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EVERETT SIVLERTIPS at SEATTLE THUNDERBIRDS – accesso SHOWARE CENTER  

  • Saturday, February 16, 2019
  • Time: 6:05pm PT
  • RADIO: KRKO 1380 AM / 95.3 FM & TuneIn App

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TONIGHT’S MATCHUP AND SERIES NOTES

The Silvertips battle the Seattle Thunderbirds in the 7th meeting of the season … the Tips are 6-0-0-0 in the season series and have won the last five regular season meetings in Kent … the Tips are 6-1-0-1 in the last eight games … they are 20-6-1-1 against teams from the U.S. Division this season … Connor Dewar leads the Silvertips in scoring for the series with 13 points (6g-7a) in 6 games … Simon Kubicek, Jake Lee, and Noah Philp share Seattle’s scoring lead with three points apiece.

 

REGULAR SEASON SERIES (Silvertips are 6-0-0-0)

Oct. 5 At EVT 2 – SEA 1 (OT)
Nov. 10 EVT 5 – at SEA 1
Dec. 8 EVT 2 – at SEA 0
Dec. 15 At EVT 6 – SEA 1
Feb. 1 EVT 5 – at SEA 2
Feb. 2 At EVT 7 – at SEA 1
Feb. 16 at Seattle 6:05 pm PST
Feb. 22 Seattle 7:35 pm PST
Mar. 2 Seattle 7:05 pm PST
Mar. 9 at Seattle 6:05 pm PST

 

PLAYOFF PUSH:

  • The Silvertips have clinched a playoff berth for the 16th consecutive season (longest active streak in WHL)
  • The Silvertips were the second team to clinch a playoff berth, and earned the berth on Feb. 9 in a 5-0 win vs. Portland
  • DID YOU KNOW? The Silvertips have won back-to-back U.S. Division titles and six in franchise history
  • IF THE PLAYOFFS BEGAN TODAY: The Silvertips would face the Seattle Thunderbirds in the opening round of the WHL Playoffs

 

NEXT THREE GAMES (all times PT)

DATE               OPPONENT                 TIME            SITE                                 RADIO

2/18/19            @ Prince George         2:00pm        CN Centre                        KRKO 1380 AM / 95.3 FM/TuneIn

2/19/19            @ Prince George         7:00pm        CN Centre                        KRKO 1380 AM / 95.3 FM/TuneIn

2/22/19            Seattle                         7:35pm        A.O.T.W. Arena                KRKO 1380 AM / 95.3 FM/TuneIn

LAST TIME OUT:
EVT 3 – KEL 1 (2-15-19): Bryce Kindopp scored twice and goaltender Max Palaga, making his first appearance since Jan. 20, earned first star honors with 31 saves to lift the Everett Silvertips to a 3-1 victory over the Kelowna Rockets before 4,562 fans at Prospera Place on Friday in WHL action. The Silvertips, winning for the sixth time in eight games, finished their season series at 3-1-0-0 over Kelowna and rallied from an early 1-0 deficit in their first game of a four-game road trip, covering only five days. Gianni Fairbrother tied the game on an early first period power play goal.

 

 

 

TOP 5 TIPS TIDBITS

  • MOVIN’ ON UP: The Tips entered today ranked #7 in the CHL Top-10 rankings … they have resided in the Top 10 for the last 12 weeks … the Tips have won or gained points in 32 of the past 40 games … their 81 points are second most in the WHL
    • HOWLING WOLF: Dustin Wolf was named CHL Goaltender of the Week on Jan. 30 … he has been listed along with Tips D Gianni Fairbrother to the NHL Central Scouting midterm rankings … he has the lowest goals-against-average (1.75) in the WHL, and leads the league in wins (34) and shutouts (6)
    • HATS OFF TO THE TIPS: The Silvertips have earned hat tricks in four of the last seven games … Jake Christiansen became the first defenseman in Tips history to earn a hat trick, Feb. 9 vs. Portland (5-0 win) … Connor Dewar, Bryce Kindopp and Zack Andrusiak had hat tricks in the prior games.
    • HANGING TOUGH: The Tips carry a record of 20-6-1-1 against opponents from the U.S. Division … they are tied with Prince Albert for second (20), wins against their own division this season.
    • PITBULL IS TOP DOG: Tips captain Connor Dewar comes off of WHL Player of the Week honors, announced Feb. 4 … his 72 points are 10th in WHL scoring and 34 goals are one behind teammate Zack Andrusiak.

