EVERETT SILVERTIPS vs PORTLAND WINTERHAWKS – XFINITY ARENA
Saturday, November 4, 2017 | RADIO: KRKO 1380 AM / FM 95.3 | TIPS App
TONIGHT’S MATCHUP AND SERIES NOTES
Third of ten meetings this season and the second in Everett … annual fundraising game, “Pink the Rink” to benefit breast cancer prevention and treatment, in partnership with Safeway and Providence Regional Medical Center … game #147 in the all-time series … end of a two-game home stand (Tips are 1-0-0-0) … Silvertips are 70-62-14 in the all-time series … the last visit for Portland to Everett was Sept. 23 on Opening Night, and the Silvertips were defeated, 7-4 … Portland comes off back to back wins, and defeated Spokane last night, 4-1 at Spokane Arena
HEAD-TO-HEAD: (Silvertips 1-1-0-0)
||POR 7 – EVT 4
||EVT 3 – POR 2
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NEXT THREE GAMES (all times PT)
DATE OPPONENT TIME SITE RADIO
11/10/17 at Prince George 7:00pm CN Centre KKXA 1520 AM & FM 101 /Tips App
11/11/17 at Prince George 7:00pm CN Centre KRKO 1380 AM & 95.3 FM/Tips App
11/15/17 vs Prince Albert 7:05pm XFINITY Arena KRKO 1380 AM & 95.3 FM/Tips App
LAST GAME (EVT 3 – PG 1 / 11-3-17): – Patrick Bajkov scored a late game winning goal for the second straight game, with 1:22 to play in regulation and help lift the Everett Silvertips to a three-game win streak and 3-1 victory over the Prince George Cougars, before 3,579 fans at XFINITY Arena in WHL action on Friday. The Silvertips were backstopped by the return of Carter Hart from illness, triumphant in his home debut with 23 stops. Counterpart Tavin Grant kept the Cougars in the balance for much of the game and tied his career high with 47 saves. Connor Dewar, who sealed the game with an empty net goal, added an assist to give the Tips their first win at home since Sept. 24.
TOP 5 TIPS TIDBITS
- POWERED BY PINK: In coordination with tonight’s Pink the Rink game, the Silvertips will wear special alternate jerseys for the game (offered for advance purchase online and available tonight via silent auction, proceeds benefit Providence) … jerseys combine current and classic Silvertips designs, manufactured by CCM.
- DEWAR OF GOOD DEEDS: Connor Dewar (development camp, Toronto Maple Leafs and draft eligible) entered today fifth in the WHL in shots (80), tied for third in power play goals (6) and leads the Tips with 10 goals this season … he has five goals in the last four games.
- HART OF THE MATTER: Reigning back-to-back WHL Goaltender of the Year Carter Hart made his home debut Friday night with 23 saves in the Tips 3-1 victory … his 87 career wins are 2nd all-time in Silvertips history … he will join Team WHL next Monday and Tuesday in the upcoming CIBC Canada-Russia Series in Moose Jaw and Swift Current
- WOLF IT DOWN: Dustin Wolf made 82 saves in his first two career games to earn WHL and CHL Goaltender of the Week honors … he became the youngest goaltender in Tips history (16 years, 6 months, 11 days) to earn a win since Carter Hart (16 years, 1 month, 7 days) in 2014-15, when he stopped 26 shots in a 2-0 win at Seattle.
- BIG BANG BAJKOV: Patrick Bajkov, returning from training camp with the Vegas Golden Knights, leads the Tips with 25 points in 17 games (T-10, WHL) … his last two goals have been scored with 1:30 left in regulation or less, both game winners.
- Patrick Bajkov is 13 games away from 300 in his WHL career
- Kevin Davis is 8 games away from 300 in his WHL career
- Carter Hart is 3 shutouts away from the Silvertips all-time record and 8 away from the WHL all-time record
- Riley Sutter played in his 100th career game in the WHL on Sept. 24 vs. Tri-City
- Patrick Bajkov earned the 200th point in his Tips and WHL career on Oct. 4 at Spokane
- Kevin Davis earned the 100th assist in his Tips and WHL career on Oct. 13 at Lethbridge
ON THIS DATE
EVT 3 – REG 2 (SO) (11/4/06): Peter Mueller ripped a first round goal past Linden Rowat while Shane Harper and Moises Gutierrez scored in the second and third period respectively to manufacture a 3-2 Tips shootout victory at Regina 4,595 fans at Brandt Centre … Mueller was named first star … Leland Irving earned the win in net with 20 saves.