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Silvertips’ Michal Gut fights Tri-City's Sasha Mutala for the puck during the game against the Tr-City Americans on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Import forward Gut to return to Silvertips for 21-22 season

The 2002-born center was not with the team last season due to virus-related travel restrictions.

 

Anaheim takes Tips’ Zellweger in second round

Olen Zellweger didn’t have to wait long Saturday morning to hear his…

 

Silvertips’ Olen Zellweger takes a shot during the game against the Tr-City Americans on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

The Tips’ Olen Zellweger proves size doesn’t matter

According to conventional wisdom, he’s too small for a defenseman. But the 17-year-old’s speed, skill and work ethic will make him a high choice in this weekend’s NHL draft.

 

Tips sign Finnish winger, second-overall choice in draft

Niko Huuhtanen is ranked 49th among European skaters by NHL Central Scouting for this weekend’s NHL draft.

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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 assistant coach Mass to associate coach

Mass was also give a multi-year contract extension as part of the promotion.

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

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Silvertips acquire overage defenseman from Wheat Kings

Jonny Lambos registered five goals and 14 assists the past three season with Brandon.

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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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Dennis Williams, head coach of the Everett Silvertips, during the game against the Saskatoon Blades at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett on November 22, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Tips coach Dennis Williams given general manager job as well

The promotion means he’ll now have final say not only on how the team plays on the ice, but how the roster is constructed.

Dennis Williams, head coach of the Everett Silvertips, during the game against the Saskatoon Blades at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett on November 22, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Mitch Love, former Silvertip and current Saskatoon Blades' head coach, has his jersey retired Friday evening at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett on November 22, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Former Silvertip Mitch Love moves up hockey coaching hierarchy

The star of the Tips’ first seasons will be head coach of the Stockton Heat, a Calgary Flames affiliate.

Mitch Love, former Silvertip and current Saskatoon Blades' head coach, has his jersey retired Friday evening at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett on November 22, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Dennis Williams, head coach of the Everett Silvertips, during the game against the Saskatoon Blades at  Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett on November 22, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Sources: Williams to take over as Tips full-time GM

He had been serving as the Silvertips’ interim general manager the past five weeks.

Dennis Williams, head coach of the Everett Silvertips, during the game against the Saskatoon Blades at  Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett on November 22, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Edmonton Oilers left wing Jujhar Khaira plays against the Detroit Red Wings in the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Kraken to face Oilers in preseason game in Everett

Angel of the Winds Arena will host the NHL’s newest team on Oct. 1, Seattle announced Friday.

Edmonton Oilers left wing Jujhar Khaira plays against the Detroit Red Wings in the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Dennis Williams, head coach of the Everett Silvertips, during the game against the Saskatoon Blades at  Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett on November 22, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Hockey Canada tabs Silvertips coach Williams again

Dennis Williams has been named to the coaching staff for Canada’s men’s U-18 summer development camp.

Dennis Williams, head coach of the Everett Silvertips, during the game against the Saskatoon Blades at  Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett on November 22, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
The Everett Silvertips selected Finnish winger Niko Huuhtanen with the second overall pick in the 2021 CHL import draft on Wednesday. (Photo provided by Silvertips)

Silvertips nab Finnish winger 2nd overall in CHL import draft

Niko Huuhtanen, 18, recorded 20 goals in 37 games with Tappara in the Finnish under-20 league.

The Everett Silvertips selected Finnish winger Niko Huuhtanen with the second overall pick in the 2021 CHL import draft on Wednesday. (Photo provided by Silvertips)
Angel of the Winds Arena will become Snohomish County's first COVID-19 isolation and quarantine facility. (Sara Bruestle/ The Herald)

Could the Seattle Kraken play preseason games in Everett?

While nothing has been decided, Angel of the Winds Arena could be an option if the new arena isn’t ready.

Angel of the Winds Arena will become Snohomish County's first COVID-19 isolation and quarantine facility. (Sara Bruestle/ The Herald)
Everett's Olen Zellweger controls the puck against the Saskatoon Blades Friday evening at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett on November 22, 2019. The Silvertips will play Friday without fans due on-going concerns of the coronavirus pandemic. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Silvertips will play home opener on Oct. 8 in front of fans

Everett has not played with fans in the stands at Angel of the Winds Arena since March 7, 2020.

Everett's Olen Zellweger controls the puck against the Saskatoon Blades Friday evening at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett on November 22, 2019. The Silvertips will play Friday without fans due on-going concerns of the coronavirus pandemic. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Silvertips' Cole Fonstad attempts a shot with Chiefs' Mason Beaupit defending during the final home game Friday night at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett on May 7, 2021.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

WHL plans full season at full capacity in 2021-22

The Silvertips will begin a 68-game schedule on Oct. 1 and playoffs will return to the old format.

Silvertips' Cole Fonstad attempts a shot with Chiefs' Mason Beaupit defending during the final home game Friday night at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett on May 7, 2021.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Silvertips' Ethan Regnier (bottom) celebrates a goal against the Spokane Chiefs during the final home game Friday night at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett on May 7, 2021.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Silvertips win WHL’s CHL import draft lottery

Everett will have a chance to add an impact import player with the WHL’s top pick in the first round.

Silvertips' Ethan Regnier (bottom) celebrates a goal against the Spokane Chiefs during the final home game Friday night at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett on May 7, 2021.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Everett Silvertips' Dustin Wolf blocks a shot during the game on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Silvertips notebook: Wolf named WHL’s top goaltender again

Plus, Everett promotes head scout Mike Fraser to director of player personnel

Everett Silvertips' Dustin Wolf blocks a shot during the game on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Everett's Dustin Wolf stops a shot at goal against Seattle Sunday evening at ShoWare Center in Kent on March 8, 2020. The Silvertips won 3-2. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Trio of Silvertips receive U.S. Division awards

Dustin Wolf, Cole Fonstad and Gage Goncalves are rewarded after their division championship season.

Everett's Dustin Wolf stops a shot at goal against Seattle Sunday evening at ShoWare Center in Kent on March 8, 2020. The Silvertips won 3-2. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Dennis Williams, head coach of the Everett Silvertips, during the game against the Saskatoon Blades at  Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett on November 22, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Silvertips notebook: Head coach Williams named interim GM

Plus, four Everett players are named to the six-person U.S. Division All-Star team.

Dennis Williams, head coach of the Everett Silvertips, during the game against the Saskatoon Blades at  Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett on November 22, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Chiefs' Adam Beckman (left) and Silvertips' Zach Ashton struggle for the puck in front of Silvertips' Dustin Wolf during the final home game Friday night at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett on May 7, 2021.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Patterson: No winners in Silvertips’ cost-cutting move

The pandemic forced Everett to let go of successful GM Garry Davidson, a move nobody wanted to happen.

Chiefs' Adam Beckman (left) and Silvertips' Zach Ashton struggle for the puck in front of Silvertips' Dustin Wolf during the final home game Friday night at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett on May 7, 2021.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
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