Eagles to a 3-2 victory. The victory extended the Eagles win streak to nine…

Luke Salazar Nets Two to Help Eagles Soar Over Thunder, 5-2

After dropping their seventh game in a row Wednesday night, the Wichita Thunder were looking to get off to a quick start to end their losing streak. However, two first period goals by Luke Salazar put the Colorado Eagles on top, and they would down the Thunder, 5-2, giving Colorado its eighth straight victory. The…

Matt Garbowsky Aids Colorado Eagles in Extending Win Streak, 5-3

The Wichita Thunder entered Wednesday night’s game looking to snap a six-game losing streak, but this was the worst of circumstances. The Thunder were in the midst of a six-games in nine-day stretch and also had to take on the red hot Colorado Eagles, winners of six straight games. Led by 3-assists by Matt Garbowsky…

Matt Finn Delivers OT Goal Again to Defeat Thunder, 2-1

When most people think of the name Finn they think of the beloved story by Mark Twain, Huckleberry Finn. This story was about the adventures of a young boy in Missouri and has captured the attention of American readers since it was written over 130-years ago. While that story will be one that Missourians will…

Matt Finn’s OT Goal Gives Mavericks 7-6 Victory Over Thunder

The Super Bowl may not be until Sunday evening, but the Missouri Mavericks and Wichita Thunder ended Saturday night’s contest with a football like 7-6 victory for the home team. That score would be a defensive struggle in the NFL, but this was anything but that, as the Thunder came from two goals down in…

Third Period Rally Leads to Demise of Thunder; Mavericks Win, 4-2

The Wichita Thunder have been struggling to keep the puck out of their net and the return of Scott Greenham looked to help in that area. However, another Achilles heel of the team, giving up late leads, came back to haunt the team as the Missouri Mavericks scored three third period goals to down the…