Tracking Spokane’s Western Hockey League team. The Chiefs won the Memorial Cup in 2008.
Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 2:48 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs prospects added to Team Saskatchewan U16 camp roster
Spokane Chiefs prospects Reed Jacobson and Alex Von Sprecken were named to the Saskatchewan Hockey Association’s SaskFirst Top 26 camp, as announced earlier this week. Both players were drafted by …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 6:34 p.m.
Kailer Yamamoto signs entry-level deal with Edmonton Oilers
The Edmonton Oilers announced via press release they have signed 2017 first round selection Kailer Yamamoto to a three-year entry level contract.
Sat., Aug. 5, 2017, 7:34 p.m.
Kailer Yamamoto with goal, assist helps Team USA beat Team Canada at WJSS
Spokane Chiefs forward and Edmonton Oilers first-round draft pick Kailer Yamamoto scored a goal and had an assist in Team USA’s 7-5 win over Team Canada in the finale of …
Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 5:44 p.m.
Kailer Yamamoto picks up pair of helpers at World Junior Summer Showcase
Spokane Chiefs forward and Edmonton Oilers first-round draft pick Kailer Yamamoto picked up a pair of assists for the U.S. White team in an 8-2 win over Canada Red at …
Fri., July 14, 2017, 4:04 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs announce forward Milos Fafrak signs player agreement
Chiefs’ first round import draft pick all set to head to North America in August
UPDATED: Thu., July 6, 2017, 6:52 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs acquire goalie Declan Hobbs from Kootenay
19-year-old netminder headed to Spokane for 2018 draft pick
UPDATED: Fri., June 30, 2017, 3:32 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs forward Ethan McIndoe invited to Maple Leafs development camp
Spokane Chiefs forward Ethan McIndoe has been invited to the Toronto Maple Leafs’ 2017 Development Camp, as announced by the Maple Leafs on Friday afternoon.
Wed., June 28, 2017, 4:01 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs select Milos Fafrak and Filip Kral in CHL Import Draft
Slovak forward and Czech defenseman picked by Chiefs
UPDATED: Tue., June 27, 2017, 3:07 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs announce full 2017-18 Western Hockey League schedule
The Spokane Chiefs’ 2017-18 regular season schedule was announced by the Western Hockey League on Tuesday afternoon in Calgary, Alberta, including all 36 home games to be played at Spokane …
Mon., June 26, 2017, 10:29 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs announce home opener; full schedule due Tuesday
The Spokane Chiefs announced Monday that their 2017-18 Western Hockey League season opener at home will be on Sept. 30 against the Kootenay Ice. The Chiefs will open the season …
UPDATED: Sat., June 24, 2017, 8:48 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs forward Jaret Anderson-Dolan selected No. 41 overall in NHL Draft
Spokane Chiefs forward Jaret Anderson-Dolan was selected 41st overall (second round) by the Los Angeles Kings in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft on Saturday in Chicago.
UPDATED: Fri., June 23, 2017, 8:31 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs’ Kailer Yamamoto selected No. 22 overall in NHL Draft
Spokane Chiefs forward Kailer Yamamoto was selected by the Edmonton Oilers No. 22 overall in the NHL Draft on Friday at the United Center in Chicago.
UPDATED: Thu., June 22, 2017, 11:23 p.m.
NHL Draft preview: For pair of Spokane Chiefs, draft means chasing their dreams
The last time the Spokane Chiefs had two players drafted in the first round of the NHL Draft was 1997, when defenseman Brad Ference was taken 10th overall by the …
Thu., June 22, 2017, 1:08 p.m.
L.A. Kings hire former Spokane Chiefs coach Don Nachbaur as assistant
LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Kings have hired former Spokane Chiefs coach Don Nachbaur to be an assistant on John Stevens’ new staff.
Tue., June 20, 2017, 2:37 p.m.
Chiefs notebook: Kailer Yamamoto invited to USA Hockey showcase
Spokane Chiefs forward one of 42 players invited to world junior precursor
Thu., June 15, 2017, 3:16 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs send Koby Morrisseau to Regina for draft picks
The Spokane Chiefs announced Thursday that they have traded forward Koby Morrisseau to the Regina Pats in exchange for future draft picks.
Thu., June 15, 2017, 6 a.m.
Mike Boyle, voice of the Spokane Indians, balances broadcasting jobs and fatherhood
Mike Boyle doesn’t leave much room for leisure time these days. When he’s not doing his almost nightly play-by-play broadcast for the Spokane Indians, he’s calling the hockey games for …
Wed., June 14, 2017, 5:08 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs 2017 preseason schedule announced
Spokane begins exhibition slate versus Portland on Sept. 1
Wed., June 7, 2017, 3:55 p.m.
Former Spokane Chiefs great Jon Klemm added to Kootenay Ice coaching staff
Former Spokane Chiefs player and assistant coach
Tue., June 6, 2017, 10:44 p.m.
John Blanchette: New Chiefs coach Dan Lambert has always been up for challenge
For all the many testimonials – compassionate, a communicator, a teacher – whether Dan Lambert is what the Spokane Chiefs need in a head coach will be answered in the …
Fri., Sept. 4, 2015, 12:37 a.m.
Chiefs move toward preseason
The Spokane Chiefs dive into their seven-game preseason schedule starting Friday at Everett’s tournament. Read story
Sun., Aug. 30, 2015, 11:48 p.m.
Chiefs’ Helewka plays wait-and-see game
Adam Helewka realizes all too clearly that one of the Spokane Chiefs’ four 20-year-old players will have to go. Read story
Thu., Aug. 27, 2015, 9:21 p.m.
