Four Seattle Thunderbirds games to be televised | Western Hockey League
By STEVE HUNTER
Kent Reporter Courts, government reporter
October 7, 2011 · 10:36 AM
The Kent-based Seattle Thunderbirds will have one Western Hockey League home game and three road games televised this season on ROOT Sports.
The WHL and ROOT Sports announced the 10-game Friday Night Hockey schedule Oct. 6 that will bring live action into 3.7 million homes across five states during the 2011-12 season, according to a T-Birds media release.
All five U.S.-based clubs, the Everett Silvertips, Portland Winterhawks, T-Birds, Spokane Chiefs and Tri-City Americans will have games televised.
Ian Furness will do the play-by-play with analysis by Kevin Sawyer, a former WHL and NHL player.
Friday Night Hockey ROOT Broadcast Schedule:
Game 1 - Jan. 6 - Seattle at Tri-City, 7 p.m.
Game 2 - Jan. 13 - Tri-City at Vancouver, 7:30 p.m.
Game 3 - Jan. 20 - Spokane at Tri-City, 7 p.m.
Game 4 - Jan. 27 - Tri-City at Red Deer, 6:30 p.m.
Game 5 - Feb. 3 - Everett at Portland, 7 p.m.
Game 6 - Feb. 10 - Everett at Vancouver, 7:30 p.m.
Game 7 - Feb. 17 - Tri-City at Seattle, 7:30 p.m.
Game 8 - Feb. 24 - Spokane at Portland, 7 p.m.
Game 9 - March 2 - Seattle at Everett, 7:30 p.m.
Game 10 - March 16 - Seattle at Spokane, 7 p.m.Contact Kent Reporter Courts, government reporter Steve Hunter at firstname.lastname@example.org or 253-872-6600, ext. 5052.