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Wanna Be a Bat Boy? Everett Aquasox Job Fair Wednesday

April 8, 2014

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The Aquasox annual job fair is Wednesday from 4 – 7

Spring is definitely here. The Seattle Mariners open at home this evening and their Triple A affiliate, the Everett Aquasox are holing their annual job fair tomorrow. Here’s what you need to know…

The Everett AquaSox, minor league affiliate of the Seattle Mariners, are holding a casting call for gameday employment on Wednesday, April 9 from 4-7 PM at the AquaSox front office (3802 Broadway). This is a drop in event, so job seekers are welcome to come in anytime between 4-7 to drop off their application.

To expedite the process on April 9, the AquaSox are encouraging all job seekers to print and fill out a job application in advance. The application can be found at aquasox.com. In order to be considered for employment during the 2014 season, you must attend the casting call.

“Our gameday employees are a huge part of the experience that our fans have at the ballpark,” said AquaSox Executive Vice President Tom Backemeyer. “We are excited for the upcoming season, and are looking forward to adding even more great gameday employees to our staff here at Everett Memorial Stadium.”

Job seekers will have the opportunity to fill out an application for part-time gameday positions and learn more about specific job responsibilities for each position. The AquaSox will not be conducting one-on-one interviews at the casting call. Following the casting call, the AquaSox will invite a select number of candidates back to the stadium to interview for open positions.


The AquaSox are looking for part-time “cast members” in the following roles: Frog Squad/promotions team, concessions managers, cooks and hawkers, ushers, ticket office, ticket takers, parking attendants, Fun Zone inflatables area, souvenir store, press box and bat boys. For specific job responsibilities, visit the AquaSox official website at aquasox.com.

The ideal candidates must be trustworthy, outgoing, reliable and enthusiastic. All applicants also must be 16 years of age or older by June 11 to work for the AquaSox.

For more information about the casting call, contact the AquaSox front office at 425-258-3673 or Download an AquaSox Day of Game Application Here

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Everett Silvertips Scoreless in Seattle and Eliminated From Playoffs

March 30, 2014

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The Everett Silvertips shut out 5-0.

The Everett Silvertips season is over after a drubbing by the Seattle Thunderbirds at ShoWare Center in Kent Saturday night. Here’s the recap of their final game…

Facing elimination for the second straight night after Friday’s decisive Game 4 win, the Everett Silvertips saw their season come to an end with a 5-0 loss to the Seattle Thunderbirds in Game 5 of their first-round playoff series Saturday night at the ShoWare Center.  The Silvertips are eliminated from playoff contention after falling four games to one in the best-of-seven series, while the Thunderbirds advance to face Kelowna in the second round.

Only 24 hours after exploding for six goals in Game 4, the Silvertips were unable to light the lamp in Game 5.  Austin Lotz (1-4) kept Everett in the game until the third period however, finishing with 26 saves in a game that remained scoreless for nearly 33 minutes.  For the first time in the series, the ‘Tips were outshot 31-24 in Game 5.

Neither team registered a shot on goal until nearly four minutes into the first period, but both teams ended up generating double-digit shot totals as the period remained even.  Goaltender Austin Lotz had the best save of the period in its final minute, diving across the crease to deny a rebound chance and keep the game scoreless.  Shots were 11-10 in favor of the ‘Tips after the first 20 minutes.

Scoring chances were at a premium through most of the second period as Seattle went on to outshoot the Silvertips 9-5.  The T-Birds looked prime to take the lead when Shea Theodore snuck in to receive a weak-side pass alone in front, but Lotz made another big save on his blocker side to deflect the shot away.  Seattle did go on top 1-0 later in the period after Lotz had stopped a shot and saved the rebound only to see Scott Eansor lift a third chance into the top half of the net on his backhand to put the Thunderbirds on top.

The Silvertips then found themselves down by two only 1:15 into the third when Branden Troock slid a cross-ice pass under Lotz for a pivotal early goal.  Alexander Delnov put a low shot inside the far post from the top of the circle at 4:51 and then Troock netted his second of the period two minutes later to make it 4-0 in Seattle’s favor.  Mitch Elliot tacked on a late goal in the final minutes as the Thunderbirds advanced with the 5-0 win and five-game series victory.

Goaltender Taran Kozun (4-1) stopped all 24 shots he faced in net for Seattle.  For the only time in the series, special teams were a non-factor as Everett went 0 for 1 on the powerplay and the Thunderbirds were 0 for 2.

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Silvertips Blow Out T-Birds in Everett Force Game 5 in Playoffs Tonight

March 29, 2014

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Everett hammered the Seattle Thunderbirds Friday night.

