EVANSVILLE, Ind. - The Evansville Thunderbolts, proud member Southern Professional Hockey League, announced Thursday the signing of veteran goaltender Brian Billett. The move comes on the heels of goalie Parker Gahagen being called up to Newfoundland of the ECHL.
The Evansville Thunderbolts look to ride the momentum of their first two-game winning streak of the season, as they play host to Macon and Birmingham this weekend. Thunderbolts Insider Joe Downs catches up with the boys before the puck drops on Friday!
Evansville, Ind: After winning three of the last five past games on the circus road trip, including both games in Quad City this past weekend, the Thunderbolts return to home ice, for the first two of five straight home games, against the Macon Mayhem on Friday, and the Birmingham Bulls on Saturday. Friday is Indiana Donor Network Night, while Saturday will be both Peanuts Night, as well as Boy Scout Night.
Evansville Thunderbolts play-by-play man Tommy Pecoraro takes a look back and previews the weekend ahead in this week's Thunderbolts Mid-Week Report.
There was a serious case of déjà vu tonight at the TaxSlayer Center, as the Thunderbolts built up a 4-0 lead in the second period, before Quad City would begin a very familiar comeback, pulling back within a single goal in the third period. However, this time the ending was different than in the past, and the Thunderbolts made sure the comeback was not complete, winning 4-3.
After going scoreless through almost 50 minutes of action, the floodgates would open up as the Thunderbolts would score three times to win 3-0, with plenty of help from Parker Gahagen, who stopped all 34 shots en route to his first professional shutout, and the Thunderbolts’ first shutout since November 3rd, 2018, and fifth in franchise history.
Seth Swenson has been finding his game more and more as of late, and after ending a slight scoring slump in Macon last weekend, Swenson would open up the scoring tonight in Knoxville. However, the Ice Bears would dominate in the second half of the game, emerging with a 7-2 win over Evansville.
The Evansville Thunderbolts have had a lot of giveaways in their history. Now they've joined forces with Tri-State NAPA stores for the biggest in both organizations' existence! Thunderbolts Insider Joe Downs has the story and the details.
Join Pride as he attempts to deposit another Thunderbolts "W" at Old National Bank!
Evansville Thunderbolts play-by-Play man Tommy Pecoraro gets you set for a busy Thanksgiving Weekend on the road.
The Thunderbolts turned things up after a 4-2 loss last night against the Mayhem, turning the tables on Macon in another close game, getting their first regulation win in Macon since November 9th, 2017, by a 4-2 score, led by Seth Swenson’s goal and two points.
In a very physical game at the Macon Centreplex Coliseum, the Thunderbolts and Macon Mayhem would battle it out in Macon’s first game without Leo Thomas behind the bench. The Mayhem would find the motivation to get the upper hand, getting the victory over Evansville, 4-2.
Pride, looking to get back in the groove, makes the trip to Walther's Golf 'n Fun, the sponsor of the Thunderbolts Kids Club and Pride, as well!
In this week's edition of "Thunderbolts One-on-One" right winger Connor Sanvido squares off against goaltender Braeden Ostepchuk.
Evansville Thunderbolts play-by-play man Tommy Pecoraro takes a look at all things Bolts!
In this week's edition of "Kali's Korner", Thunderbolts Senior Sales Account Executive Kali Mayes gives us a "behind the scenes look" at pre-game preparations for the front office staff.
Evansville Thunderbolts Insider Joe Downs and Play-by-Play man Tommy Pecoraro breakdown a strong weekend for the Thunderbolts as they split with Peoria.
After a major statement victory over the Rivermen last night, the Thunderbolts would look to repeat against Peoria, who looked to avenge their first loss of the season. After going down 3-0 in the first period, the Thunderbolts found life, bringing themselves back within a goal. Tonight, however, Peoria would hold out, and win 3-2.
Evansville Thunderbolts Insider Joe Downs and Play-by-Play man Tommy Pecoraro breakdown the Bolts rousing shootout victory over previously unbeaten Peoria Friday night.
The Rivermen came to Evansville with an unbeaten 7-0 start to this season, a record for the Rivermen franchise, as they stood atop the SPHL standings. The Thunderbolts would go down 2-0, and then would find their game, battling their way back to lead 3-2, and go to overtime, and a shootout, where Evansville would upset the Rivermen, 4-3.