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Silvertips squeeze past T-Birds in OT, 3-2

Seattle’s Riley Sheen tries to push the puck past Everett goalie Austin Lotz as Cole MacDonald defends.  - Courtesy photo/Thunderbirds, Brian Liesse
Seattle’s Riley Sheen tries to push the puck past Everett goalie Austin Lotz as Cole MacDonald defends.
— image credit: Courtesy photo/Thunderbirds, Brian Liesse

The Everett Silvertips defeated the Seattle Thunderbirds 3-2 in overtime Saturday night at the ShoWare Center in Kent.

Seattle is now 21-32-7-1 and in seventh place in the Western Conference playoff standings with 50 points. The Silvertips are one point behind the T-Birds in the standings with a 22-35-1-4 record.

The T-Birds travel to Vancouver to take on the Giants at Pacific Coliseum at 2 p.m. Sunday.

Everett took a 1-0 lead on a five-on-three power-play goal at 11:04 of the first period by Tyler Sandhu. Josh Winquist and Landon Oslanski had the assists.

Seattle outshot Everett 11-10 in thefirst period.

Sandhu scored a second five-on-three power-play goal at 19:16 of the second period to extend Everett's lead to 2-0. Oslanski and Winquist were credited with the assists.

The T-Birds led 19-17 in shots after two periods by outshooting the Silvertips 8-7 in the second period.

The Thunderbirds got on the board 2:13 into the third period on the power play to make it a 2-1 Everett lead. Shea Theodore skated the puck up the right boards into the Everett zone and cut inside at the blueline. He let a hard wrist shot go that beat Lotz low to his stick side for his 16th goal of the season. The goal was unassisted.

Seattle then tied the game 2-2 off a faceoff in the Silvertips zone coming at the 11:54 mark of the period. Alexander Delnov won the faceoff back to Griffin Foulk, who fired a shot through traffic. Lotz couldn't do much to stop the puck going in for Foulk's second goal of the year.

The game headed to overtime with the T-Birds outshooting the Silvertips 17-8 in the third period.

Mirco Mueller scored the game-winning goal for the Silvertips at 2:07 of the overtime period. Oslanski had the only assist on the goal.

Seattle goalie Brandon Glover made 23 saves on 26 shots and his record is now 20-24-5-1.

Lotz made 35 saves on 38 shots and his record is now 13-16-1-1.

T-Birds single game tickets 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.

SCORING SUMMARY

First period - 1, Everett, Sandhu 13 (Winquist, Oslanski), 11:04 (pp). Penalties - Petryk, Evt (interference), 1:30. Hickman, Sea (interference), 7:32. Elliot, Sea (interference), 10:20. Hickman, Sea (roughing), 10:20. Aasman, Evt (tripping), 16:09. Winquist, Evt (cross checking), 20:00. Kambeitz, Sea (10-minute misconduct), 20:00. Bench, Sea (unsportsmanlike conduct) 20:00.

Second period - 2, Everett, Sandhu 14 (Oslanski, Winquist), 19:16 (pp). Penalties - MacDonald, Evt (tripping), 1:53. Forsberg, Sea (hooking), 11:21. Delnov, Sea (tripping), 17:51. Smith, Sea (delay of game), 18:35.

Third period - 3, Seattle, Theodore 16, 2:13. 4, Seattle, Foulk 2 (Delnov), 11:54. Penalties - Petryk, Evt (high sticking), 1:21. Foulk, Sea (checking from behind), 6:20.

Overtime - 5, Everett, Mueller (Oslanski), 2:07. Penalties - No penalties.

Shots on goal - Seattle 11-8-17-2 36, Everett 10-7-8-1 26. Goalies - Seattle, Glover 26 shots-23 saves (20-24-5-1); Everett, Lotz 38-36 (13-16-1-1). Power plays - Seattle 1-4; Everett 2-7. A - 5,048. Referees - Matt Kirk, Ryan Benbow. Linesmen - Kevin Boris, Ryan Gibbons.

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