Monday, May 21, 2018

Edmonton Oilers Extends Affiliation with Wichita Thunder

WICHITA, Kan. - With the contract extension of head coach Malcolm Cameron now announced, the second major offseason task for the Wichita Thunder can be checked off the list

Breaking Down the 2018-19 Wichita Thunder Schedule

WICHITA, Kan. - Start planning your trips; the entire 2018-19 ECHL schedule has been released. The Wichita Thunder will begin their 27th campaign and fifth in the ECHL on October 12 against the Idaho Steelheads

Thunder Bench Boss Cameron Receives Contract Extension

WICHITA, Kan. - Days after their best season in half-decade came to a close, the Wichita Thunder have announced a contract extension for head coach Malcolm Cameron. Terms of the extension were not disclosed.

Wichita Thunder Announces 2018-19 Home Schedule

WICHITA, Kan. - The upcoming campaign will be the Thunder's fifth season in the ECHL and 27th overall as a franchise, making them the sixth oldest minor league hockey franchise in North America. 

Wichita Thunder’s Season Comes to a Close in Game Six

WICHITA, Kan. - Monday night's game six of the Mountain Division Semifinal series between the Colorado Eagles and Wichita Thunder had everything a hockey fan would want in a game: hard-hitting, finesse plays with the puck, solid goaltending, and two teams who battled back every time the other side got an edge

Van Stralen Plays Hero as Wichita Forces Semifinal Series Back to Air Capital

WICHITA, Kan. - Ryan Van Stralen has been a tremendous late-season pick-up for Wichita Thunder head coach Malcolm Cameron and on Saturday night, he proved his worth, potting two goals -- including the game-winner, as the Thunder forced a game six of the Mountain Division Semifinals on Monday night in Wichita

Wichita Thunder Extends Semifinal Series, Earns First ECHL Playoff Win

WICHITA, Kan. - With their backs against the wall, it was "all hands on deck" for the Wichita Thunder in game four of their Mountain Division Semifinal series against the Colorado Eagles Friday night.

Wichita Thunder on Brink of Elimination After Game Three Loss

WICHITA, Kan. - Wichita has now lost their last four playoff games, dating back to the 2013 CHL Finals against Allen. Colorado, meanwhile, has eleven straight playoff games dating back to the 2016 Western Conference Finals against Toledo

Wichita’s Special Teams Falter Again in Game Two Loss

WICHITA, Kan. - Heading into game two of their Mountain Division series with the Colorado Eagles, the Wichita Thunder needed to do everything right..including on special teams.

Eagles’ Special Teams the Difference in Game One

WICHITA, Kan. - Playoff hockey finally returned to Wichita on Sunday afternoon. The Wichita Thunder played their first home playoff game since Friday, May 10, 2013, a span of 1,800 days between home playoff games.