Ice Slide Past T-BirdsThe Kootenay Ice defeated the Seattle Thunderbirds 4-2 Friday night at Western Financial Place in Cranbrook, British Columbia.
T-Birds Iced By Surging KootenayRiding 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.
Thunderbirds Claim Benoit Off WaiversSeattle 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.