TODAY » Tips vs Portland (12/17)


  • Sunday, December 17, 2017
  • RADIO: 1380 AM / FM 95.3
  • TIPS App
  • TICKETS: Sunday Fan 4-Pack


Sixth of ten meetings this season … game #150 in the all-time series … finale of a two-game homestand for the Silvertips … the Silvertips went 3-0-0 off their previous homestand … Silvertips are 72-63-14 in the all-time series … the last meeting between the teams was Dec. 9 in Portland and the Silvertips took a 2-1 victory at the Coliseum … Portland dropped a 6-3 defeat last night to the Spokane Chiefs … the Silvertips enter Sunday one point behind Portland for first place in the U.S. Division.


HEAD-TO-HEAD: (Silvertips 3-2-0-0)

Sep. 23 POR 7 – at EVT 4
Oct. 29 EVT 3 – at POR 2
Nov. 4 POR 3 – at EVT 1
Dec. 6 at EVT 4 – POR 1
Dec. 9 EVT 2 – at POR 1
Dec. 17 Portland 4:05 pm PST
Jan. 6 Portland 7:05 pm PST
Jan. 14 at Portland 5:00 pm PST
Jan. 31 at Portland 7:00 pm PST
Mar. 11 at Portland 5:00 pm PDT



DATE               OPPONENT                 TIME            SITE                                 RADIO

12/27/17          @Vancouver                7:00pm        Langley Events Centre     KRKO 1380 AM & 95.3 FM/Tips App

12/29/17          Vancouver                   7:35pm        AOTW Arena                    KRKO 1380 AM & 95.3 FM/Tips App

12/30/17          Kamloops                     7:05pm        AOTW Arena                    KRKO 1380 AM & 95.3 FM/Tips App


LAST GAME (EVT 4 – PG 0 / 12-16-17): Dustin Wolf earned his first career WHL shutout on 31 saves while Riley Sutter scored twice and added an assist, to help the Everett Silvertips cruise to a 4-0 victory over the Prince George Cougars, in front of a crowd of 5,174 in downtown Everett on Saturday in WHL action. The Tips scored twice in each of the last two periods while Patrick Bajkov and Sean Richards also scored for the Silvertips, moving to within one point of the U.S. Division after Spokane beat Portland, 6-3.


  • GOT TO ADMIT IT’S GETTING BETTER: The Tips are 16-4-0-1 in the last 21 games and went 7-3-0-1 in the month of November … they have won 10 of the last 11 games … Patrick Bajkov and Sean Richards have combined for six game winning goals in that span … Bajkov led the Tips in the month with 12 points in 11 games during November, and Richards led the Tips with 7 goals in 10 games.
  • HUNGRY LIKE THE WOLF: 2001-born goaltender Dustin Wolf has four wins in his first six appearances … his first career shutout (31 saves) came on Dec. 16 vs. Prince George in a 4-0 win … he was named CHL Goaltender of the Week for the week ending Oct. 30.
  • DAY-BY-DAVIS: Kevin Davis, in his overage season, is tied for eighth among WHL defensemen with 31 points in 34 games … he became the fourth player in Tips history to suit up in 300 games on Nov. 22 at Tri-City … Davis has 14 points in the last 16 games.
  • SPECIAL DELIVERIES: For the Silvertips special teams, the penalty kill is 1st in the WHL (86.1) … the Silvertips power play went 1-of-4 on Saturday night vs. Prince George … Connor Dewar leads the Silvertips with seven power play goals.  
  • BIG BANG BAJKOV: 20-year old forward Patrick Bajkov leads the Tips in scoring with 50 points in 35 games (T-9, WHL) … he has assists in 10 of the last 11 games … last Wednesday he played in career game #300, all with the Silvertips.



  • Carter Hart is 2 shutouts away from tying the WHL all-time record (26: Tyson Sexsmith)
  • Patrick Bajkov is 2 goals away from 100 in his WHL and Tips career
  • Matt Fonteyne played in the 300th game of his Tips and WHL career on Dec. 9 at Portland
  • Kevin Davis played in his 300th career game in the WHL on Nov. 22 at Tri-City
  • Patrick Bajkov played in his 300th career game in the WHL on Dec. 6 vs. Portland
  • Riley Sutter played in his 100th career game in the WHL on Sept. 24 vs. Tri-City
  • Carter Hart became the Silvertips all-time record leader in shutouts (22) on Nov. 22 at Tri-City
  • Patrick Bajkov’s shorthanded goal put him 2nd, all-time on the Tips points list on Nov. 17 vs. Seattle
  • Patrick Bajkov earned the 200th point in his Tips and WHL career on Oct. 4 at Spokane
  • Kevin Davis earned the 100th assist in his Tips and WHL career on Oct. 13 at Lethbridge



  • The following Silvertips have collected their first career WHL point this season:
  • Reece Vitelli (goal) – Sept. 23 vs. POR
  • Gianni Fairbrother (assist) – Sept. 29 at KEL
  • Martin Fasko-Rudas (assist) – Oct. 8 at EDM
  • Dustin Wolf (assist) – Oct. 29 at POR
  • Kyle Walker (assist) – Oct. 29 at POR
  • Dawson Butt (goal) – Nov. 22 at TC



A look at the Tips records when the following players score a goal:


#5 Montana Onyebuchi                        1-1-0-0

#8 Patrick Bajkov                     11-3-1-0

#9 Dawson Butt                       1-0-0-0

#11 Orrin Centazzo                  1-2-0-0

#12 Akash Bains                      0-1-0-0

#14 Riley Sutter                       6-3-0-1

#15 Sean Richards                  8-3-0-1

#17 Matt Fonteyne                   7-5-1-1

#18 Brandson Hein                  0-1-0-0

#19 Bryce Kindopp                  5-1-0-0

#24 Gianni Fairbrother             1-0-0-1

#23 Jake Christiansen              2-0-0-0

#26 Reece Vitelli                      1-1-0-0

#29 Wyatte Wylie                     2-0-0-0

#43 Connor Dewar                   4-3-0-1

#38 Kevin Davis                       3-1-0-0



Riley Sutter will participate in the CHL/NHL Top Prospects games in late January in Guelph … was given a “B” listing among the NHL Central Scouting rankings for the 2018 NHL Entry Draft, considered possible second or third round choices in the upcoming draft … through 14 seasons, a total of 19 players through the Silvertips program have been selected in the NHL Entry Draft. A total of 17 Silvertips have advanced to play in the NHL … the native of Calgary is fifth on the Silvertips with ten goals in 33 games, additionally racking up 21 points, four power play goals, one game winning goal, and an even plus/minus.

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