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Game day: vs Vancouver 11/1

North America gets an extra hour of sleep tonight as it transitions from daylight time to standard time. In the spirit of turning the clock back, we’re going to do some time traveling of our own. Going back to 2012, having won the WHL Bantam Draft lottery, the Seattle Thunderbirds selected F Mathew Barzal #1 […]

Game day: vs Edmonton 10/30

The Memorial Cup trophy may be in Everett today but the last team to win it is in Kent tonight for their biennial visit. The Edmonton Oil Kings come to town as the reigning Memorial Cup champions and winners of the WHL Eastern Conference for the last 3 years. Even with a loss of important […]

Game day: @ Everett 10/25

Oh how things have changed. At the start of the season, people were wondering where the offense in Everett would come from. A trade for an import later and the Silvertips are averaging the most goals per game of the US Division teams. Back on September 22, the Tips traded for import and Montreal Canadiens […]

Game day: vs Kamloops 10/18

Last season was, by all accounts, disappointing for the Kamloops Blazers. Just 14 wins, 3rd most goals against in the WHL and 2nd fewest goals scored. So Kamloops made a big deal in the offseason but it wasn’t for a player. Instead they brought back a coach who had lead the way in better times […]

Game day: vs Prince George 10/17

This season has been called the New Ice Age for the Prince George Cougars. New ownership, upgraded facilities and some renewed excitement in the team from the community. The players have responded by starting 6-4 and winning their last 3. They are the hottest team in the BC Division not named Kelowna. Seattle, on the […]

Game day: @ Portland 10/11

“Keep your friends close and your enemies closer” is the old adage. The WHL schedule makers are certainly doing their part adhering to that. For the 3rd time in 3 weeks, Seattle is in Portland to take on the Winterhawks at the Moda Center. While both teams are missing a key player on defense, this […]

Game day: @ Spokane 10/10

If you enjoy the Spokane Chiefs-Seattle Thunderbirds rivalry, the next 6 days are for you. This is the first of 3 matchups in the next 6 days between these two teams. Tonight, the TBirds are in Spokane for this first time this season. This is the last of the US Division teams that Seattle hasn’t […]

Game day: vs Kelowna 10/4

It’s early in the season but there is reason to believe that the team has been looking forward to this game since the end of the playoffs last year. The Kelowna Rockets have been responsible for ending the Thunderbirds season the past 2 years. In addition to that motivation, Kelowna is ranked #4 in the […]

Game day: @ Portland 10/3

For the second time in as many weeks, the Thunderbirds are headed down I-5 to the Moda Center to take on the Portland Winterhawks. It will have a bit of a different feel than the game on 9/19. No pomp and circumstance for the Hawks and their 4th Western Conference banner, instead they will be […]

Game day: @ Tri-City 9/26

Seattle makes their first trip across the Cascades this season to take on the Tri-City Americans at Toyota Center tonight. The Thunderbirds are looking to rebound from Saturday’s loss in their home opener to Everett. Seattle needs to show up at the start of the game and play hard for all 60 minutes. Let’s take […]