There Will Be Championship Hockey Played In Everett, Washington In May

WHL championships

It’s been a long time since there was hockey played during the month of May in Everett so don’t miss it!

In a fantastic comeback on the road that ended in overtime the Everett Silvertips tonight (Monday) defeated the Tri-City Americans 6 – 5 winning the Western Division Championship series four games to two.

Everett now advances to the WHL finals and will face the Swift Current Broncos for the WHL Championship.

The Silvertips will begin on the road at Swift current with games 1 and 2 this Friday and Saturday night. The Tips then return to Everett on Tuesday May 8th and Wednesday May 9th at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett. If there is a game 5 needed that will happen in Everett on Friday May 11th. If necessary games 6 and 7 would be played back in Swift Current on May 13th and 14th. Here’s more on the playoff series from the WHL.

The Western Hockey League announced today the schedule for the 2018 Rogers WHL Championship Series for the Ed Chynoweth Cup to begin Friday, May 4, 2018.

The 2018 Rogers WHL Championship Series will feature the Eastern Conference champion Swift Current Broncos against the Western Conference champion Everett Silvertips.

The Broncos captured their fourth Eastern Conference championship and first since 1993 following a 4-2 series victory over the Lethbridge Hurricanes on Monday night. The Silvertips captured their second Western Conference championship and first since 2004 following a 4-2 series victory over the Tri-City Americans, also on Monday night.

The winner of the 2018 Rogers WHL Championship Series will advance to the 2018 Mastercard Memorial Cup, which takes place May 17-27, 2018 in Regina, Sask. The 2018 Mastercard Memorial Cup already features the WHL host Regina Pats and will also bring together the champions from the Ontario Hockey League and Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. This season marks the centennial celebration of the Canadian Hockey League’s prestigious national championship.

2018 Rogers WHL Championship Series Schedule:

Game Visitor Home Date Time
1 Everett @ Swift Current Friday, May 4 7:00
2 Everett @ Swift Current Saturday, May 5 7:00
3 Swift Current @ Everett Tuesday, May 8 7:05
4 Swift Current @ Everett Wednesday, May 9 7:05
5 * Swift Current @ Everett Friday, May 11 7:05
6 * Everett @ Swift Current Sunday, May 13 7:00
7 * Everett @ Swift Current Monday, May 14 7:00
* If necessary

Tickets for the Everett games will be available through the Everett Silvertips website.


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