The Everett Silvertips defeated the T-Birds 4-1 in Game 1 of the team’s first round playoff series on Friday, March 23, at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett. Zack Andrusiak scored for the T-Birds. Seattle goalie Liam Hughes had 42 saves. Patrick Bajkov scored twice and Bryce Kindopp and Garrett Pilon had a goal each for Everett. Everett goalie Carter Hart had 25 saves.