There has been a disturbing lack of defensemen on my list to this point, something I intend to rectify immediately. Next on my list, at #13 is Thomas Hickey. Thomas made his presence felt within the organization the second he took the ice as a 15-year-old. He got his first […]
Top 19 Seattle Thunderbirds; A completely subjective list you will certainly disagree with. Continued.
There was a point in time, not too long ago where the Thunderbirds were not enjoying success. From 2009-2013 Seattle struggled to win games and had not much going in the way of star power. But during that period, there was one player that drew fans to the arena, even […]
With the dust now settled, we look at last week’s WHL Bantam Draft and identify some of the best value picks. These players waited and waited for their names to be called, but they weren’t called until later in the afternoon. Some weren’t picked at all. These are some of […]
I bet you guys are super shocked at the amount of T-birds from the Championship team is on this list. Well, winning puts you in rarified company, where the legacy they left hangs from the rafters of the Access ShoWare Center. I’ll admit, I’ve been guilty of regency bias from […]
Remember when I said this was going to be a list about my (not necessarily your) top 19 Thunderbirds? Well, I’m going to level with you, because not all of them are going to technically be Thunderbirds. In fact, the next guy on our list was never a Thunderbird at […]
Sunday, May 14th, 2017. A hockey game was being played in Regina, Saskatchewan at the Brandt Center. It was early into overtime of Game 6 of the WHL championship series between the Seattle Thunderbirds and Regina Pats when defenseman, Aaron Hyman moved the puck to Keegan Kolesar on the boards […]
On Thursday, April 12 the Kamloops Blazers issued a press release, at the end of the workday that read “Blazers and Lajoie mutually part ways” signaling the end of Serge Lajoie’s one-season tenure behind the Blazers’ bench. Was Serge the right man for the job? Was he the right man […]