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T-Birds Broadcasting Game 6 of 2017 WHL Championship on YouTube Friday

Keith Hershmiller

T-Birds won Game 6 in Regina to clinch 2017 WHL Championship

KENT, May 26, 2020 — The Seattle Thunderbirds will broadcast Game 6 of the 2017 WHL Championship on YouTube Premier on Friday, May 29, at 7pm.

Fans can watch Game 6 of the 2017 WHL Championship on YouTube by clicking here. Fans can also watch the game by clicking on the embedded YouTube widget on this page below. Fans can also go to our YouTube channel to watch the game as well as clicking on the YouTube link under the Media menu on our website.

After the Game 5 win in front of the biggest crowd in accesso ShoWare Center history on Friday, May 12, 2017, the team boarded a flight to Regina on the morning of Saturday, May 13, 2017.

Heading into Game 6 the T-Birds held a 3-2 series lead over the Regina Pats. Game 6 was originally played on Sunday, May 14, 2017, which was Mother’s Day.

The series against the Pats up to Game 6 had been a hard fought series featuring two overtime games, were early goals and lead changes, big hits, sacrifices and teamwork from both the T-Birds and Pats. Game 6 was no different as the T-Birds looked to win their first ever WHL Championship and the Pats looked to force a Game 7.

The team broadcast the first game of the 2017 WHL Championship on Friday, April 24, and has broadcast a game every Friday thereafter. The first five games are all available to watch on the team’s YouTube channel.

As part of the YouTube broadcasts the T-Birds are giving high school students in the Kent School District who have an interest in or are studying journalism, graphic design and video production the opportunity to be part of the team’s promotion of the YouTube broadcasts as an extended learning opportunity. High school students have produced stories, graphics and video highlights that have been posted on the team’s website and social media platforms during and after the YouTube broadcasts.

Kent High School Students Content Creation
Game 1

Game 1 video highlights by Kentlake High School senior Emma Hartvickson.

Kentridge High School junior Mitch Escandon game story with graphics from Kentlake High school senior Emma Hartvickson.

Kentlake High School senior Desirae Pepperdine game story with graphics from Kentlake High School junior Jade Gilson.

Game 2
Kentwood High School sophomore Margit Williams drawing.

Kentlake High School junior Jade Gilson game story and graphics.

Kentridge High School junior Mitch Escandon game story with graphics from Kentwood High school sophomore RJ Rico.

Game 3
Kentwood High School sophomore Margit Williams drawing.

Kentlake High School junior Jade Gilson game story and graphics. Kentwood High School senior RJ Rico also contributed graphics to this story.

Kentridge High School junior Mitch Escandon game story with graphics from Kentwood High school sophomore RJ Rico, Kentlake High School senior Emma Hartvickson and Kent-Meridian High School senior Vannida Hao.

Game 4
Kentwood High School sophomore Margit Williams drawing.

Kentlake High School junior Jade Gilson game story and graphics.

Kentridge High School junior Mitch Escandon game story with graphics from Kentwood High school sophomore RJ Rico and Kentlake High School senior Emma Hartvickson.

Game 5
Kentwood High School sophomore Margit Williams drawing
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Kentlake High School junior Jade Gilson game story and graphics.

Kentridge High School junior Mitch Escandon game story.

The game broadcasts are the original Shaw Cable broadcasts featuring Peter Loubardias with the play-by-play and Kevin Sawyer with color analysis. All broadcasts have player intermission interviews by Darren Dupont and Stu Walters, intermission analysis by Joey Kenward and Jeff Odgers, and post-game press conferences and interviews. Several of the broadcasts, but not all, include a pre-game show hosted by Andy Neal.

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