Category: Hockey

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…

Matt Garbowsky’s Hat Trick Helps Eagles Silence Thunder, 8-2

Two nights after falling to the Utah Grizzlies 6-2, the Wichita Thunder would find themselves struggling once again, this time falling to the Colorado Eagles, 8-2. The Eagles absolutely dominated this contest, led by Matt Garbowsky who netted the hat trick, and by Alex Belzile, whose play-making skills gave him 5-assists on the night. The…

Jamie Doornbosch Leads Thunder Offense to 5-1 Victory

Saturday night, the Wichita Thunder finally snapped a six-game losing streak to the Allen Americans, dominating the contest 4-0 in Kent Patterson’s first game for the Thunder between the pipes. Sunday afternoon, Wichita got another monkey off of their backs, beating the Americans in back-to-back games for the first time in nearly two years, as…

Kent Patterson Blanks Americans in Thunder Debut, 4-0

Kent Patterson has only been with the Wichita Thunder for a few days, but he sure knows how to make a good first impression. The new Thunder goalie blanked the Allen Americans, the highest scoring team in the ECHL, in his debut with the team, as Wichita snapped a six-game losing streak to the Americans,…

Vincent Arseneau Ends Comeback as Thunder Prevail, 7-5

The Wichita Thunder entered Saturday night’s contest against the Missouri Mavericks as losers of six straight games at home. They had scored just four goals during that span, but had that many through the first period on this night. The Thunder jumped out to a 5-2 lead, only to see the Mavericks make a comeback…

Bryan Moore All Natural in Leading Allen to 5-3 Victory

Bryan Moore may not be compared to Roy Hobbs, the fictional baseball player in the movie The Natural, but Friday night he certainly looked the part. The Allen American player netted three consecutive third period goals, giving him a natural hat trick in leading his team to a come-from-behind 5-3 victory over the Wichita Thunder.…

Zach O’Brien Aids in Wichita Thunder Ending Winless Streak, 4-2

For the second straight night, the Wichita Thunder jumped out to a big lead, this team getting ahead of the Missouri Mavericks 3-0 heading into the third period. However, despite the late run by the Mavericks that made this a one-goal game, the Thunder did not allow this game to get away from them, winning…

Thunder Squander Four-Goal Lead; Fall in Overtime, 5-4

The Wichita Thunder traveled to Independence, Missouri looking to snap an eight-game losing streak. They did come away with a point, but that was minimal consolation as the Thunder squandered a four-goal lead, giving up four unanswered goals in regulation before falling in overtime to lose 5-4. The contest extended the team’s winless streak to…

Jordan Sims Continues Thunder Woes, as Cyclones Win 4-3

The Wichita Thunder dominated much of Wednesday night’s contest against the Cincinnati Cyclones, but three-goals in the span of less than four minutes put Cincinnati on top and they would win 4-3. Jordan Sims netted two third period goals to erase the deficit and put his team in front, thus giving Wichita their eighth loss…

Ian Lowe’s Two-Goals Not Enough to Halt Thunder’s Losing Streak

The Wichita Thunder have been struggling to find some scoring of late, netting just two-goals in the five games prior to the team coming to take on the Tulsa Oilers this weekend. However, the offense has come alive in Tulsa, scoring six goals, including three Sunday evening, but the team still fell, as the Oilers…