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EVERETT SILVERTIPS vs SPOKANE CHIEFS – A.O.T.W. ARENA

Friday, February 9, 2018    |   RADIO: 1380 AM / FM 95.3  |  TIPS App

 

TONIGHTS MATCHUP AND SERIES NOTES

Seventh of ten meetings against the Chiefs and the start of three games in three days … the Tips are 4-2-0-0 this season against Spokane … the Tips are 58-55-8 all-time against Spokane and last season went 4-2-1-1 in the head-to-head series … the last meeting between the teams was Jan. 28 and the Tips defeated Spokane, 6-5 in overtime … the Tips have won four of the last five meetings … they went 5-0-0-1 in their last two “3-in-3” situations … the Silvertips hold a one point lead in the Western Conference with 18 games left in the regular season.

 

SEASON SERIES (Silvertips 4-2-0-0)

Oct. 4 Spokane 5 – Silvertips 4
Nov. 24 Silvertips 4 – Spokane 1
Dec. 8 Silvertips 3 – Spokane 0
Dec. 15 at Spokane 5 – Silvertips 3
Jan. 13 Silvertips 5 – at Spokane 2
Jan. 28 Silvertips 6 – at Spokane 5 (OT)
Feb. 9 Spokane 7:35pm
Feb. 11 at Spokane 5:05pm
Feb. 20 at Spokane 7:05pm
Feb. 25 Spokane 4:05pm

 

NEXT THREE GAMES (all times PT)

DATE               OPPONENT                 TIME            SITE                                 RADIO

2/10/18            VANCOUVER               7:05pm        AOTW Arena                    KRKO 1380 AM & 95.3 FM/Tips App

2/11/18            @ Spokane                  5:05pm        Spokane Arena                KRKO 1380 AM & 95.3 FM/Tips App

2/16/18            @ Seattle                     7:35pm        ShoWare Center               KRKO 1380 AM & 95.3 FM/Tips App

 

LAST GAME (EVT 8 – KEL 2 / 2-3-18): Patrick Bajkov tied a career high with five points and earned the second hat trick of his career, while Garrett Pilon posted a career high four points to help the Everett Silvertips smash the Kelowna Rockets in an 8-2 victory, before a crowd of 6,758 on Saturday in downtown Everett in WHL action. The Silvertips swept the Rockets in this weekend’s home and home series, posting eight goals or more in a game for the fourth time this season. The Tips extended their lead to three points for top record in the Western Conference, scoring five unanswered goals to run away after leading the game, 3-2.

 

TOP 5 TIPS TIDBITS

  • TORRID TIPS: The Tips are 30-7-0-2 in the last 39 games and finished 9-3-0-1 in January… they have won 24 of the last 29 games … Matt Fonteyne led the Silvertips in January – and the entire league – with 25 points in 13 games and added 12 goals … they have 4 games of scoring 8 goals or more.
  • NOT STANDING PAT: Patrick Bajkov, the leading Tips scorer, set the new Silvertips all-time scoring record with 264 points last Friday, when he surpassed Zach Hamill with a first period power play goal … has twice tied his career high of 5 points … he needs one goal to tie Tyler Maxwell for the Tips all-time goal record (107)
  • GOALTENDING GOT HART: Tips goaltender Carter Hart, named Player of the Game in the championship victory over Sweden, is back with the Tips after capturing the gold medal with Canada at the 2018 IIHF World Junior Championships in Buffalo … he was named to his 3rd straight WHL Goaltender of the Month selection last Thursday with a 6-1-0-1 record, 1.97 GAA and .934 save percentage in January.
  • HELPING HAND: Matt Fonteyne – named WHL Player of the Week in January – added to his case with WHL Player of the Month honors for the month as well – tied a Tips record for assists in a game (5) on Jan. 15 in a 6-5 win vs. Tri-City … the last to post the mark was Peter Mueller, 11/25/06 vs. Tri-City … Fonteyne has 21 multi point games this season and led the league with 25 points in 13 games for January.
  • SPECIAL DELIVERIES: For the Silvertips special teams, the penalty kill is 1st in the WHL (85.8) … the Tips power play went 5-of-9 on Jan. 7 vs. Victoria, tying a franchise record for most power play goals in one game (5) … they are 20-of-59 in the last 12 games … Matt Fonteyne leads the Silvertips with 14 power play goals (T-5, WHL).   

 

ON THIS DATE

EVT 2 – SPO 1 (2/9/07): Zach Hamill had the game winning goal and was named first star as David Reekie (21 saves) outdueled Dustin Tokarski in net to lift the Silvertips over the Spokane Chiefs, 2-1 before 6,514 fans in Everett … Hamill broke a 1-1 tie, set up by Kyle Bech and Dan Gendur, at 8:49 of the third period.

MILESTONE ALERT

  • Carter Hart is 1 shutout away from tying the WHL all-time record (26: Tyson Sexsmith)
  • Patrick Bakjov is 2 goals away from becoming the all-time Silvertips leader (107: Tyler Maxwell)
  • Garrett Pilon is 11 games away from 200 in his WHL career
  • Sean Richards is 7 points away from 100 in his WHL career
  • Connor Dewar is 7 games away from 100 and 3 points away from 100 in his WHL and Tips career
  • Ian Walker is 8 games away from 100 in his WHL career
  • Patrick Bajkov scored his 100th career goal in the WHL and in his Tips career Jan. 7 vs. Victoria
  • Luke Ormsby played in the 100th game of his Tips and WHL career on Dec. 28 at Vancouver
  • Wyatte Wylie played in the 100th game of his Tips and WHL career on Dec. 2 vs. Saskatoon
  • 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
  • Bryce Kindopp played in his 100th career game in the WHL on Dec. 17 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
  • Kyle Walker (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:

#7 Martin Fasko-Rudas            3-0-0-0

#8 Patrick Bajkov                     16-3-1-0

#9 Dawson Butt                       1-0-0-0

#12 Akash Bains                      1-1-0-0

#14 Riley Sutter                       12-3-0-1

#15 Sean Richards                  12-3-0-1

#16 Luke Ormsby                     1-0-0-0

#17 Matt Fonteyne                   14-7-1-1

#19 Bryce Kindopp                  9-1-0-0

#20 Kyle Walker                       1-0-0-0

#24 Gianni Fairbrother             1-0-0-1

#23 Jake Christiansen              4-0-0-0

#26 Reece Vitelli                      1-1-0-0

#29 Wyatte Wylie                     3-1-0-0

#41 Garrett Pilon                      4-0-0-0

#43 Connor Dewar                   12-4-0-1

#44 Spencer Gerth                  1-0-0-0

#38 Kevin Davis                       5-1-0-0

 

SUTTER SENT TO THE TOP

Riley Sutter skated in the CHL/NHL Top Prospects game 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 … Sutter has reached a career high in goals (21).

 

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