Originally posted on Oregon Sports News  |  Last updated 3/14/13
The Portland Winterhawks came back from Canada to learn of great news. Defenseman Troy Rutkowski is the latest Winterhawk player to sign an NHL deal. After being drafted and unsigned in 2010 by Colorado, the Ottawa Senators signed the 21-year-old Rutkowski to a standard entry level contract on Wednesday. This makes the second signing in less than two weeks as Taylor Peters, also 21, signed an entry level contract with the Dallas Stars back on March 4. Mac Carruth, 21, who is the other over-ager, signed an NHL deal with Chicago Blackhawks last season.  The Scotty Munro trophy presentation will take place as part of the annual Winterhawks Awards Presentation on Sunday, March 17. The trophy is to be presented to the Winterhawks by Richard Doerkson, who is Vice President, Hockey of the WHL. The Winterhawks have won the Scotty Munro twice. Their first came in 1979-80 and then 1997-98, which is also their last Memorial Cup victory. The Scotty Munro trophy is awarded to the WHL team wi...
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