Jerret Smith Named WHL Humanitarian Of The Year NomineeSmith up for Doug Wickenheiser Memorial Trophy
T-Birds Take Crucial Game 3Seattle defenseman Jerret Smith scored twice, including an empty-net goal at 18:34 of the third period, to give the T-Birds a 2-1 series lead.
Late Rally Lifts Seattle Over HurricanesMathew Barzal assisted on all four of Seattle's goals to lead the offense. Millette added a goal and two assists playing alongside the second-year center and Shea Theodore had a goal and an assist for the T-Birds.
Thunderbirds Hold Off Portland In Return To IceRyan Gropp and Jerret Smith each had a goal and an assist while goaltender Taran Kozun provided 22 saves to lead the Thunderbirds to their fourth win in five games against their rival.
Theodore's Shootout Goal Rescues Seattle From Potential CollapseIt was a game the Thunderbirds absolutely had to have after a 3-game losing skid left their grip on the No. 4 seed tenuous. Shea Theodore finished with three assists, Danny Mumaugh had 32 saves in his first start in eight games and Alexander Delnov tallied his 28th goal of the season to lift the T-Birds.