EVERETT SILVERTIPS at TRI-CITY AMERICANS – TOYOTA CENTER
GAME 4: Thursday, March 28, 2019 | Time: 7:05pm PT | RADIO: KRKO 1380 AM / 95.3 FM & TuneIn App
Game 4, 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 2-1 … they are 10-8 lifetime in Game 4 situations … the Tips went 23-9-0-2 on the road in the regular season.
ROUND 1: EVERETT vs TRI-CITY (Everett leads, 2-1)
GAME 1: EVERETT 6 – Tri-City 1
GAME 2: EVERETT 4 – Tri-City 3
GAME 3: Tri- City 3 – Everett 2 (OT)
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:
TC 3 – EVT 2 (OT) (3-27-19) // AOTW ARENA // EVERETT, WA: Parker Aucoin stashed a rebound at 7:52 to help the Tri-City Americans get by the Everett Silvertips in overtime, 3-2 to cut the first round series for the Silvertips to 2-1 before 2,177 fans at Toyota Center on Wednesday night in WHL Playoff action. Martin Fasko-Rudas and Bryce Kindopp each collected a power play goal for the Silvertips, who never trailed until the overtime winner by Aucoin on a power play.
SHOTS: EVT 35 – TC 37
3 STARS: 1) AUCOIN (TC) 2) WARM (TC) 3) WOLF (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, 43 playoffs), Artyom Minulin (257 games, 37 playoffs), and Zack Andrusiak (202 games, 26 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. 28, 2014: Jujhar Khaira collected a hat trick and first star of the game honors in a Silvertips 6-1 victory over the Seattle Thunderbirds in Game 4 of the first round of the 2014 WHL Playoffs … the Silvertips went 2-of-6 on the power play and Austin Lotz turned in a 17 save effort 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