EVERETT SILVERTIPS at TRI-CITY AMERICANS – TOYOTA CENTER
- GAME 3: Wednesday, March 27, 2019
- Time: 7:05pm PT
- RADIO: KRKO 1380 AM / 95.3 FM & TuneIn App
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Game 3, first round of the WHL Playoffs between the Silvertips and Tri-City Americans … 5th time the two teams meet in the postseason … the Tips went 5-3-0-0 against Tri-City in the regular season … the Silvertips lead the series 2-0 after a 4-3 victory on Saturday in Game 2 in downtown Everett.
ROUND 1: EVERETT vs TRI-CITY (Everett leads, 2-0)
GAME 1: EVERETT 6 – Tri-City 1
GAME 2: EVERETT 4 – Tri-City 3
GAME 3: at Tri-City Wednesday, Mar. 27 – 7:05pm (Toyota Center)
GAME 4: at Tri-City Thursday, Mar. 28 – 7:05pm (Toyota Center)
GAME 5: at EVERETT** Saturday, Mar. 30 – 7:05pm (Angel of the Winds Arena)
GAME 6: at Tri-City** Sunday, Mar. 31 – 5:05pm (Toyota Center)
GAME 7: at EVERETT** Tuesday, Apr. 2 – 7:05pm (Angel of the Winds Arena)
** If necessary
SILVERTIPS BROADCAST COVERAGE: KRKO 1380 AM & 95.3 FM / TUNEIN APP / WHL LIVE
LAST TIME OUT:
EVT 4 – TC 3 (3-23-19) // AOTW ARENA // EVERETT, WA: The Everett Silvertips benefited from eight players recording a point or more on the scoresheet and took a 2-0 series lead as they exploded for three second-period goals to defeat the Tri-City Americans, 4-3, before 5,564 at A.O.T.W. Arena on Saturday night in WHL Playoff action. Forward Martin Fasko-Rudas, Gage Goncalves, Robbie Holmes and defenseman Jake Christiansen all notched goals tonight, along with defenseman Artyom Minulin with two assists.
SHOTS: EVT 39 – TC 31
3 STARS: 1) CHRISTIANSEN (EVT) 2) WOLF (EVT) 3) MINULIN (EVT)
TOP 5 TIPS TIDBITS
- 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.
- 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), minutes (3,615), was second in shutouts (7), and fourth in saves (1,493).
- TRIO WITH TITLES: Three overagers on the Tips roster: Sahvan Khaira (312 games, 42 playoffs), Artyom Minulin (257 games, 36 playoffs), and Zack Andrusiak (202 games, 25 playoffs)
- MORE HONORS: Tips defenseman Jake Christiansen was named the WHL On The Run Player of the Week on Monday … Christiansen entered the week tied with Martin Fasko-Rudas for the playoff lead in points (5) … he also entered the week leading the league in playoff assists (4).
ON THIS DATE:
MAR. 27, 2015: Carson Stadnyk had the third hat trick and the fastest three goals in Silvertips playoff history, in a 5-1 win over the Spokane Chiefs in Game 1 of the first round in downtown Everett … Ivan Nikolishin scored twice as well on the power play, and rookie goaltender Carter Hart earned 22 saves in net for the win.
BY THE NUMBERS (REGULAR SEASON)
Silvertips records, when each player scores a goal:
Andrusiak, Zack: 7-2-0-0
Berezowski, Jackson: 8-2-0-0
Butt, Dawson: 9-0-1-0
Christiansen, Jake: 9-1-0-0
Dewar, Connor: 23-3-0-2
Fairbrother, Gianni: 11-0-0-0
Fasko-Rudas, Martin: 9-1-0-1
Goncalves, Gage: 1-0-0-0
Gurney, Justyn: 1-0-0-0
Holmes, Robbie: 1-1-0-1
Khaira, Sahvan: 2-1-0-0
Kindopp, Bryce: 23-5-0-1
Minulin, Artyom: 1-0-0-0
Mitchell, Conrad: 1-0-0-0
Patterson, Max: 6-0-0-1
Price, Jalen: 6-1-1-0
Seeley, Ronan: 1-0-0-0
Sutter, Riley: 10-1-0-0
Vitelli, Reece: 10-0-0-0
Walker, Ian: 1-0-0-0
Wylie, Wyatte: 10-0-2-0