KENT, September 30, 2021 — The Seattle Thunderbirds are pleased to announce that Thunderbirds Hockey will now be available on the iHeart Media app.
All T-Birds regular season and playoff games will be broadcast on the iHeart Media app, available for free download on Apple and Android devices. In addition, most games will air on 1090 am KJR (check the Thunderbirds website for the most updated schedule). Play-by-play voice Thom Beuning is entering his 21st season calling T-Birds games.
“We are excited about the opportunity to continue our partnership with iHeart media and join the Kraken on the iHeart family of stations,” said Colin Campbell, T-Birds President.
Most of the Thunderbirds games will be broadcast on 1090 KJR, be sure to check the T-Birds website for the most updated schedule.
1090 KJR will also continue to broadcast a half hour weekly Coach’s Show with T-Birds head coach Matt O’Dette. The Coach’s Show will be heard every Thursday during the season from 7:30pm to 8:00pm. The Coach’s Show will be hosted by T-Birds play-by-play voice Thom Beuning and will take a weekly in-depth look at the team. The Coach’s Show will also feature Beuning talking with WHL and NHL connected hockey guests. The first Coach’s Show this season will air on 1090 KJR on Thursday, September 30.
As part of the partnership agreement the iHeart Radio stations in Seattle will be heavily involved with the T-Birds promotional and giveaway nights this season.
The T-Birds start the 2021-22 Western Hockey League regular season against the Portland Winterhawks on Saturday, October 2, at 6:00pm at Veterans Memorial Coliseum.
The Home Opener is Saturday, October 9, against the Winterhawks at 6:05pm at accesso ShoWare Center.
T-Birds season tickets for the 2021-22 regular season are currently on sale. Season tickets can be purchased by calling the T-Birds office at 253-239-7825.