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EVERETT SILVERTIPS at SPOKANE CHIEFS – SPOKANE ARENA

 

  • Tuesday, February 20, 2018
  • RADIO: 1380 AM / FM 95.3
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TONIGHTS MATCHUP AND SERIES NOTES

Ninth of ten meetings against the Chiefs and the final time the teams meet at Spokane Arena this season … the Tips are 5-2-1-0 this season against Spokane … the Tips are 59-55-9 all-time against Spokane and last season went 4-2-1-1 in the head-to-head series … the Silvertips enter today first place in the Western Conference and U.S. Division … the Silvertips hold a five point lead in the Western Conference and seven point lead in the U.S. Division with 12 games left in the regular season … their magic number is one point to clinch a WHL Playoff spot.

 

PLAYOFF SCENARIO:

The Silvertips hold a five point lead for first place in the Western Conference.

The Silvertips hold a seven point lead for first place in the U.S. Division.

The Silvertips have 12 games to play.

THEY CAN CLINCH TODAY IF: they win, or lose in OT/shootout.

IF THE PLAYOFFS BEGAN TODAY: The Silvertips would face the Seattle Thunderbirds in the first round.

 

SEASON SERIES (Silvertips 5-2-1-0)

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 Silvertips 5 – at Spokane 2
Jan. 28 Silvertips 6 – at Spokane 5 (OT)
Feb. 9 Spokane 2 – at Silvertips 1 (OT)
Feb. 11 Silvertips 3 – at Spokane 2
Feb. 20 at Spokane 7:05pm
Feb. 25 Spokane 4:05pm

 

NEXT THREE GAMES (all times PT)

DATE               OPPONENT                 TIME            SITE                                 RADIO

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

2/24/18            @ Seattle                     7:05pm        ShoWare Center               KRKO 1380 AM & 95.3 FM/Tips App

2/25/18            SPOKANE                   4:05pm        A.O.T.W. Arena                KRKO 1380 AM & 95.3 FM/Tips App

LAST GAME (EVT 4 – KAM 0 / 2-18-18): Martin Fasko-Rudas had a goal and two assists, and Dustin Wolf saved 20 shots in a shutout win to close out the third game in as many days for the Everett Silvertips in a 4-0 victory over the Kamloops Blazers in front of a crowd of 4,417 in WHL action on Sunday. Patrick Bajkov scored his 107th career goal to tie Tyler Maxwell for the franchise record in goals scored, and Bryce Kindopp also added a power play goal for the power play to go 3-of-7 in the win. Fasko-Rudas’ three points were a career high as the Tips swept the Blazers in the season. The Tips clinched a tie for a WHL Playoff spot with a win.

TOP 5 TIPS TIDBITS

  • TORRID TIPS: The Tips are 34-7-1-3 in the last 45 games and finished 9-3-0-1 in January… they have won 28 of the last 35 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 surpass Tyler Maxwell for the Tips all-time goal record (108).
  • IRON MAN: Kevin Davis is scheduled to play in the 336th game of his WHL career tonight, surpassing Shane Harper for the Silvertips all-time record … Davis has 55 points in 59 games, ending Sunday (T-8, WHL d-men).
  • AGAINST THE U.S. DIVISION: The Tips are 20-8-1-2 against their opponents from the U.S. Division … seven of their final 12 games are against opponents from the U.S. Division (two at home, five on the road).
  • SPECIAL DELIVERIES: For the Silvertips special teams, the penalty kill is 1st in the WHL (83.7) … 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 went 3-of-7 on Sunday vs. Kamloops … Matt Fonteyne leads the Silvertips with 14 power play goals.   

MILESTONE ALERT

  • Carter Hart is 1 shutout away from surpassing the WHL all-time record (26: Tyson Sexsmith)
  • Patrick Bajkov is 1 goal away from becoming the all-time Silvertips leader (107: tied with Tyler Maxwell)
  • Kevin Davis is 1 game away from becoming the all-time Silvertips leader (335: tied with Shane Harper)
  • Garrett Pilon is 5 games away from 200 in his WHL career
  • Sean Richards is 5 points away from 100 in his WHL career
  • Connor Dewar is 2 games away from 100
  • Ian Walker is 4 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            4-0-0-1

#8 Patrick Bajkov                     17-3-1-0

#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                       13-3-0-2

#15 Sean Richards                  13-3-0-1

#16 Luke Ormsby                     1-0-0-0

#17 Matt Fonteyne                   15-7-1-1

#19 Bryce Kindopp                  12-1-0-0

#20 Kyle Walker                       1-0-0-0

#24 Gianni Fairbrother             1-0-0-1

#23 Jake Christiansen              5-0-0-0

#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, (possible second or third round 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 (23).

 

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

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

 

GOALS # Player Pos TOTAL
1 9 Tyler Maxwell C 107
2 8 Patrick Bajkov RW 107
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 167
3 38 Kevin Davis D 140
4 21 Joshua Winquist LW 115
17 Matt Fonteyne LW 115

 

POINTS # Player Pos TOTAL
1 8 Patrick Bajkov RW 274
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 193

 

SILVERTIPS ALL-TIME RECORD  –   WINS

 

WINS GOALIE YEARS TOTAL
1. Carter Hart 2013 – Current 108
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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