 

ON THE BOARD!

The following Silvertips with their first WHL point or goal this season:

  • Jackson Berezowski / GOAL – Sept. 23 vs. VAN
  • Ronan Seeley / ASSIST – Oct. 12 vs. EDM
  • Gage Goncalves / ASSIST – Nov. 10 at SEA
  • Jalen Price / GOAL – Nov. 10 at SEA
  • Conrad Mitchell / ASSIST – Nov. 11 at KAM
  • Gage Goncalves / GOAL – Dec. 28 at SPO
  • Conrad Mitchell / GOAL – Jan. 6 vs. KAM

 

BY THE NUMBERS

Silvertips records, when each player scores a goal:

Andrusiak, Zack: 4-2-0-0

Berezowski, Jackson: 7-2-0-0

Butt, Dawson: 7-0-1-0

Christiansen, Jake: 9-1-0-0

Dewar, Connor: 22-3-0-1

Fairbrother, Gianni: 10-0-0-0

Fasko-Rudas, Martin: 8-1-0-0

Goncalves, Gage: 1-0-0-0

Gurney, Justyn: 1-0-0-0

Holmes, Robbie: 0-0-0-1

Khaira, Sahvan: 2-1-0-0

Kindopp, Bryce: 19-3-0-1

Minulin, Artyom: 1-0-0-0

Mitchell, Conrad: 1-0-0-0

Patterson, Max: 5-0-0-1

Price, Jalen: 4-1-0-0

Sutter, Riley: 10-1-0-0

Vitelli, Reece: 6-0-0-0

Walker, Ian: 1-0-0-0

Wylie, Wyatte: 8-0-1-0

 

MILESTONE ALERT

  • Riley Sutter is 2 games shy of 200 in his Silvertips and WHL career
  • Connor Dewar is 3 goals shy of 100 in his Silvertips and WHL career
  • Wyatte Wylie is 2 games away from 200 in his Silvertips and WHL career
  • Bryce Kindopp earned the 100th point in his Silvertips and WHL career Jan. 26 vs. Lethbridge
  • Reece Vitelli played in the 100th game in his Silvertips and WHL career Dec. 8 at Seattle
  • Riley Sutter had the 100th point in his Silvertips and WHL career on Sept. 29 at Tri-City
  • Jake Christiansen played in the 200th game of his Silvertips and WHL career on Oct. 13 vs. Kamloops

 

ATTENTION TO DETAIL 

The Silvertips roster, categorized by birth year and hometown:

 

BIRTH YEAR

98: Andrusiak, Khaira, Minulin

99: Kindopp, Dewar, Christiansen, Sutter, Wylie, Patterson, Holmes

00: I. Walker, Butt, Fasko-Rudas, Fairbrother, Palaga, Gurney

01: Wolf, Goncalves, Mitchell, Price, Vitelli

02: Berezowski, Seeley

 

HOMETOWN

CANADA

BC: Patterson, Khaira, I. Walker, Fairbrother, Goncalves, Price, Palaga, Andrusiak, Gurney

AB: Kindopp, Sutter, Mitchell, Seeley, Holmes

SK: Berezowski

MB: Dewar, Vitelli

 

UNITED STATES

WA: Butt, Wylie

CA: Wolf

 

RUSSIA

Minulin

 

SLOVAKIA

Fasko-Rudas

 

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