Winter Hawks


Comcast (14) is carrying WHL playoff games, including the Seattle-Vancouver series, which is tied 1-1. Portland broadcaster Andy Kemper will do between-period interviews for the 7 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday games from Seattle. Friday's Game 5 broadcast will be delayed until noon Saturday, and Saturday's Game 6 (if necessary) would be live at 7 p.m.

Everett leads Prince George 2-0 in the other Western Conference semifinal series.

• Portland General Manager Ken Hodge is completing a long scouting trek through Canada. 'I'll have seen about 480 players over a four-weekend period,' he says. 'And there have been almost as many scouts as there are players.'

- Jason Vondersmith