Late goals sink Silvertips in loss to rival Thunderbirds

Everett allows two goals in the third period and falls to Seattle 3-2.

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***Silvertips Special Sections*****
Yan Khomenko signals for substitution Sunday night at Xfinity Arena in Everett, Wa on September 6th, 2015

Sports:  Silvertips Special Section
Shot on: 09/06/15

EVERETT — Mekai Sanders potted the go-ahead goal late in the third period as the Seattle Thunderbirds rallied for a 3-2 win over the Everett Silvertips on Friday night at Angel of the Winds Arena.

Jared Davidson also score early in the third period for Seattle, which trailed 2-1 entering the final frame.

Austin Roest and Jackson Berezowski scored for the Silvertips, who were hosting their annual “Teddy Bear Toss” game.

Braden Holt stopped 38 of 41 shots for Everett (15-11-1-0).

Scott Ratzlaff made 35 saves for Seattle (19-4-1-0).

Thunderbirds 3, Silvertips 2

Seattle 0 1 2 — 3

Everett 0 2 0 — 2

1st Period- No Scoring.Penalties-Hoffrogge Evt (tripping), 14:26; Dunn Sea (tripping), 17:24.

2nd Period-1, Everett, Roest 19 (Berezowski), 3:48. 2, Seattle, Ciona 9 (Gustafson, Iginla), 5:11. 3, Everett, Berezowski 15 (Gibson, Sutter), 12:13 (PP). Penalties-Hofer Evt (high sticking), 6:54; Davidson Sea (roughing), 7:59; Zaplitny Evt (roughing), 7:59; Mynio Sea (cross checking), 10:26; Sawchyn Sea (roughing), 13:43; Hoffrogge Evt (roughing), 13:43; Hofer Evt (charging), 17:29.

3rd Period-4, Seattle, Davidson 13 (Sawchyn, Crnkovic), 3:16. 5, Seattle, Sanders 1 (Sawchyn, Pickford), 13:13. Penalties-Ciona Sea (roughing), 4:30; Iginla Sea (major-fighting), 4:30; Hoffrogge Evt (roughing), 4:30; Tsakumis Evt (major-fighting), 4:30; Mynio Sea (tripping), 4:46; Popowich Sea (cross checking), 8:44; Petruk Evt (interference), 10:49.

Shots on Goal-Seattle 10-18-13-41. Everett 3-21-13-37.

Power Play Opportunities-Seattle 0 / 4; Everett 1 / 4.

Goalies-Seattle, Ratzlaff 8-2-0-0 (37 shots-35 saves). Everett, Holt 12-10-1-0 (41 shots-38 saves).


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