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US Division of the Western Hockey League, as well as the Wenatchee Wild of the British Columbia Hockey League

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?

Seattle Thunderbirds' Teal Stanley Cup Ties

Former T-Birds Patrick Marleau and Brenden Dillon key pieces to Sharks' Stanley Cup Final debut

Ice Cap

A quick recap of happenings on the ice locally and beyond.

Portland Winterhawks: Mike Johnston makes his return

After an unsuccessful stint with the Pittsburgh Penguins, head coach Mike Johnston returns home to the Winterhawks.

Seattle Thunderbirds facing 2-0 deficit

Two straight nights of overtime hockey and Seattle comes home down 2-0 in the WHL Championship Series.

T-Birds Lose WHL Final Opener

Puck bounces off glass and onto crease for an easy game-winner for Wheat Kings.

Seattle T-birds face Wheat Kings for WHL Title

WHL Championship Series Preview

Chiefs Notebook: Looking back and looking forward

Not the best of seasons, but hope remains for the future.

Winterhawks down two games, but look to rebound

The Winterhawks are off to a 0-2 start in the WHL playoffs.

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.

WHL Playoffs: Portland Winterhawks set their sights on Everett

We take a look at the upcoming WHL playoff series between the Everett Silvertips and the Portland Winterhawks.

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.

Do or die for Spokane Chiefs

It's do or die time for the Spokane Chiefs.

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.

WHL US Division: Seattle Thunderbirds notebook

With the regular season winding down, the Seattle Thunderbirds are the hottest team in the WHL

WHL US Division: Portland Winterhawks notebook

Jamie Compon getting the team ready for a possible playoff appearance.

Silvertips: Down but not out

Despite earning three out of six points, Everett has fallen behind Seattle.

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.

Seattle Thunderbirds notebook, February 23-28, 2016

With the regular season starting to wind down and playoff positions yet to be solidified, the Seattle Thunderbirds are starting to hit their stride.

Will Portland Clinch a Playoff Birth?

The Portland Winterhawks sit just seven points away from clinching playoff win late March/April for the seventh straight season.

SinBin: NHL expansion and Portland Winterhawks

The guys from the Vegas Hockey Podcast join us to discuss the latest expansion news. Brandon Rivers talks Portland Winterhawks.

Silvertips fall short in OT

Despite overcoming a deficit in two straight games, the Silvertips were unable to earn wins in overtime against Kamloops and Kelowna.

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.

Ever wonder how much the sanctions of 2012 effected the Winterhawks?

11/28/2012: The WHL takes away Portland's first round picks through 2017. But what does that really mean for the Winterhawks?

Chiefs jockeying for playoff position

The playoff race is heating up, and the Chiefs could finish as high as second in the U.S. Division, or out of the playoffs altogether.

Shorthanded ‘Tips earn crucial wins

After a disappointing loss in Tri-City, Everett returned home to defeat division rivals Seattle Thunderbirds and Spokane Chiefs despite skating two players short of a full lineup.

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.

Silvertips, Tbird-Winterhawk rivalry,Seattle arena

On the agenda: Everett Silvertips, the rivalry between the Seattle Thunderbirds and Portland Winterhawks, and the arena situation in Seattle.