Stockton Thunder extend Thomas’ contract.

The first, last and only coach ever to defeat the Reign in the playoffs was rewarded today, as the Stockton Thunder have given Matt Thomas a 2-year contract extension.

“We’re thrilled to have Matt Thomas back as the head coach of the Thunder and lead our organization for at least the next two seasons,” Thunder president Dan Chapman said in the release. “In talking with others around the ECHL and professional hockey, Matt is very highly regarded and considered by many as one of the best coaches in the league.”

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J.P. Hoornstra covers the Dodgers, Angels and Major League Baseball for the Orange County Register, Los Angeles Daily News, Long Beach Press-Telegram, Torrance Daily Breeze, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Pasadena Star-News, San Bernardino Sun, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, Whittier Daily News and Redlands Daily Facts. Before taking the beat in 2012, J.P. covered the NHL for four years. UCLA gave him a degree once upon a time; when he graduated on schedule, he missed getting Arnold Schwarzenegger's autograph on his diploma by five months.