October 2015

Discover the stats about the T-Birds captain
Posted by SeattleHockeyInsider on 10/31/15
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Jerret Smith is a Defenseman for the Seattle Thunderbirds. Smith shoots right and weighs 212 pounds. He stands at 6’2.5. He was born in Surrey, British Columbia on April 21, 1995. Smith has been with the T-Birds since the 2012 to 2013 season, during which he played in 71 games and scored one goal. During the same season, he made 19 assists, giving him 20 points for his first year on the team. He had a total PIM of 33 minutes. Smith’s overall career stats center around a total of 226 games played with the Thunderbirds. He has made 17 goals and 65 assists for a total of 82 career points. His... Read More
Discuss T-Birds #39
Posted by SeattleHockeyInsider on 10/30/15
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How well do you know Nick Holowko? He wears the #39 for the Seattle Thunderbirds. Holowko is a left wing and shoots left in the rink. He stands at 6’.5 and he weighs 186 pounds. Holowko was born in Burnaby, British Columbia on June 26, 1997. His youth league team was the Burnaby Winter Club. Some of his career statistics include the 74 games he has played, six goals and six assists he has made, and the 12 points he has accumulated while playing with the T-Birds during regular season. Of these games, Holowko played 63 during the 2014 to 2015 regular season, during which he scored five goals... Read More
Get to know more about #34
Posted by SeattleHockeyInsider on 10/29/15
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How many facts do you know about Luke Osterman, Seattle Thunderbirds player #34? You might already know that he plays right wing, and you might know that he shoots right. But did you know that his hometown is Stillwater, Minnesota? Or how about that he weighs 189 pounds? Osterman also stands at 6’.5 tall. He was born on June 20, 1997. Seattle Thunderbirds general manager Russ Farwell announced that Osterman was joining the team on August 28, 2014, stating that he was given a WHL Standard Player Agreement along with four other newcomers. He was the 161st draft pick in the 2012 Bantam Draft and... Read More
#28 made the NFL this year
Posted by SeattleHockeyInsider on 10/28/15
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Keegan Kolesar is Seattle Thunderbird #28. He shoots left and pays right wing. Kolesar is 6’1.5 and weighs 220 pounds. He was born on April 8, 1997 in Winnipeg, MB. During the regular season, Kolesar has played 136 games, scoring 30 goals in his career. He has also made 33 assists, giving him a total of 63 points in the league. His PIM is 141. During his playoff games with the T-birds, Kolesar was in 11 games in which he made no goals but made two assists, giving him a total of two points. He suffered an arm injury during the 2014 to 2015 season, but otherwise had a very strong season. Before... Read More
Discover more about #26
Posted by SeattleHockeyInsider on 10/27/15
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Know much about Nolan Volcan? He wears the #26 jersey for the Seattle Thunderbirds. Volcan is a left-shooting player. He plays left wing for the team. Volcan stands at 5’9. He weighs in at 194 pounds. Volcan is from Edmonton, Alberta and was born on July 4, 1998. Volcan has a respectable litany of career statistics since joining with the Thunderbirds. He has played in a total of 80 regular games, with 12 goals scored and 14 assists made. This adds up to a total point value of 26 for Volcan, with a PIM of 38. Volcan played the most games during the 2014 to 2015 season, where he played 67 games... Read More
The scoop on #21
Posted by SeattleHockeyInsider on 10/24/15
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T-bird fans, what do you know about Matthew Wedman? Did you know that he plays left wing AND he shoots left? He was born on May 25, 1999 and his hometown is Edmonton, AB. Wedman stands at 6’1 and his weight is 189 pounds. Prior to his involvement in the Seattle Thunderbirds organization, Wedman played for the SSAC Bulldogs Minor Midget AAA during the 2014 to 2015 season. The team is a part of the AMMHL. During his time with the Bulldogs, Wedman was able to score 28 goals in the 37 games that he played. He also made 54 assists. These stats brought his point value up to 82 for that single... Read More
Posted by SeattleHockeyInsider on 10/23/15
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He plays leftwing, but he can also play center. He wears the #20 uniform on the Seattle Thunderbirds hockey team. He’s Gustav Olhaver, and he comes to the team from Angelholm, Sweden. Olhaver is a tall player, standing at 6’7. He weighs an impressive 220 pounds. His birthday is July 3, 1997. So far, Olhaver has played seven games during his first season with the Thunderbirds. He has scored one goal and made two assists, giving him three points and six PIM so far. NHL Central Scouting ranks Olhaver as 89th in European players eligible for the 2015 NHL. Olhaver comes to the T-birds from the... Read More
Discover more about player #19
Posted by SeattleHockeyInsider on 10/22/15
