THIS WEEK'S OPPONENT: (all times PT) vs. UTAH GRIZZLIES Friday and Saturday**: 7:30 p.m. Sunday: 4:00 p.m. Radio: 1280 AM KWSX/ StocktonThunder.com The Stockton Thunder faces the Utah Grizzlies at Stockton Arena to begin a three game series in the Central Valley. The Thunder is 3-2-0 against the Grizzlies this season. The last time the two teams met was in Utah on Jan. 2 in a 2-1 victory at Maverik Center. Utah comes off the All-Star break with a 3-7-0 record in their last ten games and last played on Jan. 21 in a 5-3 loss to Idaho. ** Denotes online coverage only for Saturday's game The team's upcoming schedule for this week is as follows: (subject to change, all times PT) Thursday, JAN. 24 2:00 p.m. - Practice at Stockton Arena Friday, JAN. 25 10:00 a.m. - Morning skate at Stockton Arena 6:00 p.m. - Pre-game media access ends 7:30 p.m. - GAME vs. UTAH 1280 AM KWSX/StocktonThunder.com Saturday, JAN. 26 10:00 a.m. - Morning skate at Stockton Arena 6:00 p.m. - Pre-game media access ends 7:30 p.m. - GAME vs. UTAH StocktonThunder.com Sunday, JAN. 27 No morning skate 2:30 p.m. - Pre-game media access ends 4:00 p.m. - GAME vs. UTAH 1280 AM KWSX/StocktonThunder.com Monday, JAN. 28 Day off 2012-13 TEAM LEADERS: Points - Yannick Riendeau (42) Goals -Toni Rajala (18) - T-10, ECHL Assists - Yannick Riendeau (29) - T-8, ECHL Plus/Minus - Philippe Cornet, Nathan Deck (+8) Penalty Minutes - Garet Hunt (190) - 1st, ECHL UPCOMING MILESTONES - Ryan Constant is 2 assists away from 100 in his professional career - Yannick Riendeau is 5 assists away from 100 in his professional career - Garet Hunt is 4 games away from 300 in his professional career TEAM NOTES - Justin Maylan is tied for the ECHL lead in rookie scoring with 34 points - Yannick Riendeau has nine points in the last nine games - Cameron Brodie is +7 in the last nine games - Stockton ranks fourth in the ECHL at 21.9 percent on the power play - Stockton is 12-5-2 at home - Stockton is 12-1-2 when leading after one period this season. WEEK IN REVIEW SF 5 - STK 2 (1/20/13): The Stockton Thunder (21-15-4-3, 49 points) dropped a 5-2 loss to the San Francisco Bulls in front of 5,838 fans at Stockton Arena. Center Gabriel Levesque (two points) and forward Matt Bergland each found the back of the net for the Thunder. Playing in his third game in as many days, goaltender Cody Reichard (10-6-4) made 15 saves in just over two periods of action before he was pulled for the first time in his career. Taylor Nelson stopped 24 shots for San Francisco. SF 4 - STK 2 (1/19/13): Kris Belan broke a 2-2 tie with 6:04 left in the third period and Taylor Nelson hung on for 32 saves to help the San Francisco Bulls defeat the Stockton Thunder (21-14-7, 49 points), 4-2 at the Cow Palace on Saturday. Mike Little and Harrison Reed contributed offensively with goals for the Thunder. Goaltender Cody Reichard took the loss with 27 saves. STK 5 - SF 2 (1/18/13): Yannick Riendeau, Eric Hunter and Matt Reber racked up a combined nine points to lead a relentless Stockton Thunder (21-13-7, 49 points) offense, en route to a 5-2 victory over the San Francisco Bulls before 5,617 fans at Stockton Arena on Friday. The Thunder, who won its second straight game over San Francisco and in the first meeting between the two teams in Stockton, improved to 12-4-2 on home ice. Center Gabriel Levesque chipped in with two assists as well. COMMUNITY APPERANCES WHEN: Saturday, Jan. 26 (9:00 a.m.) WHERE: St. Joseph's Medical Center - Stockton WHAT: St. Joseph's Medical Center will host the 4th Annual 5k Run/Walk for Wellness, joined by Thunder mascot "Thor" and select Thunder staff to pledge for a healthier lifestyle in a special 5k Fun Run/Walk event. Registration opens at 7:45 a.m. PROMOTIONAL NEWS - UPCOMING HOME GAMES WHEN: Friday, Jan. 25 vs. Utah Grizzlies (7:30 p.m.) WHAT: YANNICK RIENDEAU POSTER GIVEAWAY (presented by In-Shape Health Clubs, University Plaza and 104.1 The Hawk) The first 4,000 fans in attendance will receive a collectible poster of Thunder leading scorer Yannick Riendeau - perfect for the bedroom, game room or den! WHEN: Saturday, Jan. 26, vs. Utah Grizzlies (7:30 p.m.) WHAT: TEDDY BEAR TOSS (presented by Dorfman Pacific, KAT Country 103 and News10) Bring a new or gently used stuffed animal for donation to local Central Valley children, via the United Way. When the Thunder scores their first goal of the game, throw the stuffed animal onto the ice. Watch the fur fly! WHEN: Sunday, Jan. 27 vs. Utah Grizzlies (4:00 p.m.) WHAT: FAMILY DAY (presented by Sutter Gould Medical Foundation, 99.3 KJOY and Farmers Insurance) Family Day offers four tickets, hot dogs and soft drinks for $34. A free Thunder cap is also included when purchasing at www.StocktonThunder.com. THUNDER 2012-13 REGULAR SEASON STATISTICS: http://echl.com/stats/statdisplay.p...ament_id=0&leagueId=1&division_id=-1&confId=0 Season Tickets, Group Tickets and Mini-Plans for 2012-13 are on sale now. For more information about tickets, merchandise, or other inquiries contact the Stockton Thunder offices at (209) 373-1500 or visit www.StocktonThunder.com.