T-Birds stumble late in 7-3 opening-night loss to Portland
Andy Eide | September 25, 2016 1:29 pm
The T-Birds came out with a disappointing start to the 2016-2017 season after a 7-3 loss that looks worse than it really was.
2016-17 WHL season preview: Can T-Birds repeat in the US Division?
September 23, 2016 12:32 pm
Our fifth annual prediction piece to the WHL season, your guide to everything that will happen with the Seattle Thunderbirds and the league in general.
What if Mathew Barzal doesn’t come back to the Thunderbirds?
Andy Eide | September 22, 2016 2:01 pm
Mathew Barzal and Ryan Gropp combined for 61 goals last season. If Barzal sticks with the NHL’s New York Islanders, how will the Thunderbirds replace that scoring?
Thunderbirds 2016-17 roster preview
Tim Pigulski | September 21, 2016 3:01 pm
With the Thunderbirds’ roster for the 2016-17 taking shape, here’s a rundown of what to expect from each player.
GM Russ Farwell has Thunderbirds’ roster ready for regular season
Andy Eide | September 20, 2016 11:20 am
With a flurry of trades the week before the start of the regular season, it’s clear that the Seattle Thunderbirds are not resting on their laurels.
5 storylines to ring in the T-Birds’ 2016-17 season
Tim Pigulski | September 19, 2016 2:59 pm
The T-Birds enter the 2016-17 season with unprecedented expectations but face major questions at goalie and about their best player.
Newcomer Layne Bensmiller gives Thunderbirds another shootout win over Everett
Andy Eide | September 18, 2016 7:44 am
For the second straight night, the Thunderbirds found themselves in a shootout with the Everett Silvertips and newly acquired Layne Bensmiller would be front and center.
Thunderbirds beat Everett, acquire goalie Rylan Toth from Red Deer
Andy Eide | September 17, 2016 9:26 am
The Thunderbirds played their second-to-last preseason game Friday night, but the talk at the ShoWare Center was more about the move they made earlier in the day.
Thunderbirds send Nick Holowko to Prince Albert in trade
Andy Eide | September 16, 2016 10:25 am
With the start of the 2016-2017 season just over a week away, the Thunderbirds sent 19-year-old Nick Holowko to the Prince Albert Raiders for right winger Layne Bensmiller as well as a conditional 2017 draft pick.
T-Birds notebook: Split in Tri-City and the World Cup effect
Andy Eide | September 13, 2016 12:09 pm
The T-Birds edged the Kootenay Ice 4-3 in a shootout on Friday afternoon but fell 4-2 to the Tri-City Americans on Saturday.
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