Lamar Hunt Jr.'s ECHL team won their most recent home game at the Silverstein Eye Centers Arena against their local rival the Wichita Thunder.
Kansas City, MO -- (SBWIRE) -- 11/10/2015 -- Lamar Hunt Jr.'s ECHL team the Missouri Mavericks defeated their local rival the Wichita Thunder in a 1-0 shutout November 7. The game featured Mavericks goal tender Parker Milner who won his fourth start of the season with the shutout, allowing no goals scored by the Thunder.
The lone goal of the night was scored by Missouri Mavericks player Matt Finn who recently joined the roster and was playing in his first game with the team. Finn was assigned to the Mavericks from the NHL team the New York Islanders and had previously played with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the AHL as well.
Thanks to their November 7 win, the Mavericks continue to lead in points against the Thunder in the Independence Cup Series with a 6-0 lead in points. The Mavericks and Thunder will meet again in the next away game at the INTRUST Bank Arena in Wichita, KS.
The next Silverstein Eye Centers Arena home game for the Mavericks will be held on November 17, the team will face the Allen Americans. For ticket sales visit http://www.ticketmaster.com or http://www.missourimavericks.com .
About the Missouri Mavericks
The Missouri Mavericks are a professional ice hockey team based in Independence, Missouri and the proud ECHL affiliate of the New York Islanders (NHL) and the Bridgeport Sound Tigers. The Mavs are members of the Central Division of the Western Conference of the ECHL—the Premier 'AA' Hockey League in North America, led by General Manager Brent Thiessen and Head Coach Richard Matvichuk. Founded in 2009, the Mavericks are entering into their seventh season in franchise history at Silverstein Eye Centers Arena. Missouri competed for five seasons in the (now defunct) Central Hockey League (CHL) before formally joining the ECHL on Oct. 7, 2014 ahead of their 2014-15 campaign. Lamar Hunt Jr. was announced as the new President and Owner of the Missouri Mavericks on Feb. 6, 2015.
About Lamar Hunt Jr.
Lamar Hunt, Jr. founded and participates in the Loretto Companies group that includes the Kansas City based private charitable organization Loretto Foundation, LLC. One of the major goals of the foundation, besides making contributions to charities, is to educate the public about what the Christian faith has to say about business and our work in the world. Hunt is also the owner of the Independence, MO hockey team the Missouri Mavericks, LLC (member of the East Coast hockey League).