The Adirondack Thunder are off to a thunderous start for their 2016-17 hockey season! For their first six games this season, the Thunder remained unbeaten in regulation contests against their ECHL North Division rivals.
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October 14 – The Adirondack Thunder kicked off their 2016-17 season with an away game 4-3 shootout victory against the Manchester Monarchs. The Thunder’s Dana Fraser scored the first goal of the season with assists from Greg Wolfe and Mathieu Brodeur to make the score 1-0 Thunder.
October 15 – The Thunder completed a weekend sweep over the Manchester Monarchs with a 5-3 win. The Thunder scored early in the first period thanks to Ty Loney.
October 22 – The Thunder suffered a 4-3 overtime defeat against the Manchester Monarchs during opening night at the Civic Center. The Monarchs’ Alex Guptill scored the first goal of the game in the first period.
October 25 – The Adirondack Thunder nearly picked up the win against the Elmira Jackals at the Civic Center. The final score was 2-1, and the Jackals won after a shootout final. Despite falling short, the Thunder still earned a point to add to their overall ranking.
October 28 – The Thunder quickly came back into the winning column. They won an away game against the Elmira Jackals with a strong 5-2 victory. During the first period, the Thunder took control with a power play and brought the score to 1-0. Although the Jackals responded with a goal in the second period, the Thunder powered their way to a 5-2 win.
October 29 – The Thunder remained undefeated in regulation contests with its 3-0 win over the Elmira Jackals at the Civic Center. Despite a scoreless first 40 minutes, the Thunder soon picked up the pace during the third period and scored all three of its goals.
November 1 – The Thunder suffered their first regulation contest loss of the season against the Manchester Monarchs at the Civic Center. However, it was a close game at the end, and the final score was 3-2 Monarchs. While the Monarchs had a 3-0 lead in the second period, the Thunder fought back and scored two goals before the end of the final period.
As of that November 1 game, the Thunder are currently ranked 2nd in their North Division with 10 points overall. Compared to the rest of the Eastern Conference, the Thunder are ranked third.
More Thunder News
- The Stockton Heat have assigned forward Matt Bailey and defenseman Keegan Kanzig to the Adirondack Thunder.
- Forward Dennis Kravchenko, 22, has signed a standard player contract with the Thunder.
Starting November 5, the Thunder will be competing in eight away games. Get ready for their return to the Civic Center on November 22 when the team takes on the Florida Everblades!