The Wichita Thunder welcomed the Rapid City Rush to town on Thursday, as both teams found themselves on the outside of the playoff chase looking for a spark to begin a playoff run. The two teams were separated by a single point coming into the game and that showed in the intensity of the contest, […]
The Wichita Thunder have led in every game of their first round series with the Colorado Eagles, only to watch the Eagles come back in the first three games to win. It looked like that would be the case Saturday night as well, as the Thunder had a 4-2 lead entering the third, only to […]
The Wichita Thunder were looking for a little momentum in their last home contest before heading to the road for the next three weeks. Thanks to two goals by Ryan Van Stralen, who scored two highlight reel goals, the Thunder downed the Quad City Mallards, 4-1. Nick Riopel continues to impress in net for the […]
The Wichita Thunder finally returned home after a tough road trip that saw the team go 1-4-0 during the trip. It was hoped that a good night’s sleep in their own beds and a little home cooking would be the remedy that would turn the team’s fortunes around, but that did not prove to be […]
After dropping the first four games of their five game road trip, the Wichita Thunder finally got on the winning side of the ledger, downing the Idaho Steelheads 5-3 to even the two teams in the Mountain Division of the ECHL with 36 points each. Shane Starrett returned from Bakersfield to earn his eighth win […]
In his second season with the Wichita Thunder, the play of defenseman Jeremy Beaudry is proving to be beauty on ice, helping to ignite an offense that has produced eight goals through the first two games of the 2017-18 ECHL season, helping the Thunder to a 2-0-0 record.