Reum returns while Wichita adds Christensen

Wichita, Kan. – The Wichita Thunder announced that they have agreed to terms with defensemen Dalton Reum and Jannik Christensen for the 2015-16 season.

Reum returns to Wichita after having his season cut short last year due to injury. The 23-year-old had two points (1g-1a) in 26 games with the Thunder last season. A native of Camrose, Reum appeared in 52 contests during his rookie year with the Idaho Steelheads in 2013-14 collecting eight assits and 76 penalty minutes. Prior to turning pro, Reum played three seasons in the Western Hockey Leaue with the Vancouver Giants and Swift Current Broncos. In 212 career games, he amassed 37 points (8g-29a) and 191 penalty minutes.

Christensen enters his second season in the ECHL and first in Wichita. A native of Esbjerg, Denmark, the 23-year-old appeared in 62 games last year with the Quad City Mallards, notching 14 points (1g-13a) to go along with 62 penalty minutes. He spent most of his hockey career with his hometown team in Esbjerg starting as a 17-year-old. Christensen represented Denmark at the 2010, 2011 and 2012 World Junior Championships and captained the Danes at the 2012 tournament in Alberta.