DeBlouw returns to Wichita for second season

Wichita, Kan. - The Wichita Thunder announced that forward Matt DeBlouw has re-signed for the 2017-18 season.

DeBlouw, 23, returns for his second year as a pro after finishing with 38 points (14g-24a) during his rookie campaign. The speedy forward from Chesterfield, Mich. led the team in assists and was second in goals.

Prior to turning pro, he played four seasons at Michigan State University where he tallied 55 points (27g-28a) in 128 games. During his freshman year, he finished with 21 points (10g, 11a) in 42 games as a true freshman. He was tied for third on the team in goals, second in points and earned honorable mention to the CCHA All-Rookie Team.

The 6-foot-1, 210-pounder was drafted by the Calgary Flames int the seventh round (186th overall) of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.