Critical Win Eludes Seattle As Spokane Inches CloserTwo late third period goals allowed Spokane to inch closer to Seattle with a 6-4 win, Tuesday night. Spokane now sits fifth, just two points behind the Thunderbirds in fourth place and three in front of Everett in sixth.
Kozun Shows He Has Spokane's Number With Third Consecutive ShutoutRyan Gropp scored two goals, Mathew Barzal remained hot with a goal and two assists and Branden Troock scored his first goal since returning to the T-Birds' lineup.
Scott Eansor Relishing Challenge Of Taking On Top LinesThree straight games against the Chiefs meant seeing a lot of Mitch Holmberg, the Western Hockey League's leading scorer, for the Seattle forward. In the three contests, Eansor and his linemates held Holmberg and his high-scoring linemate Mike Aviani, to a total of three points.
Seattle Edges Spokane For Sixth StraightSeattle'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.