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:
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
BC: Wright, Patterson, Gurney, Price, Goncalves, Gibson, Anderson, Fairbrother, Sutter
AB: Kindopp, Mitchell, Seeley, Zellweger
SK: Berezowski, Hendren
WA: Butt, Wylie, Lee