Silvertips

Silvertips’ season delayed further due to pandemic

The WHL announced Thursday that the target start date for the 2020-21 season is now. Dec. 4.

 

Canadian Hockey League hit with abuse lawsuit

The lawsuit alleges the CHL and its member leagues have been complicit in the abuse of underage players.

 

Everett Silvertips defenseman Olen Zellweger controls the puck before a backdrop of fans during a game against the Saskatoon Blades last November at Angel of the Winds Arena. Readers weighed in on whether they’d be comfortable attending a Silvertips game with Angel of the Winds at 50% capacity amidst the coronavirus pandemic. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

POLL RESULTS: Majority of fans would attend Tips games

However, 38% would not be comfortable going to Angel of the Winds Arena at 50% capacity.

 

Everett Silvertips winger Cole Fonstad yells after scoring a goal against the Spokane Chiefs on Jan. 26 at Angel of the Winds Arena. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

POLL: Attending a Tips game at 50% capacity, yea or nay?

The WHL will only hold games once arenas are allowed to open to 50% capacity.

Everett Silvertips winger Cole Fonstad yells after scoring a goal against the Spokane Chiefs on Jan. 26 at Angel of the Winds Arena. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

No fans, no season: Silvertips’ league lays out return plan

The WHL says teams must be allowed to have arenas at 50% capacity in order for next season to begin.

WHL targets Oct. 2 for start of 2020-21 season

The league unveils its Return to Play plan, but provides no definitive info regarding fan attendance.

Silvertips notebook: Wolf invited to world junior showcase

And Everett signs a 16-year-old goaltending prospect.

Tips’ Dustin Wolf named CHL’s 2020 Goaltender of the Year

The honor came five days after Wolf received the Dave Peterson Goaltender of the Year award.

Silvertips notebook: Fonstad likely to return to Everett

The winger is not signing a pro contract with Montreal, meaning a return to the WHL is likely.

Silvertips’ Wolf wins WHL Goaltender of the Year award

The 18-year-old finished first in the league in goals-against average, save percentage and shutouts.

The Everett Silvertips celebrate a goal by Riley Sutter, center, during Game 3 of the 2018 WHL finals at Angel of the Winds Arena. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

POLL RESULTS: Silverips’ 2017-18 team reigns supreme

Voters overwhelmingly picked Everett’s 2017-18 team over 2003-04 in a matchup of Tips WHL finalists.

The Everett Silvertips celebrate a goal by Riley Sutter, center, during Game 3 of the 2018 WHL finals at Angel of the Winds Arena. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Everett Silvertips players Mitch Love (left) and Jeff Harvey face the Medicine Hat Tigers during the 2004 WHL championship series. (Michael O’Leary / The Herald)

POLL: Who wins a series between Silvertips finals teams?

The WHL finals would have begun Friday; Everett reached the WHL championship series in 2004 and 2018.

Everett Silvertips players Mitch Love (left) and Jeff Harvey face the Medicine Hat Tigers during the 2004 WHL championship series. (Michael O’Leary / The Herald)

Silvertips’ Wolf signs entry-level contract with NHL’s Flames

The standout goaltender was drafted by Calgary with the 214th overall pick last year.

Silvertips add 12 players in WHL bantam draft

The 2005-born group will be eligible to play for Everett beginning in the 2021-22 season.

Silvertips notebook: Puutio expected back despite pro deal

Plus, Everett is preparing for Wednesday’s virtual WHL bantam draft.

Everett Silvertips coach Dennis Williams was named the WHL’s Western Conference Coach of the Year. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Tips coach named Western Conference Coach of the Year

Dennis Williams in the running for the Dunc McCallum Memorial Trophy as WHL Coach of the Year.

Everett Silvertips coach Dennis Williams was named the WHL’s Western Conference Coach of the Year. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Dream on hold for former Silvertips standout

Flyers goalie Carter Hart still hopes to be able to play in the Stanley Cup playoffs this season.

Silvertips’ Wolf earns WHL honor

The 18-year-old goaltender was named a Western Conference first-team All-Star on Tuesday.

Silvertips sign forward prospect Ben Hemmerling

The 2004-born forward was Everett’s third-round pick in the 2019 WHL bantam draft.

WHL season canceled because of COVID-19 pandemic

The Canadian Hockey League pulled the plug on the playoffs Monday after initially postponing them.

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