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EVERETT SILVERTIPS at SEATTLE THUNDERBIRDS – SHOWARE CENTER

  • Friday, February 16, 2018
  • RADIO: 1380 AM / FM 95.3
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TONIGHTS MATCHUP AND SERIES NOTES

Sixth meeting of ten overall between the two U.S. Division opponents, separated by just 48 miles … the Silvertips have gone 4-0-1 in the last five games – and are two points up on Portland for first place in the Western Conference and U.S. Division … the Tips are 70-58-19 all-time against the Thunderbirds and have outscored them, 374-357 in the series … Connor Dewar leads the Tips with five goals against the Thunderbirds this season … they are 17-9-2-1 against opponents from the U.S. Division.

 

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

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 at Seattle 7:35 pm PST
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

2/17/18            SEATTLE                     7:05pm        AOTW Arena                    KRKO 1380 AM & 95.3 FM/Tips App

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

 

LAST GAME (EVT 3 – SPO 2 / 2-11-18): Dustin Wolf made 24 saves and Riley Sutter collected a goal and an assist to help lift the Everett Silvertips to a 3-2 victory over the Spokane Chiefs before 5,219 fans at Spokane Arena on Sunday in WHL action. The Silvertips ended three games in three days by seizing five points out of six possible, extending their streak to 5-0-1-0 in the last six games to maintain first place in the Western Conference and U.S. Division. Spencer Gerth and Connor Dewar also supplied goals for the Silvertips, who ran their matchup record to 5-2-1-0 against Spokane.
TOP 5 TIPS TIDBITS

  • TORRID TIPS: The Tips are 32-7-1-2 in the last 42 games and finished 9-3-0-1 in January… they have won 26 of the last 32 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)
  • GOALTENDING GOT HART: Tips goaltender Carter Hart, gold medalist at the World Junior Championships, was named to his 3rd straight WHL Goaltender of the Month selection last Thursday with a 6-1-0-1 record, 1.97 GAA and .934 save percentage in January … he was in net on Saturday 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 (84.7) … 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 are 20-of-72 in the last 14 games … Matt Fonteyne leads the Silvertips with 14 power play goals.   

ON THIS DATE

EVT 8 – SEA 4 (2/16/08): Zach Hamill had a hat trick and two assists to lift the Silvertips over the Thunderbirds, 8-4 in downtown Everett … the Tips scored five times in the second period … Dan Gendur also logged two points and two assists in the game.

MILESTONE ALERT

  • Carter Hart is 1 shutout away from surpassing the WHL all-time record (26: Tyson Sexsmith)
  • Hart needs 1 more win to surpass the WHL record (107 wins)
  • Patrick Bajkov is 2 goals away from becoming the all-time Silvertips leader (107: Tyler Maxwell)
  • Garrett Pilon is 8 games away from 200 in his WHL career
  • Sean Richards is 5 points away from 100 in his WHL career
  • Connor Dewar is 5 games away from 100
  • Ian Walker is 6 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:

#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                  10-1-0-0

#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                      4-0-1-0

#43 Connor Dewar                   13-4-0-1

#44 Spencer Gerth                  2-0-0-0

#38 Kevin Davis                       5-1-0-0

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 332
3 10, 21 Zack Dailey C 330
4 8 Patrick Bajkov RW 327
5 17 Matt Fonteyne LW 325

 

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 164
3 38 Kevin Davis D 138
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 271
2 9 Zach Hamill C 262
3 21 Joshua Winquist LW 216
4 11 Shane Harper RW 214
5 9 Tyler Maxwell C 195

 

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