Conner Roulette scores Teddy Bear Toss Goal in 4-3 win over Everett
KENT, January 11, 2020 — Conner Bruggen-Cate, Keltie Jeri-Leon and Conner Roulette each had a goal and an assist Saturday night at accesso ShoWare Center to lead the Seattle Thunderbirds to a 4-3 win over the Everett Silvertips on Fred Meyer Teddy Bear Toss Night presented by WARM 106.9.
The T-Birds next game is Friday, January 17, against the Regina Pats at accesso ShoWare Center. Single game tickets are on sale online on the T-Birds website and at the accesso ShoWare Center box office.
Seattle (17-20-2-1) has seven wins in their last 10 games and are in the second Wild Card playoff spot in the Western Conference. They are four points ahead of the Tri-City Americans in the Wild Card standings. They are only one point behind the Vancouver Giants (17-18-2-2), who lost to Spokane tonight, for the first Wild Card playoff spot.
Seattle goalie Roddy Ross made 16 saves in the first period and was the best T-Birds on the ice in the first 20 minutes.
Everett took a 1-0 lead at 17:10 of the first period on a goal from Cole Fonstad.
After the goal the sellout crowd, and biggest of the season, of 6,160 at accesso ShoWare Center threw teddy bears and stuffed animals onto the ice. The game is the annual Fred Meyer Teddy Boss presented by WARM 106.9. The teddy bears and stuffed animals were collected by the WARM 106.9 Teddy Bear Patrol and will be given to police and fire departments and local hospitals to give to children in time of emergency and crisis.
Jeri-Leon has a five-game point streak with four goals and four assists.
Everett cut the T-Birds lead to one at 13:10 of the third on a power-play goal by Jackson Berezowski.
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 2019-20 season.
Shots on goal – Seattle 7-9-7 25, Everett 17-10-10 37. Goalies – Seattle, Ross 37 shots-34 saves (14-14-2-1); Everett, Wolf 25-21 (17-7-1-0). Power plays – Seattle 2-3; Everett 1-3. Referees – Mike Campbell, Sean Panter. Linesmen – Ron Dietterle, Nathan Van Oosten.