Americans Face Thunderbirds for First Time this Season

November 27, 2022 - Western Hockey League (WHL) - Tri-City Americans News Release

The Americans will faceoff against the Seattle Thunderbirds today at the Toyota Center. It will be the first meeting in an eight-game season series between the two teams. It will be the only game between Seattle and Tri-City until February 14 when they meet at the accesso ShoWare Center in Kent.

Tri-City put themselves back in the win column last night as they defeated Spokane 4-2 at the Toyota Center.

Calgary Flames prospect Parker Bell led the Americans with a pair of goals. It was the fifth multi-goal game of his career and second this season. Reese Belton and Ethan Ernst also scored for Tri-City. With an assist on Ernst's goal, Dragicevic extends his point streak to 16 games with five goals and 18 assists over that period.

Tomas Suchanek played the full game in net, turning aside 31 of 33 shots faced last night.

Record: Tri-City 9-13-0-0 | Seattle 15-3-1-0

Special Teams

Power Play: Tri-City 22/98 (22.45%) | Seattle 17/88 (19.32%)

Penalty Kill: Tri-City 29/97 (70.1%) | Seattle 19/91 (79.12%)

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Around the Concourse:

Vivid Imaginations Face Painting: free face painting (section D)

Duck Pond: duck pond game with prizes for kids - pre-game and 1st intermission (section L)

Gesa Autograph Booth: Elouann Lemonnier signing after the game (section J)

Jersey Auction: Ethan Ernst (section D)

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