Portland Winterhawks 1 at Everett Silvertips 4
XFINITY Arena – Everett, WA – Friday, February 24th
The Portland Winterhawks (32-26-1-3) fell 4-1 to the Everett Silvertips (37-12-8-2) Friday in a road contest played in Everett.
Defenseman Caleb Jones extended his point streak to four games with an assist tonight. Jones, who has six points in this four-game stretch, is just a point shy of the 50-point mark for the season in 53 games so far. With his assist on Blichfeld’s goal, Winterhawks captain Keegan Iverson has kept up a hot pace with points in five of six games he’s appeared in since returning from injury on February 13th.
The Hawks return to Portland for a rare weekend without games, hitting the ice again this Wednesday when they open a three-game set with the Vancouver Giants on the road at 7 pm.
- 1st @ 1:17 – Everett’s Patrick Bajkov (Fonteyne, Zwerger) opens the scoring. (EVT 1 – POR 0)
- 1st @ 15:08 – (PP) Joachim Blichfeld (Jones, Iverson) fires a wrist shot past Everett netminder Carter Hart to tie it at 1-1 with a power play goal. (EVT 1 – POR 1)
- 1st @ 17:50 – (PP) With the Silvertips on a 5-on-3 power play, Dominic Zwerger (Sutter, Bajkov) scores for a 2-1 Everett lead. (EVT 2 – POR 1)
- 2nd @ 14:20 – Jake Christiansen (Fonteyne, Zwerger) extends Everett’s lead to 3-1. (EVT 3 – POR 1)
- 3rd @ 11:59 – Noah Juulsen (Zwerger, Bajkov) makes it 4-1 for the Silvertips which would stand as the final. (EVT 4 – POR 1)
Power Play Statistics:
- POR: 1/6
- EVT: 1/4
Shots on Goal:
- POR: 43
- EVT: 32
- POR: Cole Kehler made 28 saves on 32 Everett shots.
- EVT: Carter Hart made 42 saves on 43 Portland shots.