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EVERETT SILVERTIPS at PRINCE GEORGE COUGARS – CN CENTRE

  • Saturday, November 11, 2017
  • RADIO: KKXA 1520 AM / FM 101.1
  • STREAM: WHL Live


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TONIGHT
S MATCHUP AND SERIES NOTES

Third of four meetings and the end of a two game road trip… the Silvertips are 35-18-3-3 lifetime against the Cougars and last season went 3-1-0-0 in four matchups …  the Tips last season outscored Prince George, 16-7 … they are 19-6-3-1 all time in Prince George … the last Tips were defeated last night by the Cougars, 4-3 in a shootout, and have gone unbeaten in regulation for four of the last five meetings.

 

HEAD-TO-HEAD: (Silvertips 1-0-0-1)

Nov. 3 at Silvertips 3 – Prince George 1
Nov. 10 at Prince George 4 – Silvertips 3 (SO)
Nov. 11 at Prince George 7:00 pm PST
Dec. 16 Prince George 7:05 pm PST

 

NEXT THREE GAMES (all times PT)

DATE               OPPONENT                 TIME            SITE                                 RADIO

11/15/17          vs Prince Albert            7:05pm        XFINITY Arena                 KRKO 1380 AM & 95.3 FM/Tips App

11/17/17          vs Seattle                     7:35pm        XFINITY Arena                 KKXA 1520 AM & FM 101/Tips App

11/18/17          at Seattle                     7:05pm        ShoWare Center               KRKO 1380 AM & 95.3 FM/Tips App

 

LAST GAME (PG 4 – EVT 3 (SO) / 11-10-17): – Jared Bethune’s goal in the third round capped a comeback from down two goals and boost the Prince George Cougars over the Everett Silvertips, 4-3 in a shootout, before 2,961 fans at CN Centre on Friday in WHL action. Sean Richards scored twice and the Tips built a 2-0 lead through 20 minutes of play while Gianni Fairbrother added his first career WHL goal. Carter Hart posted 20 saves while Tavin Grant stopped all three shootout bids by the Tips to supplement his 22 stops.

TOP 5 TIPS TIDBITS

  • B.C. CONNECTION: Six Silvertips players hail from the province of British Columbia in addition to assistant coach Mitch Love, a native of Quesnel, B.C. … the two game series will be the final appearance for Patrick Bajkov and Kevin Davis, both in their overage season.
  • DEWAR OF GOOD DEEDS: Connor Dewar (development camp, Toronto Maple Leafs and draft eligible) entered today third in the WHL in shots (90) and leads the Tips in power play goals (6) and goals (10) … he has five goals in the last six games.
  • HART OF THE MATTER: Reigning back-to-back WHL Goaltender of the Year Carter Hart made his home debut last Friday with 23 saves in the Tips 3-1 victory over Prince George … his 87 career wins are 2nd all-time in Silvertips history … he was in net Monday for Team WHL’s win over Russia, 7-0 in the Canada Russia series and was the third goaltender in event history to post a 60-minute shutout.
  • WOLF IT DOWN: Dustin Wolf made 82 saves in his first two career games to earn WHL and CHL Goaltender of the Week honors last week … he became the youngest goaltender in Tips history (16 years, 6 months, 11 days) to earn a win since Carter Hart (16 years, 1 month, 7 days) in 2014-15, when he stopped 26 shots in a 2-0 win at Seattle.
  • BIG BANG BAJKOV: Patrick Bajkov, returning from training camp with the Vegas Golden Knights, leads the Tips with 26 points in 19 games (T-10, WHL) … his last two goals have been scored with 1:30 left in regulation or less, both game winners.

MILESTONE ALERT

  • Patrick Bajkov is 11 games away from 300 in his WHL career
  • Kevin Davis is 6 games away from 300 in his WHL career
  • Carter Hart is 3 shutouts away from the Silvertips all-time record and 8 away from the WHL all-time record
  • Riley Sutter played in his 100th career game in the WHL on Sept. 24 vs. Tri-City
  • 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

CLIMBING THE LADDER

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

GAMES # Player Pos TOTAL
1 11 Shane Harper RW 335
2 10, 21 Zack Dailey C 330
3 21 Joshua Winquist LW 301
4 38 Kevin Davis D 294
5 8 Patrick Bajkov RW 289
6 17 Matt Fonteyne LW 287
3 Taylor Ellington D 287
8 16 Carson Stadnyk RW 286
9 8 Graham Potuer D 275
10 15 Kohl Bauml C 273


GOALS # Player Pos TOTAL
1 9 Tyler Maxwell C 107
2 21 Joshua Winquist LW 101
3 11 Shane Harper RW 100
4 8 Patrick Bajkov RW 88
5 9 Zach Hamill C 87

 

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

 

WINS GOALIE YEARS TOTAL
1. Leland Irving 2003 – 2008 107
2. Carter Hart 2013 – Current 87
3. Austin Lotz 2011 – 2015 72
4. Kent Simpson 2007 – 2012 71
5. Michael Wall 2003 – 2005 35

 

SO GOALIE YEARS TOTAL
1. Leland Irving 2003 – 2008 21
2. Carter Hart 2013 – Current 19
3. Michael Wall 2003 – 2005 12
4. Austin Lotz 2011 – 2015 10
5. Kent Simpson 2007 – 2012 6
Thomas Heemskerk 2008-2010 6

 

ATTENTION TO DETAIL 

The Silvertips roster, categorized by birth year and hometown:

BIRTH YEAR

97: Bajkov, Fonteyne, Davis,

98: Hart, Hein, Richards

99: Luding, Kindopp, Dewar, Christiansen, Sutter, Wylie, Ormsby

00: I. Walker, Onyebuchi, Centazzo, K. Walker, Butt, Fasko-Rudas, Fairbrother

01: Wolf, Vitelli

 

HOMETOWN

CANADA

BC: Davis, Bajkov, Luding, Christiansen, I. Walker, Fairbrother

AB: Fonteyne, Hart, Richards, Kindopp, Sutter, Centazzo, K. Walker

MB: Hein, Dewar, Onyebuchi, Vitelli

 

UNITED STATES

WA: Butt, Ormsby, Wylie

CA: Wolf

 

SLOVAKIA

Fasko-Rudas

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