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TUESDAY, APRIL 9, 2013

Chiefs on brink of elimination

The Spokane Chiefs played well at home Tuesday night, but not well enough to stop the Portland Winterhawks from taking a 3-0 advantage in their WHL conference semifinal. Portland won 3-1 -- the third goal was an empty-netter with 15 seconds left -- to force…

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Portland takes 3-0 series lead

Nic Petan had one goal and one assist and Mac Carruth stopped 25 shots Tuesday night as the Portland Winterhawks defeated the Spokane Chiefs 3-1 to take a 3-0 series lead in their best-of-seven WHL conference semifinal. Story to come

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Chiefs end long scoreless drought

Blake Gal's goal 4 seconds into a power play Tuesday night allowed the Spokane Chiefs to cut Portland's lead to 2-1 after two periods of Game 3 of the WHL Western Conference semifnals at the Arena. Gal's goal at 16:24 snapped a Chiefs scoreless streak…

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Portland seizes 1-0 lead after one period

Ty Rattie's 10th goal of the postseason, with 47 seconds left in the first period, gave the Portland Winterhawks a 1-0 lead over the Spokane Chiefs after one period of Game 3 of the WHL Western Conference semifinals at the Arena on Tuesday. Portland outshot…

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Chiefs finally return to the Arena

The way the Western Hockey League Western Conference playoffs worked out, the Spokane Chiefs ended up on the road for five consecutive postseason games. The Chiefs, who haven't played at the Arena since March 23, are back home tonight for a game that's crucial if…

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Chiefs' top players must shine in Game 3

The Spokane Chiefs didn't fare well in Portland during the first two games of the Western Hockey League Western Conference semifinal. Now the Chiefs have a chance to make it a competitive series while playing Games 3 and 4 at home Tuesday and Wednesday nights.…

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