Big, athletic netminder with quality quickness. Untapped upside.
Click to Expand
March 2022 – In his first full season as a pro, Silovs finds himself in the midst of a three-legged race, as he attempts to steal the crease from his colleagues, Mikey DiPietro and Spencer Martin. With that, he has been handed just 10 starts on the year, resulting in sporadic starts, sometimes weeks apart. While he has shown flashes of brilliance, it’s been a rather inconsistent roller coaster for the young Latvian. In those 10 games, he sports a 3-6-0 record, to go with an underwhelming 3.10 goals against and a .888 save percentage. As mentioned, there are times in which Silovs has shown great potential, which offers hope for future NHL deployment. He will look to the 2022-23 campaign with hopes that the crease becomes less crowded, and he can enjoy a higher start percentage. Dave Hall
December 2020 – While playing in the Deutschland Cup against pro competition from Germany, Silovs slammed the door shut and led his club to their first title at the mini-event. He had a .932 save percentage over the two contests. If Latvia was in the top division at the upcoming WJC, he’d likely be the starter. Cam Robinson
March 2020 – The Latvian netminder had an up-and-down first season in the OHL. He was surrounded by a mediocre team and produced mediocre numbers – landing around the 20th overall mark for most metrics. With his height and athleticism, along with further adjustments to the North American game and way of the life, the recently turned 19-year-old should be primed to push those numbers up in 2020-21. Cam Robinson
June 2019 – The Vancouver Canucks selected Silovs in the sixth round of the 2019 NHL Entry Draft. The 6’4 netminder was dynamite for the Latvians at the most recent U18 World Championships. While of