Silvertips blog

Babych’s stick headed to the HOF and another Tips-T-Birds series

First of all, we need to recognize the Cal Babych stick that ended the longest game in CHL history is bound for the Hockey Hall… Continue reading

Carter Hart named WHL Goaltender of the Week

Not much of a surprise here as Carter Hart was named the WHL Goaltender of the Week. Per the WHL press release: “The 18-year-old Hart… Continue reading

REFLECTIONS: Silvertips move on with historic win over Royals

The Game This might not be the most coherent, articlate blog post of my career because it’s 2:30 a.m. and I got home from Victoria… Continue reading

REFLECTIONS: Silvertips move back in front 3-2 with OT win

The Game Where to begin… I was fortunate last year that none of Everett’s playoff games went into overtime as seemed to be the lot… Continue reading

Travel day extras: Silvertips-Royals series knotted 2-2

With Portland’s win over Prince George Thursday night both Western Conference playoff series involving division winners against wild cards are knotted 2-2. Meanwhile Seattle leads… Continue reading

REFLECTIONS: Tips and Royals knotted back up at two games each

The Game So now it’s a best-of-three series. The Everett Silvertips and Victoria Royals are all knotted at two games apiece in their best-of-seven Western… Continue reading

LIVE BLOG: Everett Silvertips at Victoria Royals for Game 4

The Everett Silvertips seized momentum back with a 2-0 win in Game 3 Tuesday night in Victoria and have a chance to push the Royals… Continue reading

REFLECTIONS: Tips retake series lead with 2-0 win at Victoria

The Game Survive and advance. It’s the mantra of March (in this case not limited to the NCAA Tournament). The Everett Silvertips survived a tough… Continue reading

LIVE BLOG: Everett Silvertips at Victoria Royals (and other links)

It’s game day on Vancouver Island as the Everett Silvertips visit Save-On-Foods Centre for Game 3 against the Victoria Royals. If you’re looking for some… Continue reading

Some off-day musings including Putin’s return and midget title for Leduc Oil Kings

First things first: The Lethbridge Hurricanes resurrected Vladimir Putin in gif form Sunday night as Russian forward Egor Babenko recorded a hat trick. Let’s all… Continue reading

REFLECTIONS: Royals even up series with 4-3 win at Xfinity Arena

The Game We figured Victoria was going to make it a series and the Royals showed that Saturday night in a 4-3 win over the… Continue reading

REFLECTIONS: Tips go up 1-0 in first-round series vs. Royals

The Game The Silvertips started strong and built a four-goal lead and held on to top Victoria 4-2 in Game One of their best-of-seven WHL… Continue reading

Tips ink Liwiski, have now signed four from 2016 bantam draft

Friday night brings Game One of top-seeded Everett’s first-round playoff series against the eighth-seeded Victoria Royals, but the news started much earlier in the day… Continue reading

‘Twas the night before Game One, and all through the WHL…

Sorry if you were hoping for more, but at least you clicked on the post. So here we are on the eve of the Everett… Continue reading

REFLECTIONS: Silvertips fall to Americans in overtime in finale

The Game For the second consecutive week the Everett Silvertips had a Sunday they’ll probably want to forget. The Tips blew a pair of two-goal… Continue reading

REFLECTIONS: Tips clinch U.S. Division title in convincing win

The Game It was a weird beginning. The only shot in the first seven-plus minutes came on a long clear by Victoria that found its… Continue reading

REFLECTIONS: Everett Silvertips claw back atop U.S. Division

The Game The Everett Silvertips are halfway home. With their 4-2 win at Victoria Friday night the Tips reclaimed the top spot in the U.S.… Continue reading

LIVE BLOG: The Everett Silvertips at the Victoria Royals

The Everett Silvertips play their final game in hand of the idle Seattle Thunderbirds tonight as the Tips take on the Victoria Royals on Vancouver… Continue reading

KNOW YOUR OPPONENT: The Victoria Royals (and some other links)

The Everett Silvertips were in transit Thursday, but I managed to get in touch with both head coach Kevin Constantine and defenseman Aaron Irving for… Continue reading

REFLECTIONS: Tips still in control of division after beating Rockets

The Game The Everett Silvertips once again came up with the bounce-back game they needed as they stifled the potent Kelowna Rockets offense with a… Continue reading