EVERETT SILVERTIPS vs EDMONTON OIL KINGS – XFINITY ARENA
Friday, November 25, 2016 | RADIO: Fox Sports AM 1380 / 95.3 FM | TIPS Mobile App
The Silvertips host the Edmonton Oil Kings in the only meeting of the regular season … the Silvertips carry a record of 9-2-0-0 at home this season and hold first place in the U.S. Division … the Silvertips are currently in the middle of a seven-game homestand (1-1-0-0) … the Silvertips are 5-1-2 in the month of November … the Silvertips last played on Wednesday, defeating Seattle, 3-0 … Edmonton last played in Portland on Wednesday, suffering a 4-2 loss.
NEXT THREE GAMES
DATE OPPONENT TIME SITE RADIO
11/26/16 PRINCE GEORGE 7:05pm XFINITY Arena KRKO 1380 AM & 95.3 FM/ Tips App
11/30/16 KOOTENAY 7:05pm XFINITY Arena KRKO 1380 AM & 95.3 FM/ Tips App
12/2/16 MEDICINE HAT 7:35pm XFINITY Arena KRKO 1380 AM & 95.3 FM/ Tips App
SERIES SCHEDULE NOTES
Tonight is the only meeting of the season with the Edmonton Oil Kings and the 10th overall in the lifetime series … the Silvertips are 4-5-0-0 in the series … their last meeting was at Rexall Place on Jan. 22, 2016 in a Silvertips 1-0 defeat … their last meeting in Everett was Nov. 1, 2014 in a 3-0 Silvertips victory (Austin Lotz).
Home Record vs. Edmonton: 2-2-0-0 (W-L-OTL-SOL)
Road Record @ Edmonton: 2-3-0-0
Last Everett Home Win vs. Edmonton: 11/1/14; Everett 3, Edmonton 0
Last Everett Home Loss vs. Edmonton: 3/1/13; Edmonton 7, Everett 1
Last Everett Road Win @ Edmonton: 10/09/13; Everett 4, Edmonton 2
Last Everett Road Loss @ Edmonton: 1/22/16; Edmonton 1, Everett 0
Last Everett Shootout Win vs. Edmonton: 11/1/09; Everett 2, Edmonton 1 (SO)
Longest Everett Winning Streak vs. Edmonton: 2 (Twice: 11/1/09-2/5/11, 10/9/13-11/1/14)
Longest Edmonton Winning Streak vs. Everett: 2 (Twice: 11/1/07-11/1/08, 10/26/11-3/1/13)
Most Goals by Everett vs. Edmonton: 4 (10/09/13; Everett 4 @ Edmonton 2)
Most Goals by Edmonton vs. Everett: 7 (3/1/13; Edmonton 7 @ Everett 1)
Most Goals, Both Teams: 8 (3/1/13; Edmonton 7 @ Everett 1)
Last Everett Shutout vs. Edmonton: 11/01/14; Everett 3, Edmonton 0; Austin Lotz – 21 saves
Last Edmonton Shutout vs. Everett: 1/22/16; Edmonton 1, Everett 0; Payton Lee – 27 saves
- Kevin Constantine is 2 wins away from 300 in his Silvertips career
- 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 is 12 points away from 100 in his Silvertips career
TOP 5 TIPS TIDBITS
- PROGRESS REPORT: Through 20 games, the Silvertips earned 33 points (15-2-3 record), their most to open the season in that span since 2006-07 and second most in franchise history through the first 20 games … the Silvertips went 18-1-1 (37 points) in 2006-07 for the first 20 games under head coach Kevin Constantine.
- BLAST OFF: The Silvertips are two points (36 points) behind top record in the WHL and are third in WHL win percentage (.783), and are in first place in the U.S. Division … they are 8-1-3 in the last 12 games … they are 9-2-0 at home and 7-1-4 on the road … by going 11-1-3 in a 15 game span (eight on the road), they outscored their opposition, 50-28 … they have allowed two goals or less in 10 of the last 11 games.
- THE GREAT “EIGHT” FOR CONSTANTINE: Silvertips head coach Kevin Constantine returns for his fourth consecutive season behind the bench, and eighth overall in Everett … he was named WHL coach of the year in 2003-04 … under his watch, the Silvertips have won the U.S. Division four times … he is 298-169-60 all-time behind the Silvertips bench … he has served as head coach in the National Hockey League for eight years (San Jose, Pittsburgh, New Jersey)
- FIRST THING’S FIRST: The Silvertips have scored the first goal of the game in 17 of 23 games this season … when scoring first, the Silvertips are 13-1-3 this season … the Silvertips last scored first in Wednesday’s 3-0 victory over Seattle.
- HOT STREAKS: Forward Dominic Zwerger had a ten game point streak (longest in the WHL this season) … he owns 11 points in the last 9 games … goaltender Carter Hart is 7-1-2 in the last 10 games and has allowed just one goal or less in six of those appearances … Patrick Bajkov has 12 points in the last 9 games … the Silvertips have 19 players who are +1 this season, or higher.
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)
BY THE NUMBERS – THE TIPS RECORD, WHEN THEY SCORE A GOAL:
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 9-2-0-1 and led the league with a 1.16 goals-against-average, in addition to a .951 save percentage and four shutouts … he is 65-32-4-8 with 12 shutouts in 113 career WHL regular season appearances.
CARTER HART, AMONG THE SILVERTIPS LEADERS:
WINS (CAREER) SHUTOUTS (CAREER)
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 (298) and posting a record of 298-169-60 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:
96: Millar, Skrumeda, Zwerger
97: Bajkov, Fonteyne, Skoleski, Juulsen, Davis, Petit
98: Hart, Richards, Tuulola, Hein, Goethals
99: Sutter, King, Dewar, Christiansen, Wylie, Kindopp
00: Kemp, Centazzo, Walker, Onyebuchi
BC: Bajkov, Millar, Juulsen, Christiansen, Davis, Walker
AB: Sutter, Fonteyne, Centazzo, Richards, Kindopp, Hart
MB: Hein, Skoleski, Dewar, Onyebuchi, Skrumeda, Petit, Goethals