Spokane vs. Portland…Game Notes…

Hawks Notes: Spokane @ Portland – September 20, 2008


Last Season vs. Spokane:  Spokane won the season series, 8-0-0-1, over the Winter Hawks, with the Hawks only win coming in their last meeting, a 3-2 shootout win on the final day of the 2007-08 regular season.  The Chiefs outscored Portland 50-18 in the series.  Spokane was led by Drayson Bowman (6-9-15 in 8 games) and Mitch Wahl (7-6-13 in 7 games) while goaltender Dustin Tokarski only appeared in one game, a 5-4 shootout win on 12/9/07.  Portland was led by Travis Ehrhardt (1-5-6 in 7 games) and Chris Francis (2-3-5 in 9 games).  Kurtis Mucha went 1-4-0-1 in net for Portland vs. Spokane.  On special teams, Portland went 7 for 43 (16.3%) on the power play while Spokane finished 14 for 47 (29.8%).  

Team Notes:  Portland is (0-0-0-0); (0-0-0-0) at home; (0-0-0-0) on the road.  The Hawks last home win was on March 16, 2008, a 3-2 SO win over Spokane.  The last road win was on January 16, 2008, a 3-2 SO win over Prince George.  

Portland All-Time Opening Night Record:  18-13-1-0-0

Portland All-Time Home Opener Record:  20-10-2-0-0

Portland All-Time Record on September 20:  2-0-0-0 (1-0-0-0 at home)

Portland vs. Spokane:  The two teams will meet nine times in 2008-09:


Game Schedule:


9/20/08 in Portland

10/10/08 in Portland

10/15/08 in Spokane

11/7/08 in Spokane

1/3/09 in Spokane

1/14/09 in Spokane

1/16/09 in Portland

2/13/09 in Portland

2/27/09 in Spokane


All-Time vs. Spokane:


Total:  222 GP – 90 (W) – 115 (L) – 12 (T) – 3 (OTL) – 2 (SOL)


At Home:  110 GP – 51-48-9-0-2 – On Road:  112 GP – 39-67-3-3-0


Portland All-Time:


Total:  2304 GP – 1128 (W) – 1013 (L) – 127 (T) – 28 (OTL) – 8 (SOL)


At Home:  1152 GP – 711-371-61-71-3 – On Road:  1152 GP – 417-642-66-21-5


Pre-Season Leaders:


Goals:  Killian Hutt (7)

Assists:  Brad Ross (5)

Points:  Killian Hutt (11)

Penalty Minutes:  Scott Gabriel (20)

GAA:  Jordan White (2.03)

Save Percentage:  Jordan White (94.0%)


Injuries & Roster Updates:  Ryan Andersen, F, Shoulder (6-8 weeks); Scott Gabriel, D, Concussion (Indefinite); Jason Grecica, F, Knee (Indefinite).  Kurtis Mucha (Phoenix) and Travis Ehrhardt (Detroit) remain at NHL training camps as free agent try-out players.


Milestones:  Kurtis Mucha has played a career total of 8,239 minutes played, and is now 4th all-time for minutes played by a Winter Hawk goaltender, currently 377 minutes behind Brent Belecki on the all-time list.  



  1. Which Spokane players are in pro camps?

  2. Hey Andy, is there any way to have an RSS feed with your blog by chance?

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