EVERETT – The Everett Silvertips today announced their 2015 WHL exhibition schedule highlighted by the 12th annual Holiday Inn Preseason Classic tournament over Labor Day weekend at XFINITY Arena. The ‘Tips will play a total of seven preseason games, skating on home ice three times during their home tournament and welcoming the Victoria Royals back to Everett to conclude the preseason on September 19.
CLICK HERE for a printable preseason schedule in PDF format.
The 2015-16 WHL regular season schedule will be released Wednesday, June 24 at 10:00 am Pacific Time.
This year’s Holiday Inn Preseason Classic at XFINITY Arena once again features the WHL’s five U.S. Division teams plus the Victoria Royals competing in three games per day (starting at 11:30 am, 3:00 pm and 7:00 pm) from Friday, September 4 to Sunday, September 6. The Silvertips are in action at 7:00 pm all three days, facing the Victoria Royals Friday, the Spokane Chiefs Saturday and the Portland Winterhawks on Sunday.
Everett continues exhibition play the following Thursday and Friday, September 10 and 11, at the Tri-City Americans’ annual preseason tournament at the Toyota Center. The ‘Tips take on the Prince George Cougars and Portland Winterhawks in those games before traveling to Portland for another contest with the Winterhawks on Friday, September 18. The ‘Tips return to their home ice to complete the preseason schedule against Victoria on Saturday, September 19 at XFINITY Arena.
Ticket packages including all nine games of the Holiday Inn Preseason Classic are available now for $75 per seat – CLICK HERE for more information or to buy yours today. Silvertips season ticket and package holders will soon have an opportunity to purchase full preseason packages including each of the nine tournament games and the September 19 preseason finale vs. Victoria for just $65 per seat.
Single game tickets for the 2015 preseason will be available starting Thursday, August 6 @ Noon. Seating for all preseason games at XFINITY Arena is general admission.
2015 Everett Silvertips Preseason Schedule:
Holiday Inn Pre-Season Classic
Friday, September 4 Seattle Thunderbirds vs. Tri-City Americans, 11:30 am
Friday, September 4 Spokane Chiefs vs. Portland Winterhawks, 3:00 pm
Friday, September 4 Victoria Royals at SILVERTIPS, 7:00 pm
Saturday, September 5 Portland Winterhawks vs. Tri-City Americans, 11:30 am
Saturday, September 5 Victoria Royals vs. Seattle Thunderbirds, 3:00 pm
Saturday, September 5 Spokane Chiefs at SILVERTIPS, 7:00 pm
Sunday, September 6 Victoria Royals vs. Tri-City Americans, 11:30 am
Sunday, September 6 Spokane Chiefs vs. Seattle Thunderbirds, 3:00 pm
Sunday, September 6 Portland Winterhawks at SILVERTIPS, 7:00 pm
Thursday, September 10 SILVERTIPS vs. Prince George Cougars (@ Tri-City), 11:00 am
Friday, September 11 SILVERTIPS vs. Portland Winterhawks (@ Tri-City), 11:00 am
Friday, September 18 SILVERTIPS at Portland Winterhawks, 7:00 pm
Saturday, September 19 Victoria Royals at SILVERTIPS, 7:05 pm
The Silvertips are currently preparing for the 13th season of WHL hockey in Everett in 2015-16. To keep up with all the latest Silvertips news and information throughout the offseason, visit www.everettsilvertips.com, “like” the Everett Silvertips Hockey Club on Facebook or follow @WHLSilvertips on Twitter. For questions, call the team office at 425-252-5100.