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.
Some thought the Thunderbirds should look to trade for a new goalie at the trade deadline. Their decision not to is already looking like the right one.
Tuesday’s trade deadline came and went for the Thunderbirds, who didn’t make any moves in the hours immediately prior. All in all, it was a relatively quiet day around the league, with only 10 deals being made and even fewer involving impact players. Seattle, as it turns out, accomplished most of what they wanted to […]
Seattle acquired Austin Strand from the Red Deer Rebels in exchange for Brandon Schuldhaus, who did not return to the team following the holiday break.
The Thunderbirds acquired defenseman Aaron Hyman from the Calgary Hitmen in exchange for a third-round selection in the 2018 Bantam Draft.
The T-Birds added some size to their forward group on Thursday, trading prospect Mackenzie Wight for Tyler Adams.
Last season, Seattle struggled when their top three centers left for the World Junior Championships. This year, they’re much better equipped to handle any absences.