The Wichita Thunder signed forwards Alex Bourret and Nikita Kashirsky on Wednesday.
Bourret played for the Thunder during the 2011-12 season, compiling 20 goals and 37 assists in 43 games before being called up. He has spent the last two seasons in the Quebec-based North American Hockey League.
Kashirsky is a sixth-year pro from Moscow. He played last season in Scotland for the Dundee Stars. He had previously played in the American Hockey League.