Coach’s Show Part Of New 3-Year Agreement With 1090 The Fan
CBS Radio Seattle Sponsoring T-Birds Promotional Nights
KENT, September 5, 2014 — The Seattle Thunderbirds and CBS Radio Seattle are pleased to announce they have entered into a three-year partnership agreement to broadcast T-Birds games.
For the next three seasons all T-Birds regular season and playoff games will be broadcast on 1090 The Fan and streamed on 1090TheFan.com and the Seattle Thunderbirds website.
1090 The Fan will also be broadcasting a half hour Coach’s Show with T-Birds head coach Steve Konowalchuk every Tuesday during the season from 6:00pm to 6:30pm. The coach’s show will be hosted by Bill Swartz and will take a weekly in-depth look at the T-Birds. The first Coach’s Show will be Tuesday, September 16.
As part of the partnership agreement the FM stations of CBS Radio Seattle, 94.1 KMPS, 102.5 KZOK and 96.5 JACK FM, will be heavily involved with the T-Birds promotional and giveaway nights this season.
Konowalchuk is starting his fourth season as the head coach of the Thunderbirds. Last season the T-Birds advanced to the second round of the playoffs under his guidance.
Anticipated dates of Coach’s Show:
• September 16, 23, 30
• October 7, 14,21, 28
• November 4,11,18, 25
• December 2,9,16,23,30
• January 6, 13, 20, 27
• February 3, 10, 17, 24
• March 3, 10, 17
• Playoff Shows to be determined by playoff schedule
The T-Birds close out the preseason schedule with a home-and-home series against the Everett Silvertips. The T-Birds visit Everett on Friday, September 12, for a 7:35 puck drop against the Silvertips. The T-Birds then make their only pre-season appearance at ShoWare Center on Saturday, September 13 for a 7:05pm contest against the Silvertips. Single game tickets for the home preseason game are currently on sale.
The T-Birds home opener for the 2014-15 regular season is Saturday, September 20 against the Everett Silvertips at ShoWare Center at 7:05pm. The KZOK Party on the Plaza prior the home opener starts at 4pm and will feature music, food and a beer garden.
T-Birds single game tickets for the 2014-15 season are available online at the T-Birds website and at the ShoWare Center box office. The ShoWare Center Box Office is open Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday game days at 10 a.m. and Sunday game days at noon.
T-Birds season tickets are currently on sale. Season tickets can be purchased by calling the T-Birds office at 253-239-7825.