#TBT / Jujhar Khaira and the Incredible 1st NHL Goal

By Gillian Saunders – Silvertips Staff Writer

The Everett Silvertips Alumni players are continuing to show their expertise and steadfastness with their current AHL or college teams. Whether scoring their first NHL goal, or gaining points to help lead their team to victory, we think it’s just as important to keep updated on all of the incredible accomplishments of our Silvertip alumni.

Take a look at the players and their achievements below, and remember, Once A Tip, Always A Tip!


Jujhar Khaira – Forward – Edmonton Oilers (NHL)

8 G, 10 A, 18 P in 24 games (AHL) – Bakersfield Condors

1st NHL Goal: January 16, 2017 with the Edmonton Oilers, versus the Arizona Coyotes. Khaira’s goal was the game winner in a 3-1 victory over the Coyotes.

Nikita Scherbak – Forward – St. John’s Ice Caps

10 G, 10 A, 20 P in 30 games

1st NHL Goal: January 7, 2017 with the Montreal Canadiens, versus the Toronto Maple Leafs. Scherbak’s goal gave Montreal a 3-2 lead at 19:58 in the first period.

Kent Simpson – Goaltender – Colorado Eagles

GAA 2.70, SVS% 0.908 in 9 games


Austin Lotz – Goaltender – Reading Royals

GAA 2.50, SVS% 0.919 in 2 games

Byron Froese – Forward – Toronto Marlies (AHL)

15 G, 7 A, 22 P in 34 games


Remi Laurencelle – Forward – University of Manitoba

2 G, 9 A, 11 P in 12 games


Brayden Low – Forward – Rapid City Rush

3 G, 1 A, 4 P in 29 games


Landon Oslanski – Defense – Wichita Thunder

2 G, 9 A, 11 P in 32 games


Kohl Bauml – Forward – University of Saskatchewan

3 G, 12 A, 15 P and 16 games


Shane Harper – Forward – Springfield Thunderbirds

5 G, 9 A, 14 P in 23 games

1st NHL Goal: October 22, 2016 with the Florida Panthers, versus Colorado Avalanche. First NHL goal gave the Panthers a 2-1 lead in beginning of the third period. He then made his second NHL goal later in the third period of that same game to give the Panthers a 4-1 lead, helping them to claim a 5-2 Victory over the Avalanche.


Leland Irving – Goaltender – KooKoo

GAA 1.96, SVS% 0.932 in 26 games

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