EVERETT SILVERTIPS at KOOTENAY ICE – WESTERN FINANCIAL PLACE
Saturday, October 14, 2017 | RADIO: 1380 AM / FM 95.3 KRKO | TIPS App
WATCH PARTY: Sporty’s Beef & Brew
The Silvertips finish a nine-game road trip in their only visit to Kootenay … the Silvertips are 3-5-0-0 on the trip … against Kootenay, it is their first visit since the 2015-16 season (Nov. 17, 2015, 2-0 win) … the Tips are 8-8-1-1-0 lifetime against Kootenay and 3-4-1 when they visit the Ice.
NEXT THREE GAMES (all times PT)
DATE OPPONENT TIME SITE RADIO
10/18/17 Tri-City 7:05pm XFINITY Arena KRKO 1380 AM & 95.3 FM/ Tips App
10/20/17 Moose Jaw 7:35pm XFINITY Arena KKXA 1520 AM & FM 101 / Tips App
10/22/17 Seattle 4:05pm XFINITY Arena KRKO 1380 AM & 95.3 FM/ Tips App
LAST GAME (EVT 4 – LET 3 / 10-13-17): Riley Sutter and Bryce Kindopp each buried a pair of goals and Sutter scored the winner with 3:42 to play in regulation to lift the Everett Silvertips to a come-from-behind 4-3 victory over the Lethbridge Hurricanes before 3,335 fans at Enmax Centre on Friday in WHL action. Snapping a three-game losing skid, the Tips used a 29 save effort from Dorrin Luding while Connor Dewar collected a pair of assists. Kevin Davis, assisting on Sutter’s late first period goal, collected the 100th assist in his WHL and Silvertips career while extending his scoring streak to seven straight games.
SERIES SCHEDULE NOTES
Only meeting of the season and 19TH overall … the Tips are 8-8-1-1-0 lifetime against Kootenay and are 3-4-1-0-0 on the road … Kootenay leads the series, 51-44 in goal scoring … the Silvertips last win at Kootenay was Nov. 17, 2015 and they have won the last two meetings on the road … the Tips have won four of the last five meetings, overall.
Date Location Result GWG Goalie Shots Attendance
11/30/16 XFINITY Arena W, 5-0 Kindopp Hart (20/20) EVT, 44-20 2,716
TOP 5 TIPS TIDBITS
- STEADY AS SHE GOES: The Silvertips are the only team in the last 14 WHL seasons to reach the playoffs every season … they have captured five U.S. Division titles, most recently last season when they went 44-16-9-3.
- NEVER QUIT: The Silvertips earned their second come-from-behind victory on Friday when trailing after two periods … last year, they totaled just one victory when trailing after two periods.
- LOCK DOWN: The Tips have won four of the last five meetings against Kootenay and have outscored the Ice, 7-0 in the last two matchups … Tyler King was the last to score on the Silvertips, Nov. 30, 2015 (4-3 OT Tips loss).
- RILEY ON THE RADAR: Riley Sutter, third year Silvertips forward, was named to the NHL Central Scouting Service’s “Players to Watch” Preliminary list on Oct. 3 (“B” rating) … he has six goals and nine points in 10 games.
- DAY BY DAVIS: Kevin Davis, co-captain and Tips defenseman, returned to the lineup Wednesday night to furnish an assist … he has points in seven straight games, a Silvertips season high … Davis has 39 points in the last 43 regular season games.
- Patrick Bajkov is 23 games away from 300 in his WHL career
- Kevin Davis is 15 games away from 300 in his WHL career
- Carter Hart is 3 shutouts away from the Silvertips all-time record and 8 away from the WHL all-time record
- Riley Sutter played in his 100th career game in the WHL on Sept. 24 vs. Tri-City
- 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
- Pavel Azhgirei (assist) – Sept. 30 at TC
- Martin Fasko-Rudas (assist) – Oct. 8 at EDM
- Ethan Browne (assist) – Oct. 10 at RD
CLIMBING THE LADDER
The Silvertips, ranking among the franchise all-time leaders:
|2||10, 21||Zack Dailey||C||330|
|1.||Leland Irving||2003 – 2008||107|
|2.||Carter Hart||2013 – Current||86|
|3.||Austin Lotz||2011 – 2015||72|
|4.||Kent Simpson||2007 – 2012||71|
|5.||Michael Wall||2003 – 2005||35|
|1. Leland Irving||2003 – 2008||21|
|2. Carter Hart||2013 – Current||19|
|3. Michael Wall||2003 – 2005||12|
|4. Austin Lotz||2011 – 2015||10|
|5. Kent Simpson||2007 – 2012||6|
ATTENTION TO DETAIL
The Silvertips roster, categorized by birth year and hometown:
97: Bajkov, Fonteyne, Davis,
98: Hart, Hein, Richards
99: Bruce, Luding, Kindopp, Dewar, Christiansen, Sutter, Wylie
00: I. Walker, Onyebuchi, Centazzo, K. Walker, Azhgirei, Butt, Fasko-Rudas, Fairbrother
01: Wolf, Browne, Vitelli, Liwiski
BC: Davis, Bajkov, Luding, Christiansen, I. Walker, Fairbrother
AB: Fonteyne, Hart, Richards, Kindopp, Sutter, Centazzo, K. Walker, Browne, Lyda
MB: Hein, Bruce, Dewar, Onyebuchi, Vitelli, Liwiski
WA: Wylie, Butt