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SATURDAY, APRIL 6, 2013

Chiefs come home in 0-2 hole

The Spokane Chiefs were outscored 10-2 in the first two games of their WHL conference semifinal at Portland. Saturday night's 3-0 setback at the Rose Garden had some hopeful signs, but the Chiefs know they must win Game 3 Tuesday in Spokane to give themselves...

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Winterhawks take 2-0 series lead

Mac Carruth stopped 27 shots for his 39th career playoff win Saturday night as the Portland Winterhawks defeated the Spokane Chiefs 3-0 at the Rose Garden to take a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven Western Hockey League Western Conference semifinal. The series will shift to...

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Portland leads Chiefs 2-0 heading into third

The Portland Winterhawks extended their lead over the Spokane Chiefs to 2-0 on Nicolas Petan's rebound goal 1:05 into the second period of their WHL Western Conference semifinal at the Rose Garden on Saturday. Portland outshot the Chiefs 13-7 in the period. The Winterhawks are...

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Crutches join Cougs on Day 8

(Apologies for the poor sound quality on the Marks video. The wind was killer. But you can hear at least a couple of his answers.) COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- Well, we lied. There was no scrimmage today, for reasons Mike Leach discussed afterward. There is...

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Chiefs aim for split in Portland

The Spokane Chiefs played dead-even with the Portland Winterhawks for 35 minutes during Friday night's opener of the Western Hockey League Western Conference semifinals in the Rose City. The game slipped away from the Chiefs in the final 25 minutes, done in by too many...

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A Hall of Fame Saturday

A GRIP ON SPORTS It is the weekend. And what a weekend it will be. If sports are your thing – and, if you are reading this, I'm guessing it is – then in front of the TV is the place for you, at least...

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