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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 return to ice with win over Americans

Everett rolls to a 6-2 win in its first game since Jan. 1.

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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 Alex Swetlikoff against the Portland Winterhawks Saturday evening at the Angel of the Winds Arena on January 1, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Silvertips have much to consider at impending trade deadline

In a normal year Everett would be considered a buyer, but this is anything but a normal year.

Everett's Alex Swetlikoff against the Portland Winterhawks Saturday evening at the Angel of the Winds Arena on January 1, 2022. (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 pause all team activities due to COVID protocols

Everett joined 15 WHL clubs Friday in announcing a halt to team activities until next week.

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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’ weekend games canceled because of weather

The closure of the mountain passes forces Everett to call off Friday’s game with Spokane and Saturday’s and Sunday’s with Tri-City.

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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 roof-top sign for Climate Pledge Arena is shown next to the Space Needle, Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021, ahead of the NHL hockey Seattle Kraken's home opener Saturday against the Vancouver Canucks in Seattle. The historic angled roof of the former KeyArena was preserved, but everything else inside the venue, which will also host concerts and be the home of the WNBA Seattle Storm basketball team, is brand new. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Silvertips, Thunderbirds to meet at Climate Pledge Arena

The WHL U.S. Division rivals will play on Feb. 26 at the home of the NHL’s Seattle Kraken.

The roof-top sign for Climate Pledge Arena is shown next to the Space Needle, Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021, ahead of the NHL hockey Seattle Kraken's home opener Saturday against the Vancouver Canucks in Seattle. The historic angled roof of the former KeyArena was preserved, but everything else inside the venue, which will also host concerts and be the home of the WNBA Seattle Storm basketball team, is brand new. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Everett's Niko Huuhtanen works a rebound with Portland's Dante Glannuzzi defending Saturday evening at the Angel of the Winds Arena on January 1, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Silvertips nearing full strength after abrupt end to World Juniors

Defensemen Olen Zellweger and Ronan Seeley, center Michal Gut and coach Dennis Williams are all back for Everett.

Everett's Niko Huuhtanen works a rebound with Portland's Dante Glannuzzi defending Saturday evening at the Angel of the Winds Arena on January 1, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Portland's James Stefan controls the puck with Everett's Olen Zellweger, left, and Everett's Niko Huuhtanen trailing Saturday evening at the Angel of the Winds Arena on January 1, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Silvertips rally late, fall to Winterhawks in shootout

Everett scores twice in the final five minutes to force overtime, but can’t complete the big comeback in a 7-6 loss.

Portland's James Stefan controls the puck with Everett's Olen Zellweger, left, and Everett's Niko Huuhtanen trailing Saturday evening at the Angel of the Winds Arena on January 1, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Canada's Olen Zellweger (3) is checked by Czech Republic's Michal Hradek (22) during third-period IIHF world junior hockey championship game action in Edmonton, Alberta, Sunday, Dec. 26, 2021. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)

World Junior Hockey Championships canceled due to COVID

The Silvertips will likely be getting participants back earlier than expected after Wednesday’s announcement.

Canada's Olen Zellweger (3) is checked by Czech Republic's Michal Hradek (22) during third-period IIHF world junior hockey championship game action in Edmonton, Alberta, Sunday, Dec. 26, 2021. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)
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Silvertips open 2nd half with OT win over Prince George

Alex Swetlikoff hit the game-winner in the extra period.

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Everett's Aidan Sutter, left, and Portland's Marcus Nguyen cross stick for the puck in the second period Friday night at the Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett on October 8, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Short-handed Tips hanging on to division lead as WHL starts 2nd half

Everett was prolific on offense during a hot start but has cooled off while missing key players.

Everett's Aidan Sutter, left, and Portland's Marcus Nguyen cross stick for the puck in the second period Friday night at the Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett on October 8, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Stanford swimmer Jon Cook, a Jackson High School graduate, competes during a meet against Utah in 2018 at the Avery Aquatic Center in Stanford, Calif. (John Todd / ISI Photos)

Community roundup: Jackson grad competes on world stage

Plus, Kamiak alum Hamilton named an All-American, Murphy alum Sullivan set to play for a national football title and more

Stanford swimmer Jon Cook, a Jackson High School graduate, competes during a meet against Utah in 2018 at the Avery Aquatic Center in Stanford, Calif. (John Todd / ISI Photos)
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Silvertips score 5 unanswered in 7-2 win over Spokane

Five different Everett players netted goals, including two apiece from Jacob Wright and Alex Swetlikoff.

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Niko Huuhtanen

Short-handed Silvertips enter break on high note

Playing without 6 of its top 7 scorers, Everett snapped a 4-game losing streak with wins over Seattle and Spokane.

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Silvertips down Thunderbirds to snap losing skid

Braden Holt makes 49 saves as Everett wins 4-1 to end a four-game losing streak.

Chicago Blackhawks Kyle Beach (12) controls the puck in the first period of a preseason NHL hockey game against the Dallas Stars, Thursday, Oct. 2, 2008, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Blackhawks settle lawsuit with former Silvertip Beach

The former first-round pick said he was sexually assaulted by an assistant coach during Chicago’s title run in 2010.

Chicago Blackhawks Kyle Beach (12) controls the puck in the first period of a preseason NHL hockey game against the Dallas Stars, Thursday, Oct. 2, 2008, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
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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 can’t hold lead, fall to Winterhawks in OT

Everett takes a two-goal lead into the final period, but falls to Portland 4-3 in overtime.

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

Trio of Silvertips heading to World Juniors

Everett is tasked with navigating its upcoming slate without Olen Zellweger, Ronan Seeley and Michal Gut.

Silvertips’ Olen Zellweger takes a shot during the game against the Tri-City Americans on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (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 fall to Americans on back-to-back nights

Tri-City breaks open a tied game with four goals in the final period and beats Everett 5-2.

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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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Defenseman Tarin Smith of the Saskatoon Blazers U18 team was selected by the Everett Silvertips in the first round of the WHL draft on Thursday. (Photo provided by Everett Silvertips)

Silvertips build for the future in pair of drafts

Capsules of Everett’s picks from this week’s U.S. priority and WHL drafts.

Defenseman Tarin Smith of the Saskatoon Blazers U18 team was selected by the Everett Silvertips in the first round of the WHL draft on Thursday. (Photo provided by Everett Silvertips)
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Silvertips remain confident after up-and-down week

Everett experienced dramatic highs and lows while splitting four games. Coach Dennis Williams isn’t concerned.

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