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Miranda Granger jumps in the air to knee a medicine ball being held by Charlie Pearson during her training session at Charlie's Combat Club on Friday, July 26, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Community roundup: Granger to return to octagon on Aug. 6

Plus, two locals named Sports Star nominees, MP’s White takes fourth at wrestling nationals and much more.

 

The Everett Silvertips’ Michal Gut gets the puck to the goal crease against the Vancouver Giants during the first round of the WHL playoffs Friday, April 22, 2022, at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Patterson: What went wrong for Silvertips in playoffs?

Taking a closer look at how Everett suffered the biggest playoff upset in WHL history.

 

Silvertips’ Ben Hemmerling battles Giants’ Ethan Semeniuk for the puck during the game against the Giants on Saturday, April 30, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Silvertips reflect on ‘disappointing’ early playoff exit

Top-seeded Everett fell in six games to eighth-seeded Vancouver in the largest playoff upset in WHL history.

 

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Yan Khomenko signals for substitution Sunday night at Xfinity Arena in Everett, Wa on September 6th, 2015

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Silvertips eliminated in first round of WHL playoffs by Giants

Everett loses 6-3 and falls victim to the biggest playoff upset in WHL history.

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Yan Khomenko signals for substitution Sunday night at Xfinity Arena in Everett, Wa on September 6th, 2015

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The Everett Silvertips’ Jackson Berezowski scores his first goal of the night against the Portland Winterhawks Saturday, March 26, 2022, at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Silvertips to be without Berezowski for rest of postseason

Everett’s leading goal scorer through the regular season underwent season-ending surgery, the team announced Sunday.

The Everett Silvertips’ Jackson Berezowski scores his first goal of the night against the Portland Winterhawks Saturday, March 26, 2022, at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Silvertips’ Alex Swetlikoff takes a shot on goal during the second period of the game against the Giants on Saturday, April 30, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Silvertips on brink of elimination after loss to Giants

Jesper Vikman makes 50 saves as Vancouver blanks Everett 3-0 in Game 5 to take a 3-2 series lead.

Silvertips’ Alex Swetlikoff takes a shot on goal during the second period of the game against the Giants on Saturday, April 30, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
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Silvertips fall to Giants in Game 4, series even at 2-2

Everett struggles on defense and special teams in an 11-6 loss to Vancouver.

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Short-handed Silvertips roll past Giants in Game 3

Missing two of their top players, Everett wins 6-2 to take a 2-1 series lead.

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Silvertips’ Niko Huuhtanen and Giants’ Jaden Lipinski fight for the puck during the playoff match up against the Vancouver Giants on Saturday, April 23, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Short-handed Tips look to take lead in playoff series

Everett’s roster was dealt another blow with the suspension of its points leader.

Silvertips’ Niko Huuhtanen and Giants’ Jaden Lipinski fight for the puck during the playoff match up against the Vancouver Giants on Saturday, April 23, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Silvertips' Austin Roest trips up Giants' Connor Homing after a breakaway during the playoff match up against the Vancouver Giants on Saturday, April 23, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Silvertips rebound, rout Giants in Game 2 to even series

Everett jumps on Vancouver with four goals in the first period and rolls to a 7-3 win.

Silvertips' Austin Roest trips up Giants' Connor Homing after a breakaway during the playoff match up against the Vancouver Giants on Saturday, April 23, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
The Everett Silvertips’ Olen Zellweger maneuvers around a Vancouver Giants defender during a strong first period for the Silvertips in the first round of the WHL playoffs Friday, April 22, 2022, at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Tips drop Game 1 of playoff series against Giants

Vancouver’s Fabian Lysell and Adam Hall torment Everett in a 5-4 overtime victory.

The Everett Silvertips’ Olen Zellweger maneuvers around a Vancouver Giants defender during a strong first period for the Silvertips in the first round of the WHL playoffs Friday, April 22, 2022, at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
The Silvertips' Hunter Campbell skates with the puck during a game against the Blazers on Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022, at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett. (Kristin Ostrowski / Everett Silvertips)

Everett native Campbell hopes to lead Silvertips to title

He grew up dancing for his dinner at Tips games, now Hunter Campbell is ready for his first taste of the playoffs as a player.

The Silvertips' Hunter Campbell skates with the puck during a game against the Blazers on Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022, at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett. (Kristin Ostrowski / Everett Silvertips)
Everett's Olen Zellweger against the Portland Winterhawks Saturday evening at the Angel of the Winds Arena on January 1, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Silvertips expect Zellweger to return for playoffs

The defender suffered a scary injury two weeks ago, but is "set to play" against Vancouver, according to coach Dennis Williams.

Everett's Olen Zellweger against the Portland Winterhawks Saturday evening at the Angel of the Winds Arena on January 1, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
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Silvertips fall to Tri-City for third straight loss

Everett fell in a 3-0 hole before ultimately losing 4-1.

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Tips fall to Winterhawks in 2nd-to-last game of regular season

Everett loses 5-1 and will conclude its regular season on the road Saturday against Tri-City.

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Chicago Blackhawks left winger Kyle Beach warms up before facing the Colorado Avalanche in an NHL exhibition hockey game in Denver on Friday, Oct. 3, 2008. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Investigation finds Fehr not at fault in Beach case

Miscommunication cited for the NHL’s lack of action when the ex-Silvertip reported a sexual assault while with the Blackhawks.

Chicago Blackhawks left winger Kyle Beach warms up before facing the Colorado Avalanche in an NHL exhibition hockey game in Denver on Friday, Oct. 3, 2008. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
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Tips’ division title celebration spoiled after Zellweger injury

Everett clinched the U.S. Division on Friday but saw their star defenseman go down two days later.

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Silvertips lose to T-birds

Everett fell 4-1 in its first game after clinching the U.S. Division title.

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Silvertips clinch U.S. Division title with win over Tri-City

Alex Swetlikoff scores Everett’s first three goals in a 5-2 victory.

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Silvertips fall to Chiefs in overtime

Niko Huuhtanen scores his 37th goal, but Everett loses to Spokane 3-2.

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