Winter Hawks enter two preseason tourneys
The Portland Winter Hawks have entered two preseason tournaments. They will play a total of six games in tourneys set for Sept. 1 to 3 in Everett, Wash., and Sept. 8 to 10 in Kennewick, Wash.
The Winter Hawks will join the Seattle Thunderbirds, Vancouver Giants, Spokane Chiefs, Kamloops Blazers and Everett Silvertips in the first tourney, which will take place in the Everett Events Center. Portland will open against Seattle at 11:30 a.m. on Sept. 1, then play Vancouver at 11:30 a.m. on Sept. 2 and Kamloops at 11:30 a.m. on Sept. 3.
The Hawks will then play three games at the Toyota Center in Kennewick. Their tourney opener is at 7 p.m. on Sept. 8 against the Tri-City Americans. Portland will skate against Everett at 3 p.m. on Sept. 9, then conclude the tournament with a 1 p.m. game on Sept. 10 against Seattle.