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EVERETT SIVLERTIPS at PRINCE GEORGE COUGARS – CN CENTRE  

  • Monday, February 18, 2019
  • Time: 2:00pm PT 
  • RADIO: KRKO 1380 AM / 95.3 FM & TuneIn App

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TONIGHT’S MATCHUP AND SERIES NOTES

The Silvertips face the Prince George Cougars in the second meeting of four, for the regular season … the Silvertips won the first matchup, 6-1 on Dec. 29 and it is their first visit to Prince George since Nov. 11, 2017 … the Silveritps are 9-3-0-1 in the last five years against Prince George and are 38-18-3-3 in the all-time series … against B.C. Division opponents, the Silvertips carry a record of 11-4-0-0 this season.

 

REGULAR SEASON SERIES (Silvertips are 1-0-0-0)

Dec. 29 At EVT 6 – PG 1
Feb. 18 at Prince George 2:00 pm PST
Feb. 19 at Prince George 7:00 pm PST
Feb. 23 Prince George 7:05 pm PST

 

PLAYOFF PUSH:

  • The Silvertips have clinched a playoff berth for the 16th consecutive season (longest active streak in WHL)
  • The Silvertips were the second team to clinch a playoff berth, and earned the berth on Feb. 9 in a 5-0 win vs. Portland
  • DID YOU KNOW? The Silvertips have won back-to-back U.S. Division titles and six in franchise history
  • IF THE PLAYOFFS BEGAN TODAY: The Silvertips would face the Seattle Thunderbirds in the opening round of the WHL Playoffs

 

NEXT THREE GAMES (all times PT)

DATE              OPPONENT               TIME           SITE                                RADIO

2/19/19            @ Prince George        7:00pm        CN Centre                       KRKO 1380 AM / 95.3 FM/TuneIn

2/22/19            Seattle                         7:35pm        A.O.T.W. Arena               KRKO 1380 AM / 95.3 FM/TuneIn

2/23/19            Prince George            7:05pm        A.O.T.W. Arena               KRKO 1380 AM / 95.3 FM/TuneIn

LAST TIME OUT:
SEA 4 – EVT 1 (2-16-19): Seattle goaltender Roddy Ross turned away 46 shots on goal to help the Seattle Thunderbirds to get past the Everett Silvertips, 4-1, in U.S. Division action on Saturday, before an announced crowd of 5,300 at accesso Showare Center. Everett forward Bryce Kindopp netted the lone goal for the Silvertips, his 33rd of the season, while the Tips power play unit converted on one-of-five opportunities while finishing the back end of three games in three days, covering over 600 miles of travel. The Silvertips remain atop of the U.S. Division with 81 points, and dropped their first loss in seven meetings with the Thunderbirds, also having their five-game win streak in Kent snapped.

TOP 5 TIPS TIDBITS

  • MOVIN’ ON UP: The Tips entered today ranked #7 in the CHL Top-10 rankings … they have resided in the Top 10 for the last 12 weeks … the Tips have won or gained points in 32 of the past 41 games … their 81 points are tied for second most in the WHL.
    • HOWLING WOLF: Dustin Wolf was named CHL Goaltender of the Week on Jan. 30 … he has been listed along with Tips D Gianni Fairbrother to the NHL Central Scouting midterm rankings … he has the lowest goals-against-average (1.78) in the WHL, and leads the league in wins (34), save percentage (.933), and shutouts (6).
    • HATS OFF TO THE TIPS: The Silvertips have earned four hat tricks this season … Jake Christiansen became the first defenseman in Tips history to earn a hat trick, Feb. 9 vs. Portland (5-0 win) … Connor Dewar, Bryce Kindopp and Zack Andrusiak had hat tricks in the prior three of four games.
    • BRYCE YOURSELVES: Bryce Kindopp has reached a career-high with 33 goals … entering the week, since Jan. 1, his 15 goals in 18 games lead the Silvertips and are tied for 3rd in the WHL.
    • PITBULL IS TOP DOG: Tips captain Connor Dewar comes off of WHL Player of the Week honors, announced Feb. 4 … entering the week, his 73 points are tied for 9th in WHL scoring and 34 goals 7th in the WHL.

 

ON THE BOARD!

The following Silvertips with their first WHL point or goal this season:

  • Jackson Berezowski / GOAL – Sept. 23 vs. VAN
  • Ronan Seeley / ASSIST – Oct. 12 vs. EDM
  • Gage Goncalves / ASSIST – Nov. 10 at SEA
  • Jalen Price / GOAL – Nov. 10 at SEA
  • Conrad Mitchell / ASSIST – Nov. 11 at KAM
  • Gage Goncalves / GOAL – Dec. 28 at SPO
  • Conrad Mitchell / GOAL – Jan. 6 vs. KAM

 

BY THE NUMBERS

Silvertips records, when each player scores a goal:

Andrusiak, Zack: 4-2-0-0

Berezowski, Jackson: 7-2-0-0

Butt, Dawson: 7-0-1-0

Christiansen, Jake: 9-1-0-0

Dewar, Connor: 22-3-0-1

Fairbrother, Gianni: 10-0-0-0

Fasko-Rudas, Martin: 8-1-0-0

Goncalves, Gage: 1-0-0-0

Gurney, Justyn: 1-0-0-0

Holmes, Robbie: 0-0-0-1

Khaira, Sahvan: 2-1-0-0

Kindopp, Bryce: 19-4-0-1

Minulin, Artyom: 1-0-0-0

Mitchell, Conrad: 1-0-0-0

Patterson, Max: 5-0-0-1

Price, Jalen: 4-1-0-0

Sutter, Riley: 10-1-0-0

Vitelli, Reece: 6-0-0-0

Walker, Ian: 1-0-0-0

Wylie, Wyatte: 8-0-1-0

 

MILESTONE ALERT

  • Riley Sutter is 2 games shy of 200 in his Silvertips and WHL career
  • Connor Dewar is 3 goals shy of 100 in his Silvertips and WHL career
  • Wyatte Wylie is 1 game away from 200 in his Silvertips and WHL career
  • Bryce Kindopp earned the 100th point in his Silvertips and WHL career Jan. 26 vs. Lethbridge
  • Reece Vitelli played in the 100th game in his Silvertips and WHL career Dec. 8 at Seattle
  • Riley Sutter had the 100th point in his Silvertips and WHL career on Sept. 29 at Tri-City
  • Jake Christiansen played in the 200th game of his Silvertips and WHL career on Oct. 13 vs. Kamloops

 

ATTENTION TO DETAIL 

The Silvertips roster, categorized by birth year and hometown:

BIRTH YEAR

98: Andrusiak, Khaira, Minulin

99: Kindopp, Dewar, Christiansen, Sutter, Wylie, Patterson, Holmes

00: I. Walker, Butt, Fasko-Rudas, Fairbrother, Palaga, Gurney

01: Wolf, Goncalves, Mitchell, Price, Vitelli

02: Berezowski, Seeley

 

HOMETOWN

CANADA

BC: Patterson, Khaira, I. Walker, Fairbrother, Goncalves, Price, Palaga, Andrusiak, Gurney

AB: Kindopp, Sutter, Mitchell, Seeley, Holmes

SK: Berezowski

MB: Dewar, Vitelli

 

UNITED STATES

WA: Butt, Wylie

CA: Wolf

 

RUSSIA

Minulin

 

SLOVAKIA

Fasko-Rudas

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