T-Birds acquire fifth round pick in 2018 Bantam Draft from Ice
KENT, January 8, 2018 — Seattle Thunderbirds general manager Russ Farwell today announced the team has traded goalie Matt Berlin to the Kootenay Ice in exchange for a fifth-round pick in the 2018 Bantam Draft.
“Matt was a solid contributor and an excellent teammate for us for both years here and we wish him good luck in Kootenay,” said Farwell.
Berlin has a 12-7-2-1 record in 24 games this season. He has a goals against average of 3.40 and a save percentage of .893 with one shutout. Berlin was acquired from the Spokane Chiefs last season and had a 7-2-2-0 record with a 2.82 goals against average and a .902 save percentage as the T-Birds won the 2017 WHL Championship.
The T-Birds play the Portland Winterhawks Tuesday at 7:05pm at the accesso ShoWare Center on a Directors Mortgage 2-for-Tuesday. All tickets and beer are two-for-one and there are $2 concession specials on hot dogs, popcorn and soda.
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.