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The Everett Silvertips acquired forward Hayden Smith from the Lethbridge Hurricanes in a trade last week. (Erica Perreaux)

Off-ice moves highlight short week for Silvertips

Everett traded a forward for a draft pick, then a draft pick for a forward, before blasting Victoria in its only game.

The Everett Silvertips acquired forward Hayden Smith from the Lethbridge Hurricanes in a trade last week. (Erica Perreaux)
Al Kinisky (right), a former Everett Silvertips color commentator, is joining the Seattle Kraken broadcast on Sports Radio KJR. (Photo courtesy of Everett Silvertips)

‘Bring on the funnel cakes!’ hockey fans, a familiar voice joins Kraken crew

Al Kinisky, the color commentator for the Silvertips radio broadcast for a decade, has a new gig calling Seattle Kraken games for Sports Radio KJR.

Al Kinisky (right), a former Everett Silvertips color commentator, is joining the Seattle Kraken broadcast on Sports Radio KJR. (Photo courtesy of Everett Silvertips)
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Silvertips struggle on power play during road trip

Coach Dennis Williams expects the team will turn around its early fortunes in the key situations.

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Silvertips head coach Kevin Constantine leads the team off the ice after falling to the Seattle Thunderbirds 4-3 in game 2 of the second round of the playoffs Saturday night at Xfinity Arena on April 8, 2017. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Patterson: Ex-Silvertips coach stepped over line, ruined WHL legacy

Kevin Constantine, now Wenatchee’s coach, was suspended indefinitely for ‘making derogatory comments of a discriminatory nature.’

Silvertips head coach Kevin Constantine leads the team off the ice after falling to the Seattle Thunderbirds 4-3 in game 2 of the second round of the playoffs Saturday night at Xfinity Arena on April 8, 2017. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
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Silvertips name leadership group, but no captain yet

Everett lists Ty Gibson, Kaden Hammell, Ben Hemmerling and Austin Roest as alternate captains, but will wait to assign the “C”.

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Silvertips’ Andrew Petruk (26) fights for the puck during a game between the Everett Silvertips and Victoria Royals at the Angel of the Winds Arena on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2023. The Silvertips won, 5-3. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

Some good, some bad for Silvertips in season-opening split

Everett was missing three key players over the weekend but significantly outshot its two opponents.

Silvertips’ Andrew Petruk (26) fights for the puck during a game between the Everett Silvertips and Victoria Royals at the Angel of the Winds Arena on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2023. The Silvertips won, 5-3. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
Austin Roest prepares to take a wrist shot during the first day of Silvertips training camp on Thursday, August 31, 2023, at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Dad is an NHL bigwig, but Silvertips’ Roest carving his own path

The 19-year-old forward and son of Stanley Cup-winning executive Stacy Roest leads the Silvertips into the 2023-24 season.

Austin Roest prepares to take a wrist shot during the first day of Silvertips training camp on Thursday, August 31, 2023, at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
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Silvertips sign 3 prospects ahead of preseason tournament

Beck Boiteau, Rhys Jamieson and Finn Werner all ink WHL scholarship and development agreements with Everett.

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Silvertips players gather to listen to their coaches during the first day of training camp on Thursday, August 31, 2023, at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

After rare down season, Silvertips open camp with optimism

With a number of offseason moves, Everett believes it has the pieces to be a contender once again.

Silvertips players gather to listen to their coaches during the first day of training camp on Thursday, August 31, 2023, at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Silvertips goalie Carter Hart makes a save as the Everett Silvertips took on the Spokane Chiefs at Angel of the Winds Arena on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018 in Everett, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Patterson: Top 20 Silvertips over franchise’s first 20 seasons

As Everett opens preparations for another season this week, here’s Nick Patterson’s list of the top 20 players in franchise history.

Silvertips goalie Carter Hart makes a save as the Everett Silvertips took on the Spokane Chiefs at Angel of the Winds Arena on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018 in Everett, Wa. (Andy Bronson / 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 head coach Williams accused, cleared of misconduct

The U.S. Center for SafeSport and WHL both independently investigated the 43-year-old after complaints alleging inappropriate behavior.

