T-Birds Gain Point In Wild Card Race In Overtime Loss To Tips

Chris Mast

Seattle six points ahead of Kamloops for final wild card playoff spot

EVERETT, March 2, 2019 — The Seattle Thunderbirds are now six points ahead of the Kamloops Blazers for the final wild card playoff spot in the Western Conference after losing 1-0 in overtime to the Everett Silvertips Saturday night at Angel of the Winds Arena.

Seattle entered the game against Everett five points ahead of the Blazers and gained a point by getting the game to overtime. The Blazers lost 5-4 to the Vancouver Giants Saturday. The Blazers and Giants play Sunday at the Langley Events Center. The Blazers have a game in hand on the T-Birds.

The T-Birds play the Tri-City Americans at 5:05 pm Sunday at accesso ShoWare Center.

Everett’s Bryce Kindopp scored the game winning goal with under a second left in overtime.

Seattle goalie Roddy Ross had a stellar game making 40 saves.

Everett goalie Dustin Wolf had 32 saves.

Single game tickets are on sale online on the T-Birds website and at the accesso ShoWare Center box office.

The T-Birds are now taking orders for Flex-24 Ticket packages. Fans that purchase the 24-Flex Ticket Package will be able to select any available premium seat for any game, in any ticket combination, during the 2018-19 season.


First period – No scoring. Penalties – Volcan, Sea (roughing), 5:50. Fairbrother, Evt (roughing), 5:50. Wedman, Sea (holding), 10:16. Fairbrother, Evt (cross checking), 18:00.

Second period – No scoring. Penalties – Holmes, Evt (roughing), 7:04. Kubicek, Sea (roughing), 7:04. Rybinski, Sea (roughing), 9:55. Khaira, Evt (roughing), 10:45. Rybinski, Sea (slashing), 12:27.

Third period – No scoring. Penalties – Wylie, Evt (hooking), 13:16. Lee, Sea (delay of game), 14:49.

Overtime – 1, Everett, Kindopp 38 (Dewar, Minulin), 4:59. Penalties – No penalties.

Shots on goal – Seattle 10-12-7-3 32, Everett 12-14-13-2 41. Goalies – Seattle, Ross 41 shots-40 saves (12-4-1-2); Everett, Wolf 32-32 (39-13-2-1). Power plays – Seattle 0-3; Everett 0-4. A – 8,387. Referees – Brett Iverson, Sean Raphael. Linesmen – Adam Harris, Nathan Van Oosten.

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