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EVERETT SILVERTIPS vs SEATTLE THUNDERBIRDS – A.O.T.W. ARENA

  • Friday, January 26, 2018
  • RADIO: 1380 AM / FM 95.3
  • TIPS App

TONIGHTS MATCHUP AND SERIES NOTES

Fourth meeting of ten overall between the two U.S. Division opponents, separated by just 48 miles … the Silvertips have won seven straight games and are two points up on Portland for first place in the U.S. Division … the Thunderbirds have won five consecutive games … the Tips beat the Thunderbirds, 3-2 in the last matchup in downtown Everett, Nov. 17 … the Tips are 69-58-18 all-time against the Thunderbirds and have outscored them, 369-353 in the series … the Tips start a stretch tonight of three games in three days.

NEXT THREE GAMES (all times PT)

DATE               OPPONENT                 TIME            SITE                                 RADIO

1/27/18            @ Seattle                     7:05pm        ShoWare Center               KRKO 1380 AM & 95.3 FM/Tips App

1/28/18            SPOKANE                   4:05pm        AOTW Arena                    KRKO 1380 AM & 95.3 FM/Tips App

1/31/18            @ Portland                   7:00pm        Memorial Coliseum            KRKO 1380 AM & 95.3 FM/Tips App

 

HEAD-TO-HEAD: Silvertips are (1-2-0-0)

Date Opponent Result
Oct. 22 SEA 4 – at EVT 3
Nov. 17 at EVT 3 – SEA 2
Nov. 18 at SEA 1 – EVT 0
Jan. 26 Seattle 7:35 pm PST
Jan. 27 at Seattle 7:05 pm PST
Feb. 16 at Seattle 7:35 pm PST
Feb. 17 Seattle 7:05 pm PST
Feb. 24 at Seattle 6:05 pm PST
Mar. 3 Seattle 7:05 pm PST
Mar. 10 at Seattle 7:05 pm PST

LAST GAME (EVT 4 – SC 1 / 1-21-18): Riley Sutter had a goal and added an assist while Carter Hart turned in 23 saves as the Everett Silvertips led wire to wire in a 4-1 victory over the Swift Current Broncos before 4,089 fans in downtown Everett on Sunday. The Silvertips won their seventh game in a row, 13-2 in the last 15 homes games. They won their sixth in a row over Swift Current, 11-4 in the all-time series. Wyatte Wylie had two assists from the blueline.
TOP 5 TIPS TIDBITS

  • TORRID TIPS: The Tips are 26-6-0-1 in the last 33 games and finished 10-2-0-0 in the month of December … they have won 20 of the last 23 games … Patrick Bajkov led the Silvertips with 18 points and six goals in 12 games during the month.
  • 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 … Hart went 5-0-0-1 in six games, totaling a 1.64 goals-against-average and .935 save percentage in the tourney … he leads the league in save percentage (.958), GAA (1.35), and leads the league in shutouts (6).
  • HELPING HAND: Matt Fonteyne – named WHL Player of the Week on Monday – ttied 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 20 multi point games this season and 22 points in the last 8 games.
  • NOT STANDING PAT: Patrick Bajkov, the leading Tips scorer, had a career high 5 points on Jan. 7 vs Victoria … his 70 points in 48 games rank eighth in league scoring … he is 4 points away from tying the Silvertips all-time points record, held by Zach Hamill.
  • SPECIAL DELIVERIES: For the Silvertips special teams, the penalty kill is 1st in the WHL (85.6) … 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 13-of-34 in the last seven games … Matt Fonteyne leads the Silvertips with 13 power play goals (T-4, WHL).   

ON THIS DATE  

JANUARY 26, 2007: Zach Hamill and Dan Gendur set a new Silvertips record each, collecting 7 points apiece (3g-4a) along with hat tricks in a 9-0 victory over the Portland Winterhawks at the Coliseum … Gendur scored the game’s first two goals while Kyle Beach logged a five point game (1g-5a).

DID YOU KNOW?

Forward Garrett Pilon is the first player in Silvertips history to wear jersey #41 … defenseman Ondrej Vala is the first player in Silvertips history to wear jersey #42.

 

MILESTONE ALERT

  • Carter Hart is 1 shutout away from tying the WHL all-time record (26: Tyson Sexsmith)
  • Garrett Pilon is 17 games away from 200 in his WHL career
  • Sean Richards is 10 points away from 100 in his WHL career
  • Connor Dewar is 13 games away from 100 and 11 points away from 100 in his WHL and Tips career
  • Ian Walker is 13 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            2-0-0-0

#8 Patrick Bajkov                     14-3-1-0

#9 Dawson Butt                       1-0-0-0

#12 Akash Bains                      1-1-0-0

#14 Riley Sutter                       11-3-0-1

#15 Sean Richards                  12-3-0-1

#16 Luke Ormsby                     1-0-0-0

#17 Matt Fonteyne                   12-7-1-1

#19 Bryce Kindopp                  7-1-0-0

#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                     2-1-0-0

#41 Garrett Pilon                      3-0-0-0

#43 Connor Dewar                   9-3-0-1

#38 Kevin Davis                       4-1-0-0

 

SUTTER SENT TO THE TOP

Riley Sutter skated in the CHL/NHL Top Prospects game last night 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 tied his career high in goals (20).

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 38 Kevin Davis D 323
4 8 Patrick Bajkov RW 318
5 17 Matt Fonteyne LW 316
6 21 Joshua Winquist LW 301
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 8 Patrick Bajkov RW 102
3 21 Joshua Winquist LW 101
4 11 Shane Harper RW 100
5 9 Zach Hamill C 87

 

POINTS # Player Pos TOTAL
1 9 Zach Hamill C 262
2 8 Patrick Bajkov RW 260
3 21 Joshua Winquist LW 216
4 11 Shane Harper RW 214
5 9 Tyler Maxwell C 195

 

SO GOALIE (TIPS)
YEARS TOTAL
1. Carter Hart 2013 – Current 25
2. Leland Irving 2003 – 2008 21
3. Michael Wall 2003 – 2005 12
4. Austin Lotz 2011 – 2015 10
5. Kent Simpson 2007 – 2012 6
Thomas Heemskerk 2008-2010 6
SO GOALIE (WHL)
TEAM (YEARS) TOTAL
1. Tyson Sexsmith VAN (05-09) 26
2. CARTER HART EVT (13-present) 25
3. Leland Irving EVT (03-08) 21
Bryan Bridges SEA, KTN (01-06) 21
5. Justin Pogge GCY, PG (03-06) 20
Dustin Slade 4 teams (02-07) 20
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