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Portage Terriers Lane Taylor and Joey Moffatt celebrate following Moffatt's third period goal Friday night against the Kings. (Brian Oliver/The Graphic)

Terriers thump Kings following quiet deadline day

With two-thirds of the Manitoba Junior Hockey League regular season in the books, the three-time reigning champion Portage Terriers sit one point out of second place and are in good position to have home-ice-advantage for at least the first round of the playoffs.

The logo of the Manitoba Junior Hockey League's Portage Terriers.

Dogs gaining notoriety

The Terriers’ strong play as of late has the team steadily climbing the Manitoba Junior Hockey League power rankings while also climbing back into the national ranking conversation.