Portland Winterhawks This Week

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Sept 8, 2014 (ISN) – PORTLAND WINTERHAWKS THIS WEEK;
SEPTEMBER 8 – 14 EDITION

The Winterhawks closed the preseason this past weekend with a record of 4-1. The
2014-15 season opens next Friday, September 19 when the Hawks host the Seattle
Thunderbirds at the Moda Center at 7 p.m. This week, nine players will be leaving to
attend NHL prospects camps.Winterhawks Game Schedule This Week:

Date Opponent Time/Location Radio
Friday, September 19 Seattle Thunderbirds 7 p.m. at the Moda Center KPAM AM 860
Saturday, September 20 Prince George Cougars 7 p.m. at the Moda Center KPAM AM 860

Winterhawks Practice Schedule This Week:
Date Time/Location
Tuesday, September 9 1:30 – 3 p.m. at Winterhawks Skating Center
Wednesday, September 10 9 – 10:30 a.m. at Winterhawks Skating Center
Friday, September 12 1:30 – 3 p.m. at Winterhawks Skating Center

Please contact Graham Kendrick at 503-238-5144 or grahamk@winterhawks.com for credentials to Winterhawks games, access to practices and any interview or photo requests. Practice times are subject to change, and media should contact Graham Kendrick to confirm times and locations prior to arriving.

Hawks Happenings On The Ice:
The Winterhawks finished their preseason schedule over the weekend, going 4-1. The Hawks scored 23 goals in the five games, which ranks third in the league through this weekend’s games. Oliver Bjorkstrand led the Hawks with seven points in the preseason, followed by Nic Petan, Chase De Leo, Alex Schoenborn and 20-year-old training camp invitee Joshua Smith all posting five points.

This week nine Hawks players will be leaving to attend training camps with their prospective NHL teams. The players leaving this week will be:
Oliver Bjorkstrand, Columbus Blue Jackets
Brendan Burke, Arizona Coyotes
Anton Cederholm, Vancouver Canucks
Chase De Leo, Winnipeg Jets
Blake Heinrich, Washington Capitals
Keegan Iverson, NY Rangers
Nic Petan, Winnipeg Jets
Alex Schoenborn, San Jose Sharks
Dominic Turgeon, Detroit Red Wings

The Winterhawks open the season next Friday at home at the Moda Center against the Seattle Thunderbirds, with Opening Night Presented by Pacific Office Automation. The Hawks will open the game by raising their U.S. Division and Western Conference banners to the rafters. Fans can purchase tickets at winterhawks.com, ticketmaster.com or in person at any Ticketmaster outlet.

Hawks Happenings On The Ice:
The first player appearance of the season will be Saturday at the Les Schwab located at 8910 SW Barbur Blvd. Rosebuds and the Fanboni will be on site beginning at 3 p.m., with Ethan Price, Keoni Texeira and other players arriving at approximately 3:45 after practice.

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