KENT, Wash. - Oliver Bjorkstrand scored twice and setup one more as the Portland Winterhawks defeated the host Seattle Thunderbirds 6-2 on Saturday in Western Hockey League action.
Nicolas Petan had a goal and three assists for the Winterhawks (1-1-0) and Chase De Leo, Adam De Champlain and Derrick Pouliot added a goal apiece.
Seth Swenson and Jesse Forsberg scored for the Thunderbirds (1-1-0) while Riley Sheen picked up an assist on both of his club's goals.
Justin Myles stopped 2-of-3 shots in relief.
Portland went 0 for 5 on the power play while Seattle went 1 for 4.