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Deciding game between Chiefs, Winterhawks aired live on SWX

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The Chiefs' final, deciding game against Portland will be aired live on SWX-TV in the Spokane market (Photo: File / SWX ) The Chiefs' final, deciding game against Portland will be aired live on SWX-TV in the Spokane market (Photo: File / SWX )
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    PORTLAND, Ore. - The Chiefs used a 4-3 win in Portland on Monday to force the seventh and deciding game.  Levko Koper scored a pair of goals and Tyler Johnson helped with three assists in the Chiefs victory.More >>
    PORTLAND, Ore. - The Chiefs used a 4-3 win in Portland on Monday to force the seventh and deciding game.  Levko Koper scored a pair of goals and Tyler Johnson helped with three assists in the Chiefs victory.  It will be the fifth time that Spokane and Portland will play a final, deciding game against each other.More >>

SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane Chiefs are hoping to buck a trend in their playoff series against the Portland Winterhawks. So far, the home team has lost every game in the series, with Spokane getting the most recent win at Portland on Monday night to force a game 7.  The final, deciding game is Wednesday - in Spokane.

Wednesday's game - seen live on SWX-TV in the Spokane area only - will mark the fifth time that Spokane has played a deciding game against the Winterhawks. it will be the third straight playoff

Spokane Chiefs on SWX

Spokane Chiefs
vs.
Portland Winterhawks

Playoff Game 7
Date: Wed., Mar. 31
Time: 7:00 p.m.

LIVE on SWX-TV!

season that they've had to play a game 7.  In 2008, Spokane won a 4-1 decision on the road against Tri-City to win the Western Conference.  Last year, they dropped an overtime game 7 in Vancouver in the second round.

The last time the Chiefs hosted a game 7 was in 2003 when they earned a win over Portland.  The Chiefs and Winterhawks have met four previous times in deciding games, including their most memorable playoff series in the first round of the 1995-96 season when the Chiefs came back from a 3-0 deficit to win in overtime.

Wednesday's playoff game is scheduled to start at 7 p.m. on SWX-TV.

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