WICHITA, Kan. – The Sin Bin and Wichita Thunder are partnering on a project to bring Wichita Thunder hockey to fans who are shut-in by the COVID-19 health emergency.
Beginning Wednesday, and continuing for the next five weeks, fans will hear the top-10 Thunder events and games from the last three years.
“We are proud to announce this project and give Thunder fans a way of reliving some of the bright spots from the last three years,” said Editor-in-Chief of The Sin Bin, Matthew Harding. “We hope that this series will give Thunder and all hockey fans a break from the ongoing crisis and hope they stay healthy.”
Here is the order of games and events from ten to one:
10. Wednesday, Mar. 25 – Wichita’s first ECHL Playoff game
9. Friday, Mar. 27 – Ralph Cuddemi‘s Teddy Bear Toss Hat Trick vs. Kalamazoo
8. Monday, Mar. 30 – Mitch Gillam‘s first Thunder shutout vs. Utah
7. Friday, April 3 – Mitch Gillam’s second straight shutout vs. KC
6. Monday, April 6 – Allen vs. Wichita postgame brawl
5. Friday, April 10 – Allen vs. Wichita 12/30/2017
4. Monday, April 13 – Fanfest show & 2020 ECHL All-Star Classic
3. Friday, April 17 – Jack Combs‘ GWG vs. Rapid City
2. Monday, April 20 – Wichita’s first ECHL Playoff win
1. Friday, April 24 – Ryan Van Stralen‘s hat trick & OT GWG vs. COL
The games will air in podcast form and on The Sin Bin’s YouTube Channel.
“I’m excited for this venture to keep fans engaged during this tough time,” says Jason Mals, Director of Communications for the Wichita Thunder. “I know they are missing hockey and we hope this helps bring a smile to their face for at least a little while.”
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