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Silvertips tab DeSilva as new assistant coach

Dean DeSilva spent the 2019-20 season with the Vancouver Giants and has worked with Hockey Canada.

Cole Fonstad (left) and Gianni Fairbrother (right) were co-captains for the Silvertips' 2020-21 U.S. Division championship team. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

How a trade in 2009 helped the Silvertips to a 2020-21 title

Everett’s trade of controversial forward Kyle Beach led to the acquisitions of last season’s co-captains.

Cole Fonstad (left) and Gianni Fairbrother (right) were co-captains for the Silvertips' 2020-21 U.S. Division championship team. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Alex Swetlikoff appeared in 110 games over three seasons with the Kelowna Rockets, tallying 25 goals and 29 assists. The Everett Silvertips acquired the overage forward on Wednesday. (Photo by Marissa Baecker)

Silvertips acquire overage forward Swetlikoff from Rockets

The 6-foot-4, 190-pound center brings experience to Everett’s after three seasons in Kelowna.

Alex Swetlikoff appeared in 110 games over three seasons with the Kelowna Rockets, tallying 25 goals and 29 assists. The Everett Silvertips acquired the overage forward on Wednesday. (Photo by Marissa Baecker)

Silvertips hire new equipment manager

Ryan Sherwood takes over for James Stucky, who spent 18 years in Everett.

Longtime Everett Silvertips equipment manager James Stucky tapes up a hockey stick. (Everett Silvertips)

Longtime Silvertips equipment manager hired by Kraken

James Stucky’s tenure in Everett spanned 18 seasons. He’d been with the Tips since the franchise began.

Longtime Everett Silvertips equipment manager James Stucky tapes up a hockey stick. (Everett Silvertips)

WHL requires all players and staff to be vaccinated

They’ll need to be fully vaccinated at least 14 days before the season begins on Oct. 1.

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)

Silvertips’ Zellweger signs entry-level deal with Ducks

The defensman was selected 34th in the NHL draft, but will likely play the next two seasons in Everett.

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 Everett Silvertips acquired goaltender Koen MacInnes from the Saskatoon Blades on Aug. 12, 2021. (Photo provided by Silvertips)

Silvertips add goalie depth, acquire Koen MacInnes from Blades

The 19-year-old will join Braden Holt and Evan May in a competition to be Everett’s No. 1 goaltender.

The Everett Silvertips acquired goaltender Koen MacInnes from the Saskatoon Blades on Aug. 12, 2021. (Photo provided by Silvertips)
Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Carter Hart in action during an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres, Sunday, April 11, 2021, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Derik Hamilton)

Ex-Silvertips star Carter Hart gets new deal with Flyers

Philadelphia gives the young goaltender a three-year, $11.9 million deal after a sub-par season.

Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Carter Hart in action during an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres, Sunday, April 11, 2021, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Derik Hamilton)
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.

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)

Anaheim takes Tips’ Zellweger in second round

Olen Zellweger didn’t have to wait long Saturday morning to hear his name called. The Everett Silvertips defenseman was the second player selected on day… Continue reading

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.

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)

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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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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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)