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12-02-2012, 11:10 AM
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While the Winterhawks are sitting pretty in 2nd place in the league, the team's alleged tampering with player benefits is making all the headlines. Coach/GM Mike Johnston has been suspended for the rest of the season, and the team was fined 200,000 dollars and will have to forfeit their 1st round pick for the next FIVE drafts. Apparently Seth Jones (who had stated he'd go to North Dakota only to immediatly sign with Portland after they traded for his WHL rights) was the final straw. Former NHL forward and current Winterhawks assistant Travis Green takes over as interim head coach.
A couple of interesting reads for those following the story.

http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/opin...unishment.html

http://portlandtribune.com/pt/12-spo...ts-your-reply-

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