(ISN) – KENT, August 7, 2014 – The Seattle Thunderbirds are excited to announce their Training
Camp schedule for the 2014-15 season.
T-Birds Training Camp opens on Thursday, August 21, with two scrimmages. The two
scrimmages will be between 1998 and 1999 born players at 9:00am and 4:30pm at ShoWare
Training Camp continues on Friday, August 22, with two scrimmages at ShoWare Center
with the 1998 and 1999 born players. The scrimmages will be at 9:00am and 4:30pm.
The scrimmages on August 21and August 22 will be two 30-minute run time periods
with a shootout if necessary.
The scrimmages on Saturday, August 23, and Sunday, August 24, will have three teams
playing, Team Blue, Team White and Team Grey.
On August 23 all three teams will play two 30-minute period scrimmages, the first
of which starts at 3:00pm at ShoWare Center.
On Sunday, August 24, there will be two scrimmage sessions. All three teams will
start a session at 9am and at 4:30pm at ShoWare Center.
Monday, August 25, is the last day of Training Camp and will feature a full 60-minute
three period game. The teams will be wearing T-Birds white and blue game jerseys,
unlike previous scrimmages which will feature team practice jerseys. The game starts
at 5:30pm at ShoWare Center.
All Training Camp scrimmages and game are open to the public free of charge. Fans
attending any of the scrimmages or game should enter ShoWare Center from the east
side of the building.
The Thunderbirds have a seven-game preseason schedule. The T-Birds will play in
the Everett Silvertips Holiday Inn Preseason Classic at Comcast Arena. The first
game will be Friday, August 29, at 11:30 a.m. against the Tri-City Americans. Classic
play will continue with games on Saturday, August 30, at 3 p.m. against the Victoria
Royals. The Classic concludes Sunday, August 31, at 3 p.m. against the Spokane Chiefs.
The T-Birds next preseason appearance will be in Kennewick at the Red Lion Hotels’
Preseason Tournament at the Toyota Center. The T-Birds will play the Spokane Chiefs
on Thursday, September 4, at 3:00 p.m. and face the Everett Silvertips on Friday,
September 5, at 11:00 a.m.
The T-Birds close out the preseason schedulewith a home-and-home series against
the Everett Silvertips. The T-Birds visit Everett on Friday, September 12, for a
7:35 puck drop against the Silvertips. The T-Birds then make their only pre-season
appearance at ShoWare Center on Saturday, September 13 for a 7:05pm contest against
the Silvertips. Single game tickets for the home preseason game will go on sale
The T-Birds home opener for the 2014-15 regular season is Saturday, September 20
against the Everett Silvertips at ShoWare Center at 7:05pm.