Tuesday, May 22, 2018

The Sin Bin Provides Extensive Coverage of Minor League Hockey Playoffs

WICHITA, Kan. -  With the race on to crown three league champions over the next two months, The Sin Bin will provide readers & listeners in-depth coverage of the 2018 playoffs across minor league hockey.

Mountain Division Semifinal Preview: #1 Colorado Eagles vs. #4 Wichita Thunder

WICHITA, Kan. - The Colorado Eagles kick off their final Kelly Cup Playoff run in Wichita, where they will take on a familiar foe, the...

Allen Falls to Wichita, Martinson Comments, Reinforcements Coming & More

ALLEN, Texas - Nothing has come easy for the 2017-18 version of the Allen Americans so it is no surprise when they had the chance to put some distance between themselves and the other teams they are battling for a playoff spot, they came up short.
Shane Starrett (WIC) making a save on an Allen chance. Photo: Ed Bailey/The Sin Bin

Wichita Wraps Home Schedule With Big Win Over Allen

WICHITA, Kan. - To say Wichita and Allen have been locked in a tight battle all year is an understatement-and-a-half. Entering Tuesday's game, Allen had a slight lead in goals, Wichita had a scant lead in shots, both teams had been stout on the power-play, and each side will contend they won more fights during the season series.

Allen/Wichita Preview, Mountain Division Playoff Race Update

ALLEN, Texas - It is game day and the Allen Americans are in Wichita to take on their biggest rival. It would be a big game under normal circumstances but these aren't normal circumstances since one of these teams might be playing golf next week, while the other is playing hockey.

PHOTOS: Tulsa Oilers vs. Wichita Thunder – 03/30/2018

WICHITA, Kan. - Check out this photo gallery from The Sin Bin's Ed Bailey of the crucial Mountain Division contest between the Tulsa Oilers and Wichita Thunder on March 30, 2018 at INTRUST Bank Arena. 

ECHL End of Season Awards Voting

Every year, the discussion takes place among fans on who should be the major award winners in the ECHL. Did one player deserve an award...
Wichita's Dyson Stevenson and Tulsa's Mike McKee square off for a fight at center ice. Photo: Ed Bailey/The Sin Bin

Playoff Fate No Longer in Wichita Thunder’s Control

WICHITA, Kan. - The phrase "control of their own destiny" means so much at this time of the year. 20 men have battled together for more than 65 games; fighting call-ups, short benches, traveling thousands of miles for the chance to own whether they will have the chance to play in the Kelly Cup Playoffs starting next week

PHOTOS: Wichita Thunder vs. Allen Americans – 03/28/2018

ALLEN, Tx. - Check out this photo gallery from The Sin Bin's Ed Bailey between the Wichita Thunder and the Allen Americans from the Allen Event Center.

Allen Takes a Big Game Against Wichita & a Look at the Playoff Races

ALLEN, Texas - The Allen Americans defeated the Wichita Thunder 4-1 last night before a Wednesday night crowd of 3582 at the Allen Event Center (AEC). With the win Allen moved into sole possession of fourth place in the Mountain Division and within one point of third place Wichita