Winterhawks Win Series 4-2
Portland, Ore – The Portland Winterhawks defeated the Prince George Cougars last night 4-2 to take their first-round series 4-2.
The home side broke the game open in the second period with three unanswered goals to take a 3-0 lead.
The Cougars Kody McDonald scored 6:38 into the third to cut Portland’s lead to two but the Winterhawks tallied 1:07 later to restore their three-goal advantage.
Colby McAuley of the Cats scored with 1:01 left but it wasn’t enough.
Shots on goal were 42-37 for Portland. The Winterhawks will play Kelowna in the second round.