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Americans and Chiefs will battle in Western Conference first round

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KENNEWICK, Wash. -- What better way to start the WHL playoffs than Tri-City versus Spokane. Now we know that will be the case. Saturday night the Americans lost to Prince George in a shootout. Couple that with a Chiefs win over Kootenay, and it sets up the playoff rival match-up. One week left in the regular season and they still have to determine home-ice advantage. One team will get the fourth seed. The other will get the fifth seed.

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