(WICHITA, Kan.) — For the first time since 1998, the Wichita Thunder head to the CHL finals.
The two-time CHL champions will take on the Fort Wayne Komets in a best of seven game series, starting Saturday in Game 1 at Intrust Bank Arena.
The Thunder ripped their way to the Governor's Cup, given to the best regular season record in the CHL, getting 91 points with a 44-19 record. The 91 points sets a CHL record for points amassed in the regular season.
Thos hoping for a Missouri/Wichita series were shutout Thursday night when the Komets topped Missouri 6-4 in Game 7 of the Turner Conference finals.