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TONIGHT » Tips vs Thunderbirds (11/17)

EVERETT SILVERTIPS vs SEATTLE THUNDERBIRDS – XFINITY ARENA

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TONIGHTS 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.

 

MILESTONE ALERT

  • 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:

 

GAMES # Player Pos TOTAL
1 11 Shane Harper RW 335
2 10, 21 Zack Dailey C 330
3 21 Joshua Winquist LW 301
4 38 Kevin Davis D 296
5 8 Patrick Bajkov RW 291
6 17 Matt Fonteyne LW 289
7 3 Taylor Ellington D 287
8 16 Carson Stadnyk RW 286
9 8 Graham Potuer D 275
10 15 Kohl Bauml C 273

 

GOALS # Player Pos TOTAL
1 9 Tyler Maxwell C 107
2 21 Joshua Winquist LW 101
3 11 Shane Harper RW 100
4 8 Patrick Bajkov RW 90
5 9 Zach Hamill C 87

 

POINTS # Player Pos TOTAL
1 9 Zach Hamill C 262
2 21 Joshua Winquist LW 216
  8 Patrick Bajkov RW 216
4 11 Shane Harper RW 214
5 9 Tyler Maxwell C 195

 

WINS GOALIE YEARS TOTAL
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

 

SO GOALIE YEARS TOTAL
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
Thomas Heemskerk 2008-2010 6

 

ATTENTION TO DETAIL 

The Silvertips roster, categorized by birth year and hometown: 

BIRTH YEAR

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

 

HOMETOWN

CANADA

BC: Davis, Bajkov, Luding, Christiansen, I. Walker, Fairbrother

AB: Fonteyne, Hart, Richards, Kindopp, Sutter, Centazzo, K. Walker

MB: Hein, Dewar, Onyebuchi, Vitelli

 

UNITED STATES

WA: Butt, Ormsby, Wylie

CA: Wolf

 

SLOVAKIA

Fasko-Rudas

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