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Seattle Thunderbirds' defenseman Evan Wardley checks Everett's Remi Laurencelle (13) in Saturday's playoff game. Seattle took Game 1, 2-1. (Photo by Kyle Scholzen, WHL)

Early Goals Gives Seattle Game 1 Victory

Thanks to 38 saves from Taran Kozun, those goals held up to give Seattle a 2-1 victory over the Silvertips in Game 1 of their best-of-seven playoff series.

1090 The Fan–03/23/2014

Shea Theodore (Photo by Marissa Baecker/Getty Images)

Seattle’s Shea Theodore Named To Western Conference First Team

Defenseman Shea Theodore was named to the first-team All-Star squad in the Western Conference, it was announced Thursday. Theodore led the T-Birds — and all WHL defensemen — with 79 points, including 22 goals.

1090 The Fan–03/20/2014

It's going to be a battle between U.S. division rivals Everett and Seattle in the first round of the WHL playoffs. Here, Ryan Gropp (12) of Seattle and Kohl Bauml (15) of the Silvertips battle for the puck in a game earlier this month. (Photo by Brian Liesse, WHL)

Seattle Will Have Its Hands Full With A Hot Silvertips Squad

The T-Birds will be taking on an Everett squad that enters the playoffs as the hottest team in the league. After an up-and-down season, Everett finished strong when it mattered most, carrying an 11-0-0-2 record over its final 13 games.

1090 The Fan–03/20/2014

Seattle Thunderbirds players defend in their zone in a game earlier this month. Seattle will face Everett in the first round of the WHL playoffs beginning Saturday at 7:05 p.m. at the ShoWare Center in Kent. (Photo by Brian Liesse, WHL)

Seattle Earns No. 4 Seed, Will Take On Everett In First Round

With the Thunderbirds’ 6-1 win at Tri-City and the Silvertips’ 5-4 shootout loss to Portland, both teams finished with 88 points. That meant that Seattle (41-25-2-4), by virtue of its higher win total, won the tiebreaker over Everett (39-23-7-3) and earned the No. 4 seed.

1090 The Fan–03/17/2014

(Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Cougars Season Comes To An End With First Round Loss To Stanford

Trailing by three midway through the second half, Stanford utilized a 10-0 run triggered by a Dwight Powell 3-pointer to take a 57-50 lead with 6:37 to play, and ultimately, control of the game.

1090 The Fan–03/12/2014

Lorenzo Romar (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Washington Handed First-Round Exit By Utah

The Huskies fell to Utah 67-61, Wednesday, potentially ending the team’s 2013-14 campaign on a rather bitter note.

1090 The Fan–03/12/2014

Seattle Thunderbirds' forward Mathew Barzal celebrates with teammates after a goal in a game in late January. (Photo by Brian Liesse, WHL)

Final Weekend No Picnic For Weary T-Birds

The Seattle Thunderbirds emerged from a difficult stretch in which it faced four playoff teams in five nights only to face a weekend of meaningful games with just a two point lead for the No. 4 seed and home-ice advantage.

1090 The Fan–03/12/2014

Seattle Thunderbirds' forward Justin Hickman (9) battles with Spokane Chiefs' center Marcus Messier (13) for the puck in Tuesday's game at the ShoWare Center in Kent. Seattle lost 6-4 to Spokane and saw its lead in the Western Conference standings over the Chiefs shorten to two points. (Photo by Kyle Scholzen, WHL)

Critical Win Eludes Seattle As Spokane Inches Closer

Two late third period goals allowed Spokane to inch closer to Seattle with a 6-4 win, Tuesday night. Spokane now sits fifth, just two points behind the Thunderbirds in fourth place and three in front of Everett in sixth.

1090 The Fan–03/11/2014

Washington cornerback Marcus Peters (Photo by Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

Young, Inexperienced Husky Secondary ‘Hungry To Learn’

Seniors Sean Parker, Greg Ducre, Will Shamburger, Tre Watson and Taz Stevenson all graduated. Another defensive back who saw significant playing time, freshman Cleveland Wallace, decided to leave the team.

1090 The Fan–03/11/2014

Sam Dower (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Gonzaga Advances To Yet Another WCC Championship Game

Gonzaga will take on BYU in the championship game, Tuesday, after the Cougars edged San Francisco.

1090 The Fan–03/10/2014

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