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Tips Defeat T-Birds In Game 3

Brian Liesse

Volcan scores in 3-1 loss to Everett in Game 3

KENT, March 27, 2018 — The Everett Silvertips defeated the Seattle Thunderbirds 3-1 Tuesday in front of 5,600 at accesso ShoWare Center in Game 3 of the team’s first round playoff series.

Everett now leads the series 2-1. Game 4 is Friday at 7:35pm at accesso ShoWare Center.

Single game tickets for Game 4 are 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.

First Round Schedule
Everett vs. Seattle
Game 1 At Everett 4, Seattle 1
Game 2 Seattle 5, at Everett 4, OT
Game 3 Everett 3, at Seattle 1
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

Volcan_Teaser_032718Seattle jumped out to a 1-0 lead at 1:38 of the first period on a power-play goal by Nolan Volcan. Austin Strand passed the puck from the left circle to Donovan Neuls in the right circle. Neuls took a shot that came off Everett goalie Carter Hart’s left pad as the goalie slid to this right. The puck came to Volcan and he had the whole net to shoot to register his first goal of the playoffs.

Everett tied the game 1-1 at 8:56 of the first when Reece Vitelli tipped a shot past Seattle goalie Liam Hughes. Gianni Fairbrother and Martin Fasko-Rudas had the assists.

The T-Birds outshot the Silvertips 24-12 in the first period.

The Silvertips took a 2-1 lead at 4:58 of the second period on a power-play goal by Matt Fonteyne. Jake Christiansen and Wyatte Wylie had the assists.

Everett outshot Seattle 14-7 in the second period. The T-Birds led 31-26 in shots after two periods.

Seattle pulled goalie Liam Hughes with 1:47 left in the third period for an extra attacker. The Silvertips were able to secure the win when Fonteyne hit the empty net with 31 seconds left in the game.

Everett outshot Seattle 11-3 in the third period and 37-34 in the game.

Hughes had 34 saves on 36 shots.

Hart made 33 saves on 34 shots.

The 2017 WHL Champion T-Birds have a Group Ticket Special for Game 4 of the first round of the 2018 WHL Playoffs. Fans can purchase 10 tickets for just $220 and get two FREE tickets.

  • You will save $179 when you purchase 10 tickets.
  • Tickets are regularly $33.25 for the best seats.  You will get them for $22 each.
  • You will avoid all service charges.
  • You will receive two (2) 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.
  • You will have a great night cheering on the defending WHL Champions

This Playoff Group Ticket Special is available by contacting one of our three Account Executives, Tara Knop, Ryley Dozier or Sean Runnels. If you need more information or have questions call us at 253-239-PUCK (7825) or fill out a Ticket Information Request and a member of our staff will get in touch with you.

This Group Ticket Specials is NOT AVAILABLE ON GAME DAY. They are advance purchase only.

SCORING SUMMARY

First period – 1, Seattle, Volcan 1 (Neuls, Strand), 1:38 (pp). 2, Everett, Vitelli 1 (Fairbrother, Fasko-Rudas), 8:56. Penalties – Vala, Evt (interference), 1:02. Richard, Evt (double minor-roughing), 13:45. Hart, Evt (10-minute misconduct), 13:45. Strand, Sea (roughing), 13:45. Tyszka, Sea (high-sticking), 16:19. Ottenbreit, Sea (roughing), 18:21. Dewar, Evt (roughing), 18:21.

Second period – 3, Everett, Fonteyne 1 (Christiansen, Wylie), 4:58 (pp). Penalties – Dewar, Evt (roughing), 2:51. Ottenbreit, Sea (roughing), 2:51. Strand, Sea (tripping), 3:08. Ottenbreit, Sea (checking to the head), 10:02. Sharp, Evt (roughing), 16:41.

Third period – 4, Fonteyne 2 (Dewar), 19:29 (en). Penalties – Strand, Sea (tripping), 3:49. Ottenbreit, Sea (cross checking), 5:10. Wedman, Sea (10-minute misconduct), 5:10. Kindopp, Evt (checking to the head), 6:59.

Shots on goal – Seattle 24-7-3 34, Everett 12-14-11 37. Goalies – Seattle, Hughes 36 shots-34 saves (1-2-0); Everett, Hart 34-33 (2-0-1). Power plays – Seattle 1-4; Everett 1-5. A – 5,600. Referees – Adam Griffiths, Sean Raphael. Linesmen – Mark Heier, Sean Raphael.

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