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Thunder Opens Week Tonight vs. Indy

ECHL Wichita Thunder November 30, 2022 - WICHITA, Kan. - The Wichita Thunder, ECHL affiliate of the NHL's San Jose Sharks, AHL's San Jose Barracuda and powered by Toyota, returns home tonight at 7:05 p.m. to host the Indy Fuel. Tonight is the only meeting of the season between the two teams and just the second game for the Thunder against a team out of the Mountain Division. Wichita defeated Iowa on November 12 in its only game against the Central Division. All-time, Wichita is 8-5-1 against Indy and 5-3-1 at home against the Fuel. The Thunder are coming off ... Full Story

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Blades Battle Wings on Wednesday Night

ECHL Florida Everblades November 30, 2022 - ESTERO, Fla. - The Florida Everblades end November with a game against the Kalamazoo Wings on Wednesday, November 30 at 7:30 p.m. This will be the first time this season Florida plays an opponent outside of their division. The two teams last played in a two-game set on January 15 and 18, 2020 - Florida won in both games, winning 6-3 and 4-1, respectively. Florida has gained at least a point in each of their last five games, though they are coming off a 4-3 OT setback agains the Orlando Solar Bears. In Jacksonville l... Full Story

Ryan Kuwabara Named Head Coach of OHL's Niagara IceDogs

ECHL Wheeling Nailers November 29, 2022 - WHEELING, WV - The Wheeling Nailers, proud ECHL affiliate of the Pittsburgh Penguins, have announced that Assistant Coach Ryan Kuwabara has been named Head Coach for the Ontario Hockey League's Niagara IceDogs. Kuwabara, 50, played 18 games during his rookie season as a player for the Wheeling Thunderbirds in 1992-93, then returned to the Friendly City as Derek Army's assistant coach for the start of the 2021-22 season. With the coaching tandem of Army and Kuwabara, the Nailers compiled a 44-39-4 regular season record, wh... Full Story

Crunch Loan Jack LaFontaine to Solar Bears

ECHL Orlando Solar Bears November 29, 2022 - ORLANDO, Fla. - The Orlando Solar Bears have announced that goaltender Jack LaFontaine has been loaned to the club by the American Hockey League's Syracuse Crunch. LaFontaine (luh-FON-tane), 24, has appeared in nine games this season for the Solar Bears, posting a 3-5-0-0 record with a 3.79 Goals Against Average (GAA) and a .894 save percentage (SV%). The Mississauga, Ontario native was selected by the Carolina Hurricanes in the third round, 75th overall, of the 2016 NHL Draft and played in two NHL games for the Hurric... Full Story


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Adirondack Thunder - Glens Falls, New York
Allen Americans - Allen, Texas
Atlanta Gladiators - Atlanta, Georgia
Cincinnati Cyclones - Cincinnati, Ohio
Florida Everblades - Fort Myers, Florida
Fort Wayne Komets - Fort Wayne, Indiana
Greenville Swamp Rabbits - Greenville, South Carolina
Idaho Steelheads - Boise, Idaho
Indy Fuel - Indianapolis, Indiana
Iowa Heartlanders - Coralville, Iowa
Jacksonville Icemen - Jacksonville, Florida
Kalamazoo Wings - Kalamazoo, Michigan
Kansas City Mavericks - Independence, Missouri
Maine Mariners - Portland, Maine
Newfoundland Growlers - St. John's, Newfoundland
Norfolk Admirals - Norfolk, Virginia
Orlando Solar Bears - Orlando, Florida
Rapid City Rush - Rapid City, South Dakota
Reading Royals - Reading, Pennsylvania
Savannah Ghost Pirates - Savannah, Georgia
South Carolina Stingrays - North Charleston, South Carolina
Toledo Walleye - Toledo, Ohio
Trois-Rivieres Lions - Trois-Rivieres, Quebec
Tulsa Oilers - Tulsa, Oklahoma
Utah Grizzlies - Salt Lake City, Utah
Wheeling Nailers - Wheeling, West Virginia
Wichita Thunder - Wichita, Kansas
Worcester Railers HC - Worcester, Massachusetts

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Wed., Nov 30 Kalamazoo at Florida 7:30 p.m.
Wed., Nov 30 Indy at Wichita 8:05 p.m.
Wed., Nov 30 Kansas City at Iowa 8:05 p.m.
Tue., Nov 29 Savannah 5 at Atlanta 1 Final
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