T-Birds Blanked in Everett – Seattle Thunderbirds

T-Birds Blanked in Everett – Seattle Thunderbirds

EVERETT, WA – The Seattle Thunderbirds produced 31-photographs on aim but could not sneak any past Everett goalie Koen MacInnes, dropping a 3- highway selection to the Silvertips Saturday at Angel of the Winds Arena. Seattle returns to motion Tuesday when they host the Spokane Chiefs at the accesso ShoWare Middle.  Video game time is 7:05 p.m.

For the 2nd straight night towards Everett, the T-Birds produced early scoring possibilities, outshooting the Silvertips 10-3 by the halfway issue of the first period of time.  As was the case the former evening at dwelling in a 5-4 additional time loss, Seattle could not capitalize on their early chances as MacInnes shut the door.

Seattle head coach Matt O’Dette reported the energy was there, just not the bounces.  “Very equivalent get started as past night time. It would be good to see one of those people go into the again of the internet to get some momentum likely.” He reported that onus is on the crew. “We did not uncover techniques to put pucks in the back of the web. It would have been good to get an previously electrical power enjoy to aid us do that but the to start with just one did not appear until late.”

Then, in the vicinity of the midway issue of the time period, the T-Birds appeared to reduce some of their momentum when they shed winger Reid Schaefer to an higher entire body injury. O’Dette said the decline of Schaefer was tricky to get over. “Schaef’s been playing definitely well for us, truly driving play. When you drop a person like that, who’s been participating in so properly, other men have to move up as it shortens your bench a small.”

In a different repeat from the prior activity, the Silvertips scored to the conclusion of the initial to get the direct. Jackson Berezowski tapped in a go from behind the Seattle web at 17:35 to rating the initially of his two ambitions on the evening.

The Thunderbirds battled through the second period of time on the lookout for the equalizer, but a late penalty led to a next Berezowski goal with just above a moment left.  The ‘Tips power participate in purpose came on a night time when Seattle performed a a lot more disciplined recreation.  They restricted Everett to just three ability performs, one particular night following surrendering 8.

“That was clearly a focus,” said O’Dette,  “We’ve been so excellent 5 on 5 this season, we need to have to enjoy 5 on 5 a lot more, which implies keeping out of the penalty box.  We achieved that.”

The Silvertips stretched their guide to a few targets when Olen Zellweger scored five minutes into the third period of time.  The Thunderbirds were ultimately awarded their to start with power engage in with 6 minutes remaining.  When all over again they were able to make probabilities all over the Everett web, but arrived up empty.

In spite of going -2-1- in their last three video games, group captain Ty Bauer claims there is no stress with this workforce.  “It’s early.  We have got a lot of kinks to function out but the heart, the uncooked talent on this team is some thing you have not witnessed in a prolonged time.”  Bauer understands they have places to thoroughly clean up but the compete is there.  “These kinds sting, primarily in opposition to these rival groups. That currently being claimed, we under no circumstances quit.  We battled all the way to the conclude, we gave anything we had.  We remaining it all out on the ice.”



Seattle played the sport without the need of Lucas CIona who was handed a two-video game suspension by the WHL for his 5-moment charging significant in Friday’s overtime loss to Everett.  Ciona will also miss out on Tuesday’s dwelling match versus Spokane.  He’s suitable to return to the lineup future Friday when the T-Birds vacation to Kennewick to confront the Tri-City Individuals.

With the shutout decline to Everett Conner Roulette had his a few match objective scoring streak snapped.