By Hailey Robinson – Silvertips Staff Writer
A few things for you to catch up on:
UP TO DATE: The Tips have practiced at an off-site location in preparation for this weekend’s road matchup against the Tri City Americans. Currently, Angel of the Winds Arena is changing over to host the annual home show event, Sept. 28-30.
BY THE NUMBERS:
1 – Jackson Berezowski scored his first career WHL goal on Sunday afternoon vs. the Portland Winterhawks.
3 – The Tips played their first of six 3-in-3s (three games in three days) this weekend, winning the final game against Portland. Their next set of 3-in-3’s will be Oct. 12-14 (Home: vs. EDM and KAM, road at POR).
4 – Captain Connor Dewar currently leads the team with four points in three games this season. He’s scored a goal in each of the last two games.
Picked up in a trade from the Swift Current Broncos this past offseason, overager defenseman Sahvan Khaira adds a physical presence to the Tips in his last WHL season. He’s skated in NHL camps with Edmonton and Vancouver. And he’s over the “how does it feel to play for the opposing side” angle. More here.
Connor Dewar, new Tips captain, turned the tide for the Tips against Portland to lead the team to its first win of the season. A third round pick of the Minnesota Wild and last year’s leading goal scorer (38), Dewar sets the tone. More here.
The SBnation.com blog, Seattle Sin Bin recaps the Tips first weekend of the regular season: more here.
Seven year Tips assistant coach (2003-10) Jay Varady takes the reins as head coach of the Tucson Roadrunners of the AHL: More here
Tips alumnus Noah Juulsen is clicking with fellow young defenseman Victor Mete in Montreal. Training camp is getting closer to ending. He’s still there: More here
Speaking of those still in NHL training camp, in Philly, Carter Hart hasn’t been ruled out of the Flyers opening night roster: More here