Rookie goalie Carl Stankowski got the T-Birds two wins this weekend but that shouldn’t come as a big surprise.
The T-Birds scored three unanswered goals in the third period to beat Tri-City 5-2 and take a 2-0 series lead. The series will now shift to Kennewick for Game’s 3 and 4.
16-year-old rookie goaltender Carl Stankowski made 33 saves to pick up his first career playoff win as Seattle took Game 1 4-2.
Tri City Americans coach Mike Williamson has his team prepared for a tough series with the Thunderbirds.
Scott Eansor and Rylan Toth are two of the T-Birds who are entering their final stretch of WHL hockey.
Seattle routed the last place Vancouver Giants 6-1 on Sunday to end the regular season. The T-Birds will now prepare for their first-round playoff match up with the Tri City Americans.
Seattle dropped a 4-1 decision to the Portland Winterhawks which will cost them the U.S. Division title. The T-Birds will finish up the regular season Sunday afternoon when they host Vancouver.
Seattle picked up two goals from Ryan Gropp and a go-ahead marker by rookie Zack Andrusiak to beat the Spokane Chiefs 4-2. The win kept the T-Birds in first place by one point over the Everett Silvertips.
With just three games left in the regular season, the T-Birds are dealing with a potential mumps outbreak. Also, what T-Birds should and could win postseason awards?
The T-Birds were in Portland Saturday night and once again, found a way to scratch out a big win. Playing without Mathew Barzal, they got goals from six different players on their way to a 6-3 victory.