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TONIGHT: Tips at Tri-City (3/13)


EVERETT SILVERTIPS at TRI-CITY AMERICANS – TOYOTA CENTER

  • Tuesday, March 13, 2018 
  • RADIO: 1380 AM / FM 95.3
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TONIGHTS MATCHUP AND SERIES NOTES

Finale of eight meetings between the teams and the 139th overall … the Tips own a lifetime record of 65-52-21 against Tri-City … their last meeting with Tri-City was Jan. 15 in a 6-5 Tips victory in downtown Everett … the Silvertips enter today four points ahead for first place in the U.S. Division and Western Conference with three games to play … they are 21-11-0-2 on the road … Tri-City has won three consecutive games and is 19-10-4-0 on home ice.

 

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

Sep. 24 Silvertips 4 – Tri-City 1
Sep. 30 at Tri-City 5 – Silvertips 4
Oct. 18 Tri-City 3 – Silvertips 2 (OT)
Nov. 22 Silvertips 3 – at Tri-City 0
Dec. 10 Silvertips 4 – at Tri-City 3
Jan. 10 at Silvertips 4 – Tri-City 0
Jan. 15 at Silvertips 6 – Tri-City 5
Mar. 13 at Tri-City 7:05 pm PDT

 

PLAYOFF SCENARIO:

The Silvertips have a magic number of 3 to clinch the U.S. Division title.

  • The Silvertips hold a four-point lead for first place in the Western Conference and U.S. Division with 3 games to play.
  • The Silvertips have clinched a playoff berth for the 15th straight season, the longest current streak in the WHL and home ice advantage in the opening round.

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

 

NEXT THREE GAMES (all times PT)

DATE               OPPONENT                 TIME            SITE                                 RADIO

3/16/18            VICTORIA                    7:35pm        AOTW Arena                    KRKO 1380 AM & 95.3 FM/Tips App

3/17/18            @ Victoria                    7:05pm        SOF Memorial Centre       KRKO 1380 AM & 95.3 FM/Tips App

— WHL PLAYOFFS – DATES TO BE ANNOUNCED —

 

LAST GAME (POR 2 – EVT 0 / 3-11-18): Cole Kehler made 28 saves while Cody Glass furnished a pair of assists to help the Portland Winterhawks hold off the Everett Silvertips, 2-0 before 8,263 fans at Moda Center on Sunday in WHL action. The Silvertips, who had their eight game road win streak (franchise record) snapped with just their third loss in regulation since Jan. 31, poured on 28 shots but came up short on five power play opportunities. Carter Hart kept the Silvertips in the game with a 29 save effort.

TOP 5 TIPS TIDBITS

  • TORRID TIPS: The Tips are 41-9-1-3 in the last 57 games and finished 9-1-1-1 in February… they have won 35 of the last 44 games … Garrett Pilon led the Silvertips with 15 points in 12 games during February … 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 reached the Silvertips all-time goal scoring record (108) with a goal vs. Kelowna on Mar. 2 … he is a goal or assist away from setting the new Tips single season points record (94).
  • RIPPING IT ON THE ROAD: The Silvertips won eight straight games on the road ending Mar. 11, setting a new franchise record on Mar. 10 at Seattle (3-2 win).
  • AGAINST THE U.S. DIVISION: The Tips are 22-11-0-1 against opponents from the U.S. Division … tonight’s game is their final matchup against an opponent from the U.S. Division.
  • SPECIAL DELIVERIES: For special teams, the Tips penalty kill is 1st in the WHL (84.3) … 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 10-of-33 in the last eight games … Connor Dewar and Matt Fonteyne lead the Tips with 15 power play goals.

 

MILESTONE ALERT

  • Carter Hart is 1 shutout away from surpassing the WHL all-time record (26: Tyson Sexsmith)
  • Sean Richards is 10 points away from 100 in his WHL career
  • Patrick Bajkov is a goal or an assist away from setting the new Silvertips single season record for points
  • Patrick Bajkov became the Silvertips all-time leading goal scorer on Mar. 2 vs. Kelowna (108)
  • Garrett Pilon played in the 200th game of his WHL career on Mar. 2 vs. Kelowna
  • Ian Walker played in the 100th game of his WHL career on Feb. 24 at Seattle
  • Kevin Davis became the Silvertips all-time leader in games played (336) on Feb. 20 at Spokane
  • Connor Dewar skated in the 200th game of his WHL career on Feb. 20 at Spokane
  • 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 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            5-0-0-1

#8 Patrick Bajkov                     19-3-1-0

#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                       15-3-0-2

#15 Sean Richards                  13-4-0-1

#16 Luke Ormsby                     1-0-0-0

#17 Matt Fonteyne                   17-7-1-1

#19 Bryce Kindopp                  14-2-0-0

#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                      8-0-1-0

#43 Connor Dewar                   19-4-0-1

#44 Spencer Gerth                  2-0-0-0

#38 Kevin Davis                       7-1-0-0

 

 

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 (25).

 

TIPS IN THE NHL

Noah Juulsen (D) made his NHL debut Feb. 23 with the Montreal Canadiens vs. the New York Rangers … he became the 18th former Silvertip to suit up and play in the NHL … Juulsen was selected by Montreal in the first round in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft … he had 124 points and 149 penalty minutes in 240 career WHL games, all with the Silvertips.

 

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

GAMES # Player Pos TOTAL
1 38 Kevin Davis D 344
2 8 Patrick Bajkov RW 339
3 17 Matt Fonteyne LW 337
4 11 Shane Harper RW 335
5 10, 21 Zack Dailey C 330

 

GOALS # Player Pos TOTAL
1 8 Patrick Bajkov RW 109
2 9 Tyler Maxwell C 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 172
3 38 Kevin Davis D 143
4 17 Matt Fonteyne LW 122
5 21 Joshua Winquist LW 115

 

POINTS # Player Pos TOTAL
1 8 Patrick Bajkov RW 281
2 9 Zach Hamill C 262
3 21 Joshua Winquist LW 216
4 11 Shane Harper RW 214
5 17 Matt Fonteyne C 202

 

SILVERTIPS ALL-TIME RECORD  –   WINS

 

 

WINS GOALIE YEARS TOTAL
1. Carter Hart 2013 – Current 114
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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