EYH & Silvertips Accepting Registration for 2017 Camps & Clinics
February 2, 2017
EVERETT, Wash. – Everett Youth Hockey, in association with the Everett Silvertips of the Western Hockey League, has announced a series of seven skill and general development-oriented spring and summer camps scheduled at XFINITY Arena’s Community Ice Rink, located at 2000 Hewitt Ave. in Everett, from April through August. All camp sessions will be directed by several members associated with Everett Youth Hockey, the Silvertips and the Junior Silvertips program.
Camp sessions, provided in conjunction by the Silvertips and Everett Youth Hockey, are open now for registration at the link below.
Beginning in late April, the following camps are designed for development from beginners to junior levels:
BEGINNER CAMP (Spring/Summer): Considered the top beginner program in the entire Northwest region, the camp is designed to accelerate the development of players at the beginner level finishing their first season and fulfill ice time needs in the summer. Under the leadership of Shaun Miller, director of beginner hockey for Everett Youth Hockey, camp sessions will emphasize skating and basic puck skills. Scheduled for each Tuesday through three available sessions: Apr. 25-May 30, Jun. 6-Jul.18, and Jul. 25-Aug. 29, each from 5-6 p.m. REGISTRATION FEE: $150.00.
SKILL BUILDER CLINICS (Spring/Summer): Designed to deliver dynamic clinics for kids at the 10U and 12U levels, the camp provides instruction on several skating and puck handling fundamentals. Emphasis will deliver training on player skating and basic puck skills. Offered through three session packages each Tuesday, Apr. 25-May 30, Jun. 6-Jul. 18, and Jul. 25-Aug. 29 from 5-6:00 p.m. Space is limited. REGISTRATION FEE: $150.00.
MITCH LOVE D-MAN CAMP (May 30-June 8): Open to skaters born 1999-04, led by Silvertips assistant coach and former Silvertips and American Hockey League defenseman Mitch Love. An ideal event for young defensemen pursuing elevated performance levels, the camp will emphasize individual skill enhancement sessions specifically in one-on-one techniques, footwork, and puck retrieval. Additional defensive concepts also taught will emphasize gap control and stick positioning. More details are available at this link. REGISTRATION FEE: $180.
BRENNAN SONNE SNIPER SCHOOL (June 13-22): Led by Silvertips assistant coach and former forward Brennan Sonne, the camp is designed to assist players born between 2003-07 with several important fundamentals in offensive development. Clinics will emphasize development in snap shots, slap shots, fakes, dekes, reading goaltenders, shot timing, and accuracy improvement. Held six evenings in June, complete schedule and times are available by clicking this link. REGISTRATION FEE: $180.00
2017 SILVERTIPS FULL DAY CAMP (July 31-Aug. 4, full day camp 8:00am – 5:00 p.m.): Under the guidance of Silvertips assistant coach Brennan Sonne, the Silvertips Day Camp is designed for young players (8U, 10U, and 12U) of all positions looking to master the basics including skating, stick handling, shooting, and passing. A pair of one-hour on-ice sessions will run each day between 9:30am-1:00 p.m. while off-ice events include kids museum, swimming, mini-Olympics and skills competition activities. Lunch and snacks will be provided. REGISTRATION FEE: $450.
SILVERTIPS SHOOTING CLINIC (August 7-11, 8:15 a.m. -1:00 p.m.): Hosted by Silvertips assistant coach Brennan Sonne and open to players at the 12U and 14U levels of all positions, offensive psychology and related offensive strategies will be emphasized over a five-day period through two ice sessions per day. Camp agenda includes wrist shot, backhand, snap shot and slap shot, one-timers, screens, proper shot selection, scorer’s mentality, and more. REGISTRATION FEE: $240.
SILVERTIPS SUMMER GOALIE CAMP (August 14-18, 8:15 a.m.-1:30 p.m.): Hosted by Silvertips goaltending coach Shane Clifford, the camp is open to goaltenders between ages 8-18 and provides instruction within two on-ice sessions tailored for the young and developing goaltender. Camp focus includes enhancement of flexibility, lateral speed, quickness, hand/eye coordination, total body conditioning and more. REGISTRATION FEE: $350.
16U AAA Jr. Silvertips Conclude 2016-17, 2nd Place in NAPHL
EVERETT, Wash. - The Everett Jr. Silvertips (16UAAA), under the direction of general manager Scott Brihn and head coach Turner Stevenson, concluded the 2016-17 regular season in the 16U Division of the North American Prospects Hockey League with a record of 17-4-1 and a second place finish.
Steering a 17 win improvement this season, the Silvertips finished nine points behind first place Omaha AAA 16U.
