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Thunderbirds to play seven preseason hockey games; one in Kent

The Seattle Thunderbirds will play seven preseason games starting in August, including one at the ShoWare Center. - COURTESY PHOTO, Kyle Scholzen, Thunderbirds
The Seattle Thunderbirds will play seven preseason games starting in August, including one at the ShoWare Center.
— image credit: COURTESY PHOTO, Kyle Scholzen, Thunderbirds

The Seattle Thunderbirds junior hockey team will play seven exhibition games during the 2014-2015 preseason.

Seattle released its preseason schedule on Tuesday.

The T-Birds open play in the Everett Silvertips' preseason tournament at Comcast Arena at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 29, against the Tri-City Americans. Tournament play continues at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 30, against the Victoria Royals. The tournament concludes at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 31, against the Spokane Chiefs.

Seattle then goes to Kennewick at the Red Lion Hotels' Preseason Tournament at the Toyota Center. The T-Birds play the Chiefs at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 4, and face Everett at 11 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 5.

The T-Birds conclude preseason with a home-and-home series against the Silvertips. The first game is at Comcast Arena at 7:35 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 12. On Saturday, Sept. 13, at 7:05 p.m., the T-Birds will host Everett at the ShoWare Center in Kent.

Single game tickets for the home preseason game will go on sale Aug. 20 on the T-Birds website and at the ShoWare Center box office.

The full 2014-15 regular season schedule for the Seattle Thunderbirds will be announced Wednesday, June 25.

2014-15 THUNDERBIRDS PRESEASON SCHEDULE

August

Friday, Aug. 29 at Tri-City, 11:30 a.m. at Everett Tournament

Saturday, Aug. 30 vs. Victoria, 3 p.m. at Everett Tournament

Sunday, Aug. 31 vs. Spokane, 3 p.m. at Everett Tournament

September

Thursday, Sept. 4 at Spokane, 3 p.m. at Tri-City Tournament

Friday, Sept. 5 @ Everett, 11 a.m. at Tri-City Tournament

Friday, Sept. 12 @ Everett, 7:35 p.m. at Comcast Arena

Saturday, Sept. 13 vs. Everett, 7:05 p.m. at ShoWare Center

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