Silvertips shut out T-Birds 4-0 Friday

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  • Sunday, February 15, 2009 1:53am
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The Everett Silvertips defeated the Seattle Thunderbirds 4-0 Friday night at Comcast Arena in Everett.

Byron Froese scored a power-play goal at 19:16 of the first period to go in front 1-0. Shane Harper and Kellan Tochkin had the assists.

Both team had 10 shots on goal in the first period.

Everett went in front 2-0 on a power-play goal by Taylor Ellington at 1:31 of the second period. Daniel Bartel and Froese had assists on the goal.

The Silvertips took a 3-0 lead on a power-play goal by Mike Alexander at 17:27 of the second. Graham Potuer and Harper had the assists on the goal.

Potuer scored at 8:56 of the third period to make it a 4- 0 lead for the T-Birds. Froese had the only assist on the goal.

Seattle outshot Everett 24-23 in the game.

Seattle goalie Calvin Pickard made 19 saves on 23 shots and his record is now 14-12-1-2.

Everett goalie Thomas Heemskerk stopped all 23 shots he facedand his record is now 13-14-3-3.

T-Birds season tickets are currently on sale. Season tickets can be purchased by calling the T-Birds office at 253-239-7825.


First period – 1, Everett, Froese 17 (Harper ,Tochkin), 19:16 (pp). Penalties – Cloud, Sea (slashing),11:00. Ellington, Evt (roughing) 18:51. O’Brien, Sea (roughing, unsportsmanlike conduct), 18:51.

Second period – 2, Everett, Ellington 4 (Bartek, Froese), 1:31. 3, Everett, Alexander 4 (Potuer, Harper), 17:27 (pp). Penalties – Haber, Sea (tripping), 1:08. McCrea, Evt (tripping), 8:26. Dillon, Sea (hooking), 12:34. Acolatse, Sea (roughing), 16:21. Acolatse, Sea (slashing), 18:23. Alexander, Evt (tripping), 19:03.

Third period – 4, Everett, Potuer 8 (Froese), 8:56. Penalties – Potuer, Evt (interference), 6:50. O’Brien, Sea (high-sticking), 11:34. Hunt, Evt (holding), 14:29. Dailey, Evt (interference), 16:42. Acolatse, Sea (checking from behind), 19:51.

Shots on goal – Seattle 10-7-7 24. Everett 10- 7-6 23. Goalies – Seattle, Pickard 23 shots-19 saves (14-12-1-3); Everett, Heemskerk 24-24 (13-14- 3-3). Power plays – Seattle 0-5; Everett 3-7. A – 7,257. Referee – Trevor Hanson, Reagan Vetter. Linesmen – Mike Basford, Chris Dehaan.

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