Winterhawks On Top and Playoff Bound

After a season that began with damaged confidence, the Winterhawks are on track to take the U.S. Division of the WHL for the year.


Winterhawks Capable of Division Takeover

With eight games remaining, the distance between Portland and the division-leading Everett Silvertips is rapidly closing


Winterhawks Secure Playoff Slot Despite OT Crumbling

Coach Kompon must have been eager to shake out the cobwebs on the defense, since he started newcomer Evan Johnson against his former team.


Winterhawks Glimpse at the Playoffs

With just one month left in the regular season, the Winterhawks are still struggling to match the Everett Silvertips for the top slot in the division.


Blazers: What We’ve Learned After Two Games

I’ll admit: I wrote a preview piece about this series and in the back of my mind I didn’t think the Portland Trail Blazers had a real shot to win it. The Houston Rockets have two guys who have been to the finals in James Harden and Dwight Howard. They have size. They have experience. […]


Portland Winterhawks Crown The Royals, Lead Series 2-0

The Portland Winterhawks have gone into the playoffs with high expectations and questions about if they can repeat like they did last season when they went all the way to the Memorial Cup Final. In the six games they have played in the post-season, the Hawks have answered with a resounding yes. Victoria was to […]


Winterhawks Win 14th Straight, Clinch Playoff Berth

The Portland Winterhawks (40-12-2-3) clinched a playoff spot with their 14th straight win Wednesday when they earned a 6-4 road victory over the Prince George Cougars (24-28-2-5). The 14 straight wins are one shy of the franchise record of 15, set in both the 1979-80 and 1997-98 seasons. The playoff spot marks the team’s fifth […]


Fantasy Scrambler: Playoff Player Rankings

By this point in the season, you are either preparing for the fantasy playoffs or you are playing the spoiler. If you are fortunate enough to be heading toward the post season, then I have got the definitive playoff player chart for you. I have ranked each of the offensive positions, 11-20, and listed which […]


Weekend Recap: Monday Morning Links

The Portland Timbers thank the Timbers army for an exciting 2013 season. Two weeks wasn’t long enough. The Timbers had 14 days between playoff games to somehow beat Real Salt Lake by three and advance to the MLS Cup. But a 0-1 loss last night (5-2 aggregate) ended Portland’s season at home. Always classy, the […]


Welcome to Seattle’s Nightmare: Portland 2, Sounders 1

Before the biggest match in the history of North America’s most heated derby, Seattle’s Emerald City Supporters unveiled their tifo. Like most things connected with the Sounders, it was shiny. The slogan to go along with the sparkle? Welcome to your nightmare. I think those supporters were referring to a Portland nightmare. But the display […]