Scratches: Zipp, Aasman, Skrumeda, MacDonald, Penner.
Notes: Everett makes one change from Wednesday’s 6-3 loss to Kelowna as winger Mitch Skapski comes into the lineup for the first time this season, replacing Logan Aasman. The Tips also make some tweaks to their lines as winger Patrick Bajkov moves up to play with Jujhar Khaira and Joshua Winquist, while Tyler Sandhu slots in alongside Kohl Bauml and Dawson Leedahl. Austin Lotz gets the start in goal after relieving Daniel Cotton on Wednesday.
Scratches: Plutnar, Marreck, Vickerman, Bulbuc, Bowles.
Notes: Tri-City plays without veteran defenseman Michal Plutnar for undisclosed reasons. Forwards Parker Bowles and Taylor Vickerman are both out with upper-body injuries. Goaltender Eric Comrie has played every minute of the season in goal so far for the Americans.