Western Conference Championship Series -- Best-of-7 -- Game 1
Portland trips up host Tri-City in overtime 5-4. The winning tally came at the 7:52 mark of the first overtime session and it was the only shot on goal for the Winterhawks. The Americans scored three times on the power play during regulation. Troy Rutkowski assisted on goals scored in the second and third periods for Portland. The second game of the series is set for Saturday evening.