Seattle receives 9th round pick in 2018
KENT, November 2, 2017 — Seattle Thunderbirds general manager Russ Farwell today announced the team has traded right wing Luke Ormsby to the Everett Silvertips for a ninth-round selection in the 2018 Bantam Draft.
Ormsby played 11 games this season with the T-Birds but did not register a point. Last season Ormsby played in 65 games and had six goals and five assists for 11 points with 25 penalty minutes. He appeared in 13 playoff games on the T-Bird run to the 2017 WHL Championship and had one assist.
Ormsby, from Monroe, was originally selected by the T-Birds in the ninth round, 192nd overall, in the 2014 Bantam Draft.
The T-Birds are currently on a six-game road trip through the Central Division. They play the Edmonton Oil Kings tonight at 6pm and the Medicine Hat Tigers on Saturday at 6:30pm. The T-Birds have won three consecutive games and are 3-1-0-0 on the trip.
The T-Birds next home after the Central Division road trip is Friday, November 10, against the Tri-City Americans at accesso ShoWare Center at 7:35pm.
T-Birds single game tickets for the 2017-18 season are currently on sale online on the T-Birds website and at the accesso ShoWare Center box office.
Season Tickets for the WHL Champion T-Birds 2017-18 season are currently on sale. Season tickets can be purchased by calling the T-Birds office at 253-239-7825.