Silvertips Announce Full 2016-17 Regular Season Schedule
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EVERETT, Wash. – The Everett Silvertips (@WHLSilvertips) announced today their 2016-17 regular season schedule for their 14th season in Snohomish County. The Silvertips will open the schedule with a “home-and-home” series against the Vancouver Giants, launching Friday, Sept. 23 in Langley, B.C. at 7:30 p.m. followed by the Silvertips home opener against the Giants, Saturday night at 7:05 p.m. at XFINITY Arena.
Priority seating and guaranteed home opener tickets are now available by placing a $50 deposit for Silvertips season ticket or mini-plan packages (available in full season, 22-game or 14-game plans) at www.everettsilvertips.com/season or by calling (425) 252-5100.
All Silvertips home games are at XFINITY Arena, scheduled for the following times:
- 7:05 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday and Saturdays
- 7:35 p.m. on Fridays
- 4:05 p.m. on Sundays
- 2:05 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 16
The Silvertips home opener revives an XFINITY Arena opener between Everett and Vancouver, facing off for the third time (Silvertips are 1-1-0-0) under home schedule opening conditions in downtown Everett. Most recently on Sept. 26th, 2009, Shane Harper’s shootout-winning goal lifted the Silvertips to a 4-3 victory over the Giants in downtown Everett. The Silvertips are 6-5-1-1 in home openers, all-time and defeated the Spokane Chiefs, 5-4 in sudden death overtime last season to open the regular season home schedule at XFINITY Arena.
Among the highlights for the 2016-17 schedule:
- 22 of 36 Silvertips home games at XFINITY Arena will be played on a Friday or Saturday
- Home opener on Saturday, Sept. 24 vs. Vancouver (7:05 p.m.)
- The first matchup of the season against the Seattle Thunderbirds, Saturday, Oct. 15 (7:05 p.m.), a rematch of last season’s second round battle in the WHL Playoffs – scheduled for the Silvertips annual “Pink The Rink” event
- The first home matchup of the season against the Victoria Royals, last season’s winner of the Scotty Munro Trophy for best WHL regular season record, Saturday, Oct. 29 (7:05 p.m.)
- The first home matchup of the season against the Portland Winterhawks, Saturday, Nov. 5 (7:05 p.m.), the first time Portland visits Everett since the Silvertips sweep of the Winterhawks in the opening round of last season’s WHL Playoffs
- A special Martin Luther King Jr. matinee game at XFINITY Arena against the Kelowna Rockets, Monday, Jan. 16 (2:05 p.m.)
- The Silvertips lone matchup of the regular season against the Brandon Wheat Kings, last season’s WHL champions, Friday, Feb. 10 in Brandon, MB.
- The Silvertips road circuit against teams from the East Division, a six-game road trip, starting in Brandon and ending in Swift Current on Saturday, Feb. 18
- The Silvertips regular season home finale, Saturday, Mar. 18 (7:05 p.m.) against the Victoria Royals
Further promotional details on the Silvertips home opener, the 2016-17 promotional schedule, and single game ticket purchasing information will be announced soon.