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EVERETT SILVERTIPS vs. TRI-CITY AMERICANS – AOTW ARENA

  • Wednesday, January 10, 2018
  • RADIO: 1380 AM / FM 95.3
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TONIGHTS MATCHUP AND SERIES NOTES

Sixth of eight meetings between the teams and the 137th overall … the Tips own a lifetime record of 63-52-21 against Tri-City … their last meeting with Tri-City was Dec. 10 in a 4-3 Tips victory in Kennewick … the teams are one point apart in the U.S. Division … the Tips are in first place and the Americans are tied for second … the Tips last game was Sunday, a 9-4 victory over Victoria … Tri-City comes off a 4-1 victory at Kamloops on Sunday as well … the two teams are set to debut three new players acquired since Sunday: Garrett Pilon and Ondrej Vala for Everett, and Jake Bean for Tri-City.

 

SEASON SERIES (Silvertips 3-1-1-0)

Sep. 24 Silvertips 4 – Tri-City 1
Sep. 30 at Tri-City 5 – Silvertips 4
Oct. 18 Tri-City 3 – Silvertips 2 (OT)
Nov. 22 Silvertips 3 – at Tri-City 0
Dec. 10 Silvertips 4 – at Tri-City 3
Jan. 10 Tri-City 7:05 pm PST
Jan. 15 Tri-City 4:05 pm PST
Mar. 13 at Tri-City 7:05 pm PDT

 

NEXT THREE GAMES (all times PT)

DATE               OPPONENT                 TIME            SITE                                 RADIO

1/13/18            @ Spokane                  7:05pm        Spokane Arena                KRKO 1380 AM & 95.3 FM/Tips App

1/14/18            @ Portland                   5:00pm        Memorial Coliseum            KRKO 1380 AM & 95.3 FM/Tips App

1/15/18            TRI-CITY                      4:05pm        AOTW Arena                    KRKO 1380 AM & 95.3 FM/Tips App

 

LAST GAME (EVT 9 – VIC 4 / 1-7-18): Patrick Bajkov (five points) and Matt Fonteyne (four points) enjoyed career nights and the Everett Silvertips torched the Victoria Royals for five power play goals in a 9-4 victory before 3,958 fans in downtown Everett on Sunday in WHL action. The Tips, returning to the win column after dropping back-to-back games for the first time since November, and first place in the U.S. Division, scored six straight goals. Fonteyne, Connor Dewar, and Bryce Kindopp each had two goals. The Tips also set a new franchise record with 59 shots.
TOP 5 TIPS TIDBITS

  • TORRID TIPS: The Tips are 20-6-0-1 in the last 28 games and finished 10-2-0-0 in the month of December … they have won 14 of the last 17 games … Patrick Bajkov led the Silvertips with 18 points and six goals in 12 games during the month.
  • HUNGRY LIKE THE WOLF: 2001-born goaltender Dustin Wolf had seven wins in his first ten appearances … his first career shutout (31 saves) came on Dec. 16 vs. Prince George in a 4-0 win and he followed up with 24 saves on Dec. 27 (11-0 over VAN) in his 2nd career shutout … he was named CHL Goaltender of the Week for the week ending Oct. 30 … he was 5-2-0-0 with a 2.01 GAA, two shutouts, and .933 save pct. in December.
  • NOT STANDING PAT: Patrick Bajkov, the leading Tips scorer, had a career high 5 points on Sunday vs Victoria … his 61 points in 41 games rank tied for seventh in league scoring.
  • SPECIAL DELIVERIES: For the Silvertips special teams, the penalty kill is 1st in the WHL (85.0) … the Tips power play went 5-of-9 on Sunday vs. Victoria, tying a franchise record for most power play goals in one game (5) … Matt Fonteyne leads the Silvertips with 11 power play goals.   
  • WELCOME NEW GUYS: The Tips are set to debut newcomers Garrett Pilon (F) and Ondrej Vala (D) from a trade Sunday with Kamloops … Pilon (Washington Capitals prospect) came to Everett as Kamloops’ leading scorer with 44 points in 39 games … Vala (Dallas Stars prospect) suited up for Czech Republic at the World Junior Championships.

TIPS GONE GOLD

CARTER HART: Captured the gold medal with Hockey Canada in his second straight appearance at the IIHF World Junior Championship tournament in Buffalo, N.Y. … Canada faced the United States on Dec. 29 at NewEra Field in Buffalo for the outdoor game of the event and Hart was named Player of the Game with 32 saves … his 35 saves led to Player of the Game honors in the gold medal victory on Jan. 5 against Sweden (3-1 victory) … his eight wins have tied Canada’s all-time record at the World Juniors with Jimmy Waite and Stephane Fiset … Hart went 5-0-0-1 in the tournament with a 1.64 goals-against-average and .935 save percentage.

MILESTONE ALERT

  • Carter Hart is 2 shutouts away from tying the WHL all-time record (26: Tyson Sexsmith)
  • Garrett Pilon is 23 games away from 200 in his WHL career
  • Sean Richards is 14 points away from 100 in his WHL career
  • Connor Dewar is 19 games away from 100 and 21 points away from 100 in his WHL and Tips career
  • Ian Walker is 18 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            1-0-0-0

#8 Patrick Bajkov                     13-3-1-0

#9 Dawson Butt                       1-0-0-0

#12 Akash Bains                      1-1-0-0

#14 Riley Sutter                       9-3-0-1

#15 Sean Richards                  10-3-0-1

#16 Luke Ormsby                     1-0-0-0

#17 Matt Fonteyne                   9-7-1-1

#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

#43 Connor Dewar                   6-3-0-1

#38 Kevin Davis                       3-1-0-0

SUTTER SENT TO THE TOP

Riley Sutter will participate in the CHL/NHL Top Prospects games in late January 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 is three goals away from tying his career high (20), set in 2016-17.

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