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The Everett Silvertips’ Ronan Seeley tries a slap shot against the Vancouver Giants during the first round of the WHL playoffs Friday, April 22, 2022, at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Silvertips’ pair named to Canada’s junior national team

Defensemen Olen Zellweger and Ronan Seeley were named to the 25-man roster Monday.

 

Defenseman Jacob Hoffrogge (3) plays for the Brandon Wheat Kings during a game against the Red Deer Rebels. The Everett Silvertips acquired Hoffrogge in a trade with the Wheat Kings on Friday. (Brandon Wheat Kings)

Silvertips add defenseman, associate coach departs

Everett acquires Jacob Hoffrogge from the Brandon Wheat Kings. Meanwhile, Louis Mass takes a job in San Jose.

 

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Community roundup: Locals qualify for track and field junior nationals

Also, trio of Silvertips invited to NHL camps, EvCC baseball coach moves on, and more.

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The Silvertips' Ben Hemmerling was selected by the Vegas Golden Knights with the 177th overall pick in the NHL draft on Friday. (Kristin Ostrowski / Everett Silvertips)

Silvertips’ Hemmerling, Hofer taken on Day 2 of NHL draft

The selections extended Everett’s streak of consecutive NHL drafts with at least one player picked to five.

The Silvertips' Ben Hemmerling was selected by the Vegas Golden Knights with the 177th overall pick in the NHL draft on Friday. (Kristin Ostrowski / Everett Silvertips)
Everett's Ben Hemmerling controls the puck with Portland's O'Brien Jack trailing in the second period Friday night at the Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett on October 8, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

No sure bet, but several Tips could be taken in NHL draft

Forward Ben Hemmerling is among the Everett players that will be keeping close watch beginning Thursday.

Everett's Ben Hemmerling controls the puck with Portland's O'Brien Jack trailing in the second period Friday night at the Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett on October 8, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
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Yan Khomenko signals for substitution Sunday night at Xfinity Arena in Everett, Wa on September 6th, 2015

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Silvertips add pair in CHL import draft

Everett selects Czechian forward Dominik Rymon with pick 57 and Swiss goalie Tim Metzger 117th overall.

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Yan Khomenko signals for substitution Sunday night at Xfinity Arena in Everett, Wa on September 6th, 2015

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Silvertips’ Niko Huuhtanen and Giants’ Jaden Lipinski fight for the puck during the playoff match up against the Vancouver Giants on Saturday, April 23, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Silvertips will look to replace Huuhtanen in CHL import draft

The standout forward who scored 37 goals this past season recently signed a professional contract to play in Finland.

Silvertips’ Niko Huuhtanen and Giants’ Jaden Lipinski fight for the puck during the playoff match up against the Vancouver Giants on Saturday, April 23, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
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Yan Khomenko signals for substitution Sunday night at Xfinity Arena in Everett, Wa on September 6th, 2015

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Silvertips promote Fraser to assistant general manager

The 43-year-old previously held the title of Everett’s director of player personnel.

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Yan Khomenko signals for substitution Sunday night at Xfinity Arena in Everett, Wa on September 6th, 2015

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Everett's Braden Holt stops a shot by Portland's Robbie Fromm-Delorme in the second period Friday night at the Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett on October 8, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Silvertips notebook: 20th season home opener set for Sept. 24

Plus, goaltender Braden Holt gets invited to the USA Hockey national junior evaluation camp and more.

Everett's Braden Holt stops a shot by Portland's Robbie Fromm-Delorme in the second period Friday night at the Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett on October 8, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Lake Stevens' Kasen Kinchen dodges a tackle attempt by Glacier Peak's Jadon Claps Friday night at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Snohomish on October 11, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Community sports roundup: Lake Stevens’ Kinchen transfers from UW to WSU

Plus, Silvertips sign top draft pick, local falls short in U.S. Open bid and tryouts open for baseball academy.

Lake Stevens' Kasen Kinchen dodges a tackle attempt by Glacier Peak's Jadon Claps Friday night at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Snohomish on October 11, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Everett's Olen Zellweger against the Portland Winterhawks Saturday evening at the Angel of the Winds Arena on January 1, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Silvertips’ Zellweger named WHL Defenseman of the Year

The 18-year-old Anaheim Ducks draftee is the first Everett player to ever win the award.

Everett's Olen Zellweger against the Portland Winterhawks Saturday evening at the Angel of the Winds Arena on January 1, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
The Silvertips' Koen Macinnes stops a shot during a game against the Blazers on Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022, at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett. (Kristin Ostrowski / Everett Silvertips)

Tips trade netminder, add 11 players through drafts

Everett sent Koen MacInnes to Regina for picks. Forward Julien Maze headlines the draft haul.

The Silvertips' Koen Macinnes stops a shot during a game against the Blazers on Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022, at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett. (Kristin Ostrowski / Everett Silvertips)
Miranda Granger jumps in the air to knee a medicine ball being held by Charlie Pearson during her training session at Charlie's Combat Club on Friday, July 26, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Miranda Granger jumps in the air to knee a medicine ball being held by Charlie Pearson during her training session at Charlie's Combat Club on Friday, July 26, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
The Everett Silvertips’ Michal Gut gets the puck to the goal crease against the Vancouver Giants during the first round of the WHL playoffs Friday, April 22, 2022, at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Patterson: What went wrong for Silvertips in playoffs?

Taking a closer look at how Everett suffered the biggest playoff upset in WHL history.

The Everett Silvertips’ Michal Gut gets the puck to the goal crease against the Vancouver Giants during the first round of the WHL playoffs Friday, April 22, 2022, at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Silvertips’ Ben Hemmerling battles Giants’ Ethan Semeniuk for the puck during the game against the Giants on Saturday, April 30, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Silvertips reflect on ‘disappointing’ early playoff exit

Top-seeded Everett fell in six games to eighth-seeded Vancouver in the largest playoff upset in WHL history.

Silvertips’ Ben Hemmerling battles Giants’ Ethan Semeniuk for the puck during the game against the Giants on Saturday, April 30, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
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Silvertips eliminated in first round of WHL playoffs by Giants

Everett loses 6-3 and falls victim to the biggest playoff upset in WHL history.

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Yan Khomenko signals for substitution Sunday night at Xfinity Arena in Everett, Wa on September 6th, 2015

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The Everett Silvertips’ Jackson Berezowski scores his first goal of the night against the Portland Winterhawks Saturday, March 26, 2022, at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Silvertips to be without Berezowski for rest of postseason

Everett’s leading goal scorer through the regular season underwent season-ending surgery, the team announced Sunday.

The Everett Silvertips’ Jackson Berezowski scores his first goal of the night against the Portland Winterhawks Saturday, March 26, 2022, at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Silvertips’ Alex Swetlikoff takes a shot on goal during the second period of the game against the Giants on Saturday, April 30, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Silvertips on brink of elimination after loss to Giants

Jesper Vikman makes 50 saves as Vancouver blanks Everett 3-0 in Game 5 to take a 3-2 series lead.

Silvertips’ Alex Swetlikoff takes a shot on goal during the second period of the game against the Giants on Saturday, April 30, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
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Silvertips fall to Giants in Game 4, series even at 2-2

Everett struggles on defense and special teams in an 11-6 loss to Vancouver.

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Yan Khomenko signals for substitution Sunday night at Xfinity Arena in Everett, Wa on September 6th, 2015

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