Link to Owner Dr. Robert B. Pamplin Jr.

FONT & AUDIO

MORE STORIES


Thunderbirds win 5-4 on late goal as Portland falls on the road playing third game in three nights.

Jared Davidson's shot through traffic on the rush with 1:52 remaining lifted the Seattle Thunderbirds to a 5-4 win over the Portland Winterhawks on Sunday at Kent, Washington.

Jaydon Dureau scored twice for Portland in a game that was tied 2-2 after one period and 4-4 after two.

The Winterhawks had their chances in the period, including a five-on-three power play and a penalty shot.

The winning goal came after a Portland player lost an edge in the attacking zone, allowing Davidson to skate the other way and put a shot through a screen and past Winterhawks goalie Dante Giannuzzi.

Kyle Chyzowski and Reece Newkirk also scored for Portland.

Simon Knak earned a penalty shot in the third period, but had the puck flip on edge as he tried to handle it and did not get a shot off.

The Winterhawks finished 2 of 7 on the power play, while Seattle was 1 for 3. The Thunderbirds outshot Portland 27-26.

Portland is 9-8-3 with four games left in the abbreviated Western Hockey League season. Everett has wrapped up the U.S. Division title.

Seattle is 8-11-0-0. Portland won five of seven games with the Thunderbirds.

Portland visits Tri-City at 7 p.m. Wednesday, the first of four games over seven days to conclude the season. There will be no playoffs in the WHL this season.


You count on us to stay informed and we depend on you to fund our efforts. Quality local journalism takes time and money. Please support us to protect the future of community journalism.

Go to top
JSN Time 2 is designed by JoomlaShine.com | powered by JSN Sun Framework