Sept 13, 2014 (ISN) – The Everett Silvertips defeated the Seattle Thunderbirds
4-1 Friday night in a preseason game at the Xfinity Arena at Everett.
The T-Birds close out the preseason schedulewith the second game of a home-and-home
series against the Silvertips on Saturday at 7:05pm at ShoWare Center. Single game
tickets for the home preseason game are currently on sale on the T-Birds website.
Everett (4-2-0-0) took a 1-0 lead at 3:47 of the first period when Brayden Low put
back a rebound of a Tyler Sandhu shot.
Seattle outshot Everett 11-7 in the first period.
The Silvertips went in front 2-0 at 6:08 of the second period. Kohl Bauml redirected
a pass from Low over Seattle goalie Taran Kozun’s right shoulder. Sandhu had the
Everett extended the lead to 3-0 at 14:46 of the second on a power-play goal from
Carson Stadnyk. Stadnyk beat Kozun from a sharp angle on an assist from Ivan
Danny Mumaugh replaced Kozun in net for Seattle after the third Everett goal. Kozun
stopped nine of 12 shots he faced.
Seattle (3-3-0-0) cut the lead to 3-1 with a power-play goal with two minutes left
in the second period. Adam Henry brought the puck out from behind the Seattle net
and passed the puck to Mathew Barzal just inside the blue line. Barzal weaved up
the right side of the ice skating through the Everett defense. From the right circle
he crossed the puck to Ryan Gropp all alone in the slot. Gropp beat Everett goalie
Carter Hart through the legs for the goal.
Seattle led 20-13 in shots after two periods by outshooting Everett 9-6 in the period.
Zane Jones scored at 4:26 of the third to get Everett’s fourth goal. Remi Laurencelle
had the only assist.
Seattle outshot Everett 10-7 in the third period and 30-20 in the game.
Mumaugh made seven saves on eight shots in 25 minutes of action.
Hart stopped 29 of 30 shots to get the win.
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.
T-Birds single game tickets for the 2014-15 season are available online at the T-Birds
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, Low 2 (Sandhu), 3:47. Penalties – Smith, Sea (holding),
5:59. Runey, Evt (hooking), 9:30.
Second period – 2, Everett, Bauml 3 (Low, Sandhu), 6:08. 3, Everett, Stadnyk 1
14:46 (pp). 4, Seattle, Gropp 2 (Barzal, Henry), 18:00 (pp). Penalties – Mckechnie,
Sea (hooking), 7:16. Bear, Sea (kneeing), 12:50. Fonteyne, Evt (holding), 16:25.
Third period – 5, Everett, Jones 1 (Laurencelle), 4:26. Penalties – Volcan, Sea
(tripping), 1:56. Eansor, Sea (tripping), 7:03. Hauf, Sea (major-fighting, game
misconduct), 16:39. Jones, Evt (major-fighting, game misconduct), 16:39. Osterman,
Sea (roughing), 16:39. Nikolishin, Evt (roughing), 16:39.
Shots on goal – Seattle 11-9-10 30, Everett 7-6-7 20. Goalies – Seattle, Kozun 12
shots-9 saves (1-2-0-0), Mumaugh 8-7; Everett, Hart 30-29 (1-0-0-0). Power plays
– Seattle 1-3; Everett 1-5V. Referees – Ryan Benbow, Sean Raphael. Linesmen – Adam
Brastad, Justin Nicol.