Winterhawks Announce Venue, Promotions ScheduleAugust 7, 2012 - Western Hockey League (WHL) Portland Winterhawks
The team's first four home games will take place at the Garden, including opening night on September 21 when the Winterhawks raise their second straight Western Conference championship banner to the rafters.
When the Winterhawks play their first game at Veterans Memorial Coliseum on October 28, they'll be doing so on the refurbished ice sheet currently being installed in the arena.
The Winterhawks have also announced dates for the team's popular promotions this season. Among the highlights are the Teddy Bear Toss on Dec. 15, the annual New Year's Eve game against Seattle, with a post-game skate with the players, the Dash For Cash on Jan. 18, the Great Airplane Toss on Feb. 16 and Mascot Night on Mar. 15.
The Hawks will also play daytime matinees with the curtains open in the Coliseum on Nov. 23 (Black Friday), Jan. 21 (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day) and Feb. 18 (Presidents Day).
Season tickets and 20- and 12-game ticket packages for the 2012-13 season are on sale now. Visit winterhawks.com or call 503-236-HAWK to reserve the best seat locations.
2012-13 VENUES & PROMOTIONS
Legend: RG- Rose Garden; VMC- Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Date Opponent Venue/Time Promotion
Fri., Sept. 21 Seattle RG/7 p.m. Opening Night - Western Conf. Champ. Banner Raising
Fri., Sept. 28 Kelowna RG/7 p.m.
Sat., Sept. 29 Kelowna RG/7 p.m.
Sat., Oct. 20 Seattle RG/7 p.m. Pink The Rink - Fundraiser for breast cancer research
Sun., Oct. 28 Tri-City VMC/5 p.m.
Wed., Oct. 31 Everett VMC/7 p.m. Halloween Night costume party
Fri., Nov. 2 Victoria RG/7 p.m.
Sat., Nov. 3 Victoria RG/7 p.m.
Tue., Nov. 6 Red Deer RG/7 p.m.
Sun., Nov. 11 Kamloops VMC/5 p.m.
Sat., Nov. 17 Medicine Hat RG/7 p.m.
Wed., Nov. 21 Vancouver RG/7 p.m.
Fri., Nov. 23 Kootenay VMC/3 p.m. Daylight Classic - Matinee with VMC's curtains open
Fri., Nov. 30 Seattle RG/7 p.m.
Tue., Dec. 4 Everett VMC/7 p.m.
Fri., Dec. 7 Tri-City RG/7 p.m.
Fri., Dec. 14 Everett RG/ 7 p.m.
Sat., Dec. 15 Seattle RG/7 p.m. Teddy Bear Toss
Sat., Dec. 29 Tri-City VMC/TBA Lift Ticket Night - 5,000 fans receive ticket to Mt. Hood Skibowl
Mon., Dec. 31 Seattle RG/8 p.m. New Year's Eve - Post-game skate with players
Sat., Jan. 5 Everett RG/7 p.m.
Tue., Jan. 8 Prince George VMC/7 p.m.
Wed., Jan. 9 Prince George VMC/7 p.m.
Fri., Jan. 11 Spokane RG/7 p.m.
Fri., Jan. 18 Lethbridge RG/7 p.m. Dash For Cash
Mon., Jan. 21 Spokane VMC/3 p.m. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day matinee
Wed., Jan. 30 Kamloops VMC/7 p.m.
Sat., Feb. 2 Spokane VMC/7 p.m.
Wed., Feb. 6 Calgary VMC/7 p.m.
Fri., Feb. 15 Tri-City VMC/7 p.m.
Sat., Feb. 16 Vancouver VMC/TBA Great Airplane Toss
Mon., Feb. 18 Spokane VMC/3 p.m. Presidents Day matinee
Wed., Feb. 27 Edmonton VMC/7 p.m.
Tue., Mar. 5 Everett VMC/7 p.m.
Fri., Mar. 15 Seattle RG/7 p.m. Mascot Night
Sun., Mar. 17 Spokane RG/5 p.m.
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