Wrap Up Against Jr Thunder


02.24.17 – Wichita 4, Dallas 2

02.25.17 – Wichita 5, Dallas 0

02.26.17 – Wichita 15, Dallas 4


The Wichita Jr. Thunder have home ice for the first round wrapped up, and they kept rolling towards the playoffs, sweeping three games from the Dallas Snipers and staying within striking distance of third-place El Paso.

Alexander Moustakis made 65 saves for Dallas Friday – including 38(!) in the third period – but it was not enough to prevent the Jr. Thunder from coming away with a 4-2 win.

Peter Cicmanec’s second goal of the game, at 9:26 of the third period, broke a 2-2 tie and held up as the game-winner. 

Wichita’s Erik Spath allowed just two goals on 25 shots.

Adam Conkling posted a 21-save shutout in a 5-0 Wichita win on Saturday but Moustakis, at the other end of the ice, was the goalie who stole the show.  Moustakis made another 67 saves for the Snipers, including all 29 shots he faced in the second period.

Five different Dallas skaters scored the in the game including Cicmanec and Oskar Gullstrom, who both added three assists.

The prolific Wichita offense finally broke out on Sunday in a 15-4 win.  Five different Jr. Thunder skaters scored twice in the game, including Gullstrom (2-5-7).  Cicmanec (1-6-7) matched his seven-point output for the game.  Zach Balodis (2-2-4), David Good (2-4-6), Jack McClelland (2-1-3) and Miroslav Olejnik were the other players who lit the lamp twice in the game.