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Thunder Starts Weekend Tonight in Tulsa

November 11, 2022 — ECHL (ECHL) — Wichita Thunder news release

Wichita Thunder takes on the Tulsa Oilers
Wichita Thunder takes on the Tulsa Oilers
(Wichita Thunder)

WICHITA, Kan. – The Wichita Thunder, ECHL affiliate of the NHL’s San Jose Sharks, the AHL’s San Jose Barracuda and powered by Toyota, completes a three-game miniseries on the road against the Oilers tonight.

This is the fourth meeting of the season between the Thunder and the Oilers. All-time Wichita is 160-152-37 against Tulsa and 72-84-17 in the series against the Oilers

The Thunder split the first two of the three-game set, losing 4-1 in Tulsa last Saturday night and clinching a 4-3 victory in overtime on Sunday afternoon.

Stefan Fournier scored his third game winner of the season last Sunday afternoon. The veteran forward from Dorval, Quebec has four goals and two assists in five games this season. He needs seven more to reach 100 ECHL goals for his career. He leads the league in game-winning goals.

Tonight marks the start of the Thunder’s last three-in-three for the last three weeks. After Sunday, the Thunder are out until November 20th.

Wichita is currently in third place with nine points. The Oilers are sixth with five points. Tulsa has played the fewest games in the league so far this season, having played just five.

Eddie Matsushima and Evan Weinger lead the Oilers by five points. Several others are in third place with four. Billy Constantinou leads Wichita by seven points. Stefan Fournier and Brayden Watts are second with six.

The Thunder returns home Saturday night to host the Iowa Heartlanders for the first time in franchise history. Saturday night is Military Appreciation Night presented by Case & Associates, Golden Plains Credit Union and Bonefish Grill. The team will wear a special military uniform that will be auctioned on the DASH Auction App. Click here to buy tickets.

Tickets for single games are available now. Fans can purchase tickets online here, at the Select-A-Seat box office at INTRUST Bank Arena, or by calling the Thunder office at 316-264-4625.

Season tickets for the 2022/23 season are still on sale. Fans can pay full amount and get 10% discount. Secure your seats for every game and enjoy all the benefits.

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