Seattle Thunderbirds fall to Everett Silvertips | Hockey
September 5, 2011 · 5:08 PM
The Everett Silvertips defeated the Seattle Thunderbirds 7-4 Sunday night in a preseason game at the Comcast Arena in Everett.
This was the T-Birds second game at the Everett Silvertips Preseason Tournament. They lost 5-3 to the Spokane Chiefs on Friday in their first game of the tournament.
The T-Birds opened the scoring at 4:37 of the first period on a power-play goal from Marcel Noebels. Connor Sanvido and Burke Gallimore assisted on Noebels second goal of the preseason.
Everett took a 3-1 lead after one period on a natural hat trick from Josh Winquist. Winquist scored at 7:53, 13:18 and 16:51 of the first period. His second goal was a power-play goal.
The Silvertips scored three more times in the second period to open up a 6-1 lead over the T-Birds. Tyler Maxwell had goals 43 seconds into the second period and at the 3:47 mark. Cody Fowlie scored at 11:44 of the second to give the Tips a five-goal lead.
Gallimore scored a power-play goal at 19:53 of the second, just before the period ended, to get the T-Birds second goal of the game.
Kyle Verdino scored two goals in less than two minutes to get the T-Birds to within two goals of Everett. He scored a power-play goal at 6:04 of the third and then an even strength goal at 7:59. Brendan Rouse and Justin Hickman assisted on Verdino's first goal and Shea Theodore and Noebels assisted on the second goal.
Everett's Darian Henry scored at 8:27 of the third to get their seventh goal of the game.
Everett outshot Seattle 38-32 in the game.
Michael Salmon started in net for Seattle and made 13 saves on 19 shots. Michael Cotton replaced Salmon halfway through the second period. Cotton stopped 18 of 19 shots.
Andy Desautels started for Everett and he made 15 saves on 16 shots before being replaced by Luke Siemens. Siemens stopped 13 of 16 shots.
The T-Birds will travel to Kennewick for two games at the Red Lion Hotels' Preseason Tournament at the Toyota Center. On Friday, September 9, the T-Birds will face the Chiefs at 3 p.m. On Saturday, September 10, the T-Birds will play the Silvertips at 11a.m.
The T-Birds travel to Portland to take on the Winterhawks on Friday, September 16, at 5:30 p.m. at the Winterhawks Skating Center.
The preseason schedule ends on Saturday, September 17, when the T-Birds host the Silvertips at 7:05 p.m. at ShoWare Center. Single game tickets for the home preseason game will go on sale August 25.
The T-Birds will open the 2011-12 regular season against the Portland Winterhawks at ShoWare Center on Saturday, September 24 at 7:05 p.m.
T-Birds single game tickets for the 2011-12 season are available online at the T-Birds website and at the ShoWare Center box office. The ShoWare Center Box Office is open Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday game days at 10 a.m. and Sunday game days at noon.
T-Birds season tickets are currently on sale. Season tickets can be purchased by calling the T-Birds office at 253-239-7825.
First period - 1, Seattle, Noebels 2 (Sanvido, Gallimore), 4:37 (pp). 2, Everett, Winquist 1 (Murray), 7:53. 3, Everett, Winquist 3 (Erricson), 13:18 (pp). 4, Everett, Winquist 3 (Erricson, Maxwell), 16:51. Penalties - McPhee, Evt (checking from behind), 3:58. Frank, Sea (hooking), 10:26. Harrison, Evt (embellishment), 10:26. Verdino, Sea (hooking), 12:08.
Second period - 5, Everett, Maxwell 1 (Winquist), :43. 6, Everett, Maxwell 2 (Harrison, Yadlowski), 3:47. 7, Everett, Fowlie 3 (Murray, Boyd), 11:44. 8, Seattle, Gallimore 1 (Sanvido), 19:53 (pp). Penalties - Doty, Sea (major-fighting, game misconduct), 6:00. Walters, Evt (roughing, major-fighting, game misconduct), 6:00. Noebels, Sea (hooking), 9:37. Sanvido, Sea (slashing), 9:37. Verdino, Evt (roughing), 10:32. Erricson, Evt (roughing), 10:32. Giebel, Evt (high-sticking), 11:52. Holub, Sea (kneeing), 14:23. Fleming, Sea (cross checking), 16:30. Chynoweth, Evt (slashing), 18:36.
Third period - 9, Seattle, Verdino 1 (Rouse, Hickman), 6:04 (pp). 10, Seattle, Verdino 2 (Theodore, Noebels), 7:59. 11, Everett, Henry 1 (Bauml), 8:27. Penalties - Sanvido, Sea (checking to the head), :17. Adam, Evt (holding), 4:59. Wardley, Sea (elbowing), 8:57. Verdino, Sea (boarding), 9:39. Erricson, Evt (interference), 10:41. Winquist, Evt (hooking), 11:32. Noebels, Sea (hooking), 13:39. Henry, Evt (tripping), 17:39.
Shots on goal - Seattle 11-8-13 32. Everett 11-17-10 38. Goalies - Seattle, Salmon 19 shots-13 saves, Cotton 19-18; Everett, Desautels 16-15; Siemens 16-13. Power plays - Seattle 3-8; Everett 1-8. Referee - Jason Nissen, Colby Smith. Linesmen - Kevin Boris, Adam Brastad.