‘Tips vs. Hawks…Game Notes…

Killian Hutt returns to the line-up tonight for Portland…and the home debut of Ty Rattie…

Hawks Notes: Everett @ Portland – March 3, 2009

Previous Game – Portland 3 @ Tri City 5: Adam Hughesman scored two third period goals and the Tri City Americans held off the Portland Winter Hawks by a score of 5-3 on Sunday night at the Toyota Center in Kennewick. Portland got two goals from Luke Walker, one in the first period and one in the third, each set up by Chris Francis.  Portland’s other goal came from rookie defenseman Daniel Johnston late in the second period. Johnston’s goal was his first of the season and second of his WHL career, set up by Stefan Schneider and Colin Reddin. Jason Reese, Brennan Shinnimin and Mitch Fadden had goals for Tri City while Taylor Procyshen and Jarrett Toll each had two assists. Kurtis Mucha stopped 38 of 43 shots for Portland while Brett Martyniuk handled 27 of 30 for Tri City. On special teams, Portland finished 1 for 4 on the power play while Tri City went 2 for 5.

Team Notes: Portland is (16-44-2-2); (10-19-2-1) at home (2-4-0-0 in Rose Garden); (6-25-0-1) on the road. The Hawks last home win was on February 24, a 2-1 shootout win over Chilliwack. The last road win was on February 10, a 5-1 win over Prince George.

Portland vs. Everett: This is the ninth of ten meetings between the two teams. Portland is 1-6-0-1 in the series. Everett has outscored Portland 34-14 in the eight games. Everett is 12 for 45 (26.7%) on the power play while Portland is 7 for 38 (18.4%). Everett has outshot Portland 281-225 in the series.

Game Schedule:

9/26/08 – Portland 0 @ Everett 2 1/11/09 – Everett 5 @ Portland 4 (SO)

11/19/08 – Portland 1 @ Everett 7 1/31/09 – Everett 5 @ Portland 0

11/21/08 – Portland 2 @ Everett 5 2/18/09 – Portland 3 @ Everett 7

11/28/08 – Portland 0 @ Everett 3 3/3/09 in Portland

1/2/09 – Everett 0 @ Portland 4 3/8/09 in Portland

All-Time vs. Everett:

Total: 62 GP – 15 (W) – 39 (L) – 4 (T) – 2 (OTL) – 2 (SOL)

At Home: 30 GP – 6-20-3-0-1 – On Road: 32 GP – 9-19-1-2-1

Portland All-Time:

Total: 2368 GP – 1143 (W) – 1058 (L) – 127 (T) – 30 (OTL) – 10 (SOL)

At Home: 1184 GP – 720-390-61-9-4 – On Road: 1184 GP – 423-668-66-21-6

Regular Season Leaders:

Goals: Luke Walker (23)

Assists: Chris Francis (39)

Points: Chris Francis (55)

Penalty Minutes: Tayler Jordan (145)

Plus/Minus: Daniel Johnston (+2)

GAA: Ian Curtis/Kurtis Mucha (3.83)

Save Percentage: Ian Curtis (89.7%)

Power Play: 43 for 300 (14.3%) overall

Penalty Kill: 239 of 326 (73.3%) overall

Current Streaks: Chris Francis (0-4-4 in last 2); Luke Walker (2-2-4 in last 2); Colin Reddin (0-2-2 in last 2).

Injuries & Roster Updates: Jason Grecica, F, Knee (Indefinite); Brock Cornish, D, Shoulder (Indefinite); Killian Hutt, F, Shoulder (Day-to-Day); Max Brandl, F, Ankle (Day-to-Day). The Hawks have lost 171 man games to injury in 2008-09. Portland has added 1993 born Ty Rattie (1st Round, #2 Overall in the 2008 Bantam Draft) to the roster. Rattie played for the UFA Bisons in the AMHL this season, scoring 29-25-54 in 34 games with 12 PIM.

Milestones: Chris Francis needs one game played to reach 200 in his WHL career. Travis Ehrhardt needs two games played to reach 250 in his WHL career. Travis Ehrhardt needs 6 assists to reach 100 in his WHL career. Chris Francis needs 5 points to reach 100 in his WHL career.

Winter Hawks Season Highs and Lows:


Most Goals Scored: 7 (11/9/08 vs. Kamloops, 7-5 win)

Fewest Goals Scored: 0 (Ten Times)
Most Goals Allowed: 8 (Twice)

Fewest Goals Allowed: 0 (1/2/09 vs. Everett, 4-0 win)
Most Power Play Chances: 10 (Twice)

Most Power Play Chances Against: 11 (12/28/08 vs. Tri City, 4-3 loss)
Most Power Play Goals Scored: 3 (1/11/09 vs. Everett, 5-4 SO loss)
Most Power Play Goals Allowed: 4 (Twice)
Most Shots Taken: 40 (9/20/08 vs. Spokane, 3-0 loss)
Fewest Shots Taken: 17 (9/21/08 vs. Kelowna, 2-1 win)
Most Shots Allowed: 53 (Twice)
Fewest Shots Allowed: 19 (Twice)
Last Shutout: 1/2/09 vs. Everett (Mucha, 38 Saves – 4-0 win)
Last Time Shutout: 2/27/09 @ Spokane (Tokarski, 32 Saves – 8-0 loss)

Overtime Game Winning Goals: Rutkowski 10/22 @ Saskatoon

Shootout Game Winning Goals: Reddin 2/24 vs. Chilliwack

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