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Thunderbirds extinguish Blazers in second ShoWare match

Seattle Thunderbirds goalie Jacob DeSerres made 33 saves on 34 shots to lead his team to a 3-1 victory over the Kamloops Blazers Sunday night… Continue reading

  • Jan 6, 2009
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T-Birds snare Bruins in last KeyArena game

Lindsay Nielsen had two goals and goalie Jacob DeSerres made 25 saves Tuesday night to lead the Seattle Thunderbirds to a 2-0 victory over the Chilliwack Bruins in the T-Birds last game at KeyArena.

  • Jan 2, 2009
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Thunderbirds’ Hickey named to world team

The Seattle Thunderbirds are pleased to announce defenseman Thomas Hickey has been selected to play for Team Canada at the 2009 World Junior Championships in… Continue reading

  • Dec 28, 2008
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Chiefs shut-out T-Birds 1-0 Friday

SPOKANE - The Spokane Chiefs defeated the Seattle Thunderbirds 1-0 Friday night at Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena.This was the first game of a two-game series… Continue reading

  • Dec 28, 2008
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T-Birds topple Spokane Saturday

SPOKANE - Seattle Thunderbird goaltender Calvin Pickard stopped 35 of 36 shots Saturday night at Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena to lead his team to a… Continue reading

  • Dec 28, 2008
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T-Birds lose in away game to Tri City

KENNEWICK - The Tri-City Americans defeated the Seattle Thunderbirds 6-1 Friday night at the Toyota Center.Tri-City took a 1-0 lead with a power-play goal by… Continue reading

  • Dec 28, 2008
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Pickard backstops T-Birds to victory over Portland

PORTLAND - Seattle Thunderbirds goalie Calvin Pickard made 34 saves Saturday night at the Memorial Coliseum to lead his team to a 3-1 victory over… Continue reading

  • Dec 28, 2008
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Hitmen whack T-Birds on Seattle ice

SEATTLE - The Calgary Hitmen defeated the Seattle Thunderbirds 4-1 Sunday night in front of 4,738 at KeyArena.Calgary took a 1-0 lead at 5:30 of… Continue reading

  • Dec 28, 2008
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T-Birds vanquish Winter Hawks 5-3 in Portland

The Seattle Thunderbirds defeated the Portland Winter Hawks 5-3 Saturday afternoon at the Rose Garden.The T-Birds improved their record to 12-13-1-2 and have now won… Continue reading

  • Dec 28, 2008
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Seattle Thunderbirds shut down Chilliwack on the road

Jim O'Brien scored the only goal in the shootout and Calvin Pickard stopped all three shooters he faced to help lead the Seattle Thunderbirds to a 3-2 shootout win Saturday night over the Chilliwack Bruins at Prospera Centre.

  • Dec 28, 2008
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Thunderbirds fall in overtime to Americans

Western Hockey League history was made Saturday night at the Toyota Center in Kennewick. For the first time in the league's history, brothers faced each other as starting goalies. Calvin Pickard started in net for the Seattle Thunderbirds while older brother Chet started in net for the Tri-City Americans.

  • Dec 28, 2008
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Thunderbirds cut down the Wheat Kings

BRANDON, MANITOBA - Chris Cloud and Devon LeBlanc each scored two goals Saturday night at Westman Place to lead the Seattle Thunderbirds to a 5-4… Continue reading

  • Dec 28, 2008
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The Kelowna Rockets defeat T-Birds 3-2 Saturday

Seattle took a 1-0 lead on a power-play goal by Jim O'Brien at 9:39 of the first period. O'Brien brought the puck out of the left corner into the left face off dot. He beat Kelowna goalie Adam Brown through the legs for his first goal of the year. Greg Scott had an assist on the goal.

  • Dec 28, 2008
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T-Birds’ Pickard honored for goalkeeping

The Canadian Hockey League today announced Seattle Thunderbirds goaltender Calvin Pickard has been named the ADT CHL Goaltender of the Week.

  • Dec 28, 2008
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Thunderbirds shut out Winterhawks 4-0

PORTLAND – Seattle Thunderbirds goalie Calvin Pickard made 20 saves against the Portland Winter Hawks Saturday night in Portland to lead to the T-Birds to a 4-0 shutout win. Pickard stopped eight shots in the first period, seven shots in the second period and five shots in the third period to get his first WHL win and first WHL shutout. Pickard's record is now 1-3-0-0.

  • Dec 28, 2008
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Greg Scott returns to Thunderbirds

Left wing had 38 goals with Seattle last season Seattle Thunderbirds general manager Russ Farwell announced Oct. 10 that left wing Greg Scott has rejoined the Thunderbirds from the Toronto Maple Leafs organization.

  • Dec 28, 2008
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KeyArena T-Birds tickets on sale for single games

The Seattle Thunderbirds will put single game tickets to the eight games the team will play at KeyArena this season on sale starting at 10 a.m. Wednesday.

  • Dec 28, 2008
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T-birds will make themselves at home in Kent homes

Prab Rai knows exactly what he wants in a home away from home. And the Seattle Thunderbirds are in the final stages of securing just such a home – several of them, actually – as they continue gradually moving into their new hometown of Kent.

  • Dec 28, 2008
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T-birds face off in Kent at holiday time

The Seattle Thunderbirds will drop their first puck in Kent no later than Jan. 3 – and could do it as early as Dec. 27 – as the team released its Western Hockey League schedule last Friday.

  • Dec 28, 2008
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Thunderbirds embrace new Kent home, plan presence at Cornucopia Days

The Seattle Thunderbirds are doing more than just opening their door in Kent. They’re opening it as loudly as possible. “We have lots of stuff going on. We’re want to jump into Kent with both feet,” said Ian Henry, the director of public and media relations for the Western Hockey League team that will take up residence in the new Kent Events Center this winter. “We want to be here, we want to jump in and let people know we’re coming to town.”

  • Dec 28, 2008
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