KENT, April 8, 2016 – The Everett Silvertips shut out the Seattle Thunderbirds 3-0 Friday night at ShoWare Center in Game 1 of their Round 2 playoff series.
Game 2 of the series is Sunday at 5:05pm at ShoWare Center. The T-Birds outshot the Silvertips 13-4 in scoreless first period.
Everett took a 1-0 lead 11 minutes into the first period on a goal from Remi Laurencelle. Carson Stadnyk and Noah Juulsen had the assists.
Everett outshot Seattle 11-8 in the second period. Seattle led 21-15 in totals shot after two periods.
Matt Fonteyne scored an unassisted power-play goal at 2:11 of the third period to give Everett a 2-0 lead.
Laurencelle scored on a backhand shot from the slot at 3:27 of the third to put the Silvertips in front 3-0. Stadnyk and Graham Millar had the assists.
Everett outshot Seattle 14-5 in the third period and 29-26 in the game.
Seattle goalie Landon Bow made 26 saves on 29 shots in the loss.
Everett goalie Carter Hart stopped 26 shots to get the shutout.
Games 3 and 4 are at Xfinity Arena in Everett. Game 3 is Wednesday at 7:05pm and Game 4 is Friday at 7:35pm.
First period – No scoring. Penalties – Leedahl, Evt (high-sticking), :16. Ralph, Evt (high-sticking), 3:26. Hauf, Sea (holding), 7:56. Leedahl, Evt (cross checking), 12:04. Allbee, Sea (cross checking), 13:06. Laurencelle, Evt (cross checking), 14:49. Leth, Sea (roughing), 20:00. Fonteyne, Evt (roughing), 20:00.
Second period – 1, Everett, Laurencelle 3 (Stadnyk, Juulsen), 11:00. Penalties – Ottenbreit, Sea (roughing), 6:31. Eansor, Sea (hooking), 12:14. Tyszka, Sea (roughing), 19:15. Leth, Sea (double minor-high sticking), 19:44.
Third period – 2, Everett, Fonteyne 3, 2:11 (pp). 3, Everett, Laurencelle 4 (Stadnyk, Millar), 3:37. Penalties – Ottenbreit, Sea (roughing), 6:38. Barzal, Sea (high-sticking), 15:47. Millar, Evt (tripping), 18:45. Eansor, Sea (double minor-spearing), 20:00.
Shots on goal – Seattle 13-8-5 26, Everett 4-11-14 29. Goalies – Seattle, Bow 29 shots-26 saves (4-1); Everett, Hart 26-26 (2-0). Power plays – Seattle 0-5; Everett 1-9. A – 4,222. Referees – Adam Griffiths, Sean Raphael. Linesmen – Michael, McGowan, Bevan Mills.
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