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Mavs Finish Three-In-Three Weekend with Loss in Wichita

December 8, 2019 - ECHL (ECHL) - Kansas City Mavericks News Release

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 loss ended a four game winning streak and a five-game points streak by the Mavs.

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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