Tri-City Americans

Americans fall to Everett 5-2

EVERETT -- Everett's Josh Birkholz posted a 5-point night, including the first hat trick of the season for the Silvertips, while Luke Siemens made 45 saves in his first home start to lead a 5-2 victory over the Tri-City Americans on Friday.

Scott MacDonald had a 3-point game while Ryan Murray and Clayton Cumiskey had an assist each.

Kruise Reddick and Nils Moser each scored goals for the Americans.

Brendan Shinnimin returns to the ice tonight for the Americans as they visit the Spokane Chiefs.

Shinnimin served a 12-game suspension for a checking-from-behind penalty Oct. 6 against Kelowna.