TONIGHT » Tips at Spokane (1/13)
EVERETT SILVERTIPS at SPOKANE CHIEFS – SPOKANE ARENA
- Saturday, January 13, 2018
- RADIO: 1380 AM / FM 95.3
- TIPS App
TONIGHT’S MATCHUP AND SERIES NOTES
Fifth of ten meetings against the Chiefs and the start of a two-game road trip … the Tips are 2-2-0-0 this season against Spokane … the Tips are 56-55-8 all-time against Spokane and last season went 4-2-1-1 in the head-to-head series … the last meeting between the teams was Dec. 15 and the Tips dropped a 5-3 loss … the Tips have won six of the last nine games … the last Tips win in Spokane was Mar. 8, 2017 (4-0 win).
SEASON SERIES (Silvertips 2-2-0-0)
|Oct. 4||Spokane 5 – Silvertips 4|
|Nov. 24||Silvertips 4 – Spokane 1|
|Dec. 8||Silvertips 3 – Spokane 0|
|Dec. 15||at Spokane 5 – Silvertips 3|
|Jan. 13||at Spokane||7:05pm|
|Feb. 11||at Spokane||5:05pm|
NEXT THREE GAMES (all times PT)
DATE OPPONENT TIME SITE RADIO
1/14/18 @ Portland 5:00pm Memorial Coliseum KRKO 1380 AM & 95.3 FM/Tips App
1/15/18 TRI-CITY 4:05pm AOTW Arena KRKO 1380 AM & 95.3 FM/Tips App
1/20/18 BRANDON 7:05pm AOTW Arena KRKO 1380 AM & 95.3 FM/Tips App
LAST GAME (EVT 4 – TC 0 / 1-10-18): Connor Dewar and Kevin Davis each bagged two goals while Dustin Wolf earned his third shutout of his rookie season on 29 saves to help the Everett Silvertips cruise past the Tri-City Americans in a 4-0 victory before 2,997 fans in downtown Everett in WHL action on Wednesday. On a night the Tips debut two of their new trade deadline week additions, forward Garrett Pilon (four shots) and defenseman Ondrej Vala (+2 and 11 shots), they dumped 57 shots on Tri-City which was two off the franchise record set on Sunday vs. Victoria. The Tips moved back into first place in the U.S. Division and to a 4-1-1 record this season against Tri-City.
TOP 5 TIPS TIDBITS
- TORRID TIPS: The Tips are 21-6-0-1 in the last 29 games and finished 10-2-0-0 in the month of December … they have won 15 of the last 18 games … Patrick Bajkov led the Silvertips with 18 points and six goals in 12 games during the month.
- GOALTENDING GOT HART: Tips goaltender Carter Hart, named Player of the Game in the championship victory over Sweden, returns to the Silvertips after capturing the gold medal with Canada at the 2018 IIHF World Junior Championships in Buffalo … Hart went 5-0-0-1 in six games, totaling a 1.64 goals-against-average and .935 save percentage in the tourney … he returns as the WHL leader in GAA (1.32), save percentage (.961), shutouts (5), and is 13-3-0-1 in 17 games.
- HUNGRY LIKE THE WOLF: 2001-born goaltender Dustin Wolf had seven wins in his first ten appearances … he earned his third shutout of the season on Wednesday vs. Tri-City (29 saves) … he was named CHL Goaltender of the Week for the week ending Oct. 30 … he was 5-2-0-0 with a 2.01 GAA, two shutouts, and .933 save pct. in December.
- NOT STANDING PAT: Patrick Bajkov, the leading Tips scorer, had a career high 5 points on Sunday vs Victoria … his 62 points in 43 games rank tied for seventh in league scoring after the Tips last victory.
- SPECIAL DELIVERIES: For the Silvertips special teams, the penalty kill is 1st in the WHL (85.0) … the Tips power play went 5-of-9 on Sunday vs. Victoria, tying a franchise record for most power play goals in one game (5) … they went 1-of-4 on Wednesday vs. Tri-City … Matt Fonteyne leads the Silvertips with 12 power play goals.
ON THIS DATE
JANUARY 13, 2006: Peter Mueller earned his second career hat trick (natural) and seventh in franchise history as the Silvertips defeated the Portland Winterhawks, 5-1 in downtown Everett … the Tips outshot Portland 33-25 … his natural hat trick put the Tips ahead, 3-0 by 14:58 of the second period … Mueller finished with a four point game (3g-1a) … Leland Irving made 24 saves.
- Carter Hart is 2 shutouts away from tying the WHL all-time record (26: Tyson Sexsmith)
- Garrett Pilon is 22 games away from 200 in his WHL career
- Sean Richards is 14 points away from 100 in his WHL career
- Connor Dewar is 18 games away from 100 and 19 points away from 100 in his WHL and Tips career
- Ian Walker is 17 games away from 100 in his WHL career
- 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 Tips and 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:
#7 Martin Fasko-Rudas 1-0-0-0
#8 Patrick Bajkov 13-3-1-0
#9 Dawson Butt 1-0-0-0
#12 Akash Bains 1-1-0-0
#14 Riley Sutter 9-3-0-1
#15 Sean Richards 10-3-0-1
#16 Luke Ormsby 1-0-0-0
#17 Matt Fonteyne 9-7-1-1
#19 Bryce Kindopp 7-1-0-0
#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 2-1-0-0
#43 Connor Dewar 7-3-0-1
#38 Kevin Davis 4-1-0-0
SUTTER SENT TO THE TOP
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 … Sutter is three goals away from tying his career high (20), set in 2016-17.