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Seattle Edges Spokane For Sixth Straight

Seattle’s sweep of Spokane extended its win streak to six games and vaulted the team into fifth place in the Western Conference standings with 40 points. Danny Mumaugh provided 26 saves and Shea Theodore and Adam Henry each had two assists.

1090 The Fan–12/08/2013

With A Long Ways Still To Go, Seattle Looks Primed For A Strong Winter Push

Winners of four in a row, including key games against U.S. Division rivals Portland and Spokane, the T-Birds have put a rough start to the month of November behind them, and enter December looking like a much better squad. With key contributors up and down the lineup, Seattle seems to have found the consistency it had been searching for.

1090 The Fan–12/06/2013

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Second Consecutive Six Goal Effort Leads Seattle Past Royals

Delnov picked up right where he left off Friday night, scoring just 2:11 into the first period and Roberts Lipsbergs followed just 38 seconds later to put the T-Birds quickly ahead 2-0. Facing a goalie on a run like Polivka had been on, Seattle made sure not to let him settle in.

1090 The Fan–11/30/2013

Thunderbirds Sign Young Prospect Calvin Spencer

Spencer, 17, joins the Thunderbirds from the Minnesota NW team in the Upper Midwest High School Elite team. With Minnesota NW, Spencer had posted four goals and six assists in 21 games, he also had 30 penalty minutes. In 2012-13, Spencer played for Champlin Park High School in Minnesota and finished with seven goals and 13 assists in 25 games.

1090 The Fan–11/30/2013

Now Healthy, Ryan Gropp Settling In With Seattle

Gropp, 17, signed on October 15th after being selected sixth overall in the 2011 WHL Bantam Draft. After his three point game Friday night, Gropp has three goals and three assists in 14 appearances in his rookie season. The rookie from Kamloops, British Columbia said he’s finally starting to feel comfortable in the WHL.

1090 The Fan–11/30/2013

Delnov’s 5-Point Effort Leads T-Birds Past Saskatoon

Delnov scored two second period goals to give the Thunderbirds a 2-1 lead and the team never looked back from that point forward. Playing alongside Delnov on the T-Birds’ third line, Branden Troock (goal) and Ryan Gropp (goal and two assists) also had good games.

1090 The Fan–11/30/2013

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Has Long Road Trip Provided Pivotal Moment For Thunderbirds?

With the three consecutive wins, division-leading Seattle stands 3-2 with a game remaining against Kelowna (5-0-0-1) on its six-game road trip. Kelowna currently sits atop the B.C. Divison and trails only the Thunderbirds in the Western Conference with its 11 points.

1090 The Fan–10/09/2013

Theodore Shea (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Theodore Inks Three-Year Deal With Ducks

The Anaheim Ducks have signed first-round pick Shea Theodore to a three-year contract.

1090 The Fan–09/24/2013

Erik Benoit  (photo courtesy WHL)

Thunderbirds Claim Benoit Off Waivers

Seattle Thunderbirds general manager Russ Farwell today announced the team has claimed 20-year-old left wing/center Erik Benoit off waivers from the Saskatoon Blades.

1090 The Fan–09/18/2013

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Meet The Thunderbirds

The 2013-14 Seattle Thunderbirds roster

1090 The Fan–09/03/2013

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