Updated developments: no Sean Richards (TBD suspension for last night’s checking from behind major), and Carter Hart gives it a go in net again vs. old teammate Dorrin Luding.
Big crowd due tonight at the corner of Hewitt and Broadway.
No Tips Talk tonight as we’ll have a guest of the Everett Police Dept. in the booth, 2nd intermission for Local Heroes Night.
BAJKOV WATCH: One goal away from tying Tyler Maxwell (107) for the Tips all-time record.
AUDIO STREAM: Radio (1380 AM) / Tips App, too
ON THE BROADCAST: (pregame at 6:30pm)
- Pregame: Luke Ormsby, Dennis Williams
- 1st Intermission: Part 2, Chris Daniels (KING 5)
- 2nd Intermission: Aaron Snell, Everett Police Department.
TOP 5 TIPS TIDBITS
- TORRID TIPS: The Tips are 33-7-1-2 in the last 43 games and finished 9-3-0-1 in January… they have won 27 of the last 33 games … Matt Fonteyne led the Silvertips in January – and the entire league – with 25 points in 13 games and added 12 goals … they have 4 games of scoring 8 goals or more.
- NOT STANDING PAT: Patrick Bajkov, the leading Tips scorer, set the new Silvertips all-time scoring record with 264 points on Feb. 2, when he surpassed Zach Hamill with a first period power play goal … has twice tied his career high of 5 points … he needs one goal to tie Tyler Maxwell for the Tips all-time goal record (107)
- HART MONITOR: Tips goaltender Carter Hart, gold medalist at the World Junior Championships, set the new Silvertips all-time record for goaltending wins (108) on Feb. 16 at Seattle (30 saves) … he was in net on Feb. 10 with 23 saves for his 26th career shutout (tied WHL record) and 107th win (tied Tips record) in a 5-0 win over Vancouver.
- LOCAL FLAVOR: Three Silvertips on the active roster have local ties to the Pacific Northwest … forward Luke Ormsby and defenseman Wyatte Wylie are both from Everett … forward Dawson Butt is from Buckley, WA (Pierce County).
- SPECIAL DELIVERIES: For the Silvertips special teams, the penalty kill is 1st in the WHL (83.8) … the Tips power play went 5-of-9 on Jan. 7 vs. Victoria, tying a franchise record for most power play goals in one game (5) … they are 21-of-77 in the last 15 games … Matt Fonteyne leads the Silvertips with 14 power play goals.
ON THIS DATE
EVT 6 – SPO 3 (2/17/06): Peter Mueller earned the third hat trick in his Silvertips career (also adding an assist) and ninth in franchise history while the Silvertips broke a 3-3 tie in the third period with three goals to defeat the Spokane Chiefs, 6-3 before 5,734 fans in downtown Everett … Zach Hamill recorded three assists and John Lammers had two goals and an assist.