Wichita Thunder

Thunder defeats Mavs in shootout

The Thunder's shootout streak continued Saturday night, as Wichita beat Missouri 4-3 for its fourth shootout win of the season.

Thunder goalie Ryan MacDonald stopped four of the Mavericks' five attempts in the shootout. Matt Robinson and Brett Hemingway each made their shots for the Thunder.

Missouri took a 1-0 less than four minutes into the game. Wichita tied it 1-1 on a goal by Andrew Martens.

The Mavericks took a 2-1 lead in the second period, but the Thunder got power-play goals from Aaron Davis and Alex Bourret in the third period to go ahead 3-2.

Missouri tied the score at 12:25 with a power-play goal of its own.

The loss was the Mavericks' first of the season and avenged the Thunder's first loss, which came at home Friday night against the Mavericks.

Wichita1 0 2 0 1 — 4 Missouri1 1 1 0 0 —3

First period

Scoring—1. Missouri, Courtney (Cooper, Thinel) 3:54; 3. Wichita, Martens (Robinson, Davis) 14:00. Penalties— Missouri, Rowe (interference), 8:42; Missouri, Carriveau (tripping), 11:00; Missouri, Ruwe (kneeing), 11:59; Missouri, Pszenyczny (cross checking), 13:06; Wichita, Bourret (unsportsmanlike conduct), 13:06; Wichita, Summers (fighting major(, 14:44; Wichita, Summers (check to the head major), 14:44; Wichita, Summers (check to the head misconduct), 14:44; Missouri, O'Nabigon (instigator), 14:44; Missouri, O'Nabigon (fighting major), 14:44; Missouri, O'Nabigon (fighting instigator), 14:44; Missouri, Pszenyczny (fighting major), 20:00; Wichita, Bourret (fighting major), 20:00.

Second period

Scoring—3. Missouri, Courtney (Thinel), 2:31. Penalties— Wichita, Tetrault (interference), 2:59; Wichita, Greene (hooking), 3:30; Wichita, Sawyer (boarding), 5:48; Wichita, Robinson (tripping), 7:20; Missouri, Wakita (holding), 13:10; Wichita, Lizon (holding), 16:31.

Third period

Scoring—4. Wichita, Davis, power play (Beauregard, Tetrault), 2:09; 5. Wichita, Bourret, power play (Robinson, Martens), 2:55; 6. Missouri, Thinel power play (Cooper, Zulyniak), 12:25. Penalties— Missouri, Wakita (interference), 0:34; Missouri, Good (holding), 1:23; Wichita, Hemingway (tripping), 9:57; Missouri, Thinel (roughing), 9:57; Wichita, Bourret (high sticking), 11:20; Wichita, Bourret (slashing), 11:20; Wichita, Hemingway (roughing), 14:58; Missouri, Good (roughing), 14:58.


Scoring — 7. Wichita, Hemingway.

Power play—Wichita 2 for 6; Missouri 1 for 7.

Shots on goal—Wichita 20-3-10-4-1—38; Missouri 8-14-3-5-0—30.

Goaltenders— Wichita, MacDonald 27 saves on 30 shots. Missouri, Effinger 34 saves on 37 shots.