EVERETT, Wash. – The Everett Silvertips, five time U.S. Division champions, have clinched the top record in the Western Conference of the Western Hockey League and have announced their first round schedule of the WHL Playoffs presented locally by Mountain Pacific Bank, a best-of-seven series against the Victoria Royals and will start with game 1 at XFINITY Arena on Friday, Mar. 24 at 7:35 p.m.
The Silvertips have home ice advantage in the series and are at minimum guaranteed home ice advantage through the Western Conference Finals. Ticket packages and individual playoff tickets for the first round of the playoffs are on sale at the Silvertips offices at XFINITY Arena, by phone at (425) 252-5100 or at www.everettsilvertips.com/playoffs.
PLAYOFF TICKET OFFERS:
- Hockey Happy Hour (ticket and drink for $25), before Friday games | CLICK HERE
- 2 Game Pack (as low as $32) | CLICK HERE
- 6 Game Pack (as low as $90) | CLICK HERE
ROUND 1: EVERETT vs VICTORIA
GAME 1: at Everett | FRIDAY, Mar. 24 – 7:35pm (XFINITY Arena)
GAME 2: at Everett | SATURDAY, Mar. 25 – 7:05pm (XFINITY Arena)
GAME 3: at Victoria | Tuesday, Mar. 28 – 7:05pm (Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre)
GAME 4: at Victoria | Wednesday, Mar. 29 – 7:05pm (Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre)
GAME 5: at Everett * | FRIDAY, Mar. 31 – 7:35pm (XFINITY Arena)
GAME 6: at Victoria * | Sunday, Apr. 2 – 2:05pm (Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre)
GAME 7: at Everett * | TUESDAY, Apr. 4 – 7:05pm (XFINITY Arena)
* If necessary
All games will be carried live on radio at Fox Sports 1380, 95.3 FM, the Silvertips mobile app and streamed on WHL Live.
The Silvertips will face Victoria in postseason play for the first time in franchise history and last year advanced to the second round after sweeping the Portland Winterhawks in four games. This season, the Silvertips clinched their fifth U.S. Division banner with a record of 44-16-8-3 (99 points) heading into the season’s final regular season game, the second highest point total in franchise history.
This season, the Silvertips went 4-0-0-0 against Victoria and are 27-13-3-3 in the all-time series.
In association with the Silvertips 14th appearance in the WHL Playoffs in 14 seasons, the #100orNothin playoff campaign encourages fans to rally the Silvertips all throughout the playoffs with their support in attendance at XFINITY Arena, and on each Facebook, Twitter and Instagram account. Additionally, the Silvertips have unveiled an exclusive 2017 Playoffs shirt, designed for wear at each playoff game and available at the Tips Team Store.
Silvertips season ticket or mini-plan packages are available at www.everettsilvertips.com/season or by calling (425) 252-5100.