NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, Texas — The Wichita Thunder saw its seven-game winning streak come to an end at the hands of the Fort Worth Brahmas 5-1 Wednesday at the NYTEX Sports Centre in Central Hockey League play. Phil Fox scored two goals for Fort Worth. Derrick Pallis and Adam Hogg each scored a goal with an assist. Nick Schneider also scored a goal. Matt Ambroz dished two assists for the Brahmas. Fort Worth scored the first five goals of the game. The last two goals came on power plays. Kevin Young scored for Wichita. Assists came from Chad Painchaud and Ian Lowe. Fort Worth goallie Kristofer Westblom stopped 24 of Wichita’s 25 shots for the win. Wichita goallie Kevin Regan took the loss, stopping 17 of 22 shots. Torrie Jung finished the game for Wichita, posting eight saves. Wichita stays in first place in the CHL at 17-8-2, one point ahead of Allen. Fort Worth improves to 12-9-4, tied for sixth with Missouri. Wichita and Fort Worth meet again at 7:05 p.m. Friday at Intrust Bank Arena in Wichita.
Wichita 0 0 1 —1 Fort Worth 1 2 2 —5 FIRST PERIOD — Scoring: 1. FW Pallis (Wollard) 12:54. Penalties: FW Hogg (interference) 7:19, W Madden (cross checking) 18:47. SECOND PERIOD — Scoring: 2. FW Fox (Klempa, Spivak) 7:28, 3. FW Schneider (Ambroz, Hogg) 15:26. Penalties: FW Wollard (hooking) 1:10, FW Spady (tripping) 8:24, W Young (roughing) 12:24, W Lutz minor-major-misconduct (instigation-fighting) 17:05, FW Mayor minor-major (roughing, fighting) 17:05, W Regan (roughing) 17:05. THIRD PERIOD — Scoring: 4. FW Fox (Wild, Pallis) 4:30-pp, 5. FW Hogg (Ambroz, Morley) 5:14-pp, 6. W Young (Painchaud, Lowe) 5:54. Penalties: W Flath (holding) 3:00, W Lowe (hooking) 3:27, FW Morley major (fighting) 10:17, W W Donaghy major (fighing) 10:17, W Lizon (elbowing) 14:18, FW Fox (hooking) 14:54, FW Pallis (high sticking) 15:31, W Donaghy major (fighting) 18:58, FW Morley major (fighting) 18:58, FW Wildfong (unsportsmanlike conduct) 18:58. Shots on goal — Wichita 7-11-7—25, Fort Worth 7-13-10—30. Saves — Wichita: Regan (L, 11-6-2-2, 45:24, 5 ga) 6-11-0—17; Torrie Jung (14:36, 0 ga) x-x-8—8. Fort Worth: Westblom (W, 6-1-2-2) 7-11-6—24. Power plays — Wichita 0 of 6, Fort Worth 2 of 6. Penalties-minutes — Wichita 11-39, Fort Worth 10-29. Referee — Curtis. Linesmen — Kehoe, Cassidy. Attendance — 976.