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THURSDAY » Tips vs. Red Deer (2/14)


EVERETT SIVLERTIPS vs RED DEER REBELS – A.O.T.W. ARENA  

  • Thursday, February 14, 2019
  • Time: 7:05 pm PT
  • RADIO: KRKO 1380 AM / 95.3 FM & TuneIn App

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TONIGHT’S MATCHUP AND SERIES NOTES
First and only meeting of the regular season … 16th all-time meeting … the Silvertips have won back-to-back meetings in downtown Everett … the Tips are 4-1-0-0 against teams from the Central Division … Red Deer took a 4-3 overtime defeat last night in Spokane, in their first matchup against a team from the U.S. Division … the Tips have won five of the last six games … tonight is the final game of a four-game homestand (2-1-0-0).


PLAYOFF PUSH:

  • The Silvertips have clinched a playoff berth for the 16th consecutive season (longest active streak in WHL)
  • The Silvertips were the second team to clinch a playoff berth, and earned the berth on Feb. 9 in a 5-0 win vs. Portland
  • DID YOU KNOW? The Silvertips have won back-to-back U.S. Division titles and six in franchise history
  • IF THE PLAYOFFS BEGAN TODAY: The Silvertips would face the Seattle Thunderbirds in the opening round of the WHL Playoffs


Silvertips vs Rebels:  All-Time Regular Season Record

Year                           GP       W              L               T               OTL         SOL         GF            GA
2003-04                    1                0                1                0                0                –                 1                2
2004-05                    1                1                0                0                0                –                 3                0
2005-06                    1                1                0                –                 0                0                2                1
2006-07                    1                1                0                –                 0                0                3                0
2007-08                    1                1                0                –                 0                0                3                1
2008-09                    1                1                0                –                 0                0                6                3
2009-10                    1                1                0                –                 0                0                3                0
2010-11                    1                0                1                –                 0                0                0                2
2011-12                    1                1                0                –                 0                0                3                2
2012-13                    1                0                1                –                 0                0                2                4
2013-14                    1                1                0                –                 0                0                2                1
2014-15                    1                1                0                –                 0                0                6                3
2015-16                    1                0                1                –                 0                0                1                4
2016-17                    1                1                0                –                 0                0                4                1
2017-18                    1                0                1                –                 0                0                1                4
All-Time            15             10             5                0                0                0                40             28

 

NEXT THREE GAMES (all times PT)

DATE                OPPONENT                    TIME             SITE                                  RADIO

2/15/19              @ Kelowna                     7:05pm          Prospera Place                   KRKO 1380 AM / 95.3 FM/TuneIn

2/16/19              @ Seattle                      6:05pm          accesso ShoWare Center     KRKO 1380 AM / 95.3 FM/TuneIn

2/18/19              @ Prince George            2:00pm          CN Centre                          KRKO 1380 AM / 95.3 FM/TuneIn

LAST TIME OUT:
EVT 5 – POR 0 (2-9-19): Silvertips defenseman Jake Christiansen recorded the first hat trick of his WHL career, the first defenseman to ever record a hat trick in franchise history, while goaltender Dustin Wolf delivered a 29-save shutout, his sixth of the season, as the Everett Silvertips cruised past the Portland Winterhawks, 5-0, before 7,117 fans on Star Wars Night at A.O.T.W. Arena on Saturday night in U.S. Division action. For the 16th straight season, the Silvertips are headed to the playoffs, as they become the first team in the Western Conference to clinch a playoff birth after handing the Winterhawks their first shutout loss of the season. Wolf’s shutout was the 10th of his career, moving into a fourth place tie on the Silvertips all-time list with Austin Lotz.

ON THIS DATE: FEB. 14, 2006: The Tips also won on Valentine’s Day, 13 years ago … behind four goals in the third period, the Tips rallied after trailing 1-0 through two periods to defeat the Seattle Thunderbirds, 4-2 before 5,589 fans in downtown Everett … Leland Irving stopped 26 shots in net … Ondrej Fiala, John Lammers, Brady Calla (game winner), and Peter Mueller (empty net) also scored for the Tips to move to 3-3-0-1 in the season series with the Thunderbirds.

TOP 5 TIPS TIDBITS

  • MOVIN’ ON UP: The Tips entered today ranked #7 in the CHL Top-10 rankings … they have resided in the Top 10 for the last 11 weeks … the Tips have won or gained points in 30 of the past 38 games … their 78 points are second most in the WHL
    • HOWLING WOLF: Dustin Wolf was named CHL Goaltender of the Week on Jan. 30 … he has been listed along with Tips D Gianni Fairbrother to the NHL Central Scouting midterm rankings … he has the lowest goals-against-average (1.77) in the WHL, and leads the league in wins (34) and shutouts (6)
    • HATS OFF TO THE TIPS: The Silvertips have earned hat tricks in four of the last five games … Jake Christiansen became the first defenseman in Tips history to earn a hat trick, Feb. 9 vs. Portland (5-0 win) … Connor Dewar, Bryce Kindopp and Zack Andrusiak had hat tricks in the prior games.
    • OPEN THE FLOODGATES: After enduring a three game losing skid where they scored four goals, the Silvertips rebounded to now win four of the last give games, scoring 28 goals in that span.
    • PITBULL IS TOP DOG: Tips captain Connor Dewar comes off of WHL Player of the Week honors, announced Feb. 4 … his 72 points are 10th in WHL scoring and 34 goals are one behind teammate Zack Andrusiak.

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: 4-2-0-0

Berezowski, Jackson: 7-2-0-0

Butt, Dawson: 7-0-1-0

Christiansen, Jake: 9-1-0-0

Dewar, Connor: 22-3-0-1

Fairbrother, Gianni: 9-0-0-0

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: 18-3-0-1

Minulin, Artyom: 1-0-0-0

Mitchell, Conrad: 1-0-0-0

Patterson, Max: 5-0-0-1

Price, Jalen: 4-1-0-0

Sutter, Riley: 10-1-0-0

Vitelli, Reece: 6-0-0-0

Walker, Ian: 1-0-0-0

Wylie, Wyatte: 8-0-1-0

 

MILESTONE ALERT

  • Riley Sutter is 2 games shy of 200 in his Silvertips and WHL career
  • Connor Dewar is 3 goals shy of 100 in his Silvertips and WHL career
  • Wyatte Wylie is 4 games away from 200 in his Silvertips and WHL career
  • Bryce Kindopp earned the 100th point in his Silvertips and WHL career Jan. 26 vs. Lethbridge
  • 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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