PORTLAND, OR -- The Portland Winterhawks took a 2-0 series lead over the Spokane Chiefs with a 3-0 win in Game 2 of their second round series Saturday at the Rose Garden in front of 10,326 fans.
With the victory, Hawks netminder Mac Carruth set a new WHL record with his 39th career playoff win.
Courtesy Spokane Chiefs
The Spokane Chiefs will face the Portland Winterhawks in the WHL Playoff's Western Conference Semi-Finals and start the series on the road with games one and two on Friday, April 5th and Saturday, April 6th. Spokane will host games three and four on Tuesday, April 9
From the Tri-City AmericansKennewick, WA- Every hockey season has its highs and lows, its inspirational moments and those once in a lifetime stories. But just like the end of every hockey season before, all good things must come to an end.
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The Western Hockey League announced today that Spokane Chief defenseman Brenden Kichton has been named the Western Conference Defenseman of the Year and a first team all-star for the second straight season.
Kichton is the first Spokane player to earn first team all-star honors