Silvertips, Thunderbirds to faceoff in second round of #WHLPlayoffs
A pair of U.S. Division titans will clash when the second round of the 2017 WHL Playoffs open Friday, April 7.
The Everett Silvertips – regular season winners of the U.S. Division title – advanced to the second round following a marathon odyssey Game 6 win that required more than 150 minutes of hockey in Victoria Sunday evening.
Cal Babych scored 11:36 into the fifth overtime period, giving the Silvertips a 3-2 win in Game 6, punching Everett’s ticket to the second round with a 4-2 series triumph over the Victoria Royals.
As for the Thunderbirds, they advanced to the second round of the WHL Playoffs following a four-game sweep of the Tri-City Americans.
|1||Seattle||@||Everett||Friday, April 7||7:35|
|2||Seattle||@||Everett||Saturday, April 8||7:05|
|3||Everett||@||Seattle||Tuesday, April 11||7:05|
|4||Everett||@||Seattle||Friday, April 14||7:35|
|5 *||Seattle||@||Everett||Saturday, April 15||7:05|
|6 *||Everett||@||Seattle||Tuesday, April 18||7:05|
|7 *||Seattle||@||Everett||Wednesday, April 19||7:05|
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