Everett Silvertips 2019 NHL Draft Hub
Three Everett Silvertips are ranked by NHL Central Scouting ahead of the 2019 NHL Entry Draft, scheduled for Jun. 21-22 in Vancouver, B.C. at Rogers Arena, the home of the Vancouver Canucks (NHL).
The Silvertips are aiming to add to their total of 22 players drafted to the NHL in 16 seasons. The WHL, starting on opening night of the 2018-19 season, had at least one alum on the rosters of all 31 NHL teams and 137 WHL alumni were on opening night rosters.
TV COVERAGE OF THE 2019 NHL DRAFT:
- Round 1: Friday, Jun. 21
- TV: 4:30pm PT (NBCSN / Sportsnet / TVA Sports)
- RADIO: Noon PT (SiriusXM)
- Rounds 2-7: Saturday, Jun. 22
- TV: 10:00am PT (NHL Network / Sportsnet / TVA Sports)
THE SILVERTIPS: RANKED BY NHL CENTRAL SCOUTING:
- DUSTIN WOLF (G): 12TH (Final, North American Goaltenders)
THE SEASON: WHL Western Conference Goaltender of the Year, CHL Scholastic Player of the Year … completed his regular season as the WHL leader in wins (41), save percentage (.936), goals-against-average (1.69), minutes (3,615), was second in shutouts (7), and fourth in saves (1,493), while setting a new Silvertips single season record in wins, posting the second highest save percentage in the franchise’s single season history, the second lowest goals-against-average in franchise history – and fourth lowest in WHL history … recorded 30 saves or more in a game, 12 times in the regular season and earned a season high 43 saves on Dec. 8 in a 2-1 victory over the Seattle Thunderbirds in Kent, Wash … is 54-21-2-2 over 81 regular season games in his WHL career with the Silvertips, along with a .934 save percentage, 1.83 goals-against-average, and 11 shutouts. In Silvertips all-time history, Wolf is already fifth in wins, fourth in shutouts, and the current all-time leader in save percentage and goals-against-average (minimum 20 games). He recorded his first career postseason shutout in Game 4 of the first round of the 2019 WHL Playoffs against Tri-City. His 1.83 career goals-against-average currently ranks second lowest in league history (minimum of 60 games played).
- GIANNI FAIRBROTHER (D): 50TH (Final, North American Skaters)
THE SEASON: Shattered career highs this season in goals (10), assists (26), and points (36), plus-minus (+23), and power play goals (4) in 64 games. The 6-foot, 195-pound defenseman had a career high four assists on Nov. 9 vs. Kamloops and six times this season recorded multi-point games … jumped 35 spots to his current position since the Midterm Rankings were released and has 41 points (12g-29a) along with 113 penalty minutes in 100 career WHL games, all with the Silvertips … was a part of last season’s Silvertips team that captured their second Western Conference title in franchise history and this year’s team that earned its third consecutive U.S. Division title (7th in franchise history) … has eight points (1g-7a) and a +11 rating in 35 postseason games.
- BRYCE KINDOPP (RW): 170TH (Final, North American Skaters)
THE SEASON: Led the Silvertips with a career high 39 goals, and shattered career highs in points (73), assists (34), plus-minus (+37), power play goals (12), shorthanded goals (5), and game-winning goals (10).
Kindopp as tied for fourth in the league for game winning goals, his 39 goals finished as the fourth highest in Silvertips single season history, and his +37 ranking finished as the second highest in Silvertips single season history, only trailing Radko Gudas (+45 in 2009-10).
Last season, the Silvertips had three players selected at the NHL Draft in Dallas, their most in one draft, in nine years: Connor Dewar (Minnesota), Riley Sutter (Washington), and Wyatte Wylie (Philadelphia).
SILVERTIPS DRAFT COVERAGE | TIPS NHL DRAFT, ALL TIME
- VIDEO | Dustin Wolf highlight reel (WHL)
- VIDEO | Gianni Fairbrother highlight reel (WHL)
- VIDEO | Bryce Kindopp highlight reel (WHL)
- READ | Dustin Wolf NHL Draft feature (The Hockey News)
- READ | Silvertips trio poised for NHL Draft (Dub Network)
- READ | Wolf: “He’s going to prove them wrong.” (Sportsnet)
- READ | Gianni Fairbrother: “smart play” (The Hockey Writers)
- READ | Gianni Fairbrother profile (WHL)
- READ | Kindopp, Wolf, Fairbrother stock rising (The Herald)
- READ | Dustin Wolf: “poised, aggressive, positionally sound” (The Hockey Writers)
The regular season schedule for the 2019-20 season will be announced soon, offering full 34-game season tickets, 22-game, and 14-game plans for as little as $215 total per seat. Deposits for $50 will secure a seat for the 2019-20 season, available at www.everettsilvertips.com/season or by calling (425) 252-5100 during normal business hours (Monday through Thursday during the offseason, 9am to 4pm).