EVERETT SILVERTIPS at SPOKANE CHIEFS – SPOKANE ARENA
- Sunday, February 9, 2020
- Time: 5:05pm PT
- RADIO: KRKO 1380 AM & 95.3 FM / Tune In App
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TONIGHT’S MATCHUP AND SERIES NOTES
Final meeting out of nine meetings this season … the Silvertips conclude three games in three days (2-0-0-0) today … they are 7-0-1-0 this season against Spokane and all-time, are 77-58-1-9-4 against the Chiefs … the Tips are 17-5-2-0 against opponents from the U.S. Division … today’s game has a total of six players from both rosters ranked by NHL Central Scouting (midterm) … a total of eight players from both rosters have been selected in the NHL Entry Draft.
AGAINST THE CHIEFS (7-0-1-0)
- SILVERTIPS LEADER, POINTS: Gage Goncalves, 10
- SILVERTIPS LEADER: GOALS: Bryce Kindopp, 5
- GIANTS LEADER, POINTS: Eli Zummack, 7
- GIANTS LEADER, GOALS: Adam Beckman, 5
NEXT THREE GAMES (all times PT)
DATE OPPONENT TIME SITE RADIO
2/9/20 @ Spokane 5:05pm Spokane Arena KRKO 1380 AM & 95.3 FM/WHL Live
2/14/20 SEATTLE 7:35pm A.O.T.W. Arena KRKO 1380 AM & 95.3 FM/WHL Live
2/15/20 PORTLAND 7:05pm A.O.T.W. Arena KRKO 1380 AM & 95.3 FM/WHL Live
LAST TIME OUT:
EVT 5 – SEA 2 (2-9-20): Jake Christiansen deposited two goals with four points, Dustin Wolf had 23 saves in net and the Everett Silvertips broke a tie game in the second period with three unanswered goals, enough to defeat the Seattle Thunderbirds 5-2 in front of 6,190 fans at the accesso ShoWare Center in Kent. The Tips won their fifth straight and eight in the last nine games (8-0-1), taking their fifth win in seven meetings against the Thunderbirds. Kasper Puutio scored his first goal as a Silvertip while Cole Fonstad earned a goal and two assists against the Thunderbirds, earning 10 points to date in the season series. In the last three wins in the series, the Tips have outscored Seattle 15-2.
SHOTS: EVT 34 | SEA 29
DID YOU KNOW?
1) FONSTAD-Y AS HE GOES: Cole Fonstad is second in assists (49) … his 62 points in 46 games, are tied for 9th WHL scoring … his 60 assists in the calendar year of 2019 were 2nd in the WHL, trailing Eli Zummack of Spokane by three.
2) THE DEFENSE NEVER RESTS: Wyatte Wylie (4th, 47 points) and Jake Christiansen (3rd, 15 goals) rank among the league leaders among defensemen … Kasper Puutio earned his first Silvertips goal on Saturday at Seattle … Olen Zellweger earned a multi point game on Friday at Tri-City.
3) HUNGRY LIKE THE WOLF: Tips goaltender Dustin Wolf ranks among the WHL leaders in the following categories: 1st in goals against average (1.90), 1st in save percentage (.938), 3rd in wins (25), 1st in shutouts (8) … he has 19 career shutouts, tied 7th all time (19) with Kelly Guard and Darcy Kuemper … his next shutout (20) will tie him for 5th in WHL history, all-time with Dustin Slade and Justin Pogge.
NHL CENTRAL SCOUTING TRACKER: (updated from NHL CSS midterm rankings)
Player Of note:
- (D) Ronan Seeley Played in the 100th game of his WHL career on Feb. 7 at Tri-City
- (D) Kasper Puutio Goal on Feb. 8 at Seattle (5-2 win)
- (F) Gage Goncalves 23 points, last 16 games (12g-11a)
- (F) Michal Gut Assist in Tips 4-3 win vs. Portland on Jan. 31
BRYCE KINDOPP ALL-TIME GOAL TRACKER, SILVERTIPS
RANK PLAYER POS G
1. Patrick Bajkov RW 112
2. Tyler Maxwell C 107
3. Bryce Kindopp RW 102
4. Joshua Winquist LW 101
5. Shane Harper RW 100
- Dennis Williams earned the 100th win in his Silvertips and WHL career Nov. 2 vs Kamloops
- Wyatte Wylie earned the 100th point in his WHL and Silvertips career Nov 2 vs Kamloops
- Dustin Wolf played in the 100th game of his WHL and Silvertips career on Nov 30 vs. Seattle
- Cole Fonstad earned the 200th point in his WHL career on Dec. 7 at Swift Current
- Gage Goncalves played in the 100th game of his WHL & Silvertips career, Dec. 30 at Red Deer
- Jackson Berezowski played in the 100th game of his WHL & Silvertips career, Jan. 1 at Edmonton
- Bryce Kindopp scored the 100th goal of his Silvertips and WHL career Jan. 3 at Prince George
- Wyatte Wylie earned the 100th assist of his WHL career on Jan. 18 vs. Seattle
- Ronan Seeley played in the 100th game of his Silvertips and WHL career Feb. 7 at Tri-City
- Ty Kolle is 19 games away from 200 in his WHL career
- Jalen Price is 12 games away from 100 in his WHL and Silvertips career
- Jake Christiansen is 5 assists away from 100 in his WHL and Silvertips career