Reader poll: first round

  • Mon Mar 17th, 2014 9:09am
  • Sports

Nick Patterson

The Everett Silvertips and Seattle Thunderbirds meet in the playoffs for the first time in 11 years when they square off in a best-of-seven first-round four-versus-five Western Conference series, beginning Saturday in Kent. The teams finished tied with 88 points and split the season series 5-5, with Seattle earning the higher seed by virtue of having more wins. So …