Team Facts
Plays in ECHL Team colours Blue + Black + White Town Wichita, KS, USA Founded 1992

2022-2023 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S Ctrct
GOALTENDERS
#30 Evan Buitenhuis (G) 29 1993 Burlington, ON, CAN 6'2" 185 L 22/23
#1 Zachary Émond (G) San Jose Sharks 22 2000 St-Cyprien, QC, CAN 6'3" 181 L 22/23
DEFENSEMEN
#8 Bray Crowder (D) 24 1998 Sudbury, ON, CAN 6'6" 209 R 22/23
#44 Dominic Dockery (D) 25 1997 Lockport, NY, USA 6'2" 185 L 22/23
#6 Zack Hoffman (D) 24 1998 Newcastle, ON, CAN 6'3" 209 R 22/23
#42 Cole MacDonald (D) 27 1995 Wetaskiwin, AB, CAN 6'1" 201 L 22/23
#4 Dylan MacPherson (D)   “C” 24 1998 Redcliff, AB, CAN 6'3" 190 R 22/23
#55 Chris McKay (D) 26 1996 Edmonton, AB, CAN 6'4" 214 R 22/23
#2 Jordan Muzzillo (D) 25 1997 Capron, IL, USA 6'2" 192 L 22/23
#3 Kyle Rhodes (D) 24 1997 Ashburn, VA, USA 6'2" 207 R 22/23
#24 Connor Walters (D) 25 1997 Welland, ON, CAN 6'1" 205 R 22/23
FORWARDS
#12 Peter Bates (W) 26 1996 Evanston, IL, USA 6'1" 190 L 22/23
#19 Kelly Bent (C/RW) 27 1995 Halifax, NS, CAN 6'3" 203 L 22/23
#21 Jay Dickman (C/LW)   “A” 29 1993 St. Paul, MN, USA 6'6" 231 L 22/23
#17 Stefan Fournier (LW/RW) 30 1992 Dorval, QC, CAN 6'4" 220 R 22/23
#28 Dillon Hamaliuk (LW) San Jose Sharks 22 2000 Leduc, AB, CAN 6'4" 201 L 23/24
#7 Kenny Hausinger (C) 27 1995 Anchorage, AK, USA 5'9" 187 R 22/23
#16 Timur Ibragimov (LW) San Jose Sharks 22 2000 St. Petersburg, RUS 6'0" 201 L 22/23
#20 Mark Liwiski (C/LW) 21 2001 Dauphin, MB, CAN 6'1" 194 L 22/23
#43 Quinn Preston (F) 25 1997 Trenton, MI, USA 5'11" 183 R 22/23
#27 Mitchell Russell (RW/C) San Jose Sharks 21 2001 Peterborough, ON, CAN 6'0" 194 R 24/25
#22 Michal Stinil (LW) 23 1999 Decin, CZE 5'11" 194 L 22/23
#83 Jake Wahlin (LW) 26 1996 St. Paul, MN, USA 5'10" 170 L 22/23
#29 Brayden Watts (F)   “A” 23 1999 Bakersfield, CA, USA 5'11" 172 L 22/23
Position: G: 2, D: 9, F: 13 | Av Age: 24.88 years | Av Ht: 6'2" | Av Wt: 197 lbs | Compare with other teams
Demographics
Nationality
Team Facts
Nationalities 13 players
9 players
1 player
1 player
Experience Wichita Thunder: 862 GP
Liiga: 51 GP
AHL: 242 GP
Affiliated Team(s) San Jose Barracuda (AHL)
San Jose Sharks (NHL)
Team Captains
Team captaincy history
Arena Information
Arena Name Intrust Bank Arena Location Wichita, KS, USA Capacity 13 450 Construction Year 2010
Games
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Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
12/04/2022
12/04/2022 Confirmed Leaving Logan Fredericks (F) Leaving for Guildford Flames
12/03/2022
12/03/2022 Confirmed Leaving Barret Kirwin (F) Leaving for Newfoundland Growlers
12/01/2022
12/01/2022 Confirmed Joining Westin Michaud (F) Joining from Savannah Ghost Pirates
11/28/2022
11/28/2022 Confirmed Joining Kenny Hausinger (F) Joining from Norfolk Admirals
11/23/2022
11/23/2022 Up/Down Joining Zachary Émond (G) Joining from San Jose Barracuda
11/22/2022
11/22/2022 Confirmed Joining Kelly Bent (F) Joining from No team
