Silvertips, Thunderbirds to faceoff in second round of #WHLPlayoffs
Chris Mast


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.

Game Visitor   Home Date Time (PT)
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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