Silvertips blog

Round 10 goes down Friday in Kent and it means quite a bit

The Everett Silvertips stayed overnight in Spokane Wednesday night as Snoqualmie Pass was treacherous. Their 4-0 win over the Chiefs in a midweek match-up was… Continue reading

REFLECTIONS: Do you like leap frog? If not you’d best prep for it

The Game The Everett Silvertips were the superior squad on a night they needed to be. They came out like a team that was well-rested… Continue reading

Some pre-game reading and tonight’s live blog

The Everett Silvertips take on the Spokane Chiefs for the final time this season tonight at 7:05 p.m. and the Tips are probably ready to… Continue reading

KNOW YOUR OPPONENT: The Spokane Chiefs

The Opponent The Spokane Chiefs entered Tuesday’s game at Seattle with a record of 26-28-7-3 (62 points) and fighting for their playoff lives. The Tips… Continue reading

PROSPECTS UPDATE: How the 2016 Tips draftees have performed

With the Everett Silvertips out of town for much of the remainder of the regular season and the respective provincial midget playoffs going on, now… Continue reading

REFLECTIONS: Silvertips reclaim division lead in win over T-Birds

The Game It was a must-win game. Even head coach Kevin Constantine admitted as much following the Everett Silvertips’ 4-2 win over the visiting Seattle… Continue reading

REFLECTIONS: Silvertips fall to Kelowna Rockets in shootout

First Things First In what is becoming a weekly tradition a Central Division team celebrated a goal on Twitter by tweeting a gif of a… Continue reading

KNOW YOUR OPPONENT: The Kelowna Rockets

The Opponent The Rockets are a perennial power about which I wrote in Friday’s Herald. The Players It’s almost easier to talk about who isn’t… Continue reading

Everett Silvertips parents in town for weekend homestand

The Everett Silvertips held a brief skate session Thursday led by assistants Mitch Love and Brennan Sonne. It was your typical Thursday-between-game day skates and… Continue reading

REFLECTIONS: 22-shot third period not enough in Silvertips loss

The Game Once again it wasn’t the Everett Silvertips’ night. They allowed single goals in both the first and second periods, but the game was… Continue reading

KNOW YOUR OPPONENT: The Spokane Chiefs

The Opponent The Spokane Chiefs (25-27-6-3, 59 points) invade Xfinity Arena for the final time tonight. The Chiefs have dropped three straight and all but… Continue reading

Notes and thoughts from a rare Silvertips practice day

The Silvertips held a quick skate session this afternoon in advance of Wednesday’s home game against the Spokane Chiefs. On hand was Calgary Flames player… Continue reading

REFLECTIONS: T-Birds deal Silvertips their most lopsided defeat

The Game It’s not a stretch to call Sunday’s 6-1 Everett Silvertips loss their worst of the season. Not only did it come via their… Continue reading

KNOW YOUR OPPONENT: The Seattle Thunderbirds

The Opponent I probably don’t need to tell you too much about the Seattle Thunderbirds (39-18-3-2, 83 points). They’re Everett’s competitor for the U.S. Division… Continue reading

REFLECTIONS: Eetu Tuulola clinches victory with folks in town

First Things First Let’s acknowledge that a WHL franchise tweeted a GIF of North Korean “Supreme Leader” Kim Jong-un applauding to celebrate a 3-0 lead… Continue reading

KNOW YOUR OPPONENT: Connor Ingram and the Kamloops Blazers

The Opponent The Kamloops Blazers are 37-20-4-2 with 80 points following an 8-2 shellacking at the hands of the Kelowna Rockets Friday. Nevertheless the Blazers… Continue reading

REFLECTIONS: Silvertips make it a half-dozen wins in a row

The Game Evidently it’s not just that the East Division might having a down season. The Tips appear fully recovered from their seven-game winless swoon… Continue reading

KNOW YOUR OPPONENT: The first installment of a new blog feature

This post begins what I hope to make a consistent presence in my pregame coverage. The credit goes to Tips fan and Center Field Sports… Continue reading

The best WHL conference? Circumstantial evidence points West

As I wrote in Wednesday’s WHL notebook, the U.S. Division had excellent success while playing at the East Division. The East features both the two-team… Continue reading

Orrin Centazzo done for season; Tips add F Keith Anderson

The Everett Silvertips returned to the Xfinity Arena ice Wednesday in preparation for yet another three-in-three set of games this weekend. The #Silvertips are back… Continue reading