The Thunderbirds’ Jaxan Kaluski and the Giants’ Jared Dmytriw tangle for the puck during WHL play last Tuesday. Vancouver prevailed on Kent ice, 5-1. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds

The Thunderbirds’ Jaxan Kaluski and the Giants’ Jared Dmytriw tangle for the puck during WHL play last Tuesday. Vancouver prevailed on Kent ice, 5-1. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds

Thunderbirds to play Vancouver in first round of playoffs

First home game is Tuesday, March 26; tickets go on sale March 18

  • Saturday, March 16, 2019 12:22pm
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The Seattle Thunderbirds will play the Vancouver Giants in the first round of the Western Hockey League playoffs.

Vancouver defeated the Kelowna Rockets 2-1 Friday night to give the Giants the top record in the Western Conference.

Seattle secured the second wild-card playoff spot on Wednesday.

SEREIS GLANCE

Best-of-7 games, first round

Vancouver vs. Seattle

Game 1 – Seattle at Vancouver, Friday, March 22, 7:30 p.m.

Game 2 – Seattle at Vancouver, Saturday, March 23, 7 p.m.

Game 3 – Vancouver at Seattle, Tuesday, March 26, 7:05 p.m.

Game 4 – Vancouver at Seattle, Wednesday, March 27, 7:05 p.m.

Game 5 – Seattle at Vancouver, Friday, March 29, 7:30 p.m.*

Game 6 – Vancouver at Seattle, Saturday, March 30, 7:05 p.m.*

Game 7 – Seattle at Vancouver, Tuesday, April 2, 7 p.m.*

*if necessary

TICKETS

Single-game tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Monday, March 18, on the T-Birds website and at the accesso ShoWare Center box office. The 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.

Game 3 is be a 2-for-Tuesday game. All ticket and beer purchases for Game 3 are 2-for-1 and accesso ShoWare Center will feature concession specials, including $2 hot dogs, $2 soda and $2 popcorn for fans.

Game 3 will also feature a 2-for-1 group ticket special. Fans who purchase a minimum of 10 regular-priced tickets will receive 20 tickets and these additional benefits:

• You will receive two free tickets for putting together a group of family and friends.

• You will receive $10 worth of free Chuck-a-Pucks.

• You will receive scoreboard recognition.

The T-Birds have a group ticket special for Game 4 against Vancouver. Fans can purchase 10 tickets for $220 and get two free tickets.

• You will save $185 when you purchase 10 tickets.

• Tickets are regularly $33.75 for the best seats. You will get them for $22 each.

• You will avoid all service charges.

• You will receive two free tickets for putting together a group of family and friends.

• You will receive $10 worth of free Chuck-a-Pucks.

• You will receive scoreboard recognition.

The playoff group ticket special is available by contacting one of the T-Birds account executives, Tara Knop or Molli Ronish. For more information, call 253-239-PUCK (7825) or fill out a ticket information request and a member of the staff will get in touch with you.

Group ticket specialsis are not available on game day. They are advance purchase only.

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