The Spokane Chiefs start the second half of the Western Hockey League season in a couple of days with a home-and-home series with the Seattle Thunderbirds. We took the opportunity to get to know Spokane native Tyler Alos, a second-year center with the T-birds who sees his role explanding. Included are a bunch of notes that point out how hot the Chiefs were heading into the Christmas break, getting their with a milestone win for coach Don Nachbaur and goalie James Reid.
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