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TONIGHT // Opening Night vs Tri-City (9/20)


EVERETT SILVERTIPS vs TRI-CITY AMERICANS

  • A.O.T.W. ARENA
  • Friday, September 20, 2019
  • Time: 7:35pm PT
  • RADIO: KKXA 1520 AM & 101.1 FM / TuneIn App

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TONIGHT’S MATCHUP AND SERIES NOTES
Opening Night of the 2019-20 regular season schedule and the 17th in Everett Silvertips history … the Silvertips enter the season as defending U.S. Division champions and will hoist their 7th banner to the rafters before puck drop … the Silvertips went 5-3-0-0 against Tri-City in the regular season and won their first round playoff series against the Americans, 4-1 last season … Bryce Kindopp leads returning Silvertips in points (8), head-to-head against the Americans … Sasha Mutala and Kyle Olson (five points each) led Tri-City against the Silvertips.

 

NEXT THREE GAMES (all times PT)

DATE               OPPONENT                 TIME            SITE                                 RADIO

9/21/19            VICTORIA                    7:05pm        A.O.T.W. Arena                KRKO 1380 AM & 95.3 FM/WHL Live

9/28/19            @ Kelowna                  7:05pm        Prospera Place                 KRKO 1380 AM & 95.3 FM/WHL Live

10/5/19            @ Kamloops                7:05pm        Sandman Centre              KRKO 1380 AM & 95.3 FM/WHL Live

DID YOU KNOW?
1) OPENING NIGHT:
The Silvertips are 4-2-0-0 in the last six opening night games … they have an all-time record of 7-7-1-1 in home openers … their last home opening win was Sept. 24, 2016 (3-1 win vs. Vancouver)
2) EXPERIENCE MATTERS: The Silvertips enter tonight with Bryce Kindopp as their newly appointed captain, and defenseman Wyatte Wylie and forward Max Patterson as assistant captains … the trio have combined for 675 career regular season games and 121 career WHL Playoff games, all skating in the 2018 WHL Championship Series.
3) STARS AND STRIPES: All 3 goaltenders on the Silvertips roster are U.S. born … Dustin Wolf (Tustin, Calif.) was selected by Calgary in the 7th round of the 2019 NHL Draft … Keegan Karki (Sartell, Minn) is a previous attendee of the NHL Draft Combine … Braden Holt (Bozeman, Mont.) was selected by USA Hockey as a participant in the 2019 Boys Select 16 Player Development camp, presenting the top 2003-born U.S. players.

ATTENTION TO DETAIL 

The Silvertips roster, categorized by birth year and hometown:

BIRTH YEAR

99: Kindopp, Wylie, Patterson

00: Butt, Fasko-Rudas, Fairbrother, Gurney, Karki

01: Wolf, Goncalves, Mitchell, Price, Vitelli, Hendren

02: Berezowski, Seeley, Anderson, Wright, Lee, Gut, Sutter

03: Lambert, Gibson, Zellweger, Holt

HOMETOWN

CANADA

BC: Wright, Patterson, Gurney, Price, Goncalves, Gibson, Anderson, Fairbrother, Sutter

AB: Kindopp, Mitchell, Seeley, Zellweger

SK: Berezowski, Hendren

MB: Vitelli

UNITED STATES

WA: Butt, Wylie, Lee

AK: Lambert

CA: Wolf

MN: Karki

MT: Holt

 

CZECH REPUBLIC

Gut

 

SLOVAKIA

Fasko-Rudas

 

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