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Wichita re-signs Allen, adds Skelly

Wednesday, November 4th
Wichita re-signs Allen, adds Skelly

WICHITA, Kan. - The Wichita Thunder, ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League's Edmonton Oilers and American Hockey League's Bakersfield Condors, announced the re-signing of defenseman Sean Allen and signing of defenseman Dalton Skelly for the 2020-21 season.

Allen, 22, returns to Wichita after turning pro a year ago. A native of Puslinch, Ontario, he appeared in 44 games and notched 3 points (1g-2a) to go with 68 penalty minutes. 

Prior to turning pro, Allen played four seasons in the Ontario Hockey League for the Kitchener Rangers, Oshawa Generals and Windsor Spitfires. He racked up 381 penalty minutes to go along with 22 points (2g-20a) in 205 career games. Allen attended training camp with the St. Louis Blues before the 2018-19 campaign.

Skelly, 25, turns pro after a four-year career at the College of the Holy Cross. A native of Keller, Texas, he recorded 34 points (5g-29a) in 117 career games with the Crusaders.

Prior to heading to college, Skelly played two seasons in the North American Hockey League. He was originally drafted by the Topeka Capitals in 2014. Skelly played for the Fairbanks Ice Dogs, Michigan Warriors and the Lone Star Brahmas, where he ended up with 48 points (13g-35a) in 106 games. 

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