EVERETT -- Adam Hughesman scored a pair of first-period goals, but the Tri-City Americans failed to muster any other offense in a 4-2 road loss to the Everett Silvertips on Saturday night.
Hughesman's goals -- giving him 20 for the season -- came after Josh Winquist found the Ams' net just 24 seconds into the contest.
Tri-City responded less than 2 minutes later, when Hughesman connected off assists from Mason Wilgosh and Brendan Shinnimin.
Shinnimin also had a hand in Hughesman's second goal on the power play midway through the first period.
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But the Silvertips came out blazing in the third. Tyler Maxwell scored his 24th goal of the season 2:01 into the period with a helping hand from Kellan Tochkin, one of his three assists on the night.
Everett took the lead with a power-play goal at 6:49 and closed out the scoring with an empty-netter in the closing seconds.