Everett Silvertips and Seattle Thunderbirds Cross-Town Rivalry Heats Up

Venue Managers Propose Friendly Wager for First Ever Playoff Matchup

 Press Release: Comcast Arena
The Everett Silvertips are preparing to meet the Seattle Thunderbirds in a first-round WHL playoff series for the first time in their shared history. As the rivalry heats up throughout the Puget Sound area, Comcast Arena at Everett (home of the Silvertips) today announced a friendly competition with the ShoWare Center in Kent (home of the T-Birds).
Rick Comeau, General Manager for Global Spectrum at the Comcast Arena, proposed the wager to Tim Higgins, SMG’s General Manager for ShoWare Center. “We are proud to be the home for Silvertip Country. When the ‘Tips win the series, we are looking forward to seeing Tim in an Everett Silvertips jersey for the day, and seeing a congratulatory message on ShoWare’s video board!” 
“We appreciate the support of our Arena management team,” said Everett Silvertips Executive Vice President Zoran Rajcic. “We always have home ice advantage in the Puget Sound and are looking forward to a tremendous series against the Thunderbirds.”
The Food & Beverage managers at each venue have also proposed a friendly family wager. Brothers Randall Olson (General Manager for Centerplate at Comcast Arena) and Brad Olson (General Manager for Savor at ShoWare), have wagered the Olson from the losing venue will work behind the counter for a game at his brother’s venue. 
The series starts Saturday in Kent and returns to Everett on Sunday. Playoff ticket packages and single game tickets are available by calling the Everett Silvertips office at 425.252.5100 or online at ComcastArenaEverett.com.

10th Anniversary Block Party

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The Comcast Arena is turning ten!  To celebrate this milestone, Global Spectrum, management for the Comcast Arena at Everett, is throwing a 10th Anniversary Block Party and everyone is invited!

For just the third time in the building’s history, Hewitt Avenue will be closed off to accommodate the day’s festivities. The celebration begins with the Bubble Run 5K at 9 am with an anticipated attendance of 4,000 participants. After the race, the party begins!

From 11 am to 5 pm, guests can expect great music from local bands, delicious food and beverages from food truck vendors, and interactive games the whole family can enjoy. The night continues when the Everett Silvertips take to the ice at 7 pm for their season opener vs. Prince George.

The Block Party is one of the first events slated for the upcoming year that will celebrate the building’s 10th Anniversary.

Interested vendors should call 425.322.2626 for further information.