KENT, December 12, 2015 – The Everett Silvertips defeated the Seattle Thunderbirds 4-1 at ShoWare Center Saturday night.
The T-Birds next play on Tuesday against the Prince George Cougars at7:05pm at ShoWare Center.
Seattle (18-10-2-0) took a 1-0 lead at 12:44 of the first period on Turner Ottenbreit’s second goal of the season. Ryan Gropp passed the puck from the left boards to Ottenbreit at center ice. Ottenbreit took a slap shot that hit the cross bar and went into the net. Ethan Bear had the second assist on the goal to give him a seven-game point streak.
The Silvertips outshot the T-Birds 16-7 in the first period.
Everett (17-10-0-2) tied the game 1-1 at 16:27 of the second period on a goal from Patrick Bajkov. Mackenzie Dwyer and Matt Fonteyne had the assists.
Seattle outshot Everett 13-9 in the second period. Everett led in total shots 25-20 after two periods.
Everett scored three goals in the third period to get the win. Remi Laurencelle scored 44 seconds into the period to give the Tips a 2-1 lead.
Cole MacDonald scored on the power play at 8:58 of the third to make it a 3-1 Everett lead.
Bajkov added a second goal in the game at 12:07 of the third for the final Everett goal.
Everett outshot Seattle 34-27 in the game.
Seattle goalie Logan Flodell made 30 saves 34 shots and his record is now 11-6-2-0.
Hart made 26 saves on 27 shots and his record is 17-9-0-2.
First period – 1, Seattle, Ottenbreit 2 (Gropp, Bear), 12:44. Penalties – Martin, Evt (hooking), 16:27. Watson, Sea (cross checking), 19:02.
Second period – 2, Everett, Bajkov 6 (Dwyer, Fonteyne), 16:29. Penalties –Gerth, Evt (major-fighting), 9:57. Hauf, Sea (major-fighting), 9:57.
Third period – 3, Everett, Laurencelle 15 (Stadnyk), :44. 4, Everett, MacDonald 3 (Laurencelle, Martin), 8:58 (pp). 5, Everett, Bajkov 7 (Fonteyne, Millar), 12:07.
Penalties – Smith, Sea (roughing), 7:44.
Shots on goal – Seattle 7-13-7 27, Everett 16-9-9 34. Goalies – Seattle, Flodell 34 shots-30 saves (11-6-2-0); Everett, Hart 27-26 (17-9-0-2). Power plays – Seattle 0-1; Everett 1-2. A – 4,042. Referees – Chris Crich, Steve Papp. Linesmen – Ron Dietterle, Nick Bilko.