In front of nearly 5000 fans Friday night the Everett Silvertips dominated the Seattle Thunderbirds and forced a game five in their best of seven playoff series against the Seattle Thunderbirds. That game is tonight in Kent. Here’s the wrap up from the Tips…

The Everett Silvertips exploded for three goals in the first eight minutes and got a hat trick from Jujhar Khaira in a decisive 6-1 victory over the Seattle Thunderbirds in Game 4 of their first-round playoff series Friday night at Comcast Arena.  After earning their first win of the best-of-seven series, the Silvertips have pulled to within a 3-1 series deficit and successfully forced a Game 5 Saturday night at the ShoWare Center in Kent.

Khaira totaled four points on the night, including just the second playoff hat trick in Silvertips history to lead Everett offensively.  Brayden Low and Josh Winquist each tallied a goal and an assist, while Dawson Leedahl and Ivan Nikolishin each picked up a pair of assists.  Carson Stadnyk also scored for the ‘Tips and goaltender Austin Lotz (1-3) stopped 17 shot in net as Everett outshot Seattle 34-18.

Jujhar Khaira got Everett off to a great start in the game after Brayden Low won a puck along the boards, backhanding a shot into the top corner at the 1:27 mark to open the scoring.  The ‘Tips went on the penalty kill soon after, but doubled their lead just 1:05 later when Manraj Hayer started the rush before feeding a breaking Josh Winquist for a shot over Taran Kozun’s glove resulting in a shorthanded goal.  Low then made it 3-0 midway through the period when Brayden Low surprised Kozun from a sharp angle with a quick scoop shot off a feed from Khaira.  Shots were 11-4 in favor of the ‘Tips after 20 minutes of play.

The play evened out in the second period, while Everett killing off two early penalties and Seattle killing off one.  It looked as though the ‘Tips would take a 3-0 lead into the third before Jared Hauf released a wrist shot from the blue line that bounced just inside the post and past a screened Austin Lotz to get Seattle on the board at 18:22.  The Silvertips headed to the dressing room with a 3-1 lead and a 22-14 advantage on the shot clock.

Jujhar Khaira restored the three-goal lead with a powerplay goal early in the third period, picking up a rebound in front and depositing it to the back of the net at 3:30.  Khaira completed his hat trick less than two minutes with later with another powerplay goal when he received a pass from Dawson Leedahl off the rush and scored to make it 5-1 Everett.  The onslaught continued at 6:48 as Carson Stadnyk put the puck between Kozun’s legs to join in the scoring and give the Silvertips a 6-1 lead while chasing Kozun from the game.  Tempers flared at times throughout the remainder of the third, but the score was unchanged in the Everett win.

Taran Kozun (3-1) turned away 23 of 29 shots in 47 minutes in net, while Danny Mumaugh stopped all five shots he faced in the last 13 minutes of the third.  The Silvertips went 2 for 6 on the powerplay and stopped Seattle on all four of their opportunities.

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Game 5 of the series is now set for Saturday night at the ShoWare Center in Kent as the Silvertips look to shave their series deficit down to 3-2 and force a sixth game back in Everett on Monday night.  Opening faceoff in Game 5 comes at 7:05 pm Saturday, with pregame broadcast coverage starting at 6:30 on Fox Sports 1380 AM.

If the Silvertips force a Game 6 Monday night at Comcast Arena, single game tickets for the game will go on sale Saturday night following Game 5 online at www.EverettSilvertips.com .  Call 425-252-5100 for more information.

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Everett Silvertips Teaming Up With United Way For Slide Relief

March 27, 2014

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The Everett Silvertips have to win or go home this Friday night in downtown Everett.

United Way Slide fund

Over $200,000.00 has already been raised in donations to the United Way fund

Donations from ticket sales, smashing a T-Bird prior to the game and events inside the arena are all ways the Everett Silvertips will be raising money for the Oso Slide Relief Friday Night at Comcast Arena in Downtown Everett. Here’s the word from the ‘Tips…

The Everett Silvertips are preparing to host Game 4 of our first-round WHL playoff series against the rival Seattle Thunderbirds in the “Sea of Green” Friday night at 7:35 pm at Comcast Arena, presented by Mountain Pacific Bank.  In light of the tragic Oso mudslide last weekend, we’re also using the game as an opportunity for Silvertips fans to contribute to the relief efforts assisting our Snohomish County neighbors who have been affected.

The donations raised by the Silvertips at Friday’s game will go to support the recently-established Disaster Recovery Fund for Mudslide Relief through United Way of Snohomish County.

