Portland is 9-1 against Everett this year and has outscored them 50-22 overall. The playoff schedule will be:
-Friday 7:00 pm @ Portland (Rose Garden)
-Saturday 7:00 pm @ Portland (Rose Garden)
-Wednesday(3/27) 7:05 pm @ Everett
-Friday (3/29)7:35 pm @ Everett
-Saturday (3/30)7:00 pm @ Portland (Coliseum)-if necessary
-Monday (4/1)7:05 pm @ Everett-if necessary
-Wednesday (4/3)7:00 pm @ Portland (Coliseum)-if necessary
So if it gets there, the Hawks will play games 5 and 7 in the Memorial Coliseum. All of Everett's home games will be at Comcast Arena. Portland is 5-0 at home vs. Everett and 4-1 on the road. Portland goalie Mac Carruth's leg injury is being called a :"slight muscle pull." He should be ready for Friday.
-Kelowna could be without captain Colton Scissons for some time. They have actually fared quite well without him.
-Small Thoughts at Large has the Hawks winning in a sweep.
-In former Hawk news: Andrew Ference got a goal in the Boston Bruin's 4-1 win over Washington this weekend. Ference has 1 goal and 5 assists and is a +5 this season. The following clip is one of my favorie Ference moments:
Andrew Ference- Hawk from 1994-99