EVERETT SILVERTIPS at SPOKANE CHIEFS – SPOKANE ARENA
- GAME 3: Wednesday, April 10, 2019
- Time: 7:05pm PT
- RADIO: KRKO 1380 AM / 95.3 FM & TuneIn App
Game 3, second round of the WHL Playoffs between the Silvertips and Spokane Chiefs … it is the 5th time the two teams meet in the postseason (first since 2015, won by the Silvertips, 4-2) … the Tips went 6-0-1-1 against Spokane in the regular season and are 12-4-1-1 in Spokane, in the last five years … the Silvertips are meeting Spokane for the 5th time in the postseason … Connor Dewar and Bryce Kindopp led the Silvertips with 10 points in 8 meetings for the regular season … the Tips are 10-19 lifetime in Game 3 situations, and 8-7 on the road.
ROUND 2: EVERETT vs SPOKANE (Spokane leads, 2-0)
GAME 1: at EVERETT Spokane 6 – Everett 3
GAME 2: at EVERETT Spokane 3 – Everett 1
GAME 3: at Spokane Wednesday, Apr. 10 – 7:05 p.m. (Spokane Arena)
GAME 4: at Spokane Friday, Apr. 12 – 7:05 p.m. (Spokane Arena)
GAME 5: at Spokane Saturday, Apr. 13 – 7:05 p.m. (Spokane Arena) **
GAME 6: at EVERETT Monday, Apr. 15 – 7:05 p.m. (Angel of the Winds Arena) **
GAME 7: at EVERETT Wednesday, Apr. 17 – 7:05 p.m. (Angel of the Winds Arena) **
** If necessary
SILVERTIPS BROADCAST COVERAGE: KRKO 1380 AM & 95.3 FM / TUNEIN APP / WHL LIVE
HEAD TO HEAD HISTORY: (Four meetings: Silvertips lead, 3-1)
YEAR RESULT ROUND LEADING SCORERS
2015 EVT def. SPO, 4-2 First round EVT: Stadnyk (8) / SPO: Helewka, Ka. Yamamoto (5)
2008 SPO def. EVT, 4-0 First round EVT: Harty (5) / SPO: Bowman, Roman (5)
2007 EVT def. SPO, 4-2 First round EVT: P. Mueller (9), / Bowman (7)
2004 EVT def. SPO, 4-0 First round EVT: Desloges (6) / Lucky (3)
LAST TIME OUT:
SPO 3 – EVT 1 (4-7-19) // AOTW ARENA // EVERETT, WA: Bailey Brkin had a 30-save performance as the Spokane Chiefs defeated the Everett Silvertips, 3-1 in game two of the second round of the WHL Playoffs before 3,995 fans at A.O.T.W. Arena on Sunday afternoon. Wyatte Wylie potted the lone goal for the Silvertips while goaltender Dustin Wolf turned away 14-of-16 shots on goal.
SHOTS: EVT 31 – SPO 17
3 STARS: 1) ZUMMACK (SPO) 2) WYLIE (EVT) 3) BRKIN (SPO)
TOP 5 TIPS TIDBITS
- ROAD RULES: The Tips went 23-9-0-2 on the road in the regular season and led the Western Conference in road victories (23) … they owned a +36 goal differential on the road, tied for second highest in the WHL with Moose Jaw.
- DEFENDING THE CROWN: The Tips won last season’s Western Conference title, 4-2 in a series over Tri-City … Kevin Davis scored the championship winner at 5:58 of overtime in Kennewick … the Tips have twice reached the WHL Championship Series and are vying for their second straight berth in the Western Conference Championship series.
- BANNER BOYS: The Tips have captured their seventh U.S. Division banner … their division title in 2018-19 is their third consecutive and they have won the U.S. Division four of the last five seasons … the Tips have the longest active playoff streak in the WHL (16 seasons).
- HOWLING WOLF: Dustin Wolf entered the postseason as the WHL Western Conference Goaltender of the Year … he completed his regular season as the WHL leader in wins (41), save percentage (.936), goals-against-average (1.69) … in the first round he led the WHL in GAA (1.60) and save percentage (.937).
- TRIO WITH TITLES: Three overagers on the Tips roster: Sahvan Khaira (312 games, 46 playoffs), Artyom Minulin (257 games, 40 playoffs), and Zack Andrusiak (202 games, 29 playoffs)