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)
Forward Teague Patton, seen here during a game with the Victoria Royals, was acquired by the Silvertips in a trade on July 26, 2023. (Photo by Kevin Light)

Silvertips notebook: Everett acquires forward Patton from Royals

The overager posted 49 points last season for Victoria; Everett extends its lease with Angel of the Winds Arena.

Forward Teague Patton, seen here during a game with the Victoria Royals, was acquired by the Silvertips in a trade on July 26, 2023. (Photo by Kevin Light)
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Community roundup: GP graduate King earns medal at swim worlds

Plus, a local youth baseball team makes the Babe Ruth World Series, Lake Stevens grad Buckmiller is headed to the Pan Am Games, and more.

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The Everett Elite Flag Football 14-under team practices Sunday morning at Harbour Pointe Middle School in Mukilteo, Washington on January 16, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Community roundup: 3 Mill Creek Little League teams reach state

Plus, results from the Central Welding Supply 125 at Evergreen Speedway, the Silvertips sign import pick Julius Miettinen and more.

The Everett Elite Flag Football 14-under team practices Sunday morning at Harbour Pointe Middle School in Mukilteo, Washington on January 16, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Finnish winger Julius Miettinen played for HIFK Helsinki’s under-20 team last season. (Photo provided by Silvertips)

Silvertips select Finnish winger Miettinen in import draft

Everett drops Swiss goaltender Tim Metzger and elects to keep Czech winger Dominik Rymon on the roster.

Finnish winger Julius Miettinen played for HIFK Helsinki’s under-20 team last season. (Photo provided by Silvertips)
Silvertips’ Kaden Hammell (47) sends the puck during a game between the Silvertips and Kamloops Blazers at the Angel of the Winds Arena on Friday, Jan. 13, 2023. The Silvertips fell to the Kamloops, 3-6. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

Pair of Silvertips selected on Day 2 of NHL draft

Defenseman Kaden Hammell is drafted by the Kraken in Round 5 and center Austin Roest was picked by the Predators in Round 6.

Silvertips’ Kaden Hammell (47) sends the puck during a game between the Silvertips and Kamloops Blazers at the Angel of the Winds Arena on Friday, Jan. 13, 2023. The Silvertips fell to the Kamloops, 3-6. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
SASKATOON,SK--MARCH 22/2019-0323 Sports Blades- Saskatoon Blad4es head coach Mitch Love looks on as his team takes on the Moose Jaw Warriors during first period WHL playoff action at SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon, SK on Friday, March 22, 2019. (Saskatoon StarPhoenix/Liam Richards)

Patterson: Silvertips icon Mitch Love’s long journey reaches NHL

The first face of the franchise never made the show as a player, but he’s now getting his chance as a coach with the Washington Capitals.

SASKATOON,SK--MARCH 22/2019-0323 Sports Blades- Saskatoon Blad4es head coach Mitch Love looks on as his team takes on the Moose Jaw Warriors during first period WHL playoff action at SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon, SK on Friday, March 22, 2019. (Saskatoon StarPhoenix/Liam Richards)
Everett Silvertips’ Austin Roest wrists a shot to the goal during the season opener against the Vancouver Giants on Saturday, Sep. 24, 2022, at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Silvertips NHL draft capsules

A look at four Everett players who could hear their names called during the NHL draft.

Everett Silvertips’ Austin Roest wrists a shot to the goal during the season opener against the Vancouver Giants on Saturday, Sep. 24, 2022, at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Everett Silvertips goalie Tyler Palmer slides to the near post while watching a play unfold during game three of a playoff series against the Portland Winterhawks on Monday, April 3, 2023, at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Silvertips announce opening games, preseason schedule

Everett plays four warm-up games before opening the 2023-24 regular season with two matchups at home.

Everett Silvertips goalie Tyler Palmer slides to the near post while watching a play unfold during game three of a playoff series against the Portland Winterhawks on Monday, April 3, 2023, at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / 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)

Silvertips legend Love hired by NHL’s Capitals as assistant

The 39-year-old original Everett fan favorite spent the past two seasons as head coach of the Calgary Flames’ AHL 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)