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Winterhawks win in shootout


COURTESY: BRYAN HEIM/PORTLAND WINTERHAWKS - Blake Heinrich (right) of the Portland Winterhawks celebrates his first-period goal with teammate Caleb Jones on Saturday night.Shootout goals by Jack Dougherty and Dominic Turgeon gave the Portland Winterhawks a 6-5 victory Saturday night at home over the Spokane Chiefs.

Hawks goalie Adin Hill stopped two of Spokane’s three attempts as Portland raised its record to 19-17-1-0 and the Chiefs fell to 19-14-3-2.

The teams will meet at Moda Center again on Sunday at 5 p.m.

Portland trailed 1-0 before taking a 3-1 lead in the first period on goals by Alex Overhardt, Rihards Bukarts and Blake Henrich.

The Chiefs scored again at 10:03 of the first period, but the Hawks went up 4-2 at 6:38 of the second period on the first of two goals by Keegan Iverson.

Spokane found the net at 11:37 and 17:09 of the final frame to force OT.

The Chiefs outshot Portland 7-0 in the extra time, but Hill kept the Winterhawks in it on a night when he totaled 34 saves to 23 by two Chiefs goalies.