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EVERETT SILVERTIPS at RED DEER REBELS – ENMAX CENTRIUM
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 | RADIO: Fox Sports 1380 / FM 95.3 | TIPS App
The Silvertips continue a nine-game road trip in their only visit to Red Deer … the Silvertips are 2-3-0-0 on the trip … against Red Deer, it is their first meeting at Enmax Centrium since Jan. 23, 2016 (4-1 defeat) … the Tips are 10-4-0-0 lifetime against Red Deer and 5-2-0-0 when they visit the Rebels … a total of 9 players from Alberta are currently on the Tips roster.
NEXT THREE GAMES (all times PT)
DATE OPPONENT TIME SITE RADIO
10/11/17 @ Medicine Hat 6:00pm Canalta Centre KRKO 1380 AM & 95.3 FM/ Tips App
10/13/17 @ Lethbridge 6:00pm Enmax Centre KKXA 1520 AM & FM 101/ Tips App
10/14/17 @ Kootenay 6:00pm Western Financial Place KRKO 1380 AM & 95.3 FM/ Tips App
LAST GAME (EDM 5 – EVT 1 / 10-8-16): Trey Fix-Wolansky scored twice and added an assist for the Edmonton Oil Kings, who skated past the Everett Silvertips, 5-1 before 5,098 fans at Rogers Place on Sunday in WHL action. The Silvertips scored their lone goal in the third period on a Kevin Davis rebound and the Silvertips dropped their second straight game at Edmonton (first visit at Rogers Place) in the lifetime series, falling to 5-6-0-0 in 11 all-time games. Tomas Soustal recorded three assists in his second game with the Oil Kings after arriving in a trade with Kelowna.
SERIES SCHEDULE NOTES
Only meeting of the season and 15h overall … the Tips are 5-2-0-0 lifetime on the road in Red Deer … the Silvertips last won in Red Deer on Oct. 8, 2013 (2-1 victory) … they have won three of the last four meetings against the Rebels … the Silvertips have outscored Red Deer, 39-24 in the series.
Date Location Result GWG Goalie Shots Attendance
11/2/16 XFINITY Arena W, 4-1 Bajkov Hart (27/28) EVT, 32-28 2,657
TOP 5 TIPS TIDBITS
- STEADY AS SHE GOES: The Silvertips are the only team in the last 14 WHL seasons to reach the playoffs every season … they have captured five U.S. Division titles, most recently last season when they went 44-16-9-3.
- ALBERTA BORN: Nine players are on the Silvertips roster who are originally from Alberta … center Matt Fonteyne (Wetaskiwin, AB native) is making his final regular season visit to Red Deer for his WHL career and will play in his 276th lifetime WHL and Silvertip game on Sunday, moving into 8th in franchise history.
- KILL SHOT: The Silvertips lead the WHL in penalty killing percentage (92.6 pct) … they are 25 of 27 overall and on the road are 17 of 18, for 94.4 pct (2nd, WHL).
- RILEY ON THE RADAR: Riley Sutter, third year Silvertips forward, was named to the NHL Central Scouting Service’s “Players to Watch” Preliminary list on Oct. 3 (“B” rating) … he has four goals and five points in seven games.
- DEWAR OF GOOD DEEDS: Connor Dewar notched the 48th hat trick in Tips history on Oct. 3 in Spokane and the first of his career (the last 2 Tips hat tricks have been scored in natural fashion – Patrick Bajkov earned his first, 12/2/16 vs. Medicine Hat) … Dewar has points in five of the last six games and is third (as of Saturday) the WHL for shots (28).
- Patrick Bajkov is 23 games away from 300 in his WHL career
- Kevin Davis is 1 assist away from 100 and 19 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
ON THIS DATE (10/10/03: EVT 2 – REG 1): Mitch Love scored his first goal as a Silvertip and Jeff Harvey stopped 20 of 21 shots to outduel counterpart Josh Harding and lead the Silvertips past the Regina Pats, 2-1 before 4,168 fans at XFINITY Arena … John Dahl scored the eventual winner, 18:48 of the second period … Silvertip penalty killing went 9-of-9
(10/10/04: EVT 3 – TC 2): Leland Irving earned the first victory of his WHL career, stopping 32 of 34 shots to help lead the Silvertips past Tri-City, 3-2 at Toyota Center in Kennewick … the Tips rallied from a 2-1 deficit after 40 minutes with a pair of goals, 1:52 apart … Karel Hromas scored the game winner at 4:57 … defenseman Cody Thoring led the Tips offensively with a goal and an assist.
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
- Pavel Azhgirei (assist) – Sept. 30 at TC
- Martin Fasko-Rudas (assist) – Oct. 8 at EDM
CLIMBING THE LADDER
The Silvertips, ranking among the franchise all-time leaders:
|2||10, 21||Zack Dailey||C||330|
|1.||Leland Irving||2003 – 2008||107|
|2.||Carter Hart||2013 – Current||86|
|3.||Austin Lotz||2011 – 2015||72|
|4.||Kent Simpson||2007 – 2012||71|
|5.||Michael Wall||2003 – 2005||35|
|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|
ATTENTION TO DETAIL
The Silvertips roster, categorized by birth year and hometown:
97: Bajkov, Fonteyne, Davis,
98: Hart, Hein, Richards, Dumba
99: Bruce, Luding, Kindopp, Dewar, Christiansen, Sutter, Wylie
00: I. Walker, Onyebuchi, Centazzo, K. Walker, Azhgirei, Butt, Fasko-Rudas, Fairbrother
01: Wolf, Browne, Vitelli, Liwiski
BC: Davis, Bajkov, Luding, Christiansen, I. Walker, Fairbrother
AB: Fonteyne, Hart, Richards, Kindopp, Sutter, Centazzo, K. Walker, Browne, Dumba
MB: Hein, Bruce, Dewar, Onyebuchi, Vitelli, Liwiski
WA: Wylie, Butt