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Thunderbirds forward Ryan Gropp and the rest of Seattle's squad searching for consistency as team enters February. (Photo by Brian Liesse, WHL)

Mixed Results For Seattle Over Beginning Half Of Road Trip

Seattle (23-19-3-3) picked up an important victory over Spokane Sunday to claim sole possession of third place in the U.S. division only to surrender a late lead in Kamloops Wednesday. The team travels to Prince George for a pair of weekend games still searching for consistency.

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Seattle Thunderbirds Coach’s Show 1-27-2015

Bill Swartz sits down with Seattle Thunderbirds Head Coach Steve Konowalchuk to discuss this weeks upcoming games.

1090 The Fan–01/27/2015

Thunderbirds forward Ryan Gropp (left) scored two goals in return to lineup Saturday. (Photo by Brian Liesse, WHL)

At Long Last Mathew Barzal Returns To Ice For Thunderbirds

Seattle Thunderbirds second-year forward Mathew Barzal made his return to the ice Friday at Tri-City after missing more than two months after fracturing his knee cap during a practice in early November.

1090 The Fan–01/25/2015

Thunderbirds defenseman Shea Theodore (left) skates after the puck in the third period of Seattle's 4-3 overtime loss to Portland Saturday. Portland goaltender Adin Hill (center) had 42 saves. (Photo by Brian Liesse, WHL)

Overtime Goal Lifts Winterhawks Past Seattle

In front of a sold out crowd of 6,208 at the ShoWare Center Saturday, the Thunderbirds held a 30-13 shot advantage deep into the second period, yet trailed on the scoreboard 3-2. Seattle played much of the game in Portland’s zone, peppering Hill with shots, but the young Portland netminder was terrific.

1090 The Fan–01/25/2015

Thunderbirds defenseman Shea Theodore (17) hopes to help lead Seattle on a deep playoff run this April after assisting in Team Canada's gold-medal run at 2015 World Junior Championship. (Photo by Brian Liesse, WHL)

Shea Theodore Hopes World Junior Experience Leads To Championship Run With Thunderbirds

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.

1090 The Fan–01/22/2015

Thunderbirds forward Roberts Lipsbergs (left) looks for an opening in a recent home game against Spokane. Lipsbergs had a strong game in Seattle's 5-2 win at Kelowna, but played a lackluster game much like the rest of the team in Saturday's 6-0 loss to Everett. (Photo by Brian Liesse, WHL)

Weekend Bares Mixed Results For Thunderbirds

It was an important weekend of road games for Seattle after it rebounded from consecutive losses with a 2-0 homestand over divisional rivals Tri-City and Spokane to begin the week. Yet, the T-Birds played like two completely different teams.

1090 The Fan–01/20/2015

The Thunderbirds welcome back veteran forward Roberts Lipsbergs, an import player from Latvia. The hope is Lipsbergs can slide into void left by Justin Hickman, providing scoring and leadership. (Photo by Brian Liesse, WHL)

Roberts Lipsbergs Returns To The Thunderbirds

When the season began, Lipsbergs was a part of a large contingent of players vying for the three overage spots on the T-Birds’ roster. Ultimately, Lipsbergs was forced to leave. Hickman’s injury opened up the opportunity to return, one that he jumped at.

1090 The Fan–01/15/2015

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Seattle Thunderbirds Coach’s Show 1-13-2015

Bill Swartz sits down with Seattle Thunderbirds Head Coach Steve Konowalchuk to discuss this weeks upcoming games.

1090 The Fan–01/13/2015

Seattle goaltender Taran Kozun (center) defends his net as a host of Americans skaters converge on the goal crease with the puck Sunday. Kozun provided 31 saves in helping lead the Thunderbirds to a 4-2 win over Tri-City at the ShoWare Center. (Photo by Brian Liesse, WHL)

Theodore Leads Seattle Past Tri-City, 4-2 Sunday

Theodore now has five points in two games since joining the T-Birds Thursday, tying him with Thomas Hickey for second place on the Thunderbirds all-time defensive scoring list with 177 points.

1090 The Fan–01/11/2015

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Seattle Thunderbirds Coach’s Show 1-6-2015

Bill Swartz sits down with Seattle Thunderbirds Head Coach Steve Konowalchuk and General Manager Russ Farwell to discuss this weeks upcoming games.

1090 The Fan–01/06/2015

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