Posts tagged: hockey
A GRIP ON SPORTS
If there is one thing Kim loves, it is a good rivalry. Dodgers/Giants. Nicklaus/Palmer. Chevy/Ford. Yep, anytime two entities were pitted together as she was growing up, she got a lot more interested. It hasn't changed. There is a rivalry this weekend she's really interested in. Read on.
A GRIP ON SPORTS
Down a goal with a little more than a minute left and staring at an anything-can-happen Game 7, the Chicago Blackhawks scored twice to win the Stanley Cup on Monday night in a pretty darn riveting performance. It was a victory for the memory banks and got me thinking about comebacks. Read on.
S-R photojournalist Jesse Tinsley covered the Chiefs' win over Everett at the Spokane Arena. Check out a big picture gallery of his photos.
S-R photojournalist Jesse Tinsley covered the Chiefs' game against the Seattle Thunderbirds. Check out a big picture gallery of his photos.
Uh oh, Gonzaga isn't ranked as one of the 26th-40th best women's basketball programs in the country. Actually, I'm sure that means the Bulldogs are going to show up tomorrow on 11-25. Could they be a top 10 (which comes out Friday)? When you read about what went into making this list, it's possible. Stay tuned. But for now, look at the programs already mentioned. It just shows what rarified air Kelly Graves and the Bulldogs have risen to.
We're going to make this a 2-for-1 post … with a little hockey new. Greg Harder of the Regina Leader-Post has a story with twice-traded former Spokane Chief Matt Marantz.
It just seems like with a little news on both beats it's a waste of internet space to use up two blog posts. Wait, isn't internet space unlimited? Good question, but since I have both the women's basketball and hockey beats, and I'm working from home before covering high school cross country, one seems like plenty.
Kevin Sundher scored the last two goals of the game, the second 3:20 into overtime, to rally the Chilliwack Bruins to a 4-3 win over the Spokane Chiefs at the Spokane Arena on Wednesday, March 30, 2011.
The Spokane Chiefs selected Marek Kalus of
The Chiefs had the 49th draft pick.
Kalus joins 18-year-old forward Dominik Uher, also from the
In 46 games this past season with HC Trinec in the
Marek is the younger brother of Petr Kalus, a former Regina Pat and second-round pick of the Boston Bruins in 2005.
Spokane Chiefs forward Tyler Johnson made the USA Hockey 22-player
roster the 2010 U.S. National Junior Team that will compete at the
International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championship Dec. 26,
2009-Jan. 5, 2010, in Saskatoon and Regina, Sask. Click here for the press release.
The Spokane Chiefs haven’t tried doing things the easy way very often this year.
This time, however, it didn’t cost them. Spokane gave up the game’s first goal for the seventh time in nine games Saturday night, but the Chiefs responded with three consecutive goals to secure a 3-1 victory over Kootenay in a Western Hockey League showdown.
Click here for the game story.
Chase Martin will get his first career WHL start on Friday night when the Chiefs
travel to Cranbrook, BC to take on the Kootenay Ice.
The Spokane Chiefs have acquired forward Kyle Beach from the Lethbridge Hurricanes in exchange for defensemen Mike Reddington and Landon Oslanski. Beach was the Chicago Blackhawks first round draft selection, 11th overall, in 2008.