When you Click Here to purchase lower-level seats to Friday’s Game 4 vs. Seattle, $6 from every $22 ticket purchased will be donated to the mudslide relief fund.  Purchased normally online, the same ticket would cost at least $25.50 for a great view to watch the ‘Tips battle the T-Birds in hard-hitting WHL playoff action.

Before Friday’s game, you’ll have the chance to take your own shot at the T-Birds with our Seattle Thunderbirds car smash outside Comcast Arena off Hewitt Avenue.  Starting at 6:00 pm and running until just before the puck drops at 7:30, a donation to the mudslide relief fund gives you the opportunity to take a swing at a Thunderbirds-themed car!  Bring your cash and help set the tone for the Silvertips with a smashing good time prior to Game 4.

If you already have tickets to the game and simply want to make a donation to benefit mudslide relief, we’ll also be collecting donations at the Silvertips Guest Services Booth located behind Section 116 on the concourse.

The Silvertips will be looking to turn the tide in the series Friday night in Game 4, facing a 3-0 series deficit and needing a win to extend their season to a fifth game Saturday night in Kent.  After outshooting Seattle 66-38 in two losses to start the series, the ‘Tips and T-Birds traded blows in Tuesday’s dramatic 4-3 overtime defeat in Game 3.  Everett will now look to rally in the series with a do-or-die matchup Friday on home ice.

Everett vs. Seattle remaining series schedule:

Game 4    Seattle @ Everett        Friday, Mar. 28          7:35 pm
Game 5    Everett @ Seattle*       Saturday, Mar. 29      7:05 pm
Game 6    Seattle @ Everett    *    Monday, Mar. 31       7:05 pm
Game 7    Everett @ Seattle    *    Wednesday, Apr. 2   7:05 pm
*if necessary

Single game playoff tickets are on sale online Here, by phone at (866) 332-8499 or at the Comcast Arena box office.  Visit www.EverettSilvertips.com or call 425-252-5100 for more information.

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Silvertips on Brink of Elimination, Must Beat Seattle Friday Night in Downtown Everett

March 26, 2014

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The Everett Silvertips have to win or go home this Friday night in downtown Everett.

It’s going to take more than a sea of green to keep the ‘Tips in the WHL playoffs. Everett is now down 0-3 against the Seattle Thunderbirds in the 1st round of playoff action after last night’s overtime loss in Kent. Here’s the re-cap…

The Everett Silvertips held three separate one-goal leads Tuesday night, but were unable to hold off the Seattle Thunderbirds in a dramatic 4-3 overtime loss in Game 3 of their first-round playoff series at the ShoWare Center.  Their series deficit now at 3-0, the Silvertips return to their home ice looking for a change of fortune to prolong the series with a do-or-die Game 4 coming up Friday night at 7:35 pm at Comcast Arena.

Rookie forward Patrick Bajkov scored twice on the powerplay in the game, giving him three of Everett’s five goals in the series.  Manraj Hayer was responsible for the primary assist on all three Silvertip goals, the other of which was scored by Mirco Mueller – who also had an assist.  Austin Lotz (0-3) turned away 25 shots in goal before Mathew Barzal’s turnaround shot off a carom in front slipped over the goal line in overtime to give Seattle the victory.

Despite getting off to a slow start, the Silvertips scored a powerplay goal on their first shot as Manraj Hayer picked up a deflected shot and made a quick pass to Patrick Bajkov for a one-timer over the shoulder of Taran Kozun.  The Thunderbirds tied the game during a delayed penalty when Russell Maxwell’s blind backhand pass from the corner crossed to Branden Troock, who slammed it in at the far post.  With one minute left in the period and Everett back on the powerplay, Zane Jones helped win the puck off the wall to Hayer, who again set up Bajkov for a one-timer into the open net to give the ‘Tips a 2-1 lead after one.

Early in the second period off a draw win in the Everett zone, Seattle’s Jerret Smith fired a shot that was tipped by Scott Eansor and floated over the shoulder of Austin Lotz to tie the game at two.  Shortly after the goal Lotz stoned Branden Troock on a scoring chance to prevent the T-Birds from going ahead.  The ‘Tips regained the lead for a third time late in the period off a nice rush in transition.  Mirco Mueller broke up a Seattle rush and went the other way with Hayer and Josh Winquist, who combined to feed him at the goal mouth for a shot that rolled off Kozun and into the net.  Shots were 22-21 for the Thunderbirds after two periods of play, but Everett held a 3-2 advantage.

Scott Eansor tied the game for Seattle early in the third off a pass from Jaimen Yakubowski, who held the puck inside the Everett blueline on a clearing attempt to set up Eansor’s chance.  The ‘Tips had two more powerplays in the third and the T-Birds had one late as the teams traded a few chances the rest of the way – none better than Ivan Nikolishin’s wrap-around attempt that clanged off the near post of an open net with 3:19 left in regulation.

