EVERETT, Wash. - Daniel Bartek had a goal and two assists, leading the Everett Silvertips to a 7-3 victory over the Seattle Thunderbirds on Saturday night in WHL action.
Shane Harper, Markus McCrea, Shayne Brown, Tyler Maxwell, Paul Van de Velde and Graham Potuer also scored for Everett (2-1-1-0), while Shayne Barrie made 33 saves in goal.
Prab Rai scored twice and Devon LeBlanc also scored for Seattle (0-4-0-0), which nearly dug out of a four-goal deficit, scoring three straight to make it 4-3 early in the third period before Everett pulled away.
Jacob DeSerres stopped 16 of 20 shots in goal before being pulled midway through the second. Calvin Pickard stopped 16 of 18 in relief.