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Swenson scores twice in 5-2 win over Birmingham

Behind a two-goal night from Seth Swenson, the Thunderbolts offense overpowered the Birmingham Bulls, winning 5-2 at the Ford Center on Sunday night. The Thunderbolts are home on Friday, February 28th and Saturday, February 29th against the Quad City Storm. Friday will be BOGO Night, and fans can buy one ticket and get another for free when ordering online using the promo code “LEAP”. Saturday’s game will be Dog’s Night Out and Nickelodeon Paw Patrol Night. The Thunderbolts will be wearing specialty Paw Patrol jerseys which will be auctioned off after the game, and you can bring your dog to the game as well.

Braden Hellems opened the scoring on the power play at 16:44 of the first period, on a set up from Noah Corson, also assisted by Hayden Hulton. After the Thunderbolts killed off a major Birmingham power play, the Bulls would find the tying goal, scored by Aaron Huffnagle with 5:30 remaining in the second period. The tie score would last a mere 26 seconds, as Seth Swenson was set up from Austin Plevy on a redirection goal at the net front to make it 2-1 with 5:04 remaining in the period, also assisted by Kyle Thacker. Evansville would strike again on the power play with 1:55 remaining, as Brandon Lubin blasted a shot to the top corner, making it 3-1 from Derek Sutliffe and Plevy.

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