TONIGHT » Tips vs. Brandon
EVERETT SILVERTIPS vs BRANDON WHEAT KINGS – A.O.T.W. ARENA
Saturday, January 20, 2018 | RADIO: 1380 AM / FM 95.3 | TIPS App
TONIGHT’S MATCHUP AND SERIES NOTES
Only matchup of the regular season … first meeting in downtown Everett since Oct. 28, 2015 … the Silvertips are 8-5-0-1 lifetime against Brandon … the two teams are a combined 56-29-3-2 (.650 win percentage) with seven combined players as NHL Draft selections, signed free agents, or selections to the CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game … the Silvertips are looking for their first home win vs. Brandon since Oct. 26, 2007 … the Tips have won five games in a row … Brandon is 3-1-2-0 in the last six games.
LAST TIME THEY MET:
Date Location Result GWG Goalie Shots Attendance
2/10/17 Westman Place L, 1-2 Coulter Petit (27/29) EVT, 35-29 4,866
NEXT THREE GAMES (all times PT)
DATE OPPONENT TIME SITE RADIO
1/21/18 SWIFT CURRENT 4:05pm AOTW Arena KRKO 1380 AM & 95.3 FM/Tips App
1/26/18 SEATTLE 7:35pm AOTW Arena KRKO 1380 AM & 95.3 FM/Tips App
1/27/18 @ Seattle 7:05pm ShoWare Center KRKO 1380 AM & 95.3 FM/Tips App
LAST GAME (EVT 6 – TC 5 / 1-15-18): Matt Fonteyne tied a franchise game record with five assists and the Everett Silvertips used a late power play goal by Garrett Pilon to pull away for a 6-5 victory over the Tri-City Americans before 3,214 fans in downtown Everett on Monday in WHL action. The Silvertips, sweeping through three games in three days, returned to sole possession of first place in the U.S. Division and posted a combined seven points between Pilon and linemates Riley Sutter and Connor Dewar (re-united in the middle of the game). The Silvertips improved to 5-1-1-0 in the season series over Tri-City.
TOP 5 TIPS TIDBITS
- TORRID TIPS: The Tips are 24-6-0-1 in the last 31 games and finished 10-2-0-0 in the month of December … they have won 18 of the last 21 games … Patrick Bajkov led the Silvertips with 18 points and six goals in 12 games during the month.
- GOALTENDING GOT HART: Tips goaltender Carter Hart, named Player of the Game in the championship victory over Sweden, is back with the Tips after capturing the gold medal with Canada at the 2018 IIHF World Junior Championships in Buffalo … Hart went 5-0-0-1 in six games, totaling a 1.64 goals-against-average and .935 save percentage in the tourney … he leads the league in save percentage (.957), GAA (1.44), and is tied for the league lead in shutouts (5).
- HELPING HAND: Matt Fonteyne tied a Tips record for assists in a game (5) on Monday in a 6-5 win vs. Tri-City … the last to post the mark was Peter Mueller, 11/25/06 vs. Tri-City … Fonteyne has 18 multi point games this season and 17 points in the last 6 games.
- NOT STANDING PAT: Patrick Bajkov, the leading Tips scorer, had a career high 5 points on Jan. 7 vs Victoria … his 67 points in 46 games rank seventh in league scoring … he is 6 points away from tying the Silvertips all-time points record, held by Zach Hamill.
- SPECIAL DELIVERIES: For the Silvertips special teams, the penalty kill is 1st in the WHL (85.1) … 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 12-of-25 in the last five games … Matt Fonteyne leads the Silvertips with 13 power play goals.
ON THIS DATE
JANUARY 21, 2012: Kohl Bauml had his first hat trick as a Silvertip and 35th in franchise history … the Tips defeated the Seattle Thunderbirds, 5-4 in overtime in downtown Everett … Bauml won the game on his hat trick goal at 3:21 of overtime … Josh Birkholz tied the game at 19:14 of the third period
DID YOU KNOW?
Forward Garrett Pilon is the first player in Silvertips history to wear jersey #41 … defenseman Ondrej Vala is the first player in Silvertips history to wear jersey #42.
- Carter Hart is 2 shutouts away from tying the WHL all-time record (26: Tyson Sexsmith)
- Garrett Pilon is 19 games away from 200 in his WHL career
- Sean Richards is 12 points away from 100 in his WHL career
- Connor Dewar is 15 games away from 100 and 13 points away from 100 in his WHL and Tips career
- Ian Walker is 14 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:
#7 Martin Fasko-Rudas 2-0-0-0
#8 Patrick Bajkov 14-3-1-0
#9 Dawson Butt 1-0-0-0
#12 Akash Bains 1-1-0-0
#14 Riley Sutter 10-3-0-1
#15 Sean Richards 11-3-0-1
#16 Luke Ormsby 1-0-0-0
#17 Matt Fonteyne 11-7-1-1
#19 Bryce Kindopp 7-1-0-0
#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 2-1-0-0
#41 Garrett Pilon 2-0-0-0
#43 Connor Dewar 9-3-0-1
#38 Kevin Davis 4-1-0-0
SUTTER SENT TO THE TOP
Riley Sutter will participate in the CHL/NHL Top Prospects games in late January 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 is two goals away from tying his career high (20), set in 2016-17.
CLIMBING THE LADDER
The Silvertips, ranking among the franchise all-time leaders:
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