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Donovan Neuls is the #19 player for the Seattle Thunderbirds. Neuls shoots left and plays center on the ice. He is 5’10 tall and weighs in at 181 pounds. He was born on October 24, 1997 and hails from Grenfell, SK. Neuls’s career statistics since signing on with the T-Birds include 77 games played and 7 goals. He has 20 assists, giving him a total of 27 points during his membership with the organization. His PIM is 36. The T-Birds signed Neuls on to play in March of 2014. He received a WHL Standard Player Agreement. Thunderbirds general manager Russ Farwell confirmed the acquisition,... Read More
#18 has size and strength
Posted by SeattleHockeyInsider on 10/21/15
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Wyatt Bear plays right wing for the Seattle Thunderbirds. Player #18, he is 6’5.5 and weighs 227 pounds. His birthday is May 2, 1999 and his hometown is Hodgson, MB. He grew up in Peguis First Nation and began skating at the age of two. Bear signed on with the Thunderbirds for the 2014-2015 regular season in August with a WHL Standard Player Agreement and remains with the team. He was the T-Birds’ fifth round selection and 102nd in the 2014 Bantam Draft. He was signed on along with four other players, including Luke Osterman, Reece Harsch, Nick Holowko and Mackenzie Wight. During his career,... Read More
Find out more about #17
Posted by SeattleSoccerInsider on 10/20/15
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He’s number 17 for the Seattle Thunderbirds. He plays right wing and hails from Calgary, AB. But who is Jamal Watson? According to Thunderbirds general manager Russ Farwell, he is a man known for his speed. When the T-Birds acquired Watson on May 14, 2015, he expressed his excitement, saying that Watson has the ability to make “game-breaking plays” because of his agility and quickness on the ice. Watson stands at 5’11.5 and weighs 181 pounds. Born on January 14, 1995, he was traded for Corey Milette, a former T-Birds left wing player. Prior to playing with the Thunderbirds, he played for the... Read More
Learn a bit about player #16
Posted by SeattleHockeyInsider on 10/18/15
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Seattle Thunderbirds center player Alexander True started his career in Denmark, where he played in three different leagues during the 2013-2014 season. During his 16 games with the Rungsted U17 team, he scored 62 points between 38 goals and 24 assists. Following this record, he received a second division promotion to the Rungsted IK team. Shooting left, True weighs 196 pounds and is 6’4.5 tall. Born in Copenhagen, Denmark, True’s birthday is July 17, 1997, making him newly eligible for NHL draft picks this year. Thunderbirds manager Russ Farwell introduced True as a Thunderbird last year, on... Read More
Number 13 is a bold player
Posted by SeattleHockeyInsider on 10/18/15
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Seattle Thunderbirds Center Matthew Barzal knows how to work a crowd. The 15th draft pick in 2015, he is known for both his skill and confidence, assets that make him one of the most coveted players in the league. Player Steve Bernier says of Barzal, “He's trying plays that you don't see many young guys try, and he's got the confidence to think he's going to pull them off." Weighing in at 187 pounds, Barzal is 6’0 and shoots right. Hailing from Coquitlam, British Columbia, he was born on May 26, 1997. Barzal started his career in the 2011-12 season with the Burnaby Winter Club Bantam 1A team... Read More
Learn about player #12
Posted by SeattleHockeyInsider on 10/18/15
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Fans of Seattle Thunderbirds player Ryan Gropp know that the left side forward is player number 12. Gropp, who shoots left, was born on September 16, 1996 and is 6’2.5 tall. He weighs in at 189 pounds. Gropp was born in Kamloops, British Columbia and was the sixth draft pick during the 2010-2011 season, which was when the Thunderbirds signed him on as a player. Throughout the regular season, Gropp has scored 104 points during his 130 games played. He has scored 50 goals and 54 assists, with 68 PIM. During playoff games, he has accumulated 12 points, with two goals, ten assists and 8 PIM... Read More
Details about #11
Posted by SeattleHockeyInsider on 10/18/15
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Playing Center position and shooting from the right, Kaden Elder hails from Saskatoon, Canada. Elder was born on March 16, 1998 and weighs 172 pounds. He is 5’9 and wears the Seattle Thunderbird’s  #11 sweater. Elder is a relative newcomer to the T-Birds. He started his hockey career with the Notre Dame Hounds Bantam AAA Team in the Saskatchewan Midget AA Team in the 2012-2013 season.  During his time with the Hounds he had 64 points, with 27 goals and 37 assists. He just joined the Thunderbirds during the 2013-2014 season, with Thunderbird manager Russ Farwell announcing his acquisition on... Read More
Get to know #8
Posted by SeattleHockeyInsider on 10/17/15
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Born on January 3, 1996, Scott Eanser is Seattle Thunderbirds player number 8. Weighing in at 172 pounds, the 5’8 Center player hails from Engelwood, Colorado. Eansor shoots left and has played in 72 games in the 2014-2015 season. He started playing for the Thunderbirds during the 2013-2014 season during a home game against Portland. Dubbed as “scrappy” by the media, Eanser is known for working hard, during hockey season as well as during the off-season. He’s also now considered a team veteran as he enters his third season with the Thunderbirds. With career highs like 14 goals and 37 points,... Read More