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Tri-City Americans

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Americans fall to Portland, sweep Vancouver

The Tri-City Americans dropped a mid-week game in Portland before snapping a four-game losing streak with a weekend sweep of Vancouver.

WHL power rankings

Paul Figler, of Figler Files blog, compiles bi-weekly power rankings, and is gracious enough to allow us to use them.

Americans visit, host league powers, come up empty

The Tri-City Americans faced a pair of the WHL's best teams in Seattle and Brandon last week and lost close games. The streak continued Saturday in a 5-4 home loss to last-place Portland.

Ams fall to Raiders, Giants, defeat Winterhawks

Tri-City used a two-goal effort from Tyler Sandhu and 30 saves from Evan Sarthou to defeat Portland 4-2 Saturday and end a three-game losing skid.

Americans win 2 of 3 on road trip

Tri-City embarked on a road trip through B.C. last week that started with a come-from-behind win in Kamloops. A dominating performance from goaltender Evan Sarthou propelled the Ams to a 5-2 win Friday in P.G. before the Cougars got their revenge.

Ams split pair of OT thrillers

The Tri-City Americans lost a thriller in overtime to Spokane in their home opener Saturday. On Sunday the Ams jumped out to a 5-0 lead but had to survive a furious rally by the Seattle Thunderbirds before winning 6-5 in overtime.

Ams fall to Spokane in opener

Tri-City lead 4-2 in the second period but couldn't withstand the Spokane onslaught. The Chiefs scored four unanswered goals to win 6-4 as the WHL opened its 50th season last weekend.

Sin Bin staff predicts the coming WHL season

The Sin Bin writing staff gives their predictions on how the coming WHL season will shake out.

Americans sweep aside Chiefs to end preseason

The Tri-City Americans finished a successful preseason with a two-game sweep of rival Spokane last weekend. Now comes the hard part: deciding who will stay and who gets re-assigned before Saturday's regular-season opener against the Chiefs.

Tri-City Americans nearing regular season

The Americans went 1-2 last weekend in their own preseason tournament and will close out the exhibition season with a pair of home games this weekend.

Five Tri-City Americans head to NHL rookie camps

Five Tri-City Americans will be attending various NHL rookie camps: Brandon Carlo, Parker Wotherspoon, Ty Comrie, Maxwell James, and Austin Playfair.

Tri-City Americans break rookie camp

The Tri-City Americans concluded their rookie camp with the annual Todd Klassen Memorial Classic.

Tri-City Americans release training camp dates

As the WHL season draws near, the Tri-City Americans have released dates for their upcoming rookie and main training camps. We detail them here, along with some other notes.

Carlo, Sarthou, other Ams prep for training camp

We take a look at what the Tri-City Americans have been doing over the break to prepare for training camp, which begins later in August. What have Brandon Carlo and Evan Sarthou been up to? What comes next? Keep reading to find out.

WHL US Division players vie for USA squad

We document the performance of several WHL US Division players, who are trying to make the USA squad at the World Junior Evaluation Camp.

Seattle Sin Bin: Where we go from here

In spite of recent Seattle NHL setbacks, the Seattle Sin Bin is expanding hockey coverage for the Pacific Northwest. We will cover the US Division of the WHL, as well as the Washington Huskies and Wenatchee Wild.