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Winterhawks so close they can smell it

Winterhawks so close they can smell it

Mac Carruth stopped 29 shots to post his fourth shutout of the 2013 WHL playoffs as the visiting Portland Winterhawks skated to a 3-0 win over the Kamloops Blazers in Game 4 of the Kal Tire WHL Western Conference Championship series on Wednesday.

Nic Petan scored twice and set up another, Seth Jones added a goal and an assist and Ty Rattie drew three helpers for the Winterhawks, who take a 3-1 lead in the best-of-seven series and now sit one win away from advancing to their third consecutive appearance in the WHL Championship series.

Cole Cheveldave made 24 saves in a losing cause for the Blazers, who were scoreless on four power play chances as they suffer their second shutout loss of the series.

Results from around the WHL: whl.ca


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