WICHITA, Ks. – The Kansas City Mavericks finished 2-1-0-0 in their three-in-three weekend set after losing 4-1 to the Wichita Thunder Sunday afternoon at INTRUST Bank Arena. Mavericks defenseman Zach Osburn netted a goal late in regulation and the Mavericks went three-for-three on the penalty kill.
First Period-No goals were scored.-The Thunder outshot the Mavericks 11-3 in the period.
Second Period-Fabrizio Ricci scored for the Thunder at the 2:06 mark of the second period. Brenden De Jong and Beau Starrett assisted on the opening score.-Wichita doubled their lead at the 3:30 mark on a goal from Stephan Fournier. Chris Crane and Ostap Safin assisted.-Wichita extended their lead to 3-0 on a goal from Billy Exell. Starrett and Ricci assisted on the goal.
Third Period-Zach Osburn got the Mavericks on the board late in regulation at the 17:19 mark. Tad Kozun and Ryan Van Stralen assisted on the goal.-The Thunder added an empty net goal from Patrick Parkkonen at the 17:46 mark. Crane and Jacob Graves assisted on the goal.
Notes & Streaks-The Mavericks went three-for-three on the penalty kill.-Goaltender Nick Schneider finished the game with 22 saves on 25 shots.
The Mavs now return home for a game against the Indy Fuel Tuesday night at 7:05 p.m. at Silverstein Eye Centers Arena. It’s a Red Robin Two-For-Tuesday. Get buy one terrace or rinkside ticket, get one free and get 50% off any appetizer at Red Robin. After Tuesday, the Mavericks head south for two games against the Florida Everblades on Friday and Saturday at Hertz Arena in Estero, Florida.
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