KENT -- The Everett Silvertips got the second half of their season off to a winning note. Everett received a strong performance from goaltender Austin Lotz, and the Tips opened their second-half account by defeating the Seattle Thunderbirds 2-1 Friday night. Lotz made 38 saves, including several spectacular stops, as Everett tasted victory following its 11-day holiday break. The victory was Everett's first against Seattle this season in five tries. For more info on this game Click Here.