T-BIRDS ANNOUNCE 2013-14 SCHEDULE
Home opener is Saturday, September 21, vs. Portland at ShoWare Center
KENT, June 26, 2013— The Seattle Thunderbirds are pleased to announce the release of their 2013-14 regular season schedule.
The T-Birds kick off the 2013-14 Western Hockey League regular season with the Home Opener against the 2013 League Champion Portland Winterhawks on Saturday, September 21, at 7:05 p.m. at the ShoWare Center.
Friday, June 28 is the deadline to receive two FREE tickets to the Home Opener. T-Bird fans who purchase a 24-Flex Ticket Package before the deadline will receive two FREE tickets to the home opener against Portland. For more information, or to order the 24- Flex Package, call the T-Birds at 253-239-7825. The 24- Flex Package can also be purchased online.
The 2013-14 season includes 14 games on a Saturday, 10 games on a Friday, eight games on a Tuesday and four games on a Sunday.
Seattle will take on the Winterhawks six times at the ShoWare Center this upcoming season; with three of the games being played on a Friday and three being played on a Saturday.
Popular I-5 rival, the Everett Silvertips, will travel to the ShoWare Center to face the T-Birds five times in 2013-14. This will include three games on a Saturday, one game on a Tuesday and one game on a Sunday.
For the fourth year in a row the Thunderbirds are hosting the popular 2-For-Tuesday game nights. These eight specialty game nights will have 2-for-1 ticket specials and $2 concession specials. The first 2-For-Tuesday will be on Tuesday, October 29, as the T-Birds take on the Brandon Wheat Kings.
The T-Birds will have a six-game road trip starting Saturday, September 28, in Portland. They will take on the Tri-City Americans on Tuesday, October 1, before travelling to the Central Division. They face the Medicine Hat Tigers on Friday, October 4, the Lethbridge Hurricanes on Saturday, October 5, and the Kootenay Ice on Sunday, October 6. They finish out the road trip with a game against the Kelowna Rockets on Friday, October 11.
The Saskatoon Blades, last season’s Memorial Cup host team, will be at the ShoWare Center on Friday, November 29, which is the day after Thanksgiving.
The T-Birds and the Everett Silvertips will play a home-and-home series on Friday, December 27 and Saturday, December 28.
The team will then host the Kamloops Blazers at ShoWare Center for a New Years Eve match-up on Tuesday, December 31.
After the New Year, the T-Birds will have a five-game road trip. They will play the Red Deer Rebels on Friday, January 3, the Edmonton Oil Kings on Saturday, January 4, and the Calgary Hitmen on Sunday, January 5. After a day off, they have back-to-back games against the Prince George Cougars on Tuesday, January 7, and Wednesday, January 8.
The T-Birds travel to Kelowna for a game on Monday, February 10. This game has a special start time of 2:00 p.m.
The T-Birds will host the Tri-City Americans in a Valentine’s Day match-up on Friday, February 14.
The Thunderbirds begin a four game home stand March 8 through March 14 with games against the Everett Silvertips, Vancouver Giants, Spokane Chiefs and Portland Winterhawks.
The T-Birds will conclude their 2013-14 season with a two-game road trip. The team will travel to Portland to take on the Winterhawks on Saturday, March 15 and then the Tri-City Americans on Sunday, March 16.
T-Birds season tickets are currently on sale. Season tickets can be purchased by calling the T-Birds office at 253-239-7825.
2013-14 Season Schedule
Saturday, September 21 vs. Portland, 7:05 p.m.
Wednesday, September 25 @Vancouver, 7:00 p.m.
Friday, September 27 vs. Tri-City, 7:35 p.m.
Saturday, September 28 @ Portland, 7:00 p.m
Tuesday, October 1 @ Tri-City, 7:05 p.m.
Friday, October 4 @ Medicine Hat, 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, October 5 @ Lethbridge, 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 6 @ Kootenay, 5:00 p.m.
Friday, October 11 @ Kelowna, 7:05 p.m.
