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TONIGHT // Tips vs. Portland (11/14)


EVERETT SILVERTIPS vs PORTLAND WINTERHAWKS – A.O.T.W. ARENA  

  • Wednesday, November 14, 2018
  • Time: 7:05pm PT 
  • RADIO: KRKO 1380 AM & 95.3 FM & Silvertips App

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TONIGHT’S MATCHUP AND SERIES NOTES

The Silvertips meet the Portland Winterhawks for the fourth of ten meetings this season … the Silvertips are 2-1-0-0 in the head-to-head series … the Silvertips are 77-66-14 lifetime against Portland and 41-32-6 all-time in downtown Everett … the Silvertips have won eight of their last ten games … and four straight overall … the Silvertips are entering a stretch of playing ten of the next 13 games at home … the Tips are tied with Vancouver for the top record (points) in the WHL.

REGULAR SEASON SERIES (Silvertips are 2-1-0-0)

Sep. 23 EVT 3 – POR 1
Oct. 6 POR 4 – EVT 1
Oct. 14 EVT 4 – EVT 2
Nov. 14 Portland 7:05 pm PST
Nov. 16 at Portland 7:00 pm PST
Nov. 25 at Portland 5:00 pm PST
Nov. 28 Portland 7:05 pm PST
Jan. 19 at Portland 5:00 pm PST
Feb. 9 Portland 7:05 pm PST
Mar. 12 at Portland 7:00 pm PDT

 

NEXT THREE GAMES (all times PT)

DATE                OPPONENT                    TIME             SITE                                  RADIO

11/16/18            @ Portland                     7:00pm          Memorial Coliseum               KRKO 1380 AM & 95.3 FM/Tips App
11/17/18            Vancouver                     7:05pm          A.O.T.W. Arena                   KKXA 1520 AM & 95.3 FM/Tips App

11/18/18            Spokane                        4:05pm          A.O.T.W. Arena                   KRKO 1380 AM & 95.3 FM/Tips App

LAST TIME OUT:

EVT 5 – KAM 2 (11-11-18): Connor Dewar broke a tie game early in the third period to spark three unanswered goals and Kamloops native Max Palaga earned first star honors with 26 saves in his first start to help the Everett Silvertips sweep the weekend three-game series in a 5-2 victory over the Kamloops Blazers, before 3,976 fans at Sandman Centre on Sunday. For the second time this season, the Silvertips ran the table in a three-game, three-day scenario, but this time under the conditions of traveling nearly 1,100 miles between a pair of games in Kamloops on Friday and Sunday, and a Saturday night win in Kent, Wash. over the Seattle Thunderbirds. Palaga, acquired from Kamloops on Oct. 29, responded to the challenge of facing his former team in his first Silvertip start with 26 stops for his first win of the season.

TOP 5 TIPS TIDBITS

  • END OF THE ROAD: The Silvertips are starting a stretch of 10 of 13 games at home … they have won seven consecutive games on the road … they ended Sunday with a 5-2 road victory at Kamloops for 20 points on the road, most in the WHL (10-3-0-0) … the Tips went 3-0-0-0 last weekend in three road games, covering over 1,100 miles of travel.
  • SPECIAL DELIVERY: The Silvertips scored 5 power play goals on Nov. 10, tying a single-game franchise record for the second time this season and sixth in franchise history … they have 20 power play goals in the last 14 games … they are second overall in the WHL for penalty killing (87.8) … the Tips are seventh in power play percentage (25.0)
  • GONE NATIONAL: Head Coach Dennis Williams (Team Canada-Black) and Ronan Seeley (Team Canada-Red) have returned to the Silvertips from the World U17 Hockey Challenge through this weekend in New Brunswick … Connor Dewar and Riley Sutter returned from Team WHL and the CIBC Canada Russia Series last week … Dewar had a pair of assists in two games and Sutter had one assist, while going 21-for-30 in face-offs.
  • HOWLING GOOD TIME: Dustin Wolf, in his first draft eligible season, is second in the league in wins (13), is third in the WHL for in goals-against-average (1.73), and is tied for third in save percentage (.927)
  • RILEY GOOD: Tips forward Riley Sutter is second on the Tips with 25 points and leads the Tips with 289 face-off wins … he had a 7 game point streak snapped on Sunday … the previous Sutter with as long of a streak in the WHL was Brandon Sutter (Red Deer, 2007-08).

 

DID YOU KNOW?

The Silvertips will make their home ice at A.O.T.W. Arena the host venue USA Hockey’s training camp for the upcoming 2019 IIHF World Junior Championships … Team USA will skate in downtown Everett between Dec. 14-18, showcasing a collection of the top end U.S. born players under 20 years of age … all practices (times TBA) are scheduled to be open to the public.

ON THE BOARD!

The following Silvertips have collected their first WHL point 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

 

BY THE NUMBERS

Silvertips records, when each player scores a goal:

Bains, Akash: 3-0-0-0

Berezowski, Jackson: 4-0-0-0

Butt, Dawson: 4-0-0-0

Christiansen, Jake: 5-0-0-0

Dewar, Connor: 9-3-0-0

Fairbrother, Gianni: 2-0-0-0

Fasko-Rudas, Martin: 2-1-0-0

Khaira, Sahvan: 2-1-0-0

Kindopp, Bryce: 5-1-0-0

Price, Jalen: 2-0-0-0

Richards, Sean: 3-0-0-0

Sutter, Riley: 6-1-0-0

Vitelli, Reece: 1-0-0-0

Walker, Ian: 1-0-0-0

Wylie, Wyatte: 5-0-0-0

 

MILESTONE ALERT

  • Riley Sutter is 20 games shy of 200 in his Silvertips and WHL career
  • Connor Dewar is 23 goals shy of 100 in his Silvertips and WHL career
  • Sean Richards is 17 points shy of 100 in his WHL career
  • Reece Vitelli is 14 games shy of 100 in his Silvertips and WHL career
  • 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: Richards, Khaira, Minulin

99: Kindopp, Dewar, Christiansen, Sutter, Wylie, Ormsby, Sharp, Bains,

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

01: Wolf, Goncalves, Mitchell, Price, Melcher, Vitelli

02: Berezowski, Lyda, Seeley

 

HOMETOWN

CANADA

BC: Khaira, Bains, I. Walker, Fairbrother, Goncalves, Price, Palaga

AB: Richards, Kindopp, Sutter, Mitchell, Lyda, Seeley

SK: Berezowski

MB: Dewar, Vitelli

 

UNITED STATES

WA: Butt, Ormsby, Wylie

CA: Wolf

 

RUSSIA

Minulin

 

SLOVAKIA

Fasko-Rudas, Melcher

 

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