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Western Conference Finals series preview: Everett Silvertips vs. Tri-City Americans

The Silvertips will look to hand the Americans their first loss of the postseason in the conference finals

Eight players from teams in the PNW are listed on the final NHL Central Scouting report for NA skaters

Players from the Everett Silvertips, Tri-City Americans, Spokane Chiefs, and Portland Winterhawks were ranked by NHL Central Scouting ahead of the 2018 draft.

WHL U.S. Division: Early Look at Next Year's Teams: Tri-City

We here at the Seattle Sin Bin are already looking forward to next season and previewing each of the five U.S. Division teams

WHL U.S. Division: Early Look at Spokane

Who will come out on top in the 2016/17 WHL U.S. Division season? Will it be the loaded Thunderbirds, the always competitive Silvertips, the reloading Winterhawks, the youthful but talented Chiefs or the re-surging Americans?

WHL U.S. Division: Early Look at Portland

Who will come out on top in the 2016/17 WHL U.S. Division season? Will it be the loaded Thunderbirds, the always competitive Silvertips, the reloading Winterhawks, the youthful but talented Chiefs or the re-surging Americans?

WHL U.S. Division: Early Look at Everett

Who will come out on top in the 2016/17 WHL U.S. Division season? Will it be the loaded Thunderbirds, the always competitive Silvertips, the reloading Winterhawks, the youthful but talented Chiefs or the re-surging Americans?

WHL U.S. Division: Early Look at Seattle

Who will come out on top in the 2016/17 WHL U.S. Division season? Will it be the loaded Thunderbirds, the always competitive Silvertips, the reloading Winterhawks, the youthful but talented Chiefs or the re-surging Americans?

WHL Playoff predictions

Two of our U.S. Division beat writers, Sam Hinchee and Brandon Rivers, share their predictions on the first round of the WHL Playoffs.

Americans notebook: Ams miss out on playoffs

The Tri-City Americans ended the season on a four-game winning streak, but it wasn't enough to reach the WHL playoffs for the 13th straight season. Tri-City missed out on the final Western Conference playoff spot by just two points.

SoDo arena and Tri-City Americans

We talk Tri-City Americans and SoDo Arena.

Americans notebook: Ams cling to playoff hopes

The Tri-City Americans won two big games over the weekend to keep a slim chance of making the WHL playoffs for the 13th straight season. Tri-City is now only two points behind Spokane heading into the final week of the regular season, but needs help.

Ams notebook: Struggling at the wrong time

The Tri-City Americans are coming off a week where they struggled on the road and at home. Despite beating Everett on Saturday, the Ams dropped a pair decisively against Seattle and another to Portland. Tri-City is now 4 points out of a playoff spot.

Ams notebook: Tri-City splits four in busy week

The Tri-City Americans enjoyed a busy week at home, with games in the familiar Toyota Center on Tuesday, Friday and Saturday. A trip to division-leading Everett on Sunday ended a week that saw the Ams split four games.

Ams split divisional weekend games

The Tri-City Americans earned a huge 2-0 victory over division-leading Everett on Friday night. But a trip to Spokane on Saturday proved too much as the Chiefs rode three first-period goals to a 4-2 win. Tri-City is only 3 points from a playoff spot.

Ams just three points out of playoff spot

The Tri-City Americans faced a daunting four-game road trip through Canada last week. But they rode the momentum of recent success and came home with three huge victories. Tri-City is now just three points out of the final playoff spot in the West.

Ams notebook: Five of six points, not a bad week

The Tri-City Americans are still rolling after a week that saw them beat Kamloops and Spokane. Victoria handed the Ams their first loss at home in six tries on Friday, but the club continues to draw closer to the 8th and final playoff spot.

Ams notebook: Two wins draw Ams closer to playoffs

The Tri-City Americans are riding the wave of momentum after two impressive victories last week. The Ams beat division-leading Everett behind a solid performance from goalie Evan Sarthou, then poured in seven goals on the road against rival Spokane.

Chris Daniels talks arena; Sam Hinchee talks Ams

KING5 reporter Chris Daniels comes on the show to talk about arena situations in Seattle and Tukwila, as well as recent comments by NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman. Sam Hinchee joins us to discuss the WHL season thus far for the Tri-City Americans.

Ams notebook: Pair of tough road losses

The Tri-City Americans equaled a season best with a three-game win streak heading to Kelowna last week. Tri-City fought the champs hard but fell in the end. Then a strange weekend came to a close with a back-and-forth loss at Portland.

Three-game streak inches Ams closer to playoffs

The Tri-City Americans may be hitting their stride at the perfect time this season. In the midst of a three-game win streak and the rival Spokane Chiefs slumping, the Ams are inching closer to the 8th and final playoff spot in the Western Conference.

Seattle Sin Bin: Seattle arena; Calgary arena; UW Hockey

We end our holiday hiatus with a pair of guests from the Washington Huskies hockey club. We also discuss arena news in Seattle and Calgary. Oh, and we talk about the new Star Wars movie.

Americans notebook: No trades at deadline

The Tri-City Americans hit the road to play four games in British Columbia last week. But that didn't mean the offices at the Toyota Center in Kennewick weren't busy.

Tri-City Americans notebook: Stewart adds boost

Mackenze Stewart impressed in his first three games with the Americans, and stud defenseman Brandon Carlo is making a name for himself at the World Juniors. With his impending return, the Ams are starting to put the pieces together for a playoff run.

Americans notebook: Ams add 20-year-old Stewart

The Tri-City Americans announced Monday the welcomed addition of forward/former defenseman Makenze Stewart to the roster. Stewart's WHL rights were acquired last week from the Prince Albert Raiders and on Monday he was re-assigned from the ECHL.

Americans notebook: Ams ride momentum into break

The Americans enter Christmas break having won three of the last four, their best run of the season. With stud defenseman Brandon Carlo playing for Team USA, they are relying on goal-scoring and a bend-don't-break defense to stay in the playoff race.

Americans notebook: Divisional games continue

The Tri-City Americans are in the midst of a 14-game streak against strictly U.S. Division opponents. Last week the Ams faced Everett and Spokane, two squads near the top of the standings

Ams use light schedule to get healthy

The Tri-City Americans got a much-needed break last week, with only two games and ample opportunities to get some players healthy and back in the lineup. Road games at Everett and against Seattle in Kent were measuring-stick type games for the Ams.

Tri-City Americans notebook: Youth movement

The Tri-City Americans presented a glimpse into the future last week when 2015 first-round bantam draft pick Carson Focht and 2015 third-round pick Seth Bafaro joined the squad during a busy Thanksgiving week.

Americans earn four points, can't solve Portland

The Tri-City Americans allowed five first-period goals Saturday against Victoria but roared back to win 6-5 in overtime. They also got a nice defensive performance Wednesday in a 2-1 win over visiting Swift Current.

Ams split two games on Alberta road trip

After dropping a third-straight contest with Portland on Wednesday, the Tri-City Americans headed north for a quick two-game trip to Alberta. The Ams played well enough to win both games but returned to the Toyota Center with only two points.

Ams suffer close loss to Rockets, smoked by Chiefs

Tri-City hosted defending WHL Champion Kelowna and were in position for a big win before the Rockets pulled away late. Then Spokane came to town on Saturday, and let's just say it's good to begin a new week.......

Annual Super Series starts Monday in Kelowna

I break down the U.S. Division players on the WHL team and other notes surrounding the two games in B.C.

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