Saturday, October 12 vs. Tri-City, 7:05 p.m.
Wednesday, October 16 @ Kamloops, 7:00 p.m.
Friday, October 18 vs. Prince George, 7:35 p.m.
Saturday, October 19 vs. Swift Current, 7:05 p.m.
Friday, October 25 @ Tri-City, 7:05 p.m.
Saturday, October 26 vs. Vancouver, 7:05 p.m.
Tuesday, October 29 vs. Brandon, 7:05 p.m.
Friday, November 1 vs. Portland, 7:35 p.m.
Saturday, November 2 @ Everett, 7:05 p.m.
Friday, November 8 vs. Victoria, 7:35 p.m.
Saturday, November 9 vs. Regina, 7:05 p.m.
Tuesday, November 12 @ Portland, 7:00 p.m.
Friday, November 15 @ Victoria, 7:05 p.m.
Saturday, November 16 @ Victoria, 7:05 p.m.
Tuesday, November 19 vs. Kelowna, 7:05 p.m.
Friday, November 22 @ Vancouver, 7:30p.m.
Saturday, November 23 vs. Portland, 7:05 p.m.
Friday, November 29 vs. Saskatoon, 7:35 p.m.
Saturday, November 30 vs. Victoria, 7:05 p.m.
Sunday, December 1 @ Spokane. 6:05 p.m.
Friday, December 6 @ Spokane, 7:05 p.m.
Saturday, December 7 vs. Spokane, 7:05 p.m.
Tuesday, December 10 @Tri-City, 7:05 p.m.
Friday, December 13 vs. Portland, 7:35 p.m.
Saturday, December 14 @ Portland, 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday, December 17 vs. Tri-City, 7:05 p.m.
Friday, December 27 @ Everett, 7:35 p.m.
Saturday, December 28 vs. Everett, 7:05 p.m.
Tuesday, December 31 vs. Kamloops, 7:05 p.m.
Friday, January 3 @ Red Deer, 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, January 4 @ Edmonton, 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, January 5 @ Calgary, 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday, January 7 @ Prince George, 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, January 8 @ Prince George, 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, January 11 vs. Spokane, 7:05 p.m.
Tuesday, January 14 @ Spokane, 7:05 p.m.
Friday, January 17 vs. Tri-City, 7:35 p.m.
Saturday, January 18 @ Kamloops, 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday, January 21 vs. Moose Jaw, 7:05 p.m.
Friday, January 24 @ Tri-City, 7:05 p.m.
Saturday, January 25 vs. Everett, 7:05 p.m.
Sunday, January 26 vs. Kelowna, 5:05 p.m.
Friday, January 31 @ Everett, 7:35 p.m.
Saturday, February 1 @ Portland, 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday, February 4 vs. Everett, 7:05 p.m.
Wednesday, February 5 @ Spokane, 7:05 p.m.
Friday, February 7 vs. Spokane, 7:35 p.m.
Monday, February 10 @ Kelowna, 2:00 p.m.
Friday, February 14 vs. Tri-City, 7:35 p.m.
Saturday, February 15 @ Everett, 5:05 p.m.
Sunday, February 16 vs. Prince George, 5:05 p.m.
Friday, February 21 @ Everett, 7:35 p.m.
Saturday, February 22 vs. Kamloops, 6:05 p.m.
Tuesday, February 25 vs. Prince Albert, 7:05 p.m.
Saturday, March 1 vs. Portland, 7:05 p.m.
Sunday, March 2 vs. Everett, 5:05 p.m.
Friday, March 7 @ Portland, 7:00p.m.
Saturday, March 8 vs. Everett, 7:05 p.m.
Sunday, March 9 vs. Vancouver, 5:05 p.m.
Tuesday, March 11 vs. Spokane, 7:05 p.m.
Friday, March 14 vs. Portland, 7:35 p.m.
Saturday, March 15 @ Portland, 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, March 16 @ Tri-City, 5:05 p.m.