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EVERETT SILVERTIPS vs SEATTLE THUNDERBIRDS – A.O.T.W. ARENA

  • Saturday, February 17, 2018
  • RADIO: 1380 AM / FM 95.3
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TONIGHTS MATCHUP AND SERIES NOTES

Seventh meeting of ten overall between the two U.S. Division opponents, separated by just 48 miles … the Silvertips have gone 5-0-1 in the last six games – and are three points up on Kelowna for first place in the Western Conference … their magic number to clinch a playoff berth is 7 points … the Tips are 71-58-19 all-time against the Thunderbirds and have outscored them, 378-360 in the series … Connor Dewar leads the Tips with five goals against the Thunderbirds this season … they are 18-9-2-1 against opponents from the U.S. Division.

TONIGHT’S EVENT

LOCAL HEROES NIGHT … presented by Wolfe Plumbing and Wolfe Fire Protection … expected to draw a significantly large crowd to downtown Everett’s 8,149-seat venue, will benefit local law and fire agencies via Snohomish County Law Enforcement Memorial Foundation (SCLEMF) with fundraising connected to the game … to help raise awareness, the Silvertips will tie in their pregame presentation with Snohomish County Search and Rescue officials repelling from the rafters of the arena with a puck for the pregame ceremonial face-off.

HEAD-TO-HEAD: Silvertips are (3-2-0-1)

Date Opponent Time
Oct. 22 SEA 4 – at EVT 3
Nov. 17 at EVT 3 – SEA 2
Nov. 18 at SEA 1 – EVT 0
Jan. 26 at EVT 3 – SEA 1
Jan. 27 at SEA 3 – EVT 2 (SO)
Feb. 16 EVT 4 – SEA 3 (OT)
Feb. 17 Seattle 7:05 pm PST
Feb. 24 at Seattle 6:05 pm PST
Mar. 3 Seattle 7:05 pm PST
Mar. 10 at Seattle 7:05 pm PST

 

NEXT THREE GAMES (all times PT)

DATE               OPPONENT                 TIME            SITE                                 RADIO

2/18/18            KAMLOOPS                 4:05pm        AOTW Arena                    KRKO 1380 AM & 95.3 FM/Tips App

2/20/18            @ Spokane                  7:05pm        Spokane Arena                KRKO 1380 AM & 95.3 FM/Tips App

2/23/18            @ Vancouver               7:30pm        Langley Events Centre     KRKO 1380 AM & 95.3 FM/Tips App

 

LAST GAME (EVT 4 – SEA 3 (OT) / 2-16-18): Garrett Pilon had two goals and Carter Hart made 32 saves in a rivalry matchup against the Seattle Thunderbirds that was forced to overtime on Friday night, a 4-3 Everett Silvertips victory in OT before an announced crowd of 6,409 at ShoWare Center in WHL action.  The Silvertips took their first win in ShoWare Center in ten games, dating back to Feb. 6, 2016, and kicked off the first of a back-to-back against the Thunderbirds, keeping their spot atop the Western Conference and U.S. Division. Kevin Davis added a goal, and Bryce Kindopp scored the game winner to even the season series at 3-3. Carter Hart, making 30 saves, passed Leland Irving with 108 career wins to become the all-time wins leader in Silvertips history.

TOP 5 TIPS TIDBITS

  • TORRID TIPS: The Tips are 33-7-1-2 in the last 43 games and finished 9-3-0-1 in January… they have won 27 of the last 33 games … Matt Fonteyne led the Silvertips in January – and the entire league – with 25 points in 13 games and added 12 goals … they have 4 games of scoring 8 goals or more.
  • NOT STANDING PAT: Patrick Bajkov, the leading Tips scorer, set the new Silvertips all-time scoring record with 264 points on Feb. 2, when he surpassed Zach Hamill with a first period power play goal … has twice tied his career high of 5 points … he needs one goal to tie Tyler Maxwell for the Tips all-time goal record (107)
  • HART MONITOR: Tips goaltender Carter Hart, gold medalist at the World Junior Championships, set the new Silvertips all-time record for goaltending wins (108) on Feb. 16 at Seattle (30 saves) … he was in net on Feb. 10 with 23 saves for his 26th career shutout (tied WHL record) and 107th win (tied Tips record) in a 5-0 win over Vancouver.
  • LOCAL FLAVOR: Three Silvertips on the active roster have local ties to the Pacific Northwest … forward Luke Ormsby and defenseman Wyatte Wylie are both from Everett … forward Dawson Butt is from Buckley, WA (Pierce County).
  • SPECIAL DELIVERIES: For the Silvertips special teams, the penalty kill is 1st in the WHL (83.8) … the Tips power play went 5-of-9 on Jan. 7 vs. Victoria, tying a franchise record for most power play goals in one game (5) … they are 21-of-77 in the last 15 games … Matt Fonteyne leads the Silvertips with 14 power play goals.    

