Seattle Thunderbirds

ice hockey team

The Seattle Thunderbirds are an American professional ice hockey team that began playing in 1977. They currently play in the Western Hockey League. They play their home games in Kent, Washington, south of Seattle, at the ShoWare Center. They were known as the Vancouver Nats from 1971 to 73, the Kamloops Chiefs from 1973 to 77, and the Seattle Breakers from 1977 to 85.

Seattle Thunderbirds
CityKent, Washington
LeagueWestern Hockey League
Founded1977 (1977)-78
Home arenaShoWare Center
ColoursNavy Blue, Green, Grey, White
General managerCanada Russ Farwell
Head coachUnited States Steve Konowalchuk
Franchise history
1971–73Vancouver Nats
1973–77Kamloops Chiefs
1977–85Seattle Breakers
1985–presentSeattle Thunderbirds

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