The Tri-City Americans and Spokane Chiefs open their Western Conference semifinal series Friday at Toyota Center.
The Chiefs won this exact same series last year 4-2.
This season, the Americans won the regular-season series against Spokane 8-4, won the U.S. Division and earned the top seed in the Western Conference for the playoffs.
Spokane was 10-13 down the stretch, but that did include a win over Tri-City in the Americans' season finale.
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