T-Birds win Game 4 over Everett 2-1, take 3-1 series lead
Andy Eide | April 16, 2016 9:37 am
EVERETT – The puck used in Friday’s night’s Game 4 had a Silvertips logo on it but the Seattle Thunderbirds gave it their stamp. Seattle owned the puck all night long on way to beating a short handed, yet game, Everett squad 2-1 and is one win away from advancing to the Western Conference finals. […]
Details emerge regarding Jerret Smith’s absence in Game 1
Tim Pigulski | April 15, 2016 8:58 am
The details were typically sparse when Thunderbirds captain Jerret Smith missed Game 1 of Seattle’s playoff series against Everett with what was described as an illness. It turns out it was more than a common cold.
Thunderbirds take 2-1 series lead with 5-0 shutout in Everett
Andy Eide | April 14, 2016 8:11 am
The T-Birds took a 2-1 series lead with a 5-0 shutout of the Silvertips at Everett’s XFinity Arena. Seattle had goals from five different players, three assists from both Mathew Barzal and Nolan Volcan along with a 23-save shutout from Landon Bow.
Thunderbirds face uphill battle as series moves to Everett
Tim Pigulski | April 13, 2016 2:13 pm
With their second-round series even at one, Seattle and Everett now see a best-of-five matchup in which the Silvertips will have home-ice advantage starting tonight.
Barzal leads Thunderbirds to 3-1 win over Everett; series tied 1-1
Andy Eide | April 11, 2016 8:41 am
Facing the possibility of going down two games in their second-round playoff series with Everett, the Thunderbirds got a big game from their best player. Center Mathew Barzal scored two goals Sunday evening to pace Seattle to a crucial 3-1 win in Game 2 at the ShoWare Center.
T-Birds take too many penalties, drop Game 1 to Everett 3-0
Andy Eide | April 9, 2016 10:14 am
Everett took advantage of a Seattle team playing without its top two goal-scorers and its best defenseman to take a 1-0 lead in the best-of-seven, second-round series.
Five keys for the Thunderbirds against Everett
Tim Pigulski | April 8, 2016 1:11 pm
Here’s what the Thunderbirds need to do to beat Everett and advance to the Western Conference Finals for the first time since the 2002-2003 season.
Inside the numbers: Thunderbirds vs. Everett
Tim Pigulski | April 6, 2016 1:14 pm
A a by-the-numbers look at the Thunderbirds’ second-round playoff series against the Everett Silvertips.
Thunderbirds’ second line continues to play big
Andy Eide | April 5, 2016 12:41 pm
Seattle’s line of Donovan Neuls, Nolan Volcan and Scott Eansor plays a tough, fast, 200-foot game, making life miserable for opposing players and not giving them much room on the ice.
Notebook: Thunderbirds prepare for rival Everett in second round
Andy Eide | April 4, 2016 2:20 pm
After playing 10 times during the regular season, the Thunderbirds and Silvertips are very familiar with each other as they prepare for an intense second-round WHL playoffs series.