The Seattle Thunderbirds had no issue with the Prince George Cougars Friday night.
A 5-1 victory saw the scoring start early for Seattle as Reece Harsch picked up his first of the season on the powerplay, before that lead was extended to 2-0 heading into the 2nd intermission.
Two early goals for Seattle in Period 2, put this one away, but the Cougars would get a boost from Dennis Cholowski, back from Detroit Red Wings training camp.
Cholowski picked up the lone goal for the Cats.
Taylor Gauthier made 17 stops on 22 shots for the Cats, while Matt Berlin faced 34 shots, stopping 33.
The Cougars face Portland, the team that eliminated them in last year’s playoffs, Sunday at 5:oo p.m.