EVERETT SILVERTIPS vs SPOKANE CHIEFS – A.O.T.W. ARENA
- GAME 1: Saturday, April 6, 2019
- Time: 7:05pm PT
- RADIO: KRKO 1380 AM / 95.3 FM & TuneIn App
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Game 1, second round of the WHL Playoffs between the Silvertips and Spokane Chiefs… it is the 5th time the two teams meet in the postseason (first since 2015, won by the Silvertips, 4-2) … the Tips went 6-0-1-1 against Spokane in the regular season … the Silvertips are meeting Spokane for the 5th time in the postseason … Connor Dewar and Bryce Kindopp led the Silvertips with 10 points in 8 meetings for the regular season … the Tips are 17-12 lifetime in Game 1 situations, and 12-2 on home ice.
ROUND 2: EVERETT vs SPOKANE
GAME 1: at EVERETT Saturday, Apr. 6 – 7:05pm (Angel of the Winds Arena)
GAME 2: at EVERETT Sunday, Apr. 7 – 4:05 p.m. (Angel of the Winds Arena)
GAME 3: at Spokane Wednesday, Apr. 10 – 7:05 p.m. (Spokane Arena)
GAME 4: at Spokane Friday, Apr. 12 – 7:05 p.m. (Spokane Arena)
GAME 5: at Spokane Saturday, Apr. 13 – 7:05 p.m. (Spokane Arena) **
GAME 6: at EVERETT Monday, Apr. 15 – 7:05 p.m. (Angel of the Winds Arena) **
GAME 7: at EVERETT Wednesday, Apr. 17 – 7:05 p.m. (Angel of the Winds Arena) **
** If necessary
SILVERTIPS BROADCAST COVERAGE: KRKO 1380 AM & 95.3 FM / TUNEIN APP / WHL LIVE
HEAD TO HEAD HISTORY: (Four meetings: Silvertips lead, 3-1)
YEAR RESULT ROUND LEADING SCORERS
2015 EVT def. SPO, 4-2 First round EVT: Stadnyk (8) / SPO: Helewka, Ka. Yamamoto (5)
2008 SPO def. EVT, 4-0 First round EVT: Harty (5) / SPO: Bowman, Roman (5)
2007 EVT def. SPO, 4-2 First round EVT: P. Mueller (9), / Bowman (7)
2004 EVT def. SPO, 4-0 First round EVT: Desloges (6) / Lucky (3)
LAST TIME OUT:
EVT 9 – TC 1 (3-30-19) // AOTW ARENA // EVERETT, WA: The Silvertips punched their ticket to the second round of the WHL Playoffs by scoring a franchise record nine goals in a single playoff game, as the Everett Silvertips defeat the Tri-City Americans, 9-1, before 4,617 at A.O.T.W. Arena on Saturday night in WHL Playoff action. Forward Bryce Kindopp notched a hat-trick, while Zack Andrusiak recorded a two-goal night, along with the Tips benefitting with goals from forwards Martin Fasko-Rudas, Connor Dewar, Gage Goncalves and defenseman Ronan Seeley.
SHOTS: EVT 46 – TC 23
3 STARS: 1) YAREMKO (TC) 2) AUCOIN (TC) 3) HYMAN (TC)
TOP 5 TIPS TIDBITS
- DEFENDING THE CROWN: The Tips won last season’s Western Conference title, 4-2 in a series over Tri-City … Kevin Davis scored the championship winner at 5:58 of overtime in Kennewick … the Tips have twice reached the WHL Championship Series and are vying for their second straight berth in the Western Conference Championship series.
- BANNER BOYS: The Tips have captured their seventh U.S. Division banner … their division title in 2018-19 is their third consecutive and they have won the U.S. Division four of the last five seasons … the Tips have the longest active playoff streak in the WHL (16 seasons).
- HOWLING WOLF: Dustin Wolf entered the postseason as the WHL Western Conference Goaltender of the Year … he completed his regular season as the WHL leader in wins (41), save percentage (.936), goals-against-average (1.69) … in the first round he led the WHL in GAA (1.60) and save percentage (.937).
- TRIO WITH TITLES: Three overagers on the Tips roster: Sahvan Khaira (312 games, 44 playoffs), Artyom Minulin (257 games, 38 playoffs), and Zack Andrusiak (202 games, 27 playoffs)
- RECORD SMASHING NIGHT: The Tips 9-1 win in Game 5 (first round) over Tri-City set a new playoff franchise record for most goals (9) in one game … Bryce Kindopp earned his first career playoff hat trick.