Young players for the four Western Hockey League teams in Washington will be exempted from certain labor laws that would have restricted their practice, conditioning, playing time and made them subject to the minimum wage.
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 Seattle Thunderbirds fell 6-2 to the Kelowna Rockets in the first game of the best-of-seven series.
Through two games of its best-of-seven playoff series versus Everett, Seattle has won the special teams battle decisively while also getting the best goal-tending effort. With 26 Kozun saves leading the way, the Thunderbirds won Game 2 3-1 at Comcast Arena in Everett, Sunday to take a 2-0 series lead.
The Kelowna Rockets defeated the Seattle Thunderbirds 3-2 in overtime of Game 7 Wednesday night in Kelowna to win the teams first round playoff series four game to three.
The Seattle Thunderbirds scored two late goals Saturday night at Prospera Place, but it wasn’t enough as the Kelowna Rockets took Game 5 of their first round playoff series 4-3.
The Kelowna Rockets shut out the Seattle Thunderbirds 4-0 Wednesday night in Game 4 of their first round playoff series. The T-Birds have a 3-1 series lead heading in to Game 5 at Prospera Place on Saturday at 7:05pm.
Wardley scores overtime winner to give T-Birds 3-2 win and 3-0 series lead.