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Vancouver Canucks' Henrik Sedin (33), of Sweden, talks with Alexander Edler (23), of Sweden, during a timeout in the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Phoenix Coyotes Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, in Glendale, Ariz. The Coyotes defeated the Canucks 1-0.

Canucks beat Canadiens

Vancouver bounced back from a blown lead and beat Montreal 3-2 on Thursday night.

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No.9 Vikings swept at No.15 NNU

The Vikings fell to 17-5 overall and 10-3 in GNAC play.

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WWU soccer: men & women win

The WWU men beat South Dakota School of Mines & the women beat Northwest Nazarene.

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Prep football week 9 scoreboard

All the scores from around the Northwest Conference.

FC Dallas's Michel celebrates as he jogs to midfield after scoring on a penalty kick against the Vancouver Whitecaps in the second half of an MLS playoff soccer match, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Frisco, Texas. FC Dallas won 2-1.

Sounders to face F.C. Dallas in conference semi-finals

The Sounders went 2-1 against Dallas in the regular season.

Washington's Kelsey Plum walks up court against California in an NCAA women's basketball game Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, in Seattle.

Husky women picked to finish 5th

The University of Washington Husky women’s basketball team was picked to finish fifth in the Pac-12 for the 2014-15 season.

A sign at Marysville Pilchuck High School promotes conference days in Marysville, Wash., Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, the afternoon after a morning shooting in the school's cafeteria. Officials announced that the school would be closed all next week.

Marysville gives football trophy to Oak Harbor

The Daily Herald reports (http://bit.ly/1tGnQ3B ) Tomahawk and Wildcat players hugged, shared pizza and played catch on the field at Oak Harbor together.

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals, Friday, June 20, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo.

Seattle picks up 2015 option on Hisashi Iwakuma

The Mariners announced Thursday that Iwakuma's $7 million option was vested based on his on-field performance

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High school playoff soccer and volleyball Wednesday

L-C volleyball team to play for district championship

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WWU men’s and women’s soccer and volleyball in action tonight

Women's soccer has clinched GNAC regular-season title

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Thursday night high school football tonight

Lynden-Blaine on KPUG, Meridian-Nooksack Valley on KGMI

Portland Trail Blazers head coach Terry Stotts calls in a play against the Atlanta Hawks in the second half of their NBA basketball game Thursday, March 27, 2014, in Atlanta. Portland won 100-85.

Blazers beat Thunder with big 4th quarter

LaMarcus Aldridge had 27 points and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 106-89 on Wednesday night in the season opener for both teams.

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Trey Drechsel wins Slam-Dunk contest at 28th Annual Viking Jam

Freshman Trey Drechsel won the Slam-Dunk competition by one point to highlight the 28th Annual Western Washington University Viking Jam on Wednesday night.

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WWU fourth in first official NCAA II West Regional Poll

The ranking is the first of three that the NCAA will conduct.

Seattle Seahawks' Brock Coyle runs through a drill at an NFL football minicamp practice Wednesday, June 18, 2014, in Renton, Wash.

Seattle expected to start Coyle at LB

Seattle linebackers coach Ken Norton Jr. said Wednesday the job was Coyle's "to lose," but the coaching staff could change its mind before Sunday. Coyle's representatives first tweeted congratulations about their client getting his first start.

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Just two local teams in AP prep football poll

Lynden & Mt. Baker only remaining Whatcom Co. teams in AP Poll

Seattle Sounders' Steve Zakuani kicks the ball against the Vancouver Whitecaps in the second half of an MLS soccer match, Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, in Seattle.

Former Sounder Steve Zakuani retires at age 26

Zakuani suffered a broken leg April 22, 2011 and has played in just 39 league games since.

A student wearing a Marysville Pilchuck football jersey is comforted at a church Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, where students were taken to reunite with parents following a shooting at Marysville Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Wash.

Seahawks host team from school scarred by shooting

Pete Carroll says it was an "amazing experience" for the Seattle Seahawks to host the football team from Marysville-Pilchuck High

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Eastern Washington opener scheduled for 8 a.m.

The Eastern Washington basketball team has decided to play its first game of the season early, real early.

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Seattle signs Tukuafu, Fort to active roster

Seattle announced the signings Wednesday, a day after clearing the two roster spots by releasing wide receiver Phil Bates and tight end Brett Brackett.

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