EVERETT SILVERTIPS at VANCOUVER GIANTS – LANGLEY EVENTS CENTRE
PRESEASON: Sunday, September 10, 2017 | RADIO: None | LIVE STATS: whl.ca
The Silvertips continue pre-season play with participation in back-to-back days at the Vancouver Giants’ hosted pre-season tournament at Langley Events Centre. Entering a 4pm game, the Tips are 3-1-0-0 in preseason play and scored 16 goals in last weekend’s three game tourney at XFINITY Arena, the Delta Hotels Pre-season Classic. Matt Fonteyne and Connor Dewar each posted seven points heading into today and lead the Tips in pre-season scoring. The Vancouver Giants, entering their second season under head coach Jason McKee, defeated the Victoria Royals, 3-2 last night in Langley. The Giants feature Tyler Benson, selected in the second round of the NHL Draft by the Edmonton Oilers. Leading the club in scoring is Ty Ronning with five points. The Tips have three players, goaltender Carter Hart (Philadelphia), defenseman Kevin Davis (Minnesota) and forward Patrick Bajkov (Vegas) attending NHL camps.
LAST GAME (EVT 1 – PG 0)
Connor Dewar broke a scoreless tie with 2:10 left in regulation while Dorrin Luding turned in a 26-save shutout to lift the Everett Silvertips to a 1-0 victory over the Prince George Cougars on Saturday in pre-season action at Langley Events Centre. With the win, the Tips improve to 3-1-0 in pre-season play and have won three games in a row, turning in their first shutout after combing to score 16 goals over last weekend’s tourney in downtown Everett. The Tips penalty kill neutralized all four Cougars chances, while Luding stopped 14 shots in the third period.
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There are seven players on the Silvertips pre-season roster who hail from British Columbia: forward Patrick Bajkov (Nanaimo), defensemen Ian Walker (Vancouver), Dylan Anderson (Langley), Jake Christiansen (West Vancouver), Gianni Fairbrother (North Vancouver), Kevin Davis (Kamloops) and goaltender Dorrin Luding (Prince George) … Luding last season suited up for 18 games with the Valley West Hawks (BCMML), who also make their home at Langley Events Centre.