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Salvaggio Returns for Third Season

October 22, 2020 - ECHL (ECHL) - Wichita Thunder News Release

WICHITA, Kan. - The Wichita Thunder, ECHL affiliate of the NHL's Edmonton Oilers, AHL's Bakersfield Condors and powered by Toyota, announced today the re-signing of forward Jason Salvaggio for the 2020-21 season.

Salvaggio, 26, returns to Wichita for a third stint. He began the season with the Allen Americans and was acquired back to Wichita in a trade. Salvaggio tallied 34 points (14g, 20a) in 48 games in Thunder blue. Overall, he had 37 points last season, which was good for third on last year's squad.

In 2018-19, he began the year with the Maine Mariners, where he recorded 26 points (10g, 16a) in 42 games before being assigned to the Thunder from the American Hockey League's Hartford Wolfpack. A native of Hanson, Massachusetts, the 6-foot, 190-pound forward had 3 points (1g, 2a) in 10 games for the Thunder to close the season.

Prior to turning pro, Salvaggio played a four-year career at the University of New Hampshire. His best season came during his junior campaign in 2016-17, tallying 36 points (23a, 13a) in 40 games. He won the Paul Hines Award that year, given to the Most Improved Player in New England. He signed an AHL contract with the Hartford Wolfpack and appeared in four games that same year.

Season tickets for the 2020-21 season are on sale now. Get your seats for just $34 per month. All it takes is a $1 deposit per seat to reserve yours today. To learn more, click here or contact a Thunder representative at the office today!


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