Winter Hawks


Next: Portland plays host to Everett at 7:30 tonight and Seattle at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and travels to Tri-City on Sunday.

• The Hawks (9-54-2-1) have lost 21 consecutive games, the latest 5-1 at Spokane on Wednesday. The Hawks have been outscored 102-28 during their losing streak.

Their point total, currently at 21, will be a franchise low. Portland's worst all-time record was 17-53-2 (36 points) in 1990-91, and the Hawks had 37 points last season.

The Hawks won't set the Western Hockey League's all-time worst mark. The worst records (with point totals) for full-season teams: Winnipeg Warriors, 1983-84, 9-63 (18); Victoria, 1989-90, 5-65-2 (12).

• Defenseman David Watt is the fourth 2007 bantam pick to join the Hawks this season.

- Jason Vondersmith