EVERETT, Wash. – The Everett Silvertips (@WHLSilvertips) today announced the complete schedule for the upcoming 2017-18 training camp period, opening for the public with its first on ice session on Thursday, Aug. 24 at XFINITY Arena’s Community Ice Rink in downtown Everett. All training camp scrimmages will be open to the public with free admission.
The traditional Green vs. Grey Game, featuring notable Silvertips players and prospects in a competitive intrasquad environment, will be held at XFINITY Arena (main ice surface) on Sunday, Aug. 27. The Silvertips Rookie Game will complete the Saturday schedule, a 5:00 p.m. face-off, and features prospects from the Silvertips 2001 and 2002-born categories.
Silvertips training camp, inviting over 80 players to compete for an active roster spot or position on the club’s 50-player protected list, will organize “Phase 1” of camp into five teams to compete for the camp’s Championship. This season, the camp’s champion will be awarded to the team with the top record through round robin play.
On Sunday, the Silvertips training camp roster will be reorganized to two teams for the Green vs. Grey Game, 1:30 p.m. on Aug. 27. The Green vs. Grey Game will complete Phase 1 of training camp.
Admission is free for both the Rookie Game and Green vs. Grey Game at XFINITY Arena.
Fans attending any training camp session at XFINITY Arena, Friday through Sunday, are invited to enter through the main doors at the intersection of Hewitt Ave. and Oakes Ave. For scrimmages on Aug. 24, fans may enter through the main doors of the XFINITY Community Ice Rink, at the corner of Hewitt Ave. and Broadway. Doors will open 15 minutes prior to the first practice/scrimmage of each morning and afternoon session. Doors for the Green vs. Grey game open at 1:00 pm on Sunday, 30 minutes prior to opening face-off.
EVERETT SILVERTIPS 2017-18 TRAINING CAMP SCHEDULE (locations subject to change)
Thursday, Aug. 24 SITE
11:00 am Scrimmage (Team 1 vs 2) XFINITY Community Ice Rink
12:30 pm Scrimmage (Team 3 vs 4) XFINITY Community Ice Rink
3:15 pm Scrimmage (Team 1 vs 5) XFINITY Community Ice Rink
Friday, Aug. 25
8:15 am Scrimmage (Team 2 vs 3) XFINITY Arena
9:45 am Scrimmage (Team 4 vs 5) XFINITY Arena
3:00 pm Scrimmage (Team 1 vs 3) XFINITY Arena
4:30 pm Scrimmage (Team 2 vs 5) XFINITY Arena
Saturday, Aug. 26
8:15 am Scrimmage (Team 1 vs 4) XFINITY Arena
9:45 am Scrimmage (Team 3 vs 5) XFINITY Arena
3:00 pm Scrimmage (Team 2 vs 4) XFINITY Arena
—— TRAINING CAMP SCRIMMAGE CHAMPION AWARDED —–
5:00 pm ROOKIE GAME XFINITY Arena
Sunday, Aug. 27
1:30 pm GREEN vs GREY GAME XFINITY Arena
—— PHASE 1 COMPLETE —–
Training camp rosters will be announced soon. The Silvertips will open the 2017-18 preseason schedule with the Delta Hotels Preseason Classic, Sept. 1 at XFINITY Arena, 7:00 p.m. against the Tri-City Americans. Tickets are available at http://everettsilvertips.com/preseason.
Opening the Silvertips home schedule, covering 36 games this season at XFINITY Arena, is Opening Night against the Portland Winterhawks on Saturday, Sept. 23 (7:05 p.m.), when the first 3,000 fans will receive a collectible Silvertips magnet schedule, presented by Lamoureux Real Estate. All fans will also witness the raising of the Silvertips fifth U.S. Division championship banner to the rafters before the opening puck drop. Season Tickets and Mini-Plan Packages (22-game and 14-game selections) are available for as low as a $50 deposit at www.everettsilvertips.com/season.