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Rattie with four points as the Winterhawks beat the Thunderbirds

Saturday, 02.02.2013 / 1:54 AM / News

The Canadian Press

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Rattie with four points as the Winterhawks beat the Thunderbirds

KENT, Wash. - Ty Rattie scored once and set up three more as the Portland Winterhawks downed the host Seattle Thunderbirds 5-3 on Friday in Western Hockey League play.

Nicolas Petan and Brendan Leipsic each had a goal and two assists for the Winterhawks (42-7-3) while Shaun MacPherson and Oliver Bjorkstrand added a goal apiece.

Connor Honey, Shea Theodore and Alexander Delnov scored for the Thunderbirds (19-29-4).

Brendan Burke made 23 saves for the win as Danny Mumaugh stopped 36 shots in defeat.

Portland went 3 for 10 on the power play while Seattle failed to score on three chances with the man advantage.

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