Hockey

Thunder win second straight after shootout with Evansville

The Wichita Thunder defeated the Evansville IceMen, 3-2, in a shootout on Sunday in Evansville, Ind.

Wichita’s Kenton Miller and Ian Lowe scored goals in regulation as the teams went to overtime tied 2-2. Andrew Huff and Lowe both delivered in the shootout to seal the win.

The Thunder’s David Shantz stopped 2 of 3 shots in the shootout.

Evansville went 0 for 6 on power plays.

Wichita closed out a three-game road swing with back-to-back wins. The Thunder return to action on Sunday against Tulsa at Intrust Bank Arena.

Wichita

1

1

0

0

1

3

Evansville

0

1

1

0

0

2

First period

Scoring—1. Wichita, Miller (Gauthier, Oslanski), 18:46. Penalties—Wichita, Neal (holding), 3:56; Evansville, MacDonald (tripping), 10:21; Evansville, Dunn (slashing), 17:36; Wichita, Reum (interference), 19:51.

Second period

Scoring—2. Evansville, Moon (MacDonald, Sims), 7:52; 3. Wichita, Lowe (Isackson), 15:23. Penalties—Wichita, Lowe (tripping), 1:01; Wichita, Oslanski (hooking) 11:50.

Third period

Scoring—4. Evansville, Moon (Humphries, MacDonald). Penalties—Wichita, Reum (tripping) :45; Wichita, Nemcik (interference).

Overtime

Scoring—None. Penalties—Wichita bench, game misconduct/abuse of officials, 5:00

Shootout

Wichita: Huff (yes), Lowe (yes). Evansville: Guptill (no), Fawcett (yes), Moon (no).

Power play—Evansville 0-6, Wichita 1-2. Shots—Evansville 3-7-12-1—23, Wichita 9-5-8-3—26. Saves—Evansville, Bengstberg 23 saves/25 shots; Wichita, Shantz 23-25.

T—2:25. A—3,036.

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