Wednesday, October 26, 2011

T-Birds Trade Fleming To Swift Current

Press Release

KENT, October 26, 2011 — Seattle Thunderbirds general manger Russ Farwell today announced the team has traded defenseman Erik Fleming to the Swift Current Broncos for future considerations in the 2012 Bantam Draft.

Fleming appeared in 156 games for the T-Birds over the last three seasons and had 15 points career point on two goals and 13 assists with 62 penalty minutes.

The T-Birds also reassigned defenseman Austin Frank to the Calgary Mustangs of the Albert Junior Hockey League today.

The T-Birds travel to Victoria to take on the Royals in back-to-back games this weekend. They play Friday and Saturday nights at 7:05pm at Save-On-Foods Memorial Arena.

The T-Birds are back home at ShoWare Center in Kent on Tuesday, November 1, to face the Vancouver Giants at 7:05pm

T-Birds single game tickets for the 2011-12 season are available online at the T-Birds website and at the ShoWare Center box office. The ShoWare Center Box Office is open Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday game days at 10 a.m. and Sunday game days at noon.

T-Birds season tickets are currently on sale. Season tickets can be purchased by calling the T-Birds office at 253-239-7825.

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