Winterhawks beat Giants, 3-0
PORTLAND, Ore. Brendan Burke only had to stop 15 shots and Boston Leier had a goal and an assist as the Winterhawks blanked Vancouver to go ahead 2-0 in Round 1 play.
Nicolas Petan and Alex Schoenborn also scored for Portland.
Giants goaltender Payton Lee gave his club a chance to compete, stopping 40-of-43 shots in a losing cause.
With the score 1-0, Schoenborn and Leier scored less than two minutes apart to blow the game open in the second period.