TONIGHT » Tips vs Prince George (12/16)
EVERETT SILVERTIPS vs PRINCE GEORGE COUGARS – A.O.T.W. ARENA, Everett, WA.
- Saturday, December 16, 2017
- RADIO: 1380 AM / FM 95.3
- TIPS App
TONIGHT’S MATCHUP AND SERIES NOTES
Finale of four meetings and the opener of a two-game homestand … the Silvertips are 36-18-3-3 lifetime against the Cougars and last season went 3-1-0-0 in four matchups … the Tips last season outscored Prince George, 16-7 … they are 20-6-3-1 all time in Prince George … the Tips defeated Prince George, 4-0 in the last meeting on Nov. 11 and have gone unbeaten in regulation for five of the last six meetings.
HEAD-TO-HEAD: (Silvertips 2-0-0-1)
|Nov. 3||at Silvertips 3 – Prince George 1|
|Nov. 10||at Prince George 4 – Silvertips 3 (SO)|
|Nov. 11||Silvertips 4 – Prince George 0|
|Dec. 16||Prince George||7:05 pm PST|
NEXT THREE GAMES (all times PT)
DATE OPPONENT TIME SITE RADIO
12/17/17 Portland 4:05pm AOTW Arena KRKO 1380 AM & 95.3 FM/Tips App
12/27/17 @Vancouver 7:00pm Langley Events Centre KRKO 1380 AM & 95.3 FM/Tips App
12/28/17 Vancouver 7:35pm AOTW Arena KRKO 1380 AM & 95.3 FM/Tips App
LAST GAME (SPO 5 – EVT 3 / 12-16-17): Hudson Elynuik broke a tie game in the third period and scored the final two goals of the game to lift the Spokane Chiefs over the Everett Silvertips, 5-3 before 5,913 fans at Spokane Arena on Friday in WHL action. The Silvertips had their nine-game winning streak come to an end despite a pair of power play goals, while Matt Fonteyne (goal and assist) and Patrick Bajkov (two assists) each had multi point games.
TOP 5 TIPS TIDBITS
- GOT TO ADMIT IT’S GETTING BETTER: The Tips are 15-4-0-1 in the last 20 games and went 7-3-0-1 in the month of November … their nine game win streak was their longest of the season … Patrick Bajkov and Sean Richards have combined for six game winning goals in that span … Bajkov led the Tips in the month with 12 points in 11 games during November, and Richards led the Tips with 7 goals in 10 games.
- KINDOPP CAN-DO: Bryce Kindopp has logged the last two Tips game winning goals … he is tied for third on the Tips with three goals in the month of December.
- DAY-BY-DAVIS: Kevin Davis, in his overage season, is tied for eighth among WHL defensemen with 30 points in 33 games … he became the fourth player in Tips history to suit up in 300 games on Nov. 22 at Tri-City … Davis has 13 points in the last 15 games.
- SPECIAL DELIVERIES: For the Silvertips special teams, the penalty kill is 1st in the WHL (85.6) … the Silvertips power play went 2-of-4 Friday night at Spokane … Connor Dewar leads the Silvertips with seven power play goals.
- BIG BANG BAJKOV: 20-year old forward Patrick Bajkov leads the Tips in scoring with 48 points in 34 games (T-9, WHL) … he has assists in nine of the last ten games … last Wednesday he played in career game #300, all with the Silvertips.
- Carter Hart is 2 shutouts away from tying the WHL all-time record (26: Tyson Sexsmith)
- Patrick Bajkov is 3 goals away from 100 in his WHL and Tips career
- 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
- 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
- Dawson Butt (goal) – Nov. 22 at TC
WHEN THEY SCORE
A look at the Tips records when the following players score a goal:
#5 Montana Onyebuchi 1-1-0-0
#8 Patrick Bajkov 10-3-1-0
#9 Dawson Butt 1-0-0-0
#11 Orrin Centazzo 1-2-0-0
#12 Akash Bains 0-1-0-0
#14 Riley Sutter 5-3-0-1
#15 Sean Richards 7-3-0-1
#17 Matt Fonteyne 7-5-1-1
#18 Brandson Hein 0-1-0-0
#19 Bryce Kindopp 5-1-0-0
#24 Gianni Fairbrother 1-0-0-1
#23 Jake Christiansen 2-0-0-0
#26 Reece Vitelli 1-1-0-0
#29 Wyatte Wylie 2-0-0-0
#43 Connor Dewar 4-3-0-1
#38 Kevin Davis 3-1-0-0
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 … the native of Calgary is fifth on the Silvertips with ten goals in 33 games, additionally racking up 21 points, four power play goals, one game winning goal, and an even plus/minus.
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||98|
|3.||Austin Lotz||2011 – 2015||72|
|4.||Kent Simpson||2007 – 2012||71|
|5.||Michael Wall||2003 – 2005||35|