As one of the older players on the team, Theodore entered his first World Junior experience with an eye on a large role leading the team’s blue line and power-play unit.
Riding an emotional 3-2 win over the Silvertips, Seattle (10-12-2-2) opened a four-game homestand with a flat performance against the Ice. Since the departure of Barzal due to a lower-body injury, Seattle is 3-7. Comparatively, its opponent Saturday is 8-2 since the return of star center Sam Reinhart.
The Seattle Thunderbirds got goals from four different players Sunday evening to defeat the Kootenay Ice 4-3.