1997-98 Seattle Thunderbirds

 

 

League Standings

1997-98 WHL
East Division GP W L T GF GA
Regina Pats 72 46 21 5 334 250
Swift Current Broncos 72 44 19 9 276 220
Brandon Wheat Kings 72 45 21 6 322 235
Saskatoon Blades 72 25 39 8 263 327
Moose Jaw Warriors 72 23 39 10 235 281
Prince Albert Raiders 72 20 47 5 222 288
Central Division
Calgary Hitmen 72 40 28 4 265 232
Lethbridge Hurricanes 72 32 29 11 261 237
Red Deer Rebels 72 27 40 5 281 323
Edmonton Ice 72 17 49 6 242 328
Medicine Hat Tigers 72 16 50 6 188 340
West Division
Portland Winterhawks 72 53 14 5 342 203
Spokane Chiefs 72 45 23 4 288 235
Prince George Cougars 72 43 24 5 311 236
Kamloops Blazers 72 37 32 3 234 253
Kelowna Rockets 72 33 35 4 313 290
Seattle Thunderbirds 72 31 35 6 286 278
Tri-City Americans 72 17 49 6 264 371

Playoffs: Portland defeats Seattle, 4 games to one.

 


Individual Player Statistics
Stats in red indicate league leader

Regular Season

Playoffs

Num. Player GP G A Pts. PIM GP G A Pts. PIM
27 Mark Parrish 54 54 38 92 29 5 2 3 5 2
16 Brett DeCecco 71 36 56 92 84 3 0 0 0 0
26 Matt Demarski 63 29 50 79 42 5 4 2 6 6
7 Chris Thompson 70 16 32 48 339 5 0 0 0 18
8 Jame Pollack 66 11 36 47 78 5 0 1 1 17
15 Jeremy Reich 43 24 23 47 121
28 Stanislav Gron 61 9 29 38 21 5 1 5 6 0
18 Torrey DiRoberto 43 14 21 35 48 5 0 2 2 14
19 Petr Vala 71 16 18 34 25 5 2 1 3 0
14 Scott Kelman 61 13 17 30 35 5 0 0 0 4
Kevin McDonald 23 11 9 20 138 5 1 0 1 21
Cory Sarich 13 3 16 19 47
22 Greg Kuznik 72 5 12 17 197 5 0 0 0 4
6 Rick Berry 37 5 12 17 100
17 Tim Preston 55 11 5 16 49 5 0 0 0 0
13 Juoni Koukkanen 42 4 12 16 2
4 Nathan Forster 68 1 12 13 153 5 0 1 1 8
5 Jason Beckett 71 1 11 12 241 5 0 0 0 14
3 Rod Leroux 45 0 11 11 100 1 0 0 0 0
11 David Morriset 58 6 2 8 104 5 1 0 1 6
Dave Taylor 9 2 4 6 26
20 Ryan Trsek 45 3 2 5 18 1 0 0 0 0
30 Cody Rudkowski (G) 53 0 4 4 16 5 0 0 0 0
8 Justin Ossachuk 19 2 1 3 44
Shawn Skolney 22 0 3 3 40
Brian Ballman 14 1 1 2 64
Chris Sotiropoulos 16 0 2 2 45
3 Jeff Beatch 23 0 0 0 9 5 0 0 0 6
Ray Fraser (G) 1 0 0 0 0
38 Mike Siklenka 1 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 6
23 Shane Endicott 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
40 Mat Cockell (G) 10 0 0 0 4 1 0 0 0 0
Goalies GP GAA SO Record
Ray Fraser 1 0 0 0-0-0
Jeff Blair 20 3.34 0 8-8-3
Cody Rudkowsky 53 3.74 1 20-22-3
Matt Cockell 10 4.1 0 3-4-0

*Asterisk indicates player who did not play the entire season with Seattle

Awards/League Leaders

West Division First Team All-Stars: Mark Parrish

 

 

NHL Entry Draft Selections

Jason Beckett 2nd Round, 42nd Overall Philadelphia Flyers
Nathan Forster 7th Round, 179th Overall Washington Capitals

 

 

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