Kindopp to Skate in Colorado Avalanche Development Camp, Christiansen in St. Louis Blues Development Camp
EVERETT, Wash. - The Everett Silvertips (@WHLSilvertips), seven-time U.S. Division champions of the Western Hockey League, announced today that forward Bryce Kindopp has been named to the roster for Colorado Avalanche development camp, and defenseman Jake Christiansen has been named to the roster for St. Louis Blues development camp.
Both players will participate in their team's camps, on the following dates and times:
St. Louis: June 25-28, Enterprise Center
Colorado: June 26-28, Centennial and Fort Collins, CO
Kindopp, 20, led the Silvertips last season with 39 goals and set additional career highs in assists (34) and points (73) in 67 games, named recipient of the team's Unsung Hero award and co-recipient of the Silvertips Iron Man award. He led the club with a +37 rating, second highest in Silvertips single season history, and was tied for the Tips lead in power play goals (12). Kindopp recorded 24 multi point games, a career-high five points (2g-3a) on Jan. 26 vs. Lethbridge, and his first career hat trick on Feb. 1 against the Seattle Thunderbirds.
The 6-foot-1, 185 pound forward from Lloydminster, Alberta earned his first career playoff and a four-point effort on Mar. 30 when the Tips eliminated Tri-City in a Game 5, first round victory. In 203 games during his WHL career, all in Everett, he has logged 123 points and 70 goals along with 21 power play goals.
Christiansen, 19, reached career highs in goals (12), assists (32), and points (44) in 67 games last season, leading all Tips blueliners in goals, power play goals (6), and game winning goals (3). The 6-foot, 190 pound blueliner from West Vancouver, British Columbia earned a career high four points (1g-3a) on Feb. 2 against Seattle, and logged 10 multi point games. On Feb. 9, he earned his first career hat trick against the Portland Winterhawks.
He has suited up in 259 career WHL games, all in a Silvertips jersey, logging 102 points, a +55 rating and 79 penalty minutes. Last season, Christiansen participated in rookie camp with the Calgary Flames (NHL).
The Silvertips, last Saturday, additionally saw two players selected by teams in the NHL Entry Draft: defenseman Gianni Fairbrother (Montreal), and goaltender Dustin Wolf (Calgary).
2019-20 SCHEDULE, TICKET INFORMATION
The Silvertips open the pre-season on Friday, Aug. 30 during the Delta Hotels Preseason Classic in downtown Everett, at 7:00 p.m. against the Tri-City Americans. The Tips full regular season schedule for the 2019-20 season will be announced on Wednesday, offering full 34-game season tickets, 22-game, and 14-game plans for as little as $215 total per seat. Deposits for $50 will secure a seat for the 2019-20 season, available at www.everettsilvertips.com/season or by calling (425) 252-5100 during normal business hours (Monday through Thursday during the offseason, 9am to 4pm).
Tips pre-season home tickets are expected to go on sale beginning Aug. 1.
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