Hawks Silvertips

WHL Playoffs Steaming Along

This past weekend, the first two games of the quarterfinals began with eight teams vying for a spot in the Memorial Cup. Starting in the Eastern Division, the Brandon Wheat Kings have shown why they were the Scotty Munro Champions. They blitzed the Regina Pats in the first two games in Brandon by scores of […]


Round One WHL Playoffs Coming Down To The Wire

Three series are yet to conclude in what has been a wild first round of the 2015 WHL playoffs. The Eastern Division second round has been set after Brandon Wheat Kings eliminated Edmonton Oil Kings in five games and Regina Pats took out Swift Current Broncos in four. Those two teams will meet starting this […]

Winterhawks Seattle

Western Hockey League Playoffs Starting To Take Shape

If the first couple of games into the WHL playoffs were any idea, the first round had the potential to see a great deal of long series. The switch to the opposition barns, though, changed much of the playoff scenario. Starting in the east where Regina was the first team to make it to the […]

Winterhawks Seattle

WHL Playoff Battles Start – Many Without Clear Leaders

The WHL Playoffs started this week and similar to NCAA basketball, the brackets got busted early. Starting in the West, only the Kelowna Rockets have shown their strong way in the first two games with the Tri-City Americans. With a 9-0 goal differential in those first two games, the Rockets lead their series 2-0 heading […]

Winterhawks Chiefs

Portland Winterhawks Now Atop US Division

The Portland Winterhawks knew that this week with four games in five nights would be the toughest battle this season. Not only would these games be important as far as where they finished in the division, but also for scoring records and momentum heading into the playoffs. Starting off with the always tough Spokane Chiefs, […]

Portland Winterhawks

Wild Week For Portland Winterhawks Inches Them Closer To Top Spot

The toughest schedule for the Portland Winterhawks was this week and again next week as they play a 4 game in 5 nights tour of US Division teams with one BC Division team thrown in for good measure. It started with the Hawks facing the US Division leading Everett Silvertips in Everett and spanking them […]

Tri-City Americans

Portland Winterhawks Continue To Crush The Competition

The Portland Winterhawks took care of business over the weekend in a big way as they kept pace with US Division leading Everett Silvertips. The weekend started off against longtime rival Seattle Thunderbirds where Oliver Bjorkstrand, single-handed, scored enough goals on his own to cover the Winterhawks win. Oliver scored four goals in the contest […]

Portland Winterhawks

Wild Weekend Keeps Portland Winterhawks In The Hunt

With just about 10 games left in the WHL regular season over the next three weeks, most teams remain in a mad scramble to try to lock down a playoff spot. Only two teams in the entire WHL have guaranteed their division titles: the Kelowna Rockets in the BC Division and the Brandon Wheat Kings […]

Portland Winterhawks

Portland Winterhawks Hitting The Stretch Run

Thirteen games is all that is left before the regular season comes to a close and playoffs begin, but nothing is close to being settled yet. Teams are fighting for every last point they can get in a desperate attempt to secure a playoff spot or hold onto the place they currently have. Portland had […]

Winterhawks Everett

Portland Winterhawks Takes It On The Chin With Two Losses This Weekend

For the Portland Winterhawks, time is ticking on the regular season and so too are points needed for a strong finish. The Winterhawks had chances this weekend on what are classified as “four point games” against divisional rivals and came up short. It started with the Seattle Thunderbirds, who currently sit in third place in […]

Winterhawks Tbirds

Portland Winterhawks Riding High On The Road And At Home

Perhaps all it took was a 20 hour bus ride to Prince George to refresh the batteries. Granted, it took a 6-2 loss in Kamloops on the way to Prince George, but from there, it has been all Portland Winterhawks. The two Prince George games that saw the Hawks win by a 4-3 Shootout and […]