EVERETT SILVERTIPS vs PRINCE ALBERT RAIDERS – XFINITY ARENA
- Wednesday, November 15, 2017
- RADIO: KRKO 1380 AM / FM 95.3
- In-arena radio feed: 95.3 FM
- TIPS App
TONIGHT’S MATCHUP AND SERIES NOTES
Only meeting of the regular season and the first in Everett since Oct. 11, 2015 (5-2 Tips win) … the Silvertips have gone unbeaten in regulation, in five of the last six games … Prince Albert won at Seattle last night, 6-4 … the Silvertips are 10-3-1-0 in 14 lifetime meetings … they have won five games in a row for series play … the last meeting between the teams was Feb. 17, 2017 at Prince Albert in a 3-1 Silvertips victory … the Tips have outscored Prince Albert, 46-27 for the lifetime series.
DID YOU KNOW: Tonight’s game is the return of Devon Skoleski of the Raiders, who suited up in 131 games with the Silvertips from 2015-17 … Skoleski has 10 points through 19 games.
NEXT THREE GAMES (all times PT)
DATE OPPONENT TIME SITE RADIO
11/17/17 vs Seattle 7:35pm XFINITY Arena KRKO 1380 AM & 95.3 FM/Tips App
11/18/17 at Seattle 7:05pm ShoWare Center KKXA 1520 AM & FM 101/Tips App
11/19/17 vs Regina 4:05pm XFINITY Arena KRKO 1380 AM & 95.3 FM/Tips App
LAST GAME (EVT 4 – PG 0 / 11-11-17): Carter Hart recorded his first shutout of the season and 20th of his career while Matt Fonteyne scored a goal and added an assist to lift the Everett Silvertips to a 4-0 victory over the Prince George Cougars before a crowd of 3,389 at CN Centre on Saturday in WHL action. The Tips seized three points in a possible total of four on their only two-game visit to Prince George this season, and are unbeaten in regulation for five of the past six games against the Cougars. Kevin Davis, Sean Richards, and Riley Sutter added second period goals.
TOP 5 TIPS TIDBITS
- RIGHT ON, RICHIE!: Silvertips forward Sean Richards has four goals in his last three games and nine points in the last eight games … the ’98 born forward scored the final goal on Saturday in a 4-0 win at Prince George
- DEWAR OF GOOD DEEDS: Connor Dewar (development camp, Toronto Maple Leafs and draft eligible) entered today third in the WHL in shots (95) and leads the Tips in power play goals (6) and goals (10) … he has five goals in the last seven games.
- HART OF THE MATTER: Reigning back-to-back WHL Goaltender of the Year Carter Hart made his home debut last Friday with 23 saves in the Tips 3-1 victory over Prince George … his 88 career wins are 2nd all-time in Silvertips history … he has two shutouts in the last nine days, including a 7-0 blanking of Russia last Monday in the Canada-Russia Series.
- WOLF IT DOWN: Dustin Wolf made 82 saves in his first two career games to earn WHL and CHL Goaltender of the Week honors last week … he became the youngest goaltender in Tips history (16 years, 6 months, 11 days) to earn a win since Carter Hart (16 years, 1 month, 7 days) in 2014-15, when he stopped 26 shots in a 2-0 win at Seattle.
- BIG BANG BAJKOV: Patrick Bajkov, returning from training camp with the Vegas Golden Knights, leads the Tips with 27 points in 20 games (T-14, WHL) … his last two goals have been scored with 1:30 left in regulation or less, both game winners.
- Patrick Bajkov is 10 games away from 300 in his WHL career
- Kevin Davis is 5 games away from 300 in his WHL career
- Carter Hart is 1 shutout from tying the Silvertips all-time record and 6 away from tying the WHL all-time record
- Riley Sutter played in his 100th career game in the WHL on Sept. 24 vs. 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
ON THIS DATE
11-15-17 (EVT 3 – KAM 2 / SO): Carson Stadnyk hit the double-digit goal plateau for the second straight season, and was named first star while Kevin Davis’ goal in the 15th round ended a marathon shootout in a 3-2 Tips victory over Kamloops at XFINITY Arena before 5,121 fans … Tips goaltender Austin Lotz made 30 saves while stopping 14 of 15 in the shootout … Deven Sideroff of Kamloops tied the game on an extra attacker goal with one second left in regulation.
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||88|
|3.||Austin Lotz||2011 – 2015||72|
|4.||Kent Simpson||2007 – 2012||71|
|5.||Michael Wall||2003 – 2005||35|
|1.||Leland Irving||2003 – 2008||21|
|2.||Carter Hart||2013 – Current||20|
|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: Luding, Kindopp, Dewar, Christiansen, Sutter, Wylie, Ormsby
00: I. Walker, Onyebuchi, Centazzo, K. Walker, Butt, Fasko-Rudas, Fairbrother
01: Wolf, Vitelli
BC: Davis, Bajkov, Luding, Christiansen, I. Walker, Fairbrother
AB: Fonteyne, Hart, Richards, Kindopp, Sutter, Centazzo, K. Walker
MB: Hein, Dewar, Onyebuchi, Vitelli
WA: Butt, Ormsby, Wylie