EVERETT, WA – The Everett Silvertips announced their training camp roster for the 2020-21 regular season, with 24 players scheduled to begin preparations for the upcoming season the week of Feb. 28 in downtown Everett.
In compliance with local health and safety measures, all practices at this time at Angel of the Winds Arena are closed to the media and general public until further notice. All interviews will be conducted virtually this season, and specific requests may be submitted to email@example.com. It is asked that 24 hours or more are given to specific players, to accommodate Silvertips availability, which is subject to change.
The full roster is below and available at this page:
- Dustin Wolf
- Braden Holt
- Evan May
- Dylan Anderson
- Zachary Ashton
- Gianni Fairbrother **
- Ty Gibson
- Ronan Seeley
- Aidan Sutter
- Brady Van Herk
- Olen Zellweger
- Jackson Berezowski (RW)
- Hunter Campbell (RW)
- Cole Fonstad (LW) **
- Gage Goncalves (C)
- Max Graham (LW)
- Ben Hemmerling (C)
- Ryan Hofer (C)
- Brendan Hunchak (RW)
- Brendan Lee (LW)
- Jalen Price (RW)
- Ethan Regnier (RW)
- Austin Roest (C)
- Jacob Wright (C)
** Denotes co-captain for 2020-21 season
- Defenseman Kasper Puutio (Finland) and center Michal Gut (Czech Republic) remain on the Silvertips protected list and due to travel and border restrictions related to the coronavirus pandemic, are expected to remain with their current clubs for the duration of the 2020-21 season.
- Currently skating with AHL clubs: Gage Goncalves (Syracuse), Gianni Fairbrother (Laval), Dustin Wolf (Stockton)
The WHL has developed an extensive set of protocols, to not only provide a safe environment for players and staff, but to protect individuals in the community. The WHL will implement an ongoing weekly private antigen testing strategy. Enhanced screening for all WHL players, billets, team staff and officials will take place on a daily basis, including regular temperature screenings as well as symptom monitoring through the WHL Athlete RMS Mobile Application. When participating in games and practices, WHL players must wear gaiter-style masks while on the bench. WHL Officials will be required to wear gaiter masks when on the ice. WHL coaches and other team personnel will be required to wear masks at all times, including while conducting practice and while behind the bench during games.
As the WHL returns to play in Washington State, due to local health circumstances caused the coronavirus pandemic, no spectators will be permitted to enter WHL facilities until further notice.
The Silvertips will open the 2020-21 regular season at A.O.T.W. Arena on Saturday, Mar. 20 against the Spokane Chiefs at 6:05 p.m. Streamed opening night coverage will be offered for free via WHL Live, with full season packages and single-day passes available at https://watch.chl.ca/.
ABOUT THE SILVERTIPS AND THE NHL
A total of 19 players have suited up in an Everett Silvertips jersey and advanced to play in the National Hockey League, since the Silvertips joined the WHL in 2003-04. Entering this season, the Silvertips have elevated 27 players to be selected by teams in the NHL Entry Draft, including eight over the previous three seasons. By the end of the 2019-20 season, all three Silvertips in the 20-year old category earned NHL entry level contracts: Bryce Kindopp (Anaheim), Wyatte Wylie (Philadelphia), and Jake Christiansen (Columbus).
The Seattle Kraken, an expansion franchise scheduled to play 30 miles away from Everett at Climate Pledge Arena, will make their NHL debut in the 2021-22 season.
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