The Western Conference-leading Portland Winterhawks saw no reason to make any swaps as the Western Hockey League trade deadline came and went Thursday. Portland is 15-1 since former Spokane Chiefs player Travis Green took over for suspended coach Mike Johnston. The Chiefs, fourth place in the conference and second place to Portland in the U.S. Division, play at Portland on Friday night. Portland has won the previous two matchups this season. Read story
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