Seattle Sends Tsakumis to Everett

December 2, 2022 - Western Hockey League (WHL) - Seattle Thunderbirds News Release

KENT - The Seattle Thunderbirds have announced that the team has acquired a fourth-round pick in 2023 and a sixth-round pick in 2026 from the Everett Silvertips in exchange for defenseman Niko Tsakumis.

"We'd like to thank Niko for his time with the Seattle Thunderbirds," said La Forge. "We wish him the best of luck in Everett."

Tsakumis was drafted by Seattle in the sixth round, 117th overall of the 2020 WHL Draft. In his career with the Thunderbirds he played in 23 games and had one goal and four assists for a total of five points.

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