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Chiefs Beat Winterhawks in Shootout, 5-4

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    (AP Photo/Matt Slocum). United States celebrates winning gold after the women's gold medal hockey game against Canada at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018.(AP Photo/Matt Slocum). United States celebrates winning gold after the women's gold medal hockey game against Canada at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018.
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    (AP Photo/Michael Probst). Mikaela Shiffrin, of the United States, right, hugs compatriot Lindsey Vonn after the women's combined slalom at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Jeongseon, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018.(AP Photo/Michael Probst). Mikaela Shiffrin, of the United States, right, hugs compatriot Lindsey Vonn after the women's combined slalom at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Jeongseon, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018.
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SPOKANE, Wash. – The Spokane Chiefs stormed out to a 3-0 lead against the first-place Winterhawks, only to see Portland erupt for three goals in the third period and force overtime, before winning in a shootout, 5-4.  The win gives Spokane it's 30th win of the season, while Portland fails to beat the Chiefs for a second time this week.

Adam De Champlain opened up the scoring at 16:30 in the first period as Portland took a 1-0 lead.  But less than a minute later, Dylan Walchuk netted his 14th goal on the year to draw the game even at 1-1.  Brenden Kichton followed suit with a go-ahead goal, his 16th on the season, as Spokane took the lead, 2-1.  Adam Helewka would go on to score two goals for the Chiefs as Spokane took a 4-2 lead late in the third period.  But Ty Rattie's 22nd and 23rd goals for Portland pulled the Winterhawks even at 4-4 and force overtime. 

Neither team scored in the first overtime, highlighting a stellar effort from Spokane netminder Eric Williams, who stopped 41 Winterhawk shots.  He stopped all three of Portland's shots in the shootout, while Kichton provided the game-winner.  The Chiefs and Winterhawks go head-to-head for a third and final time this week, Friday at 7:05 pm at Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena.

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  • Severed foot found on beach belonged to Washington man

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