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GAME DAY / Tips at Brandon (2/10)


EVERETT SILVERTIPS at BRANDON WHEAT KINGS – WESTMAN PLACE
Friday, February 10, 2017  |  RADIO: Fox Sports AM 1380 / 95.3 FM  |  TIPS Mobile App

 

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TONIGHT’S MATCHUP

The Silvertips visit the Brandon Wheat Kings in the only matchup between the teams this season, and the first in Manitoba since Jan. 6, 2015 … the Silvertips are 16-8-6 in their last 30 games and are first place in the U.S. Division … tonight’s game is the start of a six-game road trip … the Silvertips are 17-3-3-0 against teams outside the U.S. Division this season.

 

NEXT THREE GAMES (all times PT)

DATE               OPPONENT                 TIME                SITE                            RADIO

2/11/17                        @ Moose Jaw              5:00pm            Mosaic Place                KRKO 1380 AM & 95.3 FM/ Tips App

2/14/17                        @ Regina                     5:00pm            Brandt Centre              KRKO 1380 AM & 95.3 FM/ Tips App

2/15/17                        @ Saskatoon               5:05pm            SaskTel Centre                        KRKO 1380 AM & 95.3 FM/ Tips App

 

SERIES SCHEDULE NOTES

Tonight is the only matchup of the season between the Silvertips and Brandon Wheat Kings … the Silvertips are 8-4-0-0-1 in 13 lifetime meetings against Brandon and won their last matchup at Westman Place, Jan. 6 in a 5-0 victory (Austin Lotz – 39 saves) … the Silvertips have won three straight games in Brandon … their last meeting was Oct. 28, 2015 at XFINITY Arena and the Silvertips were defeated by Brandon, 3-2 in a shootout (Carter Hart – 38 saves).

 

Home Record vs. Brandon:                              3-3-0-1 (W-L-OTL-SOL)
Road Record @ Brandon:                                5-1-0-0
Last Everett Home Win vs. Brandon:                10/26/07; Everett 5, Brandon 2

Last Everett Home Loss vs. Brandon:              10/28/15, Brandon 3, Everett 2 (SO)

Last Everett Road Win @ Brandon:                  1/06/15; Everett 5, Brandon 0

Last Everett Road Loss @ Brandon:                11/11/08; Brandon 6, Everett 3

Last Everett Overtime Win vs. Brandon:                       10/12/12; Everett 3, Brandon 2 (OT)

Last Everett Overtime Loss vs. Brandon:                      N/A

Last Everett Shootout Win vs. Brandon:                       12/8/10; Everett 4, Brandon 3 (SO)

Last Everett Shootout Loss vs. Brandon:                     10/28/15, Brandon 3, Everett 2 (SO)

Longest Everett Winning Streak vs. Brandon:  5 games (2/15/04 – 10/26/07)

Longest Brandon Winning Streak vs. Everett:  2 games (11/11/08 – 10/24/09)

Most Goals by Everett vs. Brandon:                 6 (2/15/04; Everett 6 vs. Brandon 2)

Most Goals by Brandon vs. Everett:                 8 (10/19/11; Brandon 8 @ Everett 2)

Most Goals, Both Teams:                                 10 (10/19/11; Brandon 8 @ Everett 2)

Last Everett Shutout vs. Brandon:                   1/06/15; Everett 5 @ Brandon 0; Austin Lotz – 39 saves

Last Brandon Shutout vs. Everett:                   N/A

Total Everett Shutouts vs. Brandon:                 1

Total Brandon Shutouts vs. Everett:                 0

Current Overall Streak:                                     1-0-0-1 (W-L-OTL-SOL)

Current Streak in Everett:                                 0-3-0-1

Current Streak in Brandon:                               3-0-0-0

 

MILESTONE ALERT

  • The Silvertips earned the 500th win in their franchise history on Feb. 4 vs. Vancouver
  • Kevin Constantine earned the 300th win in his Silvertips career on Nov. 26 vs. Prince George
  • Patrick Bajkov played in the 200th game of his Silvertips career on Sept. 23 vs. Vancouver
  • Carter Hart played in the 100th game of his Silvertips career on Oct. 11 at Prince George
  • Noah Juulsen played in his 200th game of his Silvertips career and collected his 100th point on Oct. 22 at Victoria
  • Dominic Zwerger played in his 200th WHL game on Oct. 22 at Victoria
  • Matt Fonteyne earned the 100th point in his Silvertips career on Jan. 6 at Seattle ­­
  • Aaron Irving is 5 assists away from 100 in his WHL career

 

TOP 5 TIPS TIDBITS

  • VARIETY IS THE SPICE OF LIFE: The Silvertips are on a six-game road trip, all against teams from the East Division … the Silvertips are 17-3-3-0 against teams outside the U.S. Division this season … they went 5-1-0-0 against all teams from the Central Division.
  • MADE IN MANITOBA: The Silvertips bring seven players hailing from the province of Manitoba to Westman Place for Friday’s game against the Wheat Kings … they are Brandson Hein, Devon Skoleski, Connor Dewar, Montana Onyebuchi, Lucas Skrumeda, Mario Petit, and Bradly Goethals
  • I CAN DRIVE 55: Aaron Irving had a career high 4 points (all assists) on Feb. 3 vs. Portland … the mark set a Silvertips single season high for assists in one game, one shy of the single game record (5 – Peter Mueller, 11/25/06 vs. Tri-City).
  • SPECIAL OPS: Everett’s power play is T-7 in the WHL (22.2 pct) … the Silvertips penalty killing currently leads the WHL (85.6) … they recently went 12 straight games without allowing a power play goal.
  • FIRST THING’S FIRST: The Silvertips scored the first goal of the game in 31 games this season … when scoring first, the Silvertips are 24-2-6 this season … the Silvertips scored first, last Saturday in a 1-0 victory over the Vancouver Giants.