11/22/2022 Up/Down Leaving Strauss Mann (G) Leaving for San Jose Barracuda
11/18/2022
11/18/2022 Up/Down Joining Strauss Mann (G) Joining from San Jose Barracuda
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
1993-1994 CHL 64 40 6 18 - - 309 275 86 1.34 1 Champion
1994-1995 CHL 66 44 4 18 - - 320 268 92 1.39 1 Champion
1995-1996 CHL 64 22 - 39 - 3 270 380 47 0.73 6 Did not make playoffs
1996-1997 CHL 66 25 - 31 - 10 279 324 60 0.91 8 Semifinal loss
1997-1998 CHL 70 35 - 31 - 4 302 303 74 1.06 6 Final loss
1998-1999 CHL 70 34 - 26 - 10 257 262 78 1.11 8 Quarterfinal loss
1999-2000 CHL 70 37 - 26 - 7 245 231 81 1.16 6 Quarterfinal loss
2000-2001 CHL 70 30 - 32 - 8 251 251 68 0.97 9 Did not make playoffs
2001-2002 CHL 64 24 - 34 - 6 203 262 54 0.84 12 Did not make playoffs
2002-2003 CHL 64 21 - 36 - 7 216 261 49 0.77 13 Did not make playoffs
2003-2004 CHL 64 35 - 24 - 5 194 197 75 1.17 7 Semifinal loss
2004-2005 CHL 60 40 - 17 - 3 210 158 83 1.38 2 Conference Final loss
2005-2006 CHL 64 38 - 18 - 8 233 200 84 1.31 4 Quarterfinal loss
2006-2007 CHL 64 28 - 28 - 8 191 213 64 1.00 12 Conference QF loss
2007-2008 CHL 64 20 - 42 - 2 156 247 42 0.66 16 Did not make playoffs
2008-2009 CHL 64 20 - 41 - 3 168 230 43 0.67 15 Did not make playoffs
2009-2010 CHL 64 9 - 50 - 5 128 257 23 0.36 15 Did not make playoffs
2010-2011 CHL 66 34 - 26 - 6 249 231 74 1.12 5 Conference QF loss
2011-2012 CHL 66 44 - 19 - 3 231 181 91 1.38 1 Final loss
2012-2013 CHL 66 39 - 19 - 8 240 182 86 1.30 2 Final loss
2013-2014 CHL 66 27 - 30 - 9 201 223 63 0.95 9 Did not make playoffs
2014-2015 ECHL 72 32 - 31 - 9 213 240 73 1.01 5 Did not make playoffs
2015-2016 ECHL 72 18 - 41 - 13 150 240 49 0.68 4 Did not make playoffs
2016-2017 ECHL 72 21 - 44 - 7 189 278 49 0.68 7 Did not make playoffs
2017-2018 ECHL 72 34 - 30 - 8 222 235 76 1.06 4 Division Semifinal loss
2018-2019 ECHL 72 29 - 31 - 12 224 251 70 0.97 5 Did not make playoffs
2019-2020 ECHL 62 24 - 30 - 8 181 233 56 0.90 6 Playoffs Cancelled
2020-2021 ECHL 71 41 - 22 - 8 218 190 90 1.27 2 Quarterfinal loss
2021-2022 ECHL 72 27 - 36 - 9 202 258 63 0.88 7 Did not make playoffs
2022-2023 ECHL 19 11 - 6 - 2 54 54 24 1.26 2 -
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Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Dylan Hood (F) 2022-2023 ERV Schweinfurt Germany4 16 17 18 35 24
2. Zach O'Brien (F) 2022-2023 Newfoundland Growlers ECHL 18 8 27 35 4
3. Joey Sides (F) 2022-2023 ERV Schweinfurt Germany4 16 14 16 30 51
4. Jakob Stukel (F) 2022-2023 EHC Basel SL 27 17 12 29 18
5. Daniel Tedesco (F) 2022-2023 Guildford Flames EIHL 21 11 17 28 8
6. Kurtis Bartliff (F) 2022-2023 Seaforth Centenaires WOAA 10 11 16 27 0
7. Charlie Combs (F) 2022-2023 SønderjyskE Denmark 25 16 10 26 43
8. Nick Miglio (F) 2022-2023 Selber Wölfe DEL2 24 13 12 25 14
9. Jeremy McKenna (F) 2022-2023 Kansas City Mavericks ECHL 18 11 13 24 31
