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New Video Replay Screens to be Installed at Veterans Memorial

July 28, 2016 - The Portland Winterhawks, in conjunction with the City of Portland and Portland Arena Management (PAM), are excited to announce that new video replay screens are being installed in Veterans Memorial Coliseum in time for the upcoming 2016-17 season. There will be four screens each approximately 16.5 feet wide by 9.5 feet high, with full high definition capability. They will be hung along with a renovated scoreboard to give Winterhawks fans a state-of the-art experience at the games in the Coliseum. "We want to thank the... Full Story

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Winterhawks Sign Lane Gilliss and Jake Gricius

July 19, 2016 - Gilliss played for the West Kelowna Warriors of the British Columbia Hockey League last season, where he had three goals and two assists for five points in 41 games. The Warriors won the RBC Cup last season, Canada's national championship for Junior A hockey. Gilliss was also named to the 2016 Canadian Junior Hockey League All-Academic All-Canadian Champions Team, which recognizes academic excellence and character, community and competition. Gilliss was added to the Winterhawks' protected list in September 2015. Gricius s... Full Story

Winterhawks Sign Henri Jokiharju and Joachim Blichfeld

July 12, 2016 - The Portland Winterhawks have signed the two players they selected in last month's Canadian Hockey League Import Draft, defenseman Henri Jokiharju and forward Joachim Blichfeld. Jokiharju, a defenseman from Finland taken in the first round of the Import Draft, had nine goals and 20 assists for 29 points in 47 games playing as a 16-year-old with the Tappara U20 team in Finland's Junior A league last season. In addition, he helped Finland win a gold medal at the World Under-18 Championship this year, as he registered three ... Full Story

Winterhawks Select Two Players in CHL Import Draft

June 28, 2016 - The Portland Winterhawks made two selections in the 2016 Canadian Hockey League Import Draft today, taking Finnish defenseman Henri Jokiharju in the first round and Danish forward Joachim Blichfeld, a San Jose Sharks draft pick, in the second round. Jokiharju had nine goals and 20 assists for 29 points in 47 games playing as a 16-year-old with the Tappara U20 team in Finland's Junior A league last season. In addition, he helped Finland win a gold medal at the World Under-18 Championship this year, as he registered three ... Full Story


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