Wichita Announces Home Open Date Presented by UBuildIt

    Wichita Thunder

June 3, 2024 – ECHL (ECHL)
Wichita Thunder press release

WICHITA, Kan. – The Wichita Thunder, ECHL affiliate of the NHL’s San Jose Sharks, San Jose Barracuda of the AHL and powered by Toyota, are pleased to announce today that the 2024-2025 campaign will begin at home on Friday, October 18, presented by UBuildIt.

The full schedule and divisional lineup will be announced tomorrow at 1pm CST.

Wichita is 14-16-2 all-time when opening at home and 29-30-5 all-time on opening day.

Last season, the Thunder fell in their home opener on Oct. 20 to Kansas City, 6-3. Wichita is looking for its first home opener win since a Dec. 11, 2020 win over Tulsa.

The Thunder are entering their 33rd year of professional hockey. Wichita is the sixth-oldest franchise in minor league hockey, along with Tulsa and Providence (AHL).

Season tickets for the 2024-25 season are now on sale. Save money by reserving your seats for all the fast and hard action of every game.

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