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Silvertips Defeat T-Birds In Penultimate Game of Season

Brian Liesse

T-Birds on JOEtv Sunday night vs. Spokane

KENT, May 8, 2021 — The Everett Silvertips defeated the Seattle Thunderbirds 4-1 Saturday night at accesso ShoWare Center.

The T-Birds have one game remaining in the 2020-21 season. They host the Spokane Chiefs on Sunday at 5:05pm at accesso ShoWare Center. The game against the Chiefs will be broadcast on JOEtv Cable 22/Channel 110. It will be rebroadcast on Roots Sports Northwest at 7:30pm Sunday.

Everett took a 1-0 lead at 2:10 of the first period on a goal from Ben Hemmerling.

In the second period, the Silvertips got goals from Ethan Regnier, on the power play, at 14:22 and from Jacob Wright at 16:28.

Seattle got on the board at 18:18 of the third period with Jackson Berry on the bench for an extra attacker. Keltie Jeri-Leon beat Everett goalie Dustin Wolf through the legs with traffic in front of the goalie. Henrik Rybinski and Jordan Gustafson had the assists.

The T-Birds kept Berry on the bench and were pressuring the Silvertips Ryan Hofer scored an empty-net goal at 19:24 of the third.

SCORING SUMMARY

First period – 1, Everett, Hemmerling 3 (Seeley, Goncalves), 2:10. Penalties – Roest, Evt (tripping), 9:26. Bauer, Sea (tripping), 19:18.

Second period – 2, Everett, Regnier 9 (Fonstad, Goncalves), 14:22 (pp). 3, Everett, Wright 9 (Goncalves, Sutter), 16:28. Penalties – McNelly, Sea (checking from behind), 2:49. Goncalves, Evt (checking from behind), 4:36. Rybinski, Sea (tripping), 13:58. Bateman, Sea (checking to the head), 17:14.

Third period – 4, Seattle, Jeri-Leon 16 (Rybinski, Gustafson), 18:18. 5, Everett, Hofer 6, 19:24. Penalties – Bauer, Sea (cross checking), :56. Ashton, Evt (roughing), 6:05. Gustafson, Sea (roughing), 12:25. Bauer, Sea (10-minute misconduct),12:25
Ciona Sea (10-minute misconduct), 12:25. Davidson, Sea (10-minute misconduct), 12:25. Wright, Evt (10-minute misconduct), 12:25. Graham, Evt (10-minute misconduct), 12:25. Ashton, Evt (10-minute misconduct), 12:25. Sutter, Evt (roughing), 12:25. Hofer, Evt (roughing), 17:00. Schaefer, Sea (roughing), 17:00.

Shots on goal – Seattle 12-9-9 30, Everett 6-17-12 35. Goalies – Seattle, Berry 34 shots-31 saves (3-8-0-1); Everett, Wolf 30-29 (18-3-0-0). Power plays – Seattle 0-3; Everett 1-5. Referees – Mark Heier, Ian Jendro. Linesmen – Eric McLaughlin, Josh Rosenbaum.

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