Carter Hart, 16, made 26 saves to record a shutout in his Western Hockey League debut, a 1-0 victory for the Silvertips. An early goal by Everett’s Graham Miller against a distracted Seattle squad held up as the difference to lead the Silvertips to a season-opening win.
Despite some key losses, The Thunderbirds have routinely been picked to finish in the upper half of the Western Conference, second to Portland in the U.S. Division. Seattle’s B.C. Division rivals Kelowna and Victoria are also expected to return strong squads in 2014-15.
Bill Swartz sits down with Seattle Thunderbirds Head Coach Steve Konowalchuk and Forward Scott Eansor to discuss the upcoming season.
1090 The Fan and CBS Radio will be sponsoring Thunderbirds promotional nights this season.
The Seattle Thunderbirds have traded forward Jaimen Yakubowski to the Moose Jaw Warriors in exchange for a third round pick in the 2016 Bantam Draft.
The T-Birds start the 2014-15 Western Hockey League regular season on the road against the Portland Winterhawks on Friday, September 19, at 7pm at the Moda Center.
The Seattle Thunderbirds will play seven exhibition games prior to the start of the 2014-2015 regular season.
The Kelowna Rockets defeated the Seattle Thunderbirds 5-2 Wednesday night at ShoWare Center in Game 4 of their second round playoff series.
The Kelowna Rockets defeated the Seattle Thunderbirds 5-4 Tuesday night at ShoWare Center in Game 3 of their best-of-seven second round playoff series. The win stretched Kelowna’s series lead to 3-0, with Game 4 Wednesday night at the ShoWare Center at 7:05 pm.
This was a game the T-Birds needed to have, to avoid falling down in the series two games to zero, but the team again struggled to contain the potent Kelowna offense.