Silvertips Take Game 1

Brian Liesse

Andrusiak scores in 4-1 loss to Everett

EVERETT, March 23, 2018 — The Everett Silvertips defeated the Seattle Thunderbirds 4-1 in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series Friday at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett.

Game 2 of the series is Saturday at Everett at 7:05pm.

Game 3 is Tuesday, March 27, at 7:05pm at accesso ShoWare Center. This game will be a Directors Mortgage 2-for-Tuesday game that will feature two-for-one tickets and beers and $2 popcorn, $2 hot dogs, and $2 soda.

Single game tickets for Game 3 currently on sale. Single game playoff tickets can be purchased on the T-Birds website and at the accesso ShoWare Center box office. The accesso ShoWare Center Box Office is open Monday through Friday 10am to 5pm and Saturday game days at noon.

Game 4 is Friday, March 30, at accesso ShoWare Center at 7:35pm.

First Round Schedule
Everett vs. Seattle
Game 1
At Everett 4, Seattle 1
Game 2 Seattle @ Everett Saturday, March 24 7:05pm
Game 3 Everett @ Seattle Tuesday, March 27 7:05pm
Game 4 Everett @ Seattle Friday, March 30 7:35pm
Game 5 Seattle @ Everett Saturday, March 31 7:05pm*
Game 6 Everett @ Seattle Tuesday, April 3 7:05pm*
Game 7 Seattle @ Everett Wednesday, April 4 7:05pm*
*if necessary

Everett took a 1-0 lead at 10:19 of the first period on a goal from Garrett Pilon. Matt Fonteyne and Wyatt Wylie had the assists.

The Silvertips outshot the T-Birds 13-7 in the first period.

Everett took a 2-0 lead at 1:47 of the second period on a shorthanded goal by Patrick Bajkov.

Bajkov scored at 5:59 of the second to give Everett a 3-0 lead.

Andrusiak_Teaser_032318-1Seattle cut the Everett to two goals at 7:03 of the second. Donovan Neuls move the puck from the right corner to Austin Strand at the right point. Strand took a wrist shot that Zack Andrusiak tipped past Everett goalie Carter Hart.

The Silvertips took the three-goal lead back at 10:12 of the second on a goal from Bryce Kindopp.

Everett outshot Seattle 46-26 in the game.

Seattle goalie Liam Hughes had 42 saves.

Hart had 25 saves.

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First period – 1, Everett, Pilon 1 (Fonteyne, Wylie), 10:19. Penalties – Neuls, Sea (hooking), 1:06. Williams, Sea (cross checking), 12:05. Richards, Evt (roughing), 20:00.

Second period – 2, Everett, Bajkov 1 (Fonteyne), 1:47 (sh). 3, Everett, Bajkov 2 (Fonteyne), 5:59. 4, Seattle, Andrusiak 1 (Strand, Neuls), 7:03. 5, Everett, Kindopp 1, 10:12. Penalties – Harsch, Sea (interference), 8:01.

Third period – No scoring. Penalties – Richards, Evt (hooking), 1:48. Hamaliuk, Sea (roughing), 13:16. Fairbrother, Evt (roughing), 13:16. Moilanen, Sea (roughing), 19:38.

 Shots on goal – Seattle 7-11-18 26, Everett 13-18-15 46. Goalies – Seattle, Hughes 46 shots-42 saves (0-1-0); Everett, Hart 26-25 (1-0-0). Power plays – Seattle 0-2; Everett 0-4. A – 4,247. Referees – Brett Iverson, Mark Pearce. Linesmen – Nick Bilko, Adam Brastad.

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