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POLL RESULTS: Seahawks fans blame the play calling

Two-thirds of voters said play calling was the main reason for Seattle’s playoff loss to Dallas.

Patterson: Silvertips have defied cyclical nature of WHL

Everett has been a buyer at the trade deadline for an astonishing five straight seasons.

POLL: Did play calling cost the Seahawks the game?

Some blame Seattle’s playoff loss to Dallas on sticking with a run-first offense too long.

Patterson: Seahawks must defy odds for lengthy playoff run

Wild-card teams have historically struggled to get past the first round of the NFL playoffs.

POLL RESULTS: Wagner is the pick for Seahawks MVP

Seattle’s middle linebacker received 40 percent of the vote to best Russell Wilson and Chris Carson.

POLL: Who was the Seahawks’ MVP this season?

Russell Wilson? Chris Carson? Bobby Wagner? Which player contributed most to the 10-win campaign?

Patterson: Seahawks’ win doesn’t inspire postseason confidence

Playoff-bound Seattle played to the level of its lowly competition in a 27-24 victory over Arizona.

Hit and miss: Readers show loyalty to local teams in poll predictions

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POLL RESULTS: Voters pick a Huskies Rose Bowl upset

Readers, by nearly a two-to-one margin, predict Washington to beat Ohio State in the Rose Bowl.

POLL: Huskies or Buckeyes, who prevails in the Rose Bowl?

No. 9 Washington faces No. 5 Ohio State in this year’s New Year’s Day showdown.

Patterson: NFC playoff teams look out, Seahawks are for real

With a victory over the Chiefs, Seattle shows it’s a forced to be reckoned with in the postseason.

POLL RESULTS: It’s dead even between the NHL and the Sonics

Voters were split on whether they are more excited about hockey coming or the NBA implications.

Patterson: Local hockey community thrilled to see nation’s best

Area hockey fans watched USA Hockey’s National Junior Team train in Everett over the weekend.

POLL: What’s your priority, the NHL or the Sonics?

Are you excited about a hockey team coming to town, or about the possibility of the NBA returning?

POLL RESULTS: Totems is the choice for NHL team nickname

However, there was much debate on what the new Seattle hockey team should be called.

POLL: What should the Seattle NHL team’s nickname be?

The team’s owners have registered trademarks for 13 possible nicknames.

Patterson: Seahawks buck odds, return to postseason fray

With Monday night’s win, Seattle defied the preseason pundits and all but clinched a playoff berth.

POLL RESULTS: M’s making right move with roster teardown

However, the voters are evenly split on whether the execution of Seattle’s plan has been successful.

If you haven’t already, be prepared to fall in love with hockey

As a former hockey novice, I was hooked from the minute I attended my first Silvertips game.

POLL: Yea or Nay on the Mariners’ roster teardown?

Seattle is all-in on swapping its veteran contributors for prospects who could help in the future.