The Wichita Thunder entertained the home fans on Sunday afternoon with a historic second period as they topped the Texas Brahmas 8-1 taking a 2-0 lead in their best-of-7 Berry Conference Finals series. Game 3 is scheduled for Wednesday night at the NYTEX Sports Centre in North Richland Hills, Texas.
The second period for the Thunder was one for the record books as they scored seven times blowing a tight game wide-open. Read more →
Players say the sting of Rapid City’s early exit from this year’s Central Hockey League playoffs will linger, but will be replaced in time by positives derived from the Rush’s fourth season in the league.
“Anytime you don’t go further than we did, it’s sort of a failure,” Rush leading scorer Shawn Limpright said on Thursday,).. Read more at: rapidcityjournal.com
So the Komets are done like dinner, right? Down two games in the best-of-seven Turner Conference finals, heading on the road for three straight games at Independence, Mo., surely Fort Wayne’s chances are slim-to-none, right? Read more at: journalgazette.net
The Komets have had to endure several obstacles in the playoffs, including injuries, travel and unexpected losses.
So dropping the opening game of the Turner Conference finals on Friday night in a disputed fashion wasn’t about to faze them. Read more at: journalgazette.net
When the CHL playoffs started, there was no guarantee that Adam Russo would see the majority of the time at goalie for the Thunder.
Wichita has the luxury of two standouts at the position, and though Russo was the starter at the beginning of the postseason, any inconsistency could have prompted coach Kevin McClelland to go with backup Bryan Hogan. Read More at: kansas.com
There are three of them in the elevator, three men of a certain age, headed for the 600 level of Memorial Coliseum 40 minutes or so before the drop of the puck for Game 2 of the Turner Conference finals against Missouri on Saturday night.
“So you come to a lot of playoff games?” a fellow rider asks. Read more at: journalgazette.net
By the end of the Killer Bees’ 2011-12 season their affiliation with the AHL’s San Antonio Rampage was barely an afterthought.
All the Bees got from the relationship was 47 games, 15 goals, 16 assists, a minus-7 rating and the occasional disruption to the lineup when somebody came from San Antonio,).. Read more at: themonitor.com