Tips blank T-birds


November 2, 2013, EVERETT (ISN) – The Everett Silvertips shut out the Seattle Thunderbirds 5-0 Saturday night at Comcast Arena in Everett.

The T-Birds record is now 11-5-0-2. Their next game is Friday, November 8, against the Victoria Royals at ShoWare Center at 7:35pm.

Everett (11-3-2-0) went in front 1-0 53 seconds into the first when Ben Betker’s left point shot found the back of the Seattle net. Tyler Sandhu had the only assist.

The Silvertips extended the lead to 2-0 at 13:02 of the first on a goal from Ivan Nikolishin. Noah Juulsen and Carson Stadnyk were credited with the assists.

Everett outshot Seattle 12-2 in the first period.

Everett made it a 3-0 lead at 3:57 of the second period when Josh Winquist scored. Mirco Mueller and Manraj Hayer had the assists.

The Tips led 23-7 in shots after two periods by outshooting the T-Birds 11-5 in the second period.

The Silvertips got third period goals from Winquist and Stadnyk to seal the win. Kohl Bauml and Hayer had the assists on Winquist’s power-play goal at 5:34. Nikolishin and Betker had the assists on Stadnyk’s goal at 13:55.

Everett outshot Seattle 12-9 in the third period and 35-16 in the game.

Seattle goalie Danny Mumaugh made 30 saves on 35 shots and his record is now 5-2-0-2.

Everett goalie Daniel Cotton stopped all 16 shots he faced to get the shutout. His record is now 2-1-1-0.

T-Birds single game tickets for the 2013-14 season are available online at the T-Birds website and at the ShoWare Center box office. The ShoWare Center Box Office is open Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday game days at 10 a.m. and Sunday game days at noon.

T-Birds season tickets are currently on sale. Season tickets can be purchased by calling the T-Birds office at 253-239-7825.


First period – 1, Everett, Betker 2 (Sandhu), :53. 2, Everett, Nikolishin 3 (Juulsen, Stadnyk), 13:02. Penalties – Kolesar, Sea (checking from behind), 5:57. Hayer, Evt (charging), 7:54. McKechnie, Sea (hooking), 14:30. Delnov, Sea (slashing), 19:54.

Second period – 3, Everett, Winquist 12 (Mueller, Hayer), 3:57. Penalties – Theodore, Sea (hooking), 4:32. Elliot, Sea (high-sticking), 8:04. Nikolishin, Evt (interference), 9:56. Low, Evt (major-fighting), 18:09. Yakubowski, Sea (major-fighting), 18:09.

Third period – 4, Everett, Winquist 13 (Bauml, Hayer), 5:34 (pp). 5, Everett, Stadnyk 4 (Nikolishin, Betker), 13:55. Penalties – Theodore, Sea (high-sticking), 4:42. Troock, Sea (charging), 7:42. Mueller, Evt (checking from behind), 14:21. Betker, Evt (cross checking, major-fighting), 19:04. Yakubowski, Sea (major-fighting), 19:04.

Shots on goal – Seattle 2-5-9 16, Everett 12-11-12 35. Goalies – Seattle, Mumaugh 35 shots-30 saves (5-2-0-2); Everett, Cotton 16-16 (2-1-1-0). Power plays – Seattle 0-5; Everett 1-7. A – 8,255. Referees – Fraser Lawrence, Sean Raphael. Linesmen – Bevan Mills, Nathan Van Oosten.

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