Seattle forward Justin Hickman is set to return Saturday, as the T-Birds travel to Portland to face the WHL champion Winterhawks, already 0-2 to start the season.
Roberts Lipsbergs’ sudden-death shootout goal and the monumental saves late from starting goalie Justin Myles, helped Seattle edge Tri-City 5-4 in a shootout, preventing a disappointing loss Friday night at the ShoWare Center.
Seattle goalie Danny Mumaugh stopped 31 shots to get the shutout and his first win of the year.
Anaheim, Florida, Philadelphia and Vancouver will have T-Birds attending camps…
Wardley scores overtime winner to give T-Birds 3-2 win and 3-0 series lead.
The Calgary Hitmen won a hard-fought game 4-3 over the Seattle Thunderbirds in overtime Saturday night at ShoWare Center.
The Winterhawks took a 3-2 lead in the second period and never looked back.
The T-Birds got the board at 14:08 of the second on a five-on-three power-play goal from Alexander Delnov, but it wasn’t enough as the Americans walked away with a 5-1 victory.
Seattle’s Luke Lockhart has a game-winning goal in shootout for 6-5 victory over Lethbridge.