TONIGHT: Tips at Tri-City
EVERETT SILVERTIPS at TRI-CITY AMERICANS – TOYOTA CENTER
Wednesday, November 22, 2017 | RADIO: 1380 AM / FM 95.3 | TIPS App
TONIGHT’S MATCHUP AND SERIES NOTES
Fourth of eight meetings between the teams and the 135th overall … the Tips own a lifetime record of 61-52-21 against Tri-City … their last trip to Tri-City was on Sept. 30 in a 5-4 defeat at Toyota Center … Matt Fonteyne, Patrick Bajkov, and Connor Dewar combined for seven points in the game … following tonight’s game, the Tips will play five of their next six games at home … the Tips come into tonight’s game tied for fourth in the U.S. Division with 22 points, and the Americans were defeated by Victoria in their last game, 7-3 on Saturday.
Big stick taps to emcee @tipstoad, heading over the pass to Kennewick and filling in for play-by-play tonight while Amy & I await the birth of our second son.
Give Dan a listen on @KRKO1380 & pats on the back. He's an organization utility knife.
— Mike Benton (@Benton_Mike) November 22, 2017
SEASON SERIES (Silvertips 1-1-1-0)
|Sep. 24||Silvertips 4 – Tri-City 1|
|Sep. 30||Tri-City 5 – Silvertips 4|
|Oct. 18||Tri-City 3 – Silvertips 2 (OT)|
|Nov. 22||at Tri-City||7:05 pm PST|
|Dec. 10||at Tri-City||5:05 pm PST|
|Jan. 10||Tri-City||7:05 pm PST|
|Jan. 15||Tri-City||4:05 pm PST|
|Mar. 13||at Tri-City||7:05 pm PDT|
NEXT THREE GAMES (all times PT)
DATE OPPONENT TIME SITE RADIO
11/24/17 vs Spokane 7:35pm XFINITY Arena KRKO 1380 AM & 95.3 FM/Tips App
11/25/17 vs Vancouver 7:05pm XFINITY Arena KRKO 1380 AM & 95.3 FM/Tips App
12/1/17 at Kamloops 7:00pm Sandman Centre KRKO 1380 AM & 95.3 FM/Tips App
LAST GAME (REG 2 – EVT 1 / 11-21-17): Carter Hart’s career-high 48 saves and two critical penalty kills helped keep the Everett Silvertips in the hunt, ultimately falling 2-1 to the visiting Regina Pats before 4,227 fans at XFINITY Arena on Sunday in WHL action. Patrick Bajkov broke a Silvertips power play drought with a third period goal. Robbie Holmes and Jake Leschyshyn each scored for Regina, who won for the first time on their U.S. Division trip. The Silvertips fell to 6-7-2-0 in 15 lifetime meetings with the Pats. Hart’s counterpart, Tyler Brown, stopped 38 shots.
TOP 5 TIPS TIDBITS
- GOT TO ADMIT IT’S GETTING BETTER: The Tips are 6-3-0-1 in the last ten games … Patrick Bajkov and Sean Richards each have two game winning goals in that span … Bajkov and Richards have combined for 20 points and 12 goals as well … eight players are +1 or better on the Tips roster.
- DAY-BY-DAVIS: Kevin Davis, in his overage season, is sixth among WHL defensemen with 23 points in 23 games … Davis leads all Tips d-men in scoring and has points in four of the last five games … he will play in the 300th game of his career tonight.
- DEWAR OF GOOD DEEDS: Connor Dewar (development camp, Toronto Maple Leafs and draft eligible) entered the week tied for third in the WHL in shots (103) and leads the Tips in power play goals (6).
- HART OF THE MATTER: Back-to-back WHL Goaltender of the Year Carter Hart tied the Tips all-time shutout record (21) with 25 saves, 11/15 (2-0 win vs. Prince Albert) … his 90 career wins are 2nd all-time in Silvertips history.
- BIG BANG BAJKOV: Patrick Bajkov, returning from training camp with the Vegas Golden Knights, leads the Tips with 31 points in 24 games (T-15, WHL) … he scored the Tips first shorthanded goal of the season, 11/18 vs. Seattle.
- Carter Hart’s next shutout breaks Leland Irving’s all-time Silvertips record and will put him 5 away from tying the WHL all-time record
- Patrick Bajkov is 8 games away from 300 in his WHL career
- Kevin Davis is 1 game away from 300 in his WHL career
- Matt Fonteyne is 8 games away from 300 in his WHL career
- Riley Sutter played in his 100th career game in the WHL on Sept. 24 vs. 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
ON THIS DATE
11-22-17 (REG 6 – EVT 4): Peter Mueller earned the sixth hat trick in Silvertips history … the Tips outshot Regina 42-24 … Mueller had a four-point game while adding an assist … defenseman Shaun Heshka added a goal and had two assists
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||90|
|3.||Austin Lotz||2011 – 2015||72|
|4.||Kent Simpson||2007 – 2012||71|
|5.||Michael Wall||2003 – 2005||35|
|1.||Leland Irving||2003 – 2008||21|
|Carter Hart||2013 – Current||21|
|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
99: Kindopp, Dewar, Christiansen, Sutter, Wylie, Ormsby, Bains
00: I. Walker, Onyebuchi, Centazzo, K. Walker, Butt, Fasko-Rudas, Fairbrother
01: Wolf, Vitelli
BC: Davis, Bajkov, Christiansen, I. Walker, Fairbrother, Bains
AB: Fonteyne, Hart, Richards, Kindopp, Sutter, Centazzo, K. Walker
MB: Hein, Dewar, Onyebuchi, Vitelli
WA: Butt, Ormsby, Wylie