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Mike Johnston Returns to the Portland Winterhawks as Vice President, General Manager & Head Coach

May 11, 2016 - The Portland Winterhawks have announced that Mike Johnston is returning to the organization as the team's Vice President, General Manager & Head Coach. Johnston originally joined the Winterhawks in that role in October 2008 and remained through the 2013-14 season, amassing a record of 231-114-10-10. His 231 wins are second in team history, while his winning percentage of. 660 is highest in team history among coaches with at least a full season at the helm. The Winterhawks made four straight trips to the WHL Final from 20... Full Story

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Portland Winterhawks Complete Bantam Draft

May 5, 2016 - The Western Hockey League held its annual Bantam Draft today, and the Winterhawks made 10 selections in the Draft. "We're very happy with our results in today's Bantam Draft," said Portland Winterhawks Assistant General Manager Matt Bardsley. "Our scouts do a tremendous job of not only evaluating the player but also researching their character. Based off of our reports we are excited with the group of players we have selected and look forward to seeing them at training camp in August." The team's first pick of the Bant... Full Story

Caleb Jones Signs with Edmonton Oilers

April 7, 2016 - Portland Winterhawks defenseman Caleb Jones has signed a three-year entry level contract with the Edmonton Oilers. Jones was selected in the fourth round, 117th overall, in last June's National Hockey League Draft. In his first season with the Winterhawks, Jones had ten goals and 45 assists for 55 points in 72 games. "As an organization, we are excited for Caleb and his family that he has signed his first NHL contract with Edmonton," said Portland Winterhawks Assistant General Manager Matt Bardsley. "In his first seas... Full Story

Adin Hill Signs with Arizona Coyotes

April 5, 2016 - Portland Winterhawks goaltender Adin Hill has signed a three-year entry-level contract with the Arizona Coyotes. Hill was selected in the third round, 76th overall, in last June's National Hockey League Draft. As a 20-year-old next season, he will be eligible to return to Portland. Hill posted a .917 save percentage and 2.96 goals against average in 65 games this season for a record of 32-27-5-1, along with a career-high three shutouts. He was named the team's co-MVP, the Vaughn WHL Goaltender of the Month for October, ... Full Story

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