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Junior hockey fans are in for a treat as two famous Western Hockey League teams get ready to face each other in the Portland Winterhawks vs Seattle Thunderbirds game. These two teams have enjoyed some success in their respective pasts and they will be looking to make a serious impact this season as well. A lot will be on the line for both teams this season and that will give an indication of where they go from here. This is your chance to grab Portland Winterhawks vs Seattle Thunderbirds tickets and watch them play live.
The first team in the Portland Winterhawks vs Seattle Thunderbirds are the WHL representatives from Portland. The Winterhawks trace their roots to the year 1951 when the Edmonton Oil Kings were incepted. They played till 1976 and won the Memorial Cup in 1963 as well as in 1966.
The Oilers were then moved to Portland where they began to play as the Portland Winter Hawks. After a short drought, they went on to win Presidents Cup in the year 1982 and followed that up by lifting the Memorial Cup next year. The Winter Hawks then did the league and Memorial Cup double for the first time in their history in 1998. Another rough patch followed that lasted for quite some time. The name of the team was tweaked a little to the Portland Winterhawks and the team ended its long wait for the title in 2013 by being crowned the WHL champions.
Facing the Winterhawks from the other side of the rink will be the Thunderbirds who were founded in 1971 as the Vancouver Nats. The team played for two seasons before moving to Kamloops to start playing as the Kamloops Chiefs. That remained the case for four seasons out of which the Chiefs made it to the playoffs three times.
Their name was then changed to Seattle Breakers and they played under that title till 1985 when they changed their name to the current one. The Thunderbirds have been to the postseason quite a few times since then. They have also made it to the WHL Championship series once but unfortunately could not come out victorious. They have begun to show signs of improvement in the last few seasons and that is something that gives everyone associated with the Thunderbirds a lot of optimism going forward.
The Portland Winterhawks vs Seattle Thunderbirds game is a fascinating encounter between two hockey teams that will be looking to make their mark on the league once again. The stakes are high and that is something both teams will need to realize before going into the encounter. These are exciting times for the fans who will be looking to get their hands on the Portland Winterhawks vs Seattle Thunderbirds tickets to watch their favorite teams play live from the stands.