TONIGHT // Tips vs Spokane (11/30)
EVERETT SILVERTIPS vs SPOKANE CHIEFS – A.O.T.W. ARENA
- Friday, November 30, 2018
- Time: 7:35 pm PT
- RADIO: KRKO 1380 AM / 95.3 & Silvertips App
TONIGHT’S MATCHUP AND SERIES NOTES
The Silvertips will battle the Spokane Chiefs for the third meeting this season … the Tips have won five of six games, earning points in all and are 9-3-1-0 against teams from the U.S. Division … the Tips have the most points (41) in the Western Conference and trail only Prince Albert (50) for most in the entire WHL … the Tips are 61-56-10 in the all-time series and are 38-23-4-3 all-time in downtown Everett … the Tips are in a stretch of playing 10 of 13 games at home, currently 5-0-1 in those games at home.
REGULAR SEASON SERIES (Silvertips are 1-0-1-0)
|Nov. 3||EVT 6 – at SPO 2|
|Nov. 18||SPO 3 – at EVT 2 (OT)|
|Nov. 30||Spokane||7:35 pm PST|
|Dec. 5||Spokane||7:05 pm PST|
|Dec. 9||Spokane||4:05 pm PST|
|Dec. 12||at Spokane||7:05 pm PST|
|Dec. 28||at Spokane||7:05 pm PST|
|Mar. 5||at Spokane||7:05 pm PST|
NEXT THREE GAMES (all times PT)
DATE OPPONENT TIME SITE RADIO
12/1/18 Kootenay 7:05pm A.O.T.W. Arena KKXA 1520 AM / 101.1 FM/Tips App
12/5/18 Spokane 7:05pm A.O.T.W. Arena KRKO 1380 AM / 95.3 FM/Tips App
12/8/18 @ Seattle 7:05pm A.O.T.W. Arena KRKO 1380 AM / 95.3 FM/Tips App
LAST TIME OUT:
EVT 4 – POR 1 (11-28-18): The Everett Silvertips stuffed the stat sheet tonight as eight different Silvertips recorded points along with a 34-save outing from the reigning WHL Goaltender of the Week, Dustin Wolf, defeating the Portland Winterhawks 4-1 before 3,024 fans at A.O.T.W. Arena on Wednesday night in U.S. Division action. The Silvertips rallied back from a 1-0 first period deficit, to score four unanswered goals and land a total of 41 shots on visiting goaltender Shane Farkas. Sean Richards scored the eventual winner, capping a pair of goals in 47 seconds.
TOP 5 TIPS TIDBITS
- MOVIN’ ON UP: The Tips entered the weekend ranked #6 in the CHL Top-10 rankings … they have resided in the Top 10 for the last two weeks … the Tips have won or gained points in 11 of the past 13 games … their 41 points are second most in the WHL.
- TOP OF THE HEAP: The Tips hold the most points (41) in the Western Conference with a record of 20-7-1-0 … it is their 4th largest record through 28 games in franchise history …. their goal differential of +33 is best in the Western Conference and trails only the league’s top team, Prince Albert (+83)
- THE WOLF HOWLS: Dustin Wolf enters this week coming off his third WHL Goaltender of the Week honor … his sixth career shutout has him ranked tied for fifth, all-time in Tips history (Heemskerk, Simpson) … his 1.85 goals-against-average is 3rd in the WHL … his .926 save percentage is 4th in the WHL.
- FIRST THING’S FIRST: The Tips are 16-0-0-0 when they score the first goal of the game this season … they are the last remaining team in the WHL with a 1.000 win percentage when scoring first.
- DEWAR OF GOOD: Tips captain Connor Dewar has points in 16 of his last 18 games … his 22 goals are second in the WHL, trailing league leader Brett Leason (26) by four.
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: 5-0-1-0
Christiansen, Jake: 6-0-0-0
Dewar, Connor: 14-3-0-0
Fairbrother, Gianni: 2-0-0-0
Fasko-Rudas, Martin: 5-1-0-0
Khaira, Sahvan: 2-1-0-0
Kindopp, Bryce: 7-1-0-0
Ormsby, Luke: 2-0-0-0
Price, Jalen: 2-1-0-0
Richards, Sean: 5-1-0-0
Sutter, Riley: 7-1-0-0
Vitelli, Reece: 3-0-0-0
Walker, Ian: 1-0-0-0
Wylie, Wyatte: 5-0-1-0
- Riley Sutter is 12 games shy of 200 in his Silvertips and WHL career
- Connor Dewar is 16 goals shy of 100 in his Silvertips and WHL career
- Reece Vitelli is 4 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
- Sean Richards reached the 100th point in his WHL career on Nov. 10 at Seattle
- 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:
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, Vitelli
02: Berezowski, Seeley
BC: Khaira, Bains, I. Walker, Fairbrother, Goncalves, Price, Palaga
AB: Richards, Kindopp, Sutter, Mitchell, Seeley
MB: Dewar, Vitelli
WA: Butt, Ormsby, Wylie