 

ON THE BOARD

The following Silvertips have collected their first career WHL point this season:

  • Bryce Kindopp (goal) – Sept. 23 at VAN (7-3 win)
  • Brett Kemp (assist) – Sept. 23 at VAN (7-3 win)
  • Wyatte Wylie (assist) – Sept. 30 at POR (3-1 win)
  • Eetu Tuulola (goal) – Oct. 2 at TC (2-3 OT loss)
  • Montana Onyebuchi (assist) – Oct. 11 at PG (4-0 win)
  • Brandson Hein (assist) – Oct. 27 vs. TC (4-2 win)
  • Orrin Centazzo (goal) – Nov. 16 at KAM (1-2 OT loss)
  • Bradly Goethals (goal) – Nov. 25 vs EDM (5-2 win)
  • Ian Walker (assist) – Dec. 28 vs VAN (4-1 win)

 

BY THE NUMBERS – THE TIPS RECORD, WHEN THEY SCORE A GOAL:

Juulsen: 7-0-2

Onyebuchi: 1-0-0

Bajkov: 13-3-2

Centazzo: 4-0-1

Goethals: 3-0-0

Sutter: 9-1-2

Richards: 4-1-1

Fonteyne: 7-3-4

Hein: 2-0-0

Kindopp: 5-1-0

Christiansen: 2-1-1

Skrumeda: 1-1-1

Skoleski: 6-1-1

King: 1-0-1

Davis: 5-0-0

Dewar: 7-1-2

Irving: 0-0-1

Tuulola: 7-0-3

Zwerger: 11-5-2

 

HART HAULS HONORS

Goaltender Carter Hart – CHL Goaltender of the Year, first goaltender selected in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft … named WHL Goaltender of the Week on Nov. 21 … was named to the CHL/NHL Prospects Game in 2015-16 in Vancouver (Team Orr) … named Silvertips MVP for the 2015-16 season … during the month of November he was 6-1-2 and led the league with a 1.11 goals-against-average, in addition to a .959 save percentage and three shutouts … he is coming off CHL Goaltender of the Week honors, the WHL Goaltender of the Month and his second straight WHL Goaltender of the Week award .. he is 73-35-7-9 with 17 shutouts in 128 career WHL regular season appearances.

 

 

CARTER HART, AMONG THE SILVERTIPS LEADERS:

WINS (CAREER)                                                                      SHUTOUTS (CAREER)

RANK PLAYER YRS WINS     RANK PLAYER YEAR SO
1 Leland Irving 03-08 107     1 Leland Irving 03-08 21
2 Carter Hart 13-17 73 2 Carter Hart 13-17 17
3 Austin Lotz 11-15 72 3 Michael Wall 03-05 12
4 Kent Simpson 07-12 71 4 Austin Lotz 11-15 10
5 Michael Wall 03-05 35 5 Kent Simpson 07-12 6
Thomas Heemskerk 08-10 6

 

 

THE KEVIN CONSTANTINE FILE

Kevin Constantine is in his eighth season overall as head coach of the Silvertips, ranking as the club’s all-time leader in wins (313) and posting a record of 313-177-65 in his Everett career. All four of the Silvertips’ division titles have been achieved with Constantine as head coach, most recently in 2014-15 which was Everett’s first since 2006-07. He was the recipient of the Dunc McCallum Trophy (WHL Coach of the Year) in 2003-04, when the Silvertips broke nearly every WHL expansion record and became the first expansion team in WHL history to win a division title. Constantine has coached in the NHL over the course of seven seasons with San Jose, Pittsburgh and New Jersey, helping guide all three clubs to an appearance in the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

 

ATTENTION TO DETAIL 

The Silvertips roster, categorized by birth year and hometown:

 


BIRTH YEAR

96: Skrumeda, Irving, Zwerger

97: Bajkov, Fonteyne, Skoleski, Juulsen, Davis, Petit

98: Hart, Richards, Tuulola, Hein, Goethals

99: Sutter, King, Dewar, Christiansen, Wylie, Kindopp

00: Centazzo, Walker, Onyebuchi

 

HOMETOWN

CANADA

BC: Bajkov, Juulsen, Christiansen, Davis, Walker

AB: Sutter, Fonteyne, Centazzo, Richards, Kindopp, Irving, Hart

MB: Hein, Skoleski, Dewar, Onyebuchi, Skrumeda, Petit, Goethals

 

UNITED STATES

CO: King

WA: Wylie

 

FINLAND

Tuulola

 

AUSTRIA

Zwerger



 

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