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Last Build Date: Mon, 24 Apr 2017 09:17:29 -0700

 



Evaluating 3 arena proposals leads to apples-to-oranges comparisons

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 07:00:00 -0700

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Comparing and contrasting the city’s three arena proposals is no easy task. To begin with, they aren’t on an even footing.



Kelowna hands Seattle Thunderbirds 4-3 loss in overtime

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 22:29:56 -0700

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Reid Gardiner’s second goal of game helps Rockets even series at 1-1. Games 3 and 4 will be played in Kelowna on Tuesday and Wednesday.



Seattle Thunderbirds beat Kelowna 5-4 in a WHL playoff thriller

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 23:58:25 -0700

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The Seattle Thunderbirds finally got a power play, and Ethan Bear was going to make sure it counted. The defenseman ripped a one-timer into the net with 11.2 seconds left to lift the Seattle Thunderbirds to a 5-4 victory over the Kelowna Rockets.



Photos: Thunderbirds beat Kelowna, 5-4, in final seconds of Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 23:06:53 -0700

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The Kelowna Rockets played the Seattle Thunderbirds in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals Friday, April 21, 2017, at the ShoWare Center in Kent, Wash.



Seahawks, Mariners and Sounders demand binding deal for events at proposed Sodo arena

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 12:23:28 -0700

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Chris Hansen has applied for a new vote on vacating part of Occidental Ave. South so his project can proceed. But representatives of the three team owners, among others, say an initial agreement between all parties in April 2016 has yet to be solidified as intended.



Turner Ottenbreit’s competitive edge could get T-birds back into WHL finals

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 20:10:14 -0700

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The Thunderbirds face Kelowna starting Friday night to open a best-of-7 series.



Proposed KeyArena renovation timeline likely pushed back a year

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 16:33:42 -0700

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Construction on a major remodel likely couldn’t begin until late spring of 2019 after NCAA men’s tournament regional games are played there. Two groups proposing to renovate the arena for NBA and NHL use have estimated it would take roughly two years to complete the project.



Give architects a mission and some money, and KeyArena looks pretty good all of a sudden

Mon, 17 Apr 2017 07:00:00 -0700

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Though many local fans have focused their arena debating on traffic and rooting for one project site over another, the reality is that the saga today is as much about architecture and innovation as anything.



Seattle Thunderbirds sweep Everett Silvertips in 2nd round of WHL playoffs

Fri, 14 Apr 2017 22:25:12 -0700

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Keegan Kolesar scored two goals in Seattle’s dominant first two periods as the T-birds completed a four-game sweep of Everett in the second round of the WHL Western Conference playoffs, topping the Silvertips 4-1 at ShoWare Center in Kent.



Backtalk: Times readers sound off on KeyArena proposals and the Mariners’ early struggles

Fri, 14 Apr 2017 17:29:47 -0700

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Backtalk: Letters to the Sports Editor.



Thunderbirds have proved tough to beat with Mathew Barzal in lineup

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 19:21:49 -0700

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The NHL draftee hasn’t been around all season, but when he has the T-birds have been among the best in the WHL. Seattle goes for a playoff sweep of Everett on Friday night in Kent.



AEG president suggests public bonds for KeyArena plan, but group open to other options

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 12:32:43 -0700

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Bob Newman said the $250 million in public bonding is only a suggestion being made to the city and added that his Seattle Partners group is open to going with 100 percent private funding on its $520 million renovation plan if turned down.



With Seattle arena groups, it seems relationships as crucial as plans

Wed, 12 Apr 2017 21:52:49 -0700

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With ties to both the NHL and NBA, Oak View Group and Anschutz Entertainment Group seem to have the upper hand when it comes to where Seattle could build a world-class arena.



KeyArena renovation group strikes unique partnership with Pearl Jam, Live Nation

Wed, 12 Apr 2017 19:18:14 -0700

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The Oak View Group says its renovation proposal can proceed without NBA or NHL teams for now because of the concert revenue its Live Nation deal would provide. The partnership also is exploring an “extended residency’’ deal with legendary rock band Pearl Jam.



KeyArena groups have similar goals, different proposals for renovation

Wed, 12 Apr 2017 17:51:26 -0700

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The Oak View Group unveiled a $564 million plan and Seattle Partners — a group formed by Anschutz Entertainment Group and Hudson Pacific Properties — unfurled its own $520 million proposal to renovate KeyArena.



Poll: Which of the arena proposals do you prefer?

Wed, 12 Apr 2017 17:16:42 -0700

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Oak View Group plans to spend $564 million on KeyArena renovation, keep iconic roof

Wed, 12 Apr 2017 10:24:48 -0700

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The Oak View Group (OVG), based in Los Angeles, has produced a $564 million plan it says can have the arena renovated by approximately October 2020 – leaving it ready for the 2020-21 NBA or NHL season – spokesperson Steven Gottlieb said Wednesday.



Prospective KeyArena groups add NHL assurance with new partners

Wed, 12 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0700

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KeyArena groups partner with firms whose owners may lure NHL teams. Jeremy Jacobs to OVG, and Victor Coleman to AEG.



Seattle Thunderbirds take 3-0 series lead over Everett with 5-4 victory in overtime

Tue, 11 Apr 2017 22:00:21 -0700

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Mathew Barzal scored 1:30 into overtime to put the T-birds one win from clinching the second-round series.



Seattle Thunderbirds win in Everett again, lead WHL playoff series 2-0

Sat, 08 Apr 2017 23:38:24 -0700

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The Seattle Thunderbirds owned the second period of a 4-3 victory over the host Everett Silvertips and took a 2-0 lead in their second-round WHL playoff series. The Thunderbirds put five shots on goal in the middle period and scored on three.