Edmonton - May. 13, 2014: On the heels of blowing a pair of three goal leads on home ice in Game Six, the Edmonton Oil Kings came out and delivered their finest performance of the year, upsetting the Portland Winterhawks by a score of 4-2 in Game Seven to punch their ticket to the 2014 Memorial Cup and earn their second Ed Chynoweth Cup in last three years as Western Hockey League Champions. FULL STORY
Edmonton - May. 11, 2014: After building a three goal cushion through two periods of play, the Edmonton Oil Kings were a mere twenty minutes away from clinching their second Western Hockey League crown in three years.
Unfortunately for them and the 11,902 in attendance at Rexall Place for Game Six of the WHL Final, the Portland Winterhawks had no intention of rolling over and simply handing over their crown. FULL STORY
Edmonton - May. 10, 2014: After fighting their way back into the WHL Final with a pair of workman like performances at Rexall Place, the Edmonton Oil Kings took it to another level on Friday evening in Portland, Oregon. While the importance of last night’s 3-2 victory over the Portland Winterhawks cannot be overstated…it was the manner in which they won that was so impressive, leaving them just one win shy of earning their 2nd WHL Championship in three years. FULL STORY
Edmonton - May. 8, 2014: Despite dropping the first two games of the 2014 Western Hockey League Final to the Portland Winterhawks, the Edmonton Oil Kings were confident the series would turn back in their favour upon returning home for Games Three and Four at Rexall Place. Last night’s rather convincing 2-0 victory has pulled the Eastern Conference champs back on level terms with Game Five set to go in Portland on Friday night. FULL STORY
Edmonton - May. 7, 2014: The Edmonton Oil Kings come from behind 3-2 victory over the Portland Winterhawks in Game Three of their WHL Final was not only a result the home side absolutely had to have but quite frankly, it could turn out to be the defining moment of this series. Edgars Kulda played the role of hero scoring the game-winner and netminder Tristan Jarry rebounded from another shaky start, stopping the final 35 shots he faced. FULL STORY
Edmonton - May. 4, 2014: For the second consecutive night, the Portland Winterhawks used some shaky goaltending from Edmonton Oil Kings starter Tristan Jarry to jump out to an early lead and cruise to a rather comfortable 3-1 victory and grab a commanding 2-0 series lead over their Eastern Conference rivals. Portland's Brendan Leipsic was at his agitating best on Sunday night, scoring a goal and picking up an assist after missing the series opener due to suspension, FULL STORY
Edmonton - May. 4, 2014: Heading into last night’s opener between the Edmonton Oil Kings and Portland Winterhawks, there were two things Derek Lexdal needed from his players in order to have any hope of knocking off the defending WHL Champs…top notch goaltending and a productive power play. Unfortunately, he received neither and not surprisingly the Winterhawks walked away with a 5-2 victory in Game One. FULL STORY
Edmonton - May. 2, 2014: So here we are…just over a day and half away from a third consecutive Western Hockey League Championship Final between the Edmonton Oil Kings and Portland Winterhawks. However, as of this moment, all that matters to either side is the here and now and hockey fans everywhere are about to be treated to what will surely be another classic clash between these two CHL powerhouses. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Dec. 7, 2013: It was a very special evening in the Alberta capital on Friday. Not only was it the Edmonton Oil Kings annual Teddy Bear Toss Night but it was also a rematch of the last two Western Hockey League Champions.
Despite a late third period collapse, the Oil Kings still managed to send everyone home happy edging the Portland Winterhawks 5-4 in what was a thrilling evening of hockey at Rexall Place. FULL STORY
Kennewick - Nov. 7, 2013: Parker Bowles scored the winning goal with 26.6 seconds remaining in the third period, as the Tri-City Americans came back from a two goal second period deficit to defeat the Portland Winterhawks 3-2 at the Moda Center on Wednesday night. The win snapped the Winterhawks 11-game winning streak and handed Portland just its second home loss of the season, both of which have come against the Americans. FULL STORY
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