With the exchange of overage players, Seattle remains set at the limit of three. In addition to Watson, the Thunderbirds are expected to return 20-year-old defensemen Jared Hauf and Jerret Smith.
Mathew 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.
Yakubowski, 19, is a left wing who scored one goal in 11 games with the Hurricanes. Mckechnie, also 19, is a right wing with one goal and two assists through nine games. The two arrived just after 4 p.m. Saturday and skated prior to the 7 p.m. start time.
Henry, acquired from Lethbridge (1-7-0-1) on Wednesday in exchange for defenseman Griffin Foulk, scored a goal in the first period of Saturday night’s game against Tri-City with just three seconds left.
In the acquisition of Henry, the Thunderbirds will send Griffin Foulk to the Hurricanes.
Roberts Lipsbergs had a hat trick and Alexander Delnov had two goals to pace the Seattle Thunderbirds to a 6-2 victory over the Lethbridge Hurricanes Saturday.
Seattle’s Luke Lockhart has a game-winning goal in shootout for 6-5 victory over Lethbridge.