Silvertips Win Longest Game In CHL History – Advance To Face Seattle

April 3, 2017

Everett Sports

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Everett will host Seattle in round two of the playoffs starting Friday.

The Everett Silvertips began playing game six of their first round playoff against the Victoria Royals yesterday at 2:00 PM. The game didn’t end until a little past 8:30 PM.

Cal Babych’s breakaway goal ended the longest game in Canadian Hockey League history, 11:36 into the fifth sudden death overtime period, and lifting the Everett Silvertips into the second round with a 3-2, five overtime victory over the Victoria Royals in Game 6 of the first round of WHL Playoff action.

The Silvertips won the series, 4-2 and earned victories in the last two games of the series in OT. Carter Hart cemented first star status with 64 saves in 151:36 of work on Sunday, while stopping every shot in the final 114:52 of the game.

The Silvertips move onto the second round of postseason play and have home ice advantage in a seven game series against the Seattle Thunderbirds, opening Friday at XFINITY Arena in downtown Everett. The series opens at 7:35pm in Game 1.

You can click here to see the recap and box score from yesterday’s record setting game.

The Silvertips have home ice advantage in round two of the playoffs as they face the Seattle Thunderbirds. Here’s the game schedule…

ROUND 2: EVERETT vs SEATTLE

GAME 1: at EVERETT | Friday, Apr. 7 – 7:35pm (XFINITY Arena)

GAME 2: at EVERETT | Saturday, Apr. 8 – 7:05pm (XFINITY Arena)

GAME 3: at Seattle | Tuesday, Apr. 11 – 7:05pm (ShoWare Center)

GAME 4: at Seattle | Friday, Apr. 14 – 7:35pm (ShoWare Center)

GAME 5: at EVERETT | Saturday, Apr. 15 – 7:05pm (XFINITY Arena) **

GAME 6: at Seattle | Tuesday, Apr. 18 – 7:05pm (ShoWare Center) **

GAME 7: at EVERETT | Wednesday, Apr. 19 – 7:05pm (XFINITY Arena) **

** If necessary

Single game playoff tickets go on sale Tuesday at 12 Noon.

Click here for ticket options

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