Seattle’s Gracyn Sawchyn in action for the Thunderbirds. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, Seattle Thunderbirds

Seattle’s Gracyn Sawchyn in action for the Thunderbirds. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, Seattle Thunderbirds

Kent-based Thunderbirds to have 10 games this season on FOX 13+

Eight of the games will be against WHL rival Portland Winterhawks

The Kent-based Seattle Thunderbirds will have 10 games during the 2023-2024 Western Hockey League regular season broadcasted on FOX 13+ (Cable 110/Channel 22).

The broadcast schedule on FOX 13+ will consist of eight games against the rival Portland Winterhawks and two games against the Spokane Chiefs, according to an Oct. 12 T-Birds news release.

The first game on the broadcast schedule is at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9 against the Winterhawks in Portland.

“We are once again looking forward to bringing exciting hockey action to fans this season with our television partner, Fox 13+,” said Colin Campbell, T-Birds president. “They have a history of delivering high quality sports entertainment into the homes of sports fans throughout Puget Sound. With interest in hockey being bigger than ever in Seattle, we can’t wait to give those fans a chance to see tomorrow’s NHL stars today.”

“We are proud to continue our partnership with the Thunderbirds and bring their passionate fans the coverage that they deserve,” added Amber Eikel, senior vice president and general manager of FOX 13 and FOX 13+.

Fox 13+ Broadcast Schedule

• Saturday, Dec. 9 at Portland, 6 p.m.

• Friday, Jan. 12 vs Portland, 7 p.m.

• Saturday, Jan. 13 at Portland, 6 p.m.

• Saturday, Feb. 3 vs Portland, 6 p.m.

• Saturday, Feb. 10 at Portland, 6 p.m.

• Friday, March 8 vs Spokane, 7 p.m.

• Saturday, March 9 at Spokane, 6 p.m.

• Sunday, March 17 vs Portland, 5 p.m.

• Saturday, March 23 at Portland, 6 p.m.

• Sunday, March 24 vs Portland, 5 p.m.

*Dates and opponents subject to change

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