Winterhawks Celebrate WHL title
The Portland Winterhawks celebrated their first Western Hockey League title since 1997. Fans filled Pioneer Courthouse Square Tuesday afternoon to show their appreciation for the third WHL championship in the history of the franchise. The Winterhawks defeated the Edmonton Oil Kings 5-1 Sunday to clinch the title series.
Next up is the Memorial Cup. It is a four team, round-robin tournament between the four champions of the Canadian Hockey League. The Winterhawks open play this Friday in Saskatoon.