Ice-hockey: Thunder double-loser in double-header

The Dunedin Thunder is still winless in the National Ice Hockey League.

The Thunder lost both matches of its double-header against the Botany Swarm at the Dunedin Ice Stadium during the weekend.

It went down 7-5 in game one on Saturday before losing a low-scoring encounter 2-1 in Sunday's rematch.

The losses leave the Dunedin side at the foot of the table with an 0-6 record to start the season.

It will have to wait a while to get another crack at securing its first win, as it is not back on the ice until July 16-17, when it takes on the Southern Stampede in Queenstown.

The Stampede continues to lead the competition with four wins from four matches.

It will play the West Auckland Admirals in a home double-header at the Ice Arena in Queenstown this weekend.

Regan Wilson played his 100th game for the Thunder on Saturday, while Connor Harrison played his 100th game in the national league after joining the Dunedin side in 2013.

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