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Portland Winterhawks
City Portland, Oregon
League Western Hockey League
Conference Western
Division U.S.
Founded 1976 (1976)-77
Home arena Memorial Coliseum
Rose Garden
Colours Red, Black, White
General manager Canada Mike Johnston
Head coach Canada Mike Johnston

Franchise history
1951–1976 Edmonton Oil Kings
1976–2009 Portland Winter Hawks
2009–present Portland Winterhawks

The Portland Winterhawks are an American professional ice hockey team that began playing in 1976. They currently play in the Western Hockey League. They play their home games in Portland, Oregon at both the Memorial Coliseum and Rose Garden arenas. They have won 2 Memorial Cups in 1982 and 1997. They have also won 2 President's Cups in 1981 and 1997. They were originally known as the Portland Winter Hawks until May 2009 when they took out the space.

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