The Everett Silvertips start their 10th season at Comcast Arena at Everett on September 22nd
With the majority of their home games on Friday and Saturday nights it looks like the Everett Silvertips are pulling out all the stops to get people to their 10th anniversary season. Here’s the breakdown for their 2012 – 2013 season…
The Everett Silvertips have announced the 72-game docket for their tenth anniversary season. The Silvertips will start and finish their tenth year on home ice, opening against Prince George on September 22 and playing their season finale vs. Tri-City on March 17 at Comcast Arena.
Everett’s 2012-13 schedule features 30 of 36 home games being played on weekends, including ten Fridays, 13 Saturdays and seven Sundays. The ‘Tips will host only six mid-week home games this year; three on Tuesdays and three on Wednesdays.
All five Silvertips home games against the Seattle Thunderbirds will be played on Friday and Saturday nights this year, while rivals Spokane, Portland and Vancouver will each visit on three Fridays and Saturday apiece. Also visiting downtown Everett for the first time since 2010-11 this season will be the six teams from the WHL’s Central Division, including the defending champion Edmonton Oil Kings on March 1. The ‘Tips longest homestand of the year covers a five-game stretch in January.
The ‘Tips will hit the road for their Eastern Conference road swing in October, playing six games in Saskatchewan and Manitoba as they visit the WHL’s East Division on their longest trip of the year. The club also plays five straight road games in March before closing the season with back-to-back home dates.
Overall the Silvertips will play 38 games against their U.S. Division rivals: 10 each against Portland, Seattle and Tri-City and eight against Spokane. Ten of Everett’s last 14 games will be played against divisional opponents. The ‘Tips are also set to battle Vancouver six times, while they face the other B.C. Division teams four times each.
CLICK HERE to view Everett’s full 2012-13 regular season schedule.
CLICK HERE for the complete list of Silvertips home games in 2012-13.