Originally written on Oregon Sports News  |  Last updated 10/19/14
Only 13 games remain in the season for the WinterHawks.  The 2011-2012 season could be regarded as successful almost entirely across the board.  With a 5-3 win at home against Tri-City on the 15th of February, and a 4-1 win against Everett on the 17th, the Hawks have taken first place in the Western Conference’s U.S. Division for the first time this season.  Mac Carruth set a WinterHawks record for wins in the win against Everett, breaking Brent Belecki’s mark.  Ty Rattie scored his 50th goal, and his 100th point of the season against Prince George last night, the first WinterHawk to 100 points since Todd Robinson in 1997-1998, the year the WinterHawks won the Memorial Cup. However, the season is not over, and the playoffs loom large.  No matter what is accomplished during the season, it hardly matters if the Memorial Cup is not brought back to Portland.  Fifteen other teams will compete for the title.  Here is a look at Western Conference teams Portland may have to face on the roa...
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