Winterhawks lose Game 7, WHL championship series

Winterhawks' players shake hands with Oil Kings' players after losing Game Seven of the WHL Championship Series, 4-2, at Memorial Coliseum. (Doug Carter-KOIN)
Winterhawks' players shake hands with Oil Kings' players after losing Game Seven of the WHL Championship Series, 4-2, at Memorial Coliseum. (Doug Carter-KOIN)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN 6) — With the series tied 3-3, the Portland Winterhawks lost Game 7 of the Western Hockey League championship series against the Edmonton Oil Kings at Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Portland Monday night.

Edmonton Oil Kings' players hoist the Ed Chynoweth Cup as champions of the WHL.
Edmonton Oil Kings’ players hoist the Ed Chynoweth Cup as champions of the WHL.

The Winterhawks lost with a final score of 2-4. The team managed to force a Game 7 after winning in overtime on Sunday.

Though the Winterhawks outshot the Oil Kings 34-33, they couldn’t manage to get more in the net than the Oil Kings.

The loss Monday means the end of the Winterhawks’ season.

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