The Jr. Silvertips compiled a winning streak of seven games throughout the time span of November 11 to December 4.
The top 3 scorers for the Jr. Silvertips were as follows:
Everett, 2015 (6th rd), signed
Calgary, 2016 (3rd rd), signed
Dawson Butt had a six goal streak from November 13-December 4, and Sammy Willman had two separate four goal streaks (one from December 3-4), and the other from January 7 to present.
Hunter Campbell also had a four goal streak from October 22-24. Goaltender Devin Chapman led the NAPHL in wins (14) and was tied for 10th in goals against average (2.29), compiling a record of 14-4-0-0 in 18 games.
The top 10 teams in the standings qualify to play for the NAPHL Gold Division Championship, and the Jr. Silvertips will be participating in the 2017 NAPHL Dixon Cup Championship scheduled to be held February 17-20, 2017 at Troy Sports Center in Troy, Mich.
10U A1 Captures 11th Annual Canuck place Tournament Championship
The Everett Jr. Silvertips 10U A1 team won the VMHA 11th Annual Canuck Place Charity Tournament in dramatic fashion. The 10U Jr. Tips pushed their Langley A3 rivals (who finished the round robin with a perfect 4-0 record) to the brink, with a game tying regulation goal and a 4 on 4 Overtime victory.
In their first game of the tournament the 10U Jr Tips won 4 to 1 over Sno-King Grassi (Tyson Olds with the hat trick).
In their second game they dominated Coquitlam A4 8 to 1 (Nolan Comeau with the hat trick).
Game 3 was a 8 to 3 win over Seafair A4. (Dani Karinen with a couple of goals)
The second game of the third day the 10U team lost to Vancouver A2 4 to 3 but still accumulated enough points in the 3 way tie for first place to play in the championship game.
The championship game featured Langley A3, a flight 2 Atom/Squirt A team PCAHA team who won their bracket with a perfect 4 and 0 record with 37 goals for and 6 goals against.
In the Championship game it was a heated battle with the score see-sawing back and forth. Coming to the end of the game in regulation time the Jr. Silvertips were behind 3 to 2. After the Jr Tips took a timeout with 2 minutes and 46 seconds left as a result of the go ahead goal by the Eagles they went on the attack. Goalie Samuel Pollard shut the door and Braeden Derouen scored the tying goal with 6 seconds left in the game.
The Championship was to be decided in 4 on 4 O.T. On the 4th line change Evan Eiseman wheeled around his net took the puck end-to-end and finished it with a backhand over the out-stretched pad of the sprawling Langley keeper for the Championship win.
Congratulations to the coaches and players on their successful tournament win.
Jr. Silvertips U16 AAA Program Captures Gold Richmond
RICHMOND, British Columbia – The Everett Jr. Silvertips (U16 AAA) of the North American Prospects Hockey League completed a seven game sweep to earn the gold medal at the 2016 Richmond International Midget Hockey Tournament (Major Midget Division), hosted at Minoru Stadium and associated venues from Dec. 26-31.
The tournament, hosting select teams in the Midget Major category from Hungary, Canada (British Columbia, Ontario, and Alberta), and the United States (California, and Arizona), completed with the Jr. Silvertips 7-2 victory over OHA – Edmonton in the title game. The Jr. Silvertips led the tournament with 39 goals scored and were tied for second in fewest goals allowed (16).
“Playing in a tournament to give us the opportunity to compete and defeat three major midget teams and two academy teams speaks volumes,” said Jr. Silvertips head coach Turner Stevenson. “The competitiveness of our team has gone to the next level, while it delivers a landmark day for our budding program. It’s proven that high caliber advancement and development reside at home in Everett, Washington, as we continuously strive to offer a suitable environment and opportunities for aspiring hockey players in the Pacific Northwest.”
The Jr. Silvertips, led by Stevenson, are third in the U16 division (NAPHL) with a 12-4-1 record (25 points). Their top three leading scorers, including hometown, include:
Everett, 2015 (6th rd)
Calgary, 2016 (3rd rd)
Stevenson, previously helped guide the Sno-King Jr. Thunderbirds program and also served as assistant coach in the Western Hockey League with the Seattle Thunderbirds (2007-08) and North American Hockey League with the Wenatchee Wild (2011-12). He helped guide the clubs to a combined record of 78-40-14 in his two seasons behind the bench, adding to experience with several rep level teams across youth hockey.
The native of Prince George, B.C. suited up in 644 career games as a forward in the NHL with the Montreal Canadiens, New Jersey Devils, and Philadelphia Flyers with 190 points (75g-115a) and 969 penalty minutes. He hoisted the Stanley Cup as a member of New Jersey in 2002-03, skating in 23 postseason games with four points (1g-3a).