 

ON THIS DATE

EVT 6 – SPO 3 (2/17/06): Peter Mueller earned the third hat trick in his Silvertips career (also adding an assist) and ninth in franchise history while the Silvertips broke a 3-3 tie in the third period with three goals to defeat the Spokane Chiefs, 6-3 before 5,734 fans in downtown Everett … Zach Hamill recorded three assists and John Lammers had two goals and an assist.

 

MILESTONE ALERT

  • Carter Hart is 1 shutout away from surpassing the WHL all-time record (26: Tyson Sexsmith)
  • Patrick Bajkov is 2 goals away from becoming the all-time Silvertips leader (107: Tyler Maxwell)
  • Garrett Pilon is 7 games away from 200 in his WHL career
  • Sean Richards is 5 points away from 100 in his WHL career
  • Connor Dewar is 4 games away from 100
  • Ian Walker is 5 games away from 100 in his WHL career
  • Carter Hart became the Silvertips all-time leader in goaltending wins (108) on Feb. 16 at Seattle
  • Patrick Bajkov scored his 100th career goal in the WHL and in his Tips career Jan. 7 vs. Victoria
  • Luke Ormsby played in the 100th game of his WHL career on Dec. 28 at Vancouver
  • Wyatte Wylie played in the 100th game of his Tips and WHL career on Dec. 2 vs. Saskatoon
  • 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
  • Bryce Kindopp played in his 100th career game in the WHL on Dec. 17 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

 

ON THE BOARD

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

 

WHEN THEY SCORE

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

 

 

#4 Ian Walker                           1-0-0-0

#7 Martin Fasko-Rudas            3-0-0-0

#8 Patrick Bajkov                     16-3-1-0

#9 Dawson Butt                       1-0-0-0

#10 Ethan O’Rourke                1-0-0-0

#12 Akash Bains                      1-1-0-0

#14 Riley Sutter                       13-3-0-1

#15 Sean Richards                  13-3-0-1

#16 Luke Ormsby                     1-0-0-0

#17 Matt Fonteyne                   15-7-1-1

#19 Bryce Kindopp                  11-1-0-0

#20 Kyle Walker                       1-0-0-0

#24 Gianni Fairbrother             1-0-0-1

#23 Jake Christiansen              4-0-0-0

#26 Reece Vitelli                      1-1-0-0

#29 Wyatte Wylie                     3-1-0-0

#41 Garrett Pilon                      5-0-1-0

#43 Connor Dewar                   13-4-0-1

#44 Spencer Gerth                  2-0-0-0

#38 Kevin Davis                       6-1-0-0


SUTTER SENT TO THE TOP

Riley Sutter skated in the CHL/NHL Top Prospects game 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 … Sutter has reached a career high in goals (22).

CLIMBING THE LADDER
The Silvertips, ranking among the franchise all-time leaders:

GAMES # Player Pos TOTAL
1 11 Shane Harper RW 335
2 38 Kevin Davis D 333
3 10, 21 Zack Dailey C 330
4 8 Patrick Bajkov RW 328
5 17 Matt Fonteyne LW 326

 

GOALS # Player Pos TOTAL
1 9 Tyler Maxwell C 107
2 8 Patrick Bajkov RW 106
3 21 Joshua Winquist LW 101
4 11 Shane Harper RW 100
5 9 Zach Hamill C 87

 

ASSISTS # Player Pos TOTAL
1 9 Zach Hamill C 175
2 8 Patrick Bajkov RW 165
3 38 Kevin Davis D 139
4 21 Joshua Winquist LW 115
5 11 Shane Harper RW 114
6 17 Matt Fonteyne LW 113

 

POINTS # Player Pos TOTAL
1 8 Patrick Bajkov RW 272
2 9 Zach Hamill C 262
3 21 Joshua Winquist LW 216
4 11 Shane Harper RW 214
5 9 Tyler Maxwell C 195
6 17 Matt Fonteyne C 191

 

 

 

SILVERTIPS ALL-TIME RECORD  –   WINS

 

 

WINS GOALIE YEARS TOTAL
1. Carter Hart 2013 – Current 107
2. Leland Irving 2003 – 2008 107
3. Austin Lotz 2011 – 2015 72
4. Kent Simpson 2007 – 2012 71
5. Michael Wall 2003 – 2005 35

 

SILVERTIPS ALL-TIME RECORD   –   SHUTOUTS

WHL record is 26, Carter Hart and Tyson Sexsmith (VAN)

 

 

SO GOALIE YEARS TOTAL
1. Carter Hart 2013 – Current 26
2. Leland Irving 2003 – 2008 21
3. Michael Wall 2003 – 2005 12
4. Austin Lotz 2011 – 2015 10
5. Kent Simpson 2007 – 2012 6
Thomas Heemskerk 2008-2010 6

 

WHL ALL-TIME RECORD       –     SHUTOUTS


SO GOALIE TEAM (YEARS) TOTAL
1. Tyson Sexsmith VAN (05-09) 26
CARTER HART EVT (13-present) 26
2. Leland Irving EVT (03-08) 21
Bryan Bridges SEA, KTN (01-06) 21
3. Justin Pogge GCY, PG (03-06) 20
Dustin Slade 4 teams (02-07) 20
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