Silvertips

Kaitlin Hawayek and Jean Luc Baker of the US compete in the Ice Dance Rhythm Dance during the ISU figure skating France’s Trophy, in Grenoble, French Alps, Friday, Nov. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

Kamiak grad earns silver medal in ice dancing at Skate America

It’s the second Grand Prix of Figure Skating medal for Jean-Luc Baker.

Kaitlin Hawayek and Jean Luc Baker of the US compete in the Ice Dance Rhythm Dance during the ISU figure skating France’s Trophy, in Grenoble, French Alps, Friday, Nov. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
Everett Silvertips' Jake Christiansen takes a shot on goal during the game on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Fans or no fans, Silvertips’ season will begin in January

The WHL says that its previous requirement of at least 50% capacity in arenas is no longer an issue.

Everett Silvertips' Jake Christiansen takes a shot on goal during the game on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Everett's Gage Goncalves (left) and Everett's Bryce Kindopp celebrates a goal against Seattle Sunday evening at ShoWare Center in Kent on March 8, 2020. The Silvertips won 3-2. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

New start date for Everett Silvertips’ season set

The WHL sets Jan. 8 as the new opening for the 2020-21 season; teams will only play division games.

Everett's Gage Goncalves (left) and Everett's Bryce Kindopp celebrates a goal against Seattle Sunday evening at ShoWare Center in Kent on March 8, 2020. The Silvertips won 3-2. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Turner Stevenson addresses the team during practiice Wednesday afternoon at Xfinity Arena in Everett on January 11, 2017. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Everett Jr. Silvertips move to Seattle Junior Hockey

The program will join the Mountlake Terrace-based league due to ongoing problems with ice time.

Turner Stevenson addresses the team during practiice Wednesday afternoon at Xfinity Arena in Everett on January 11, 2017. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Everett Silvertips' Gage Gonclaves fights with Spokane Chiefs' Filip Kral for the puck during the game on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Tips’ Goncalves taken by Lightning in 2nd round of NHL draft

Everett defensmen Kasper Puutio and Ronan Seeley are also selected on Day 2.

Everett Silvertips' Gage Gonclaves fights with Spokane Chiefs' Filip Kral for the puck during the game on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Silvertips' Ronan Seeley runs through a drill during hockey practice on Oct. 3, 2018 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Up to 4 Silvertips could be picked at this week’s NHL draft

Ronan Seeley, Kasper Puutio, Gage Goncalves and Michal Gut might hear their names called Tuesday and Wednesday.

Silvertips' Ronan Seeley runs through a drill during hockey practice on Oct. 3, 2018 in Everett, Wa. (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)

Community sports roundup: Wolf again on U.S. hockey radar

Plus the WIAA is offering free mental training and a local park will host women’s football tryouts.

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)
Former Silvertips star, Thunderbirds star renew rivalry

Former Silvertips star, Thunderbirds star renew rivalry

Mathew Barzal’s N.Y. Islanders lead Carter Hart’s Philadelphia Flyers 3-2 in the Stanley Cup playoffs.

Former Silvertips star, Thunderbirds star renew rivalry
Silvertips’ season delayed further due to pandemic

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.

Silvertips’ season delayed further due to pandemic
Canadian Hockey League hit with abuse lawsuit

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.

Canadian Hockey League hit with abuse lawsuit
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 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)
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

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.

No fans, no season: Silvertips’ league lays out return plan
WHL targets Oct. 2 for start of 2020-21 season

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.

WHL targets Oct. 2 for start of 2020-21 season
Silvertips notebook: Wolf invited to world junior showcase

Silvertips notebook: Wolf invited to world junior showcase

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

Silvertips notebook: Wolf invited to world junior showcase
Tips’ Dustin Wolf named CHL’s 2020 Goaltender of the Year

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.

Tips’ Dustin Wolf named CHL’s 2020 Goaltender of the Year
Silvertips notebook: Fonstad likely to return to Everett

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 notebook: Fonstad likely to return to Everett
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