The Thunderbirds jumped out to a 3-0 lead in their first-round playoff series in convincing fashion with a 9-2 victory over the Tri-City Americans in Kennewick.
Five storylines to keep an eye on heading into opening night of Seattle’s first-round playoff series against the Tri-City Americans.
Whichever team comes out on top in this first round playoff series is going to need contributions from more than just their top line. We take a look at some other names to keep an eye on.
A by-the-numbers look at the head-to-head matchups between the T-Birds and their first-round opponent, the Tri-City Americans.
Seattle’s Mathew Barzal has missed significant time this season for various reasons, but has continued to prove that when he’s on the ice, he’s the league’s most dynamic player.
Tonight is nearly a must-win game for the Thunderbirds, who trail Everett by one point in the standings and have played two more games than their rival to the north.
It’s become popular to refer to the Thunderbirds as a “one-line team.” We take a look at why that’s not true and compare them head-to-head with their U.S. Division rival, the Portland Winterhawks.
With all of the injuries that have piled up recently, Seattle signed 15-year-old Cody Savey of British Columbia to provide depth up front.
The Thunderbirds picked up their 14th victory in their past 16 games when they beat the Victoria Royals 3-1 behind a Ryan Gropp hat trick.
Consistently playing together for the first time this season, Seattle’s top line has re-developed the chemistry that, combined with their talent, makes them one of the WHL’s best.