Zane Jones had the first good luck in early overtime after Jujhar Khaira carried the puck into the Seattle zone, but Kozun turned the shot away.  Less than a minute later, Mathew Barzal cut around the Everett net and into the shot under pressure before releasing an innocent-looking shot that deflected off traffic in front and trickled in along the post to give Seattle the victory and a 3-0 series lead.

Final shots were 31-29 in favor of the Silvertips.  Goaltender Taran Kozun (3-0) turned away 28 shots in 64 minutes for the Thunderbirds.  Everett finished 2 for 7 on the powerplay, while the penalty killing unit was a perfect 3 for 3 against Seattle’s man-advantage.

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Game 4 of the series is coming up at 7:35 pm Friday night at Comcast Arena as the Silvertips look to earn their first win of the series to force a Game 5 Saturday in Kent.  Good seats are still available to join the “Sea of Green” Friday night as the ‘Tips play their second home playoff game in downtown Everett.

Single game playoff tickets are on sale online at online, by phone at (866) 332-8499 or at the Comcast Arena box office.  Visit www.EverettSilvertips.com or call 425-252-5100 for more information.

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Forget Blue Friday…Everett Silvertips Looking For a Sunday Sea of Green

March 21, 2014

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The Everett Silvertips have even died the fountain in front of Comcast Area green.

Tickets are still available for the first ever head to head playoff battle between the Everett Silvertips and Seattle Thunderbirds. Here’s what you need to know about Sunday’s playoff game in downtown Everett…

The Everett Silvertips will be facing the Seattle Thunderbirds in the first-round WHL playoff series for the first time in their shared history.

To get the excitement going for this matchup, the Silvertips want you to become their “Sea of Green”. We’ve dyed the fountain in front of the Arena green as well as lit the masts on top of the building green. You can join the effort by wearing green to the game and using the hashtag #SeaofGreen in all of your social media posts.

Be sure to arrive early for a special pre-game Block Party with your fellow Silvertips fans from 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm, with the game starting at 4:05 pm. There will be a barbeque with food, beer, happy hour pricing and music outside the southeast doors (off Wall Street) and in the Ice Box inside the arena.

The Arena Grill will also be open at 2:30 pm. Reservations can be made by calling 425.322.2726.

Great seats are still available and can be purchased by clicking here, calling 866.332.8499 or coming in to the Comcast Arena Box Office.

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Everett vs. Seattle Hockey Playoff Schedule Released

March 16, 2014

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Everett vs. Seattle playoff tickets go on sale Monday at Comcast Arena in downtown Everett

For the first time in 11 years the Everett Silvertips will directly face the Seattle Thunderbirds in the WHL Playoffs. Tickets go on sale Monday. Seattle will enjoy home ice advantage. Here’s what you need to know courtesy of the Everett Silvertips…

After finishing the 2013-14 WHL regular season with the #5 seed in the Western Conference, the Everett Silvertips will clash with the fourth-place Seattle Thunderbirds in a best-of-seven first round WHL playoff series.  After meeting 112 times over the last 11 regular seasons, the two Puget Sound rivals will write a new chapter in their shared history with their first-ever playoff matchup.  The ‘Tips and T-Birds split the regular season series with each team winning five games against the other for the fourth consecutive season.

By virtue of finishing fourth in the Western Conference, the Thunderbirds hold home ice advantage in the series over the fifth-seeded Silvertips.  The proximity between the two clubs allows for a non-traditional series format that finds the teams alternating home games, with Seattle hosting the odd-numbered games and Everett at home for the even-numbered games:

Game 1    Everett @ Seattle        Saturday, Mar. 22    7:05 pm
Game 2    Seattle @ Everett        Sunday, Mar. 23      4:05 pm
Game 3    Everett @ Seattle        Tuesday, Mar. 25     7:05 pm
Game 4    Seattle @ Everett        Friday, Mar. 28        7:35 pm
Game 5    Everett @ Seattle        Saturday, Mar. 29    7:05 pm
Game 6    Seattle @ Everett        Monday, Mar. 31      7:05 pm
Game 7    Everett @ Seattle        Wednesday, Apr. 2   7:05 pm

Silvertips playoff ticket packages are available now, while single-game playoff tickets go on sale Monday morning at 10:00 am at the Silvertips office, online by CLICKING HERE and by phone at (866) 332-8499.  The team office is open weekdays from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.  Single game tickets will also be available from the Comcast Arena box office when it opens Monday at noon.

Visit the Everett Silvertips website or call 425-252-5100 for more information.

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