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T-Birds Prospect Goalie Thomas Milic To Play For Team BC at Canada Winter Games

Milic was the 51st overall pick in 2018 Bantam Draft

KENT, December 6, 2018 — Seattle Thunderbirds general manager Bil La Forge this morning announced prospect goalie Thomas Milic will play for Team British Columbia at the Canada Winter Games in Red Deer, Alberta, from February 16 to February 22.

“Thomas is one of the two best goalies in his age group in British Columbia,” said La Forge. “We congratulate him on his selection to Team BC and look forward to watching him play at the Games.”

Milic, from Coquitlam, British Columbia, was selected by the T-Birds in the third round, 51st overall, at the 2018 Bantam Draft in Red Deer, Alberta on May 3. Milic signed a WHL Standard Player Agreement with the team on August 28, 2018.

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Thomas Milic signing with the T-Birds on August 28, 2018, as head coach Matt O’Dette looks on.

This season Milic is playing for the Burnaby Winter Club Prep team in the CSSHL. He has appeared in 11 games and has a 2.72 goals against average and a .900 save percentage.

In his bantam season Milic played in 22 games with the Burnaby Winter Club Bantam Prep team and had a 13-7 record with a 2.06 goals against average and a .925 save percentage.

View the full Team British Columbia roster.

The T-Birds travel to Kennewick to play the Tri-City Americans on Friday at 7:05pm. They host the Everett Silvertips on Saturday at 6:05pm at accesso ShoWare Center.

Single game tickets are on sale online on the T-Birds website and at the accesso ShoWare Center box office.

The T-Birds are now taking orders for Flex-24 Ticket packages. Fans that purchase the 24-Flex Ticket Package will be able to select any available premium seat for any game, in any ticket combination, during the 2018-19 season.

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