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EVERETT SIVLERTIPS vs TRI-CITY AMERICANS – A.O.T.W. ARENA  

Friday, March 1, 2019 |  Time: 7:35pm PT  |   RADIO: KRKO 1380 AM / 95.3 FM & TuneIn App

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TONIGHT’S MATCHUP AND SERIES NOTES

The Silvertips and Americans meet for the seventh time this season … the Silvertips are 3-3-0-0 head-to-head this season, and are 68-56-21 lifetime in the series … tonight is the final regular season meeting between the teams in downtown Everett … at home, the Tips are 37-21-8 in the all-time series … today’s game is the third game of a four-game homestand (1-0-1-0) … the Silvertips this season against opponents from the U.S. Division are 20-7-2-1.

 

REGULAR SEASON SERIES (Silvertips are 3-3-0-0)

Sep. 29 EVT 3 – at TC 2
Nov. 2 TC 4 – at EVT 2
Jan. 4 at TC 3 – EVT 2
Jan. 5 at EVT 4 – TC 1
Jan. 11 TC 4 – at EVT 3
Jan. 25 EVT 2 – at TC 0
Mar. 1 Tri-City 7:35 pm PST
Mar. 8 at Tri-City 7:05 pm PST

 

PLAYOFF PUSH:

  • The Silvertips have clinched a playoff berth for the 16th consecutive season (longest active streak in WHL)
  • MAGIC NUMBER: 9 to clinch the U.S. Division title
  • The Silvertips were the second team to clinch a playoff berth, and earned the berth on Feb. 9 in a 5-0 win vs. Portland
  • DID YOU KNOW? The Silvertips have won back-to-back U.S. Division titles and six in franchise history
  • IF THE PLAYOFFS BEGAN TODAY: The Silvertips would face the Seattle Thunderbirds in the opening round of the WHL Playoffs

 

NEXT THREE GAMES (all times PT)

DATE               OPPONENT                 TIME            SITE                                 RADIO

3/2/19              Seattle                         7:05pm        A.O.T.W. Arena                KRKO 1380 AM / 95.3 FM/TuneIn

3/5/19              @ Spokane                  7:05pm        Spokane Arena                KRKO 1380 AM / 95.3 FM/TuneIn

3/8/19              @ Tri-City                     7:05pm        Toyota Center                  KRKO 1380 AM / 95.3 FM/TuneIn

 

LAST TIME OUT:
EVT 6 – PG 3 (2-23-19): The Everett Silvertips stuffed the stat sheet with five players recording multi-point nights along the power play unit coming up big on three-of-five opportunities on the man advantage as the Silvertips cruised past the Prince George Cougars, 6-3, before 7,317 fans at A.O.T.W. Arena on Saturday night in WHL action. Wyatte Wylie, Zack Andrusiak, Jackson Berezowski, Robbie Holmes and Bryce Kindopp (2G) all scored for the Silvertips while the Tips landed 47 total shots on net. With Wylie scoring his 10th goal on the season tonight, this is the first time in franchise history that the Silvertips have had three defenseman score double digits in goals (Jake Christiansen 12G, Gianni Fairbrother 10G and Wyatte Wylie 10G).

TIPS AMONG THE ALL-TIME LEADERS:

            GOALS  (career) POS     G

  1. Patrick Bajkov             RW       112
  2. Tyler Maxwell            C          107
  3. Joshua Winqust         LW       101
  4. Shane Harper            RW       100
  5. Connor Dewar        F          97

 

            PLUS/MINUS (season)             Total

  1. Radko Gudas                           2009-10           +45
  2. Shane Harper                          2009-10           +36
  3. Bryce Kindopp                   2018-19           +33
    Ryan Murray                           2009-10           +33
    Nikita Scherbak                        2014-15           +33

WINS (season)             YR                   TOTAL

  1. Leland Irving                     2005-06           37
    Dustin Wolf                  2018-19           37
  1. Carter Hart 2015-16           35
  2. Leland Irving 2006-07           34
  3. Carter Hart 2016-17           32

 

SAVE PCT (season)    YR                   TOTAL

  1. Carter Hart       2017-18           .947
  2. Dustin Wolf 2018-19           .933
  3. Michael Wall 2004-05           .931
  4. Leland Irving 2006-07           .929
  5. Leland Irving 2004-05           .928
    Dustin Wolf                  2017-18           .928

 

