EVERETT, Wash. -- Justin Feser had two goals and an assist, and newcomer Phil Tot had a goal and two assists Friday to lead Tri-City to a 4-1 victory over the Everett Silvertips in their first preseason game at the Everett Tournament at Comcast Arena.
Feser and Tot each scored in the first period, and defenseman Michal Plutnar added a goal in the second to give the Americans a 3-0 lead.
The Silvertips cut into Tri-City's lead with a goal by Carson Stadnyk at 9:59 of the third, but Feser struck back 1 minute later for a 4-1 lead.
Tri-City starter Eric Comrie stopped all eight shots he faced before turning the crease over to 15-year-old Evan Sarthou, who allowed one goal on 14 shots.
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Tri-City will play Portland at 3 p.m. today at Comcast Arena.