T-Birds Last Preseason Game Ends In Loss


Sept 14, 2014 (ISN) – The Everett Silvertips beat the Seattle Thunderbirds
4-1 Saturday night at ShoWare Center in Kent in the last preseason game for both

The T-Birds start the 2014-15 Western Hockey League regular season on the road against
the Portland Winterhawks on Friday, September 19, at 7pm at the Moda Center.

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.

Everett beat Seattle 4-1 Friday night at Xfinity Arena at Everett.

Everett (4-2-0-0) took a 1-0 lead two minutes into the first period when Tyler Sandhu
tipped a point shot past Seattle goalie Logan Flodell. Noah Juulsen took the shot
for Everett. Brayden Low passed the puck to Juulsen.

The Tips increased the lead to 2-0 at 6:02 of the on a power-play goal from Matt
Fonteyne. Kevin Davis took a shot from the high slot that Fonteyne tipped over
Flodell’s left shoulder. Carson Stadnyk had the second assist.

Seattle (3-4-0-0) outshot Everett 8-4 in the first period.

Nik Amundrund was replaced by Carter Hart midway through the second period. Amundrund
stopped all 11 shots he faced.

Carson Stadnyk scored at 17:21 of the second period to put the Silvertips in front
3-0. Zane Jones had the only assist on the goal.

The T-Birds got on the board 22 seconds after the Silvertips third goal. Scott Eansor
gained the Everett zone and passed the puck to Keegan Kolesar in the right circle.
Kolesar beat Hart over the block with a hard wrist shot. Adam Henry had the second

Seattle outshot Everett 13-10 in the second period and led 21-14 in shots after
two periods.

Low scored an empty-net goal to seal the win for Everett at 18:05 of the third period.
Bauml and Sandhu had the assists.

Both teams ended the game with 23 shots on goal.

Flodell stopped 19 of 22 shots he faced.

Hart made 11 saves on 12 shots.


First period – 1, Everett, Sandhu 3 (Juulsen, Low), 2:00. 2, Seattle, Fonteyne 2
(Davis, Stadnyk), 6:02 (pp). Penalties – Holowko, Sea (checking from behind), 3:01.
Henry, Sea (holding), 4:11. Elder, Sea (high-sticking), 7:43. Wharrie, Evt (hooking),
13:29. Wharrie, Evt (interference), 18:01.

Second period – 3, Everett, Stadnyk 2 (Jones), 17:21. 4, Seattle, Kolesar 2 (Eansor,
Henry), 17:43. Penalties – Cochrane, Evt (holding), 9:52. Pfeifer, Evt (cross
15:36. Pederson, Sea (tripping), 15:41. Holowko, Sea (checking from behind), 18:53.

Third period – 5, Everett, Low 3 (Bauml, Sandhu), 18:05 (en). Penalties – Runey,
Evt (tripping), 7:52. Volcan, Sea (roughing), 14:48.

Shots on goal – Seattle 8-13-2 23, Everett 4-10-9 23. Goalies – Seattle, Flodell
22 shots-19 saves (0-2-0-0); Everett, Amundrund 11-11 (2-1-0-0), Hart 12-11. Power
plays – Seattle 0-5; Everett 1-6. Referees – Trevor Shively, Nick Swaine. Linesmen
– Zach Brooks, Al Creigh.