EVERETT SILVERTIPS at SPOKANE CHIEFS – SPOKANE ARENA
- GAME 5: Saturday, April 13, 2019
- Time: 7:05pm PT
- RADIO: KRKO 1380 AM / 95.3 FM & TuneIn App
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Game 5, 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 11-8 lifetime in Game 5 situations, and 3-4 on the road … a Silvertips win would force the duration of the series back to downtown Everett.
ROUND 2: EVERETT vs SPOKANE (Spokane leads, 3-1)
GAME 1: at EVERETT Spokane 6 – Everett 3
GAME 2: at EVERETT Spokane 3 – Everett 1
GAME 3: at Spokane Spokane 3 – Everett 1
GAME 4: at Spokane EVERETT 4 – Spokane 1
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:
EVT 4 – SPO 1 (4-12-19) // AOTW ARENA // EVERETT, WA: After being held scoreless for the first three games of the series, captain Connor Dewar exploded for a pair of goals and added an assist to help lift the Everett Silvertips to a 4-1 victory over the Spokane Chiefs in Game 4 before, avoiding elimination and forcing Game 5 before 5,666 fans on Friday at Spokane Arena. The Tips went wire-to-wire for the victory and improved to 2-1 (lifetime) when facing elimination under head coach Dennis Williams, winning their fifth straight Game 4 situation on the road. Bryce Kindopp chipped in with a pair of assists while goaltender Dustin Wolf stopped 27 shots.
SHOTS: SPO 28 – EVT 27
3 STARS: 1) DEWAR (EVT) 2) WOLF (EVT) 3) ANDRUSIAK (EVT)
TOP 5 TIPS TIDBITS
- CONTINUING TO BUILD: 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) … on Apr. 11 they were named recipient of their second straight WHL Western Conference Business Award.
- 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.
- 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) … on Apr. 11 he was named WHL Western Conference Scholastic Player of the Year.
- TRIO WITH TITLES: Three overagers on the Tips roster: Sahvan Khaira (312 games, 49 playoffs), Artyom Minulin (257 games, 43 playoffs), and Zack Andrusiak (202 games, 32 playoffs)