Tag: Matt O’Dette

Brian Liesse

Portland’s depth too much for under-manned Seattle in 4-1 win

The Portland Winterhawks were heavily reliant upon their top line of Kieffer Bellows, Cody Glass and Skyler McKenzie for much  the first half of the year. The rest of the lineup struggled finding chemistry consistently and this showed especially when Bellows and Joachim Blichfeld were away at the World Junior Championships. […]

Brian Liesse

Moilanen hat-trick and small, but mighty top line power Seattle past Prince George 5-1

(Kent, WA) The Seattle Thunderbirds need a lot out of their three smaller forwards this season. The top line of Nolan Volcan, Donovan Neuls and Sami Moilanen come in at 5-foot-9, 5-foot-11 and 5-foot-8 respectively.  What those three lack in size though, they make up for in determination and quickness. […]