SILVERTIPS HOST THUNDERBIRDS ON ROOT SPORTSJan 18, 2013 - 03:03 MST
‘TIPS HOST T-BIRDS ON ROOT SPORTS – Josh Winquist and the Everett Silvertips (17-26-0-2) take on Connor Honey and the Seattle Thunderbirds (16-25-2-1) for Friday Night Ice, live on ROOT SPORTS (7:30pm PST).
The Silvertips suffered a 6-1 loss to the visiting Tri-City Americans on Tuesday night for their second loss in a row, and currently hold a one-point edge over Seattle for seventh place in the Western Conference. The Silvertips have been outscored 14-1 over their last two games. Winquist leads the Silvertips with 17 goals and 28 points this season.
The Thunderbirds dropped a 5-3 decision to the Tri-City Americans in Kennewick on Sunday for their 14th straight defeat, and hold a three-point lead over Prince George for the eighth and final playoff spot in the conference. The Thunderbirds own an 8-15-1-1 mark on the road this season. Honey leads the Thunderbirds with 23 assists and 33 points.
Friday’s clash marks the seventh meeting of the season between the ‘Tips and T-Birds. Seattle won four of the first six meetings.
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