KENT - The Seattle Thunderbirds beat Regina 7-4 in Game 5 of the WHL Championship Friday night at ShoWare Center. The T-Birds lead the series 3-2.

Mathew Barzal had two goals and an assist. Keegan Kolesar added a goal and two assists in the game.

The T-Birds also got goals from Donovan Nuels, Nolan Volcan, Ryan Gropp and an empy-netter from Turner Ottenbreit with 2 seconds remaining in the game.

Seattle goalie Carl Stankowski made 33 saves. His playoff records is now 15-4.

The 6,223 in attendance were the most fans to see a T-Birds game at ShoWare Center.

Game 6 is Sunday at the Brandt Centre in Regina.