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Sports birthday

Feb. 15, 1994

Taylor Leier and Adam de Champlain

(age 20)LEIER

This was a very good day for future Portland Winterhawks — the two forwards, team captain Leier and de Champlain — were born on this day 20 years ago.

Leier celebrated the night before, on Friday, with two goals and two assists as the Hawks matched their franchise record with a 16th consecutive Western Hockey League victory, winning at Kamloops.

Leier is from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, and de Champlain is from Sherwood Park, Alberta.DE CHAMPLAIN