EVERETT SILVERTIPS at TRI-CITY AMERICANS – A.O.T.W. ARENA
- GAME 5: Saturday, March 30, 2019
- Time: 7:05pm PT
- RADIO: KRKO 1380 AM / 95.3 FM & TuneIn App
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Game 5, first round of the WHL Playoffs between the Silvertips and Tri-City Americans … tonight is an elimination game and with a win, the Silvertips will advance onto the second round for the 5th consecutive season … it is the 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 3-1 … they are 10-8 lifetime in Game 5 situations (7-4 on home ice) and 13-7 when forcing elimination.
ROUND 1: EVERETT vs TRI-CITY (Everett leads, 3-1)
GAME 1: EVERETT 6 – Tri-City 1
GAME 2: EVERETT 4 – Tri-City 3
GAME 3: Tri- City 3 – Everett 2 (OT)
GAME 4: EVERETT 3 – Tri-City 0
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 3 – TC 0 (3-28-19) // AOTW ARENA // EVERETT, WA: Dustin Wolf turned in his first career WHL Playoff shutout on 24 saves and Bryce Kindopp scored the game winner while adding an assist to lift the Everett Silvertips to a 3-0 victory over the Tri-City Americans and a 3-1 series lead before 2,258 fans at Toyota Center on Thursday in WHL Playoff action. The Silvertips pushed the Americans to the brink of elimination and can close out the series with a win on home ice on Saturday in Game 5. The Silvertips went 1-of-5 on the power play while Max Patterson and Zack Andrusiak each collected their second goals of the series.
SHOTS: EVT 38 – TC 24
3 STARS: 1) WOLF (EVT) 2) WARM (TC) 3) PATTERSON (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, 44 playoffs), Artyom Minulin (257 games, 38 playoffs), and Zack Andrusiak (202 games, 27 playoffs)
- MORE HONORS: Tips defenseman Jake Christiansen was named the WHL On The Run Player of the Week on Monday … Christiansen finished Game 4 tied for the WHL lead in points (5) among defensemen and tied for the lead in assists (4).
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