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Holmberg, Williams keep Chiefs’ streak intact

KELOWNA, British Columbia – Both of last year’s Spokane Chiefs’ playoff stars have picked up right where they left off in the spring, and they aren’t letting up. The Spokane Chiefs started their two-game road trip by earning their fifth win of the season and third straight on Wednesday night, and you’ll never guess who scored a bunch of goals and who blocked a bunch of shots.

All that and more below.

Americans-Chiefs showdown getting closer

The second round of the WHL playoffs got underway on Thursday with Kelowna surprising Western Conference top seed Portland, 5-1 - in Portland.

The Spokane Chiefs and Tri-City Americans jump into action on Saturday at the Arena. As the game  nears, we took a quick look back at their classic 2008 series, which still has a few participants preparing for the next champion.

Meanwhile, down in Tri-City, Annie Fowler visited with Americans' goalie Drew Owsley, who seems to step up in the playoffs. The Americans also signed their first-round Bantam pick.

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