TOP 5 TIPS TIDBITS

  • MOVIN’ ON UP: The Tips entered today ranked #7 in the CHL Top-10 rankings … they have resided in the Top 10 for the last 14 weeks … the Tips have won or gained points in 36 of the past 45 games … their 88 points are second most in the WHL
  • HOWLING WOLF: Dustin Wolf has been listed along with Tips D Gianni Fairbrother to the NHL Central Scouting midterm rankings … he has the lowest goals-against-average (1.77) in the WHL, and leads the league in wins (37), save percentage (.933), and shutouts (6)
  • HATS OFF TO THE TIPS: The Silvertips have earned four hat tricks this season … Jake Christiansen became the first defenseman in Tips history to earn a hat trick, Feb. 9 vs. Portland (5-0 win) … Connor Dewar, Bryce Kindopp and Zack Andrusiak had hat tricks in the prior three of four games.
  • BRYCE YOURSELVES: Bryce Kindopp has reached a career-high with 36 goals … entering the week, since Jan. 1, his 18 goals in 22 games lead the Silvertips and are tied for 2nd in the WHL
  • JAKE AND BAKE: Since New Year’s Day, Tips defenseman Jake Christiansen leads all club blueliners with 19 points in 21 games … his 14 assists are second on the Tips in that span … he is eligible for the 2019 NHL Draft.

 

ON THE BOARD!

The following Silvertips with their first WHL point or goal this season:

  • Jackson Berezowski / GOAL – Sept. 23 vs. VAN
  • Ronan Seeley / ASSIST – Oct. 12 vs. EDM
  • Gage Goncalves / ASSIST – Nov. 10 at SEA
  • Jalen Price / GOAL – Nov. 10 at SEA
  • Conrad Mitchell / ASSIST – Nov. 11 at KAM
  • Gage Goncalves / GOAL – Dec. 28 at SPO
  • Conrad Mitchell / GOAL – Jan. 6 vs. KAM

 

BY THE NUMBERS

Silvertips records, when each player scores a goal:

Andrusiak, Zack: 6-2-0-0

Berezowski, Jackson: 8-2-0-0

Butt, Dawson: 7-0-1-0

Christiansen, Jake: 9-1-0-0

Dewar, Connor: 22-3-0-1

Fairbrother, Gianni: 11-0-0-0

Fasko-Rudas, Martin: 8-1-0-0

Goncalves, Gage: 1-0-0-0

Gurney, Justyn: 1-0-0-0

Holmes, Robbie: 1-0-0-1

Khaira, Sahvan: 2-1-0-0

Kindopp, Bryce: 21-4-0-1

Minulin, Artyom: 1-0-0-0

Mitchell, Conrad: 1-0-0-0

Patterson, Max: 6-0-0-1

Price, Jalen: 5-1-1-0

Sutter, Riley: 10-1-0-0

Vitelli, Reece: 8-0-0-0

Walker, Ian: 1-0-0-0

Wylie, Wyatte: 9-0-2-0

 

MILESTONE ALERT

  • Bryce Kindopp is 4 games away from 200 in his Silvertips and WHL career
  • Zack Andrusiak is 5 games away from 200 in his WHL career
  • Riley Sutter is 2 games shy of 200 in his Silvertips and WHL career
  • Connor Dewar is 3 goals shy of 100 in his Silvertips and WHL career
  • Sahvan Khaira played in the 300th game of his WHL career on Feb. 15 at Kelowna
  • Wyatte Wylie played in the 200th game of his Silvertips and WHL career Feb. 18 at Prince George
  • Bryce Kindopp earned the 100th point in his Silvertips and WHL career Jan. 26 vs. Lethbridge
  • Reece Vitelli played in the 100th game in his Silvertips and WHL career Dec. 8 at Seattle
  • Riley Sutter had the 100th point in his Silvertips and WHL career on Sept. 29 at Tri-City
  • Jake Christiansen played in the 200th game of his Silvertips and WHL career on Oct. 13 vs. Kamloops

 

ATTENTION TO DETAIL 

The Silvertips roster, categorized by birth year and hometown:

 

BIRTH YEAR

98: Andrusiak, Khaira, Minulin

99: Kindopp, Dewar, Christiansen, Sutter, Wylie, Patterson, Holmes

00: I. Walker, Butt, Fasko-Rudas, Fairbrother, Palaga, Gurney

01: Wolf, Goncalves, Mitchell, Price, Vitelli

02: Berezowski, Seeley

 

HOMETOWN

CANADA

BC: Patterson, Khaira, I. Walker, Fairbrother, Goncalves, Price, Palaga, Andrusiak, Gurney

AB: Kindopp, Sutter, Mitchell, Seeley, Holmes

SK: Berezowski

MB: Dewar, Vitelli

 

UNITED STATES

WA: Butt, Wylie

CA: Wolf

 

RUSSIA

Minulin

 

SLOVAKIA

Fasko-Rudas

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