In their recent run of four consecutive conference championships, the Portland Winterhawks have been dominant in first-round playoff series.
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February 10, 2012
Portland Timbers fans cheer before the start of a game against the Los Angeles Galaxy at Jeld-Wen Field in August. The Timbers’ first year in Major League Soccer, 2011, proved to be a monumental success in the region.