10. Matt Brassard (D) 2022-2023 Univ. of Prince Edward Island USports 18 3 20 23 38
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Jason Duda (F) 730 337 533 870
2. Travis Clayton (F) 696 327 508 835
3. Robert Berg (F) 222 143 187 330
4. Joe Blaznek (F) 208 117 132 249
5. Ian Lowe (F) 329 84 125 209
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Jason Duda (F) 730 337 533 870
2. Travis Clayton (F) 696 327 508 835
3. Robert Berg (F) 222 143 187 330
4. Joe Blaznek (F) 208 117 132 249
5. Matt Robinson (F) 213 114 83 197
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Jason Duda (F) 730 337 533 870
2. Travis Clayton (F) 696 327 508 835
3. Robert Berg (F) 222 143 187 330
4. Sean O'Reilly (D) 311 27 142 169
5. Ron Handy (F) 114 59 137 196
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Ryan McLean (F) 297 44 104 1094
2. Travis Clayton (F) 696 327 835 1063
3. Jeff Leiter (F) 235 26 82 1003
4. Sean O'Reilly (D) 311 27 169 926
5. Greg Neish (F) 148 43 100 874
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Jason Duda (F) 730 337 533 870
2. Travis Clayton (F) 696 327 508 835
3. Ian Lowe (F) 329 84 125 209
4. Sean O'Reilly (D) 311 27 142 169
5. Ryan McLean (F) 297 44 60 104
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Paul Jackson (F) 59 71 135 2.29
2. Trevor Jobe (F) 71 65 145 2.04
3. Mikhail Kravets (F) 37 14 71 1.92
4. Brent Sapergia (F) 78 87 146 1.87
5. Ron Handy (F) 114 59 196 1.72
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Paul Jackson (F) 1993-1994 CHL 59 71 64 135 2.29 215
2. Trevor Jobe (F) 1996-1997 CHL 57 56 69 125 2.19 139
3. Ron Handy (F) 1993-1994 CHL 57 29 80 109 1.91 98
4. Robert Berg (F) 1994-1995 CHL 66 55 46 101 1.53 122
5. Robert Berg (F) 1993-1994 CHL 64 43 58 101 1.58 141
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Paul Jackson (F) 1993-1994 CHL 59 71 64 135 2.29 215
2. Trevor Jobe (F) 1996-1997 CHL 57 56 69 125 2.19 139
3. Robert Berg (F) 1994-1995 CHL 66 55 46 101 1.53 122
4. Brent Sapergia (F) 1993-1994 CHL 46 55 33 88 1.91 297
5. Joe Blaznek (F) 2005-2006 CHL 64 44 56 100 1.56 40
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Ron Handy (F) 1993-1994 CHL 57 29 80 109 1.91 98
2. Dave Doucette (D) 1994-1995 CHL 64 20 70 90 1.41 81
3. Trevor Jobe (F) 1996-1997 CHL 57 56 69 125 2.19 139
4. Jason Duda (F) 2004-2005 CHL 59 30 66 96 1.63 58
5. Paul Jackson (F) 1993-1994 CHL 59 71 64 135 2.29 215
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Derek Parker (F) 2004-2005 CHL 54 6 8 14 0.26 503
2. Bryan Wells (F) 1995-1996 CHL 45 30 26 56 1.24 407
3. Kris Schultz (F) 1999-2000 CHL 68 13 22 35 0.52 389
4. Dan Kopec (D) 1996-1997 CHL 46 6 10 16 0.35 365
5. Bruce Ramsay (F) 2000-2001 CHL 60 11 24 35 0.58 364
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2022-2023 6'2" 197 lbs 24.88
2021-2022 6'1" 191 lbs 25.85
2020-2021 6'1" 193 lbs 26.51
2019-2020 6'1" 195 lbs 26.44
2018-2019 6'1" 195 lbs 25.70
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