The National Hockey League began play this week and there are five former Everett Silvertips currently on NHL rosters. That includes defensemen Radko Gudas (Philadelphia), Noah Juulsen (Montreal), Mirco Mueller (New Jersey), Ryan Murray (Columbus) and winger Jujhar Khaira (Edmonton).
— Everett Silvertips (@WHLsilvertips) October 5, 2017
Juulsen is on injured reserve, but was thought to be on the verge of making the opening day roster when he broke his foot during the preseason.
A total of 19 Silvertips players have played in the NHL in the organization’s 14 years of existence.
You can read the full release here.
In other news:
– This came out Wednesday, but four Tips prospects are scheduled to skate for their provincial teams in the U-16 WHL Cup. The event was formerly known as the Western Canada Challenge Cup.
The prospects include 2017 first-rounder Ronan Seeley and fifth-rounder Brayden Morrison (Alberta), second-rounder Jackson Berezowski (Saskatchewan) and third-rounder Nate Hinds (Manitoba). Seeley is a defenseman while the other three are forwards.
Four (4!) Tips prospects in @TheWHL Cup:
— Everett Silvertips (@WHLsilvertips) October 4, 2017
– Check out this coverage of Wednesday night’s Tips-Chiefs game from the Spokesman-Review.
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