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TONIGHT // Tips vs Kelowna (1/18)


EVERETT SILVERTIPS vs KELOWNA ROCKETS – A.O.T.W. ARENA

  • Friday, January 18, 2019
  • Time: 7:35 pm PT
  • RADIO: KRKO 1380 AM / 95.3 FM & Silvertips App

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TONIGHT’S MATCHUP AND SERIES NOTES

The Silvertips battle the Kelowna Rockets in the third meeting of the regular season … the Tips are 29-22-12 in the all-time series against the Rockets and last season went 4-0-0-0 in four meetings, the first time the Silvertips won all four meetings of a season series against Kelowna … the Tips have won seven consecutive meetings and are 11-0-2-1 against Kelowna in the last four-plus years … the Tips have won 18 of 22 games (18-2-1-1) heading into Wednesday.

 

REGULAR SEASON SERIES (Silvertips are 2-0-0-0)

Nov. 24 at EVT 2 – KEL 1
Jan. 9 EVT 4 – at KEL 2
Jan. 18 Kelowna 7:35 pm PST
Feb. 15 at Kelowna 7:05 pm PST

 

NEXT THREE GAMES (all times PT)

DATE               OPPONENT                 TIME            SITE                                 RADIO

1/19/19            @ Portland                   5:00pm        Memorial Coliseum            KRKO 1380 AM / 95.3 FM/Tips App

1/20/19            Victoria                         4:05pm        A.O.T.W. Arena                KRKO 1380 AM / 95.3 FM/Tips App

1/25/18            @ Tri-City                     7:05pm        Toyota Center                  KRKO 1380 AM / 95.3 FM/Tips App

LAST TIME OUT:
EVT 3 – VIC 0 (1-12-19): Everett goaltender Dustin Wolf posted a 29-save shutout boosting three goals in the final two periods of play to lift the Everett Silvertips over the Victoria Royals, 3-0, before 4,913 fans at Save on Foods Memorial Centre on Saturday night. Wolf recorded his fourth shutout on the season while forward Justyn Gurney potted his first goal in a Silvertip uniform. Everett improves to 33-9-1-1 on the season, atop of the Western Conference with 68 points. Zack Andrusiak and Reece Vitelli also supplied the Silvertips offense.

TOP 5 TIPS TIDBITS

  • MOVIN’ ON UP: The Tips entered today ranked #5 in the CHL Top-10 rankings … they have resided in the Top 10 for the last eight weeks … the Tips have won or gained points in 25 of the past 29 games … their 68 points are second most in the WHL, nine behind Prince Albert.
  • HOWLING WOLF: Dustin Wolf was WHL Goaltender of the Month for December … his last appearance on Saturday was a 3-0 win at Victoria, the 8th shutout of his career … since Nov. 1, he has the lowest goals-against-average (1.86) in the WHL, with a minimum of 500 minutes played.
  • ZACK ATTACK: Zack Andrusiak scored his 31st goal of the season last Saturday vs. Victoria … it is the second straight season he has reached the 30-goal plateau … Andrusiak has 10 goals in the last 8 games … his 31 goals are third in the WHL.
  • BRYCE YOURSELVES: Tips forward Bryce Kindopp – named assistant captain Jan. 3 – led the team in points (13) and goals (9) for the month of December, covering 9 games … he has tied Connor Dewar with the longest point streak (12) for the regular season.
  • RELENTLESS PITBULL: Tips captain Connor Dewar earned the 41st multi point game of his career last Friday night vs. Tri-City … he leads the Tips in game winning goals (7) and first goals of the game (7) … his 29 goals are tied for fifth in the WHL.

 

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: 2-2-0-0

Berezowski, Jackson: 7-1-0-0

Butt, Dawson: 6-0-1-0

Christiansen, Jake: 7-1-0-0

Dewar, Connor: 19-3-0-1

Fairbrother, Gianni: 7-0-0-0

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

Goncalves, Gage: 1-0-0-0

Gurney, Justyn: 1-0-0-0

Khaira, Sahvan: 2-1-0-0

Kindopp, Bryce: 14-2-0-1

Mitchell, Conrad: 1-0-0-0

Patterson, Max: 3-0-0-1

Price, Jalen: 4-1-0-0

Sutter, Riley: 10-1-0-0

Vitelli, Reece: 5-0-0-0

Walker, Ian: 1-0-0-0

Wylie, Wyatte: 7-0-1-0

 

MILESTONE ALERT

  • Riley Sutter is 2 games shy of 200 in his Silvertips and WHL career
  • Connor Dewar is 8 goals shy of 100 in his Silvertips and WHL career
  • Wyatte Wylie is 13 games away from 200 in his Silvertips and WHL career
  • 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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