SEATTLE - Bud Holloway scored a hat trick and added an assist to lead the Seattle Thunderbirds to a 8-2 win over the Portland Winter Hawks.
Holloway now has 42 goals and 40 assists this season for Seattle, 41-23-5-2.
Greg Scott had four assists for Seattle, which also had goals from Brad Haber, the first of his WHL career, Ian McKenzie, Lindsay Nielsen and Jim O'Brien. Jacob Dietrich and Daniel Johnston scored for Portland, 10-58-2-1.
Seattle will play Kelowna in the opening playoff round, while Portland misses out on the playoffs.
Seattle won the 12-game season series against Portland 11-1.