Chiefs Report


THURSDAY, AUG. 25, 2016

TUESDAY, AUG. 23, 2016

SATURDAY, AUG. 20, 2016

Letters to the sports editor

Letters to the sports editorSpeltz a great mentorI worked in the Spokane Chiefs office when Tim Speltz was hired. I was immediately impressed by his work ethic. He was the first one in the office, last to leave and at the end of the ...

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TUESDAY, AUG. 16, 2016


Spokane Chiefs general manager Tim Speltz, left, and team owner Bobby Brett gather Tuesday to announce the departure of Speltz to the Toronto Maple Leafs. (Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review)

Tim Speltz leaving Chiefs to work for Toronto Maple Leafs 

Tim Speltz leaving Chiefs to work for Toronto Maple LeafsThe man who called the personnel moves to fuel 26 years of Spokane Chiefs hockey announced Tuesday he will become the director of western-area scouting for the National Hockey League’s Toronto Maple Leafs. Tim Speltz, 57, announced his new job ...

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MONDAY, AUG. 15, 2016

Area roundup: Chiefs sign pair of Czech forwards

Area roundup: Chiefs sign pair of Czech forwardsThe Spokane Chiefs announced Monday that Czech forwards Ondrej Najman and Pavel Kousal have signed player contracts for the upcoming Western Hockey League season. Najman and Kousal were the Chiefs’ first- and second-round picks, respectively, in the 2016 import draft. ...

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MONDAY, AUG. 1, 2016

Chiefs sign another draft pick for ‘17 season

Chiefs sign another draft pick for ‘17 seasonThe Spokane Chiefs announced Monday that forward Carter Chorney has signed a standard player agreement and has committed to playing in the Western Hockey League. Chorney was the Chiefs’ third pick (second round, 39th overall) in the 2016 WHL Bantam Draft.

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FRIDAY, JULY 22, 2016

Spokane Chiefs sign another forward to add depth

Spokane Chiefs sign another forward to add depthCapping a busy week for the Spokane Chiefs, the team on Friday signed a scrappy forward to add depth for the upcoming season. Riley McKay, a 1999-born forward from Swan River, Manitoba, has signed a standard player agreement to play ...

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THURSDAY, JULY 21, 2016

Chiefs sign forward, 2014 draft pick Logan Foster

Chiefs sign forward, 2014 draft pick Logan FosterThe Spokane Chiefs announced Thursday that 1999-born forward Logan Foster has signed a standard player agreement and has committed to playing in the Western Hockey League. He was the Chiefs’ seventh round (146th Overall) selection in the 2014 WHL Bantam Draft.

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MONDAY, JULY 11, 2016

TUESDAY, JUNE 28, 2016

Chiefs choose two players from Czech Republic

Chiefs choose two players from Czech RepublicThe Spokane Chiefs on Tuesday selected two players off the same team from the Czech Republic as part of the 2016 Canadian Hockey League Import Draft. The Chiefs drafted Ondrej Najman (pronounced NY-man), a 6-foot-1, 187-pound forward, who was the ...

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MONDAY, JUNE 27, 2016

Chiefs unveil new WHL schedule

Chiefs unveil new WHL scheduleThe Spokane Chiefs announced on Monday their upcoming 72-game schedule for the 2016-17 regular season. All 36 homes games will be played at the Spokane Arena. The Chiefs open the season on Sept. 24 on the road versus the Tri-City ...

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SATURDAY, JUNE 25, 2016

Hudson Elynuik (26) of the Spokane Chiefs was drafted in the third round Saturday by the Carolina Hurricanes. (Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review)

Carolina Hurricanes select Spokane Chiefs forward Hudson Elynuik in third round of NHL draft

Carolina Hurricanes select Spokane Chiefs forward Hudson Elynuik in third round of NHL draftBUFFALO, N.Y. – Spokane Chiefs forward Hudson Elynuik was selected by the Carolina Hurricanes today in the third round (74th overall) of the National Hockey League draft. Elynuik, a 6-foot-5, 200-pound center from Calgary, Alberta, experienced a breakout season with ...

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THURSDAY, JUNE 23, 2016

Hudson Elynuik, right, sits in the penalty box against Tri-City early last season. Now he awaits his fate in Friday’s NHL draft. (Jesse Tinsley / The Spokesman-Review)

Chiefs’ Hudson Elynuik hoping to hear his name in NHL draft 

Chiefs’ Hudson Elynuik hoping to hear his name in NHL draftHudson Elynuik has spent his off season doing hockey things, like practicing shots in his garage in Calgary, Alberta. That’s what a kid chasing a NHL dream considers a good afternoon. Elynuik, who has spent most of the last three ...

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TUESDAY, JUNE 21, 2016

MONDAY, JUNE 20, 2016

Five Spokane Chiefs invited to Canada National Team camps

Five Spokane Chiefs invited to Canada National Team campsFive members of the Spokane Chiefs organization have been invited to take part in the Canada National Teams’ Summer Showcase in July. Forward Jaret Anderson-Dolan will attend the under-18 camp and prospects Matt Leduc, Ty Smith, Koby Morrisseau and Eli ...

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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15, 2016

Chiefs trade Matt Sozanski to Moose Jaw 

Chiefs trade Matt Sozanski to Moose JawThe Spokane Chiefs made one upcoming decision a bit easier Wednesday when they traded defenseman Matt Sozanski to Moose Jaw. The Chiefs received a sixth-round pick in the 2017 WHL Bantam Draft in exchange for the 20-year-old Sozanski. Sozanski, who ...

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MONDAY, JUNE 13, 2016

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, 2016

Chiefs sign second-round pick Matt Leduc

Chiefs sign second-round pick Matt LeducThe Spokane Chiefs, which open at home on Oct. 1 against the Tri-City Americans, have signed one of their top 2015 draft picks and another 2015 selection has been invited to a prestigious upcoming goalie camp.

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FRIDAY, MAY 13, 2016




Season status

Record: 29-33

Previous game:
Chiefs vs. Tri-City


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