EVERETT SILVERTIPS vs SEATTLE THUNDERBIRDS – XFINITY ARENA
- Friday, November 17, 2017
- RADIO: KRKO 1380 AM / FM 95.3
- TIPS App
- TICKETS / Hockey Happy Hour
TONIGHT’S MATCHUP AND SERIES NOTES
Second meeting of ten overall between the two U.S. Division opponents, separated by just 48 miles … the Tips have gone unbeaten in regulation for six of the last seven games … the Thunderbirds are 0-3-1-0 in their last four games and dropped a 6-4 defeat to Prince Albert in Kent on Tuesday … the Tips are tied for fourth in the U.S. Division with Seattle at 20 points … the Tips are 68-57-18 all-time against the Thunderbirds and have outscored them, 366-350 in the series … the Tips continue a stretch of four games in five days.
NEXT THREE GAMES (all times PT)
DATE OPPONENT TIME SITE RADIO
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
11/22/17 at Tri-City 7:05pm Toyota Center KRKO 1380 AM & 95.3 FM/Tips App
LAST GAME (EVT 2 – PA 0 / 11/15/17): Carter Hart tied the franchise all-time shutout record while a third period goal by Patrick Bajkov moved him up the all-time scoring list as the Everett Silvertips returned home to defeat the Prince Albert Raiders, 2-0 before 2,864 fans at XFINITY Arena on Wednesday in WHL action. Hart’s 25 saves marked his second shutout of the season and 21st of his career, tied with Irving which also stands five behind the WHL record. Bajkov put the game away in the third period to record the 216th point of his Silvertips career, tied with Joshua Winquist on the Tips all-time points list. Sean Richards broke the scoreless tie with a second period goal, off the rush.
TOP 5 TIPS TIDBITS
- RIGHT ON, RICHIE!: Silvertips forward Sean Richards has five goals in his last four games and 10 points in the last nine games … the ’98 born forward scored the game winner on Wednesday, in a 2-0 win over Prince Albert.
- DEWAR OF GOOD DEEDS: Connor Dewar (development camp, Toronto Maple Leafs and draft eligible) entered today third in the WHL in shots (99) and leads the Tips in power play goals (6) and goals (10).
- HART OF THE MATTER: Reigning back-to-back WHL Goaltender of the Year Carter Hart tied the Tips all-time shutout record (21) with 25 saves Wednesday in a 2-0 win vs. Prince Albert … his 89 career wins are 2nd all-time in Silvertips history … he has three shutouts in the last 11 days, including a 7-0 blanking of Russia last Monday in the Canada-Russia Series.
- LOCAL FLAVOR: The Tips vs. Thunderbirds involves three players on the Silvertips active roster, hailing from the state of Washington: former Thunderbird and forward Luke Ormsby (Monroe), forward Dawson Butt (Buckley), and defenseman Wyatte Wylie (Everett).
- BIG BANG BAJKOV: Patrick Bajkov, returning from training camp with the Vegas Golden Knights, leads the Tips with 28 points in 21 games (15th, WHL) … his last three goals have been scored in the third period.
- Carter Hart’s next shutout breaks Leland Irving’s all-time Silvertips record and will put him 5 away from tying the WHL all-time record
- Patrick Bajkov’s next goal or assist moves him into second, all-time on the Silvertips points list
- Patrick Bajkov is 9 games away from 300 in his WHL career
- Kevin Davis is 4 games away from 300 in his WHL career
- 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
11-17-12 (EVT 6 – VAN 5): Reid Petryk (two goals) finished a Silvertips comeback on a game winning goal with 4:30 left in regulation to lift the Tips past the Vancouver Giants, 6-5 at XFINITY Arena … Ty Mappin tied the game with 8:47 left in regulation on a set up from Landon Oslanski … both teams combined for five goals in the first period and the Tips led, 3-2 after 20 minutes … Oslanski, Kohl Bauml, and Nick Walters each registered multi point games …
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