Optimism abounds at Chiefs camp
This first day of fall camp for the Spokane Chiefs is a time brimming with hope. Read story
Mon., May 18, 2015, 5:21 p.m.
Young hockey players exempted from some labor laws
OLYMPIA — Young hockey players for the Spokane Chiefs and other WHL teams in Washington will be exempted from certain labor laws which would have restricted their practice and playing …
Thu., May 7, 2015, 3:58 p.m.
Chiefs select Smith with No. 1 pick
The Spokane Chiefs follow the expected course and took defenseman Ty Smith of Lloydminster, Alberta, with the first pick of Thursday’s Western Hockey League bantam draft. Read story
Thu., May 7, 2015, 12:11 a.m.
Chiefs hope for big boost from bantam draft
Thursday holds an important moment for the Spokane Chiefs. For just the second time in franchise history, the Chiefs have the No. 1 pick in the Western Hockey League’s bantam …
Sun., April 12, 2015, 10:37 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs season in perspective
Before leaving town, Spokane Chiefs coach Don Nachbaur analyzed the just-completed 2014-15 hockey season. Read story
Wed., April 8, 2015, 1:19 a.m.
Chiefs stretched season as long as they could
The Spokane Chiefs played more than 103 minutes of hockey on Tuesday night in their attempt to force a Game 7 in Everett. Instead, Everett will play a Game 1 …
Mon., April 6, 2015, 11:42 p.m.
Chiefs return home for huge Game 6
Taking it one step at a time, the Spokane Chiefs hope a home win in Game 6 on Tuesday will give them their shot in Game 7. Read story
Sun., April 5, 2015, 12:37 a.m.
Chiefs battle through to force Game 6
The Spokane Chiefs could have given up on their Western Hockey League playoff series, trailing Everett 3-1 in games and being 3 minutes away from elimination Saturday at Everett. But …
Fri., April 3, 2015, 11:38 p.m.
Chiefs need three consecutive wins
It’s a daunting task. The Spokane Chiefs’ season will be over unless the team can muster three consecutive victories against the Everett Silvertips. Read story
Thu., April 2, 2015, 9:24 p.m.
Chiefs fight to return to Arena next week
The Spokane Chiefs need one win in their next two playoff games with Everett to force a Game 6 that would be played Tuesday in Spokane. Read story
Thu., April 2, 2015, 12:30 a.m.
Game 3 may haunt Spokane Chiefs
If the Spokane Chiefs don’t bounce back to win their Western Hockey League playoff series against Everett, it’s likely that Wednesday’s double-overtime loss will be seen as the major factor. …
Wed., April 1, 2015, 12:25 a.m.
Physical WHL series shifts to Arena
Maybe they should refer to Game 3 of the WHL playoff series between Spokane and Everett as Round 3. Read story
Sun., March 29, 2015, 12:20 a.m.
Chiefs steal away Silvertips’ home-ice edge
What began as a best-of-seven series with the second-seeded Everett Silvertips holding home-ice advantage has developed into a best-of-five series with the seventh-seeded Spokane Chiefs seizing the edge. Read story
Fri., March 27, 2015, 11:49 p.m.
Chiefs must forget, move on to Game 2
The best strategy for the Spokane Chiefs heading in to Game 2 of the Western Hockey League playoffs is to toss away the memory of Everett’s five-goal third period Friday …
Mon., March 23, 2015, 12:19 a.m.
Chiefs end win one, lose one regular season
Before the focus falls on the Spokane Chiefs’ playoff series with Everett, a few numbers from the just-completed regular season stand out. Read story
Sun., March 22, 2015, 12:35 a.m.
Chiefs receive playoff assignment: Everett
The Spokane Chiefs will complete their Western Hockey League regular-season schedule Sunday night against visiting Everett. Five days later, the Chiefs will open the playoffs against the same team, but …
Sat., March 21, 2015, 12:04 a.m.
It didn’t matter much, but it still hurt
The Spokane Chiefs can’t move up or down in the WHL standings in their final regular-season games, but Friday’s 7-2 loss to Seattle still left a bad taste in the …
Thu., March 19, 2015, 12:09 a.m.
Chiefs could affect playoff assignment
Nothing they do can change their playoff seeding, but the Spokane Chiefs may determine their first-round opponent. Read story
Sat., Sept. 26, 2015, 10:28 p.m.
Chiefs Beat the Tri-City Americans 6-4
The Spokane Chiefs played their season opener against their perennial rivals, the Tri-City Americans. After a slow start, the Chiefs triumphed 6-4.
Tue., April 7, 2015, 9:54 p.m.
Everett Silvertips defeat Spokane Chiefs 2-1 in game 6
Everett Silvertips defeat the Spokane Chiefs 2-1 in game six of the WHL playoffs to take the series 4-2 at the Spokane Arena, Tuesday, April 7, 2015.
Fri., April 3, 2015, 8:10 p.m.
Everett Silvertips defeat Spokane Chiefs 3-1
Everett Silvertips defeat the Spokane Chiefs 3-1 in game four of the WHL playoffs at the Spokane Arena, Friday, April 3, 2015.
Wed., April 1, 2015, 8:58 p.m.
Everett Silvertips defeat Spokane Chiefs 2-1
The Spokane Chiefs fall to the Everett Silvertips in the Western Conference first-round playoff game, Wednesday, April 1, 2015. Everett takes a 2-1 series lead.
Tue., March 3, 2015, 6:54 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs vs. Vancouver Giants
Adam Helewka scored his second career hat trick and Garret Hughson earned his second shutout in three games as the Chiefs defeated the visiting Vancouver Giants, 7-0 on Tuesday night.
Wed., Jan. 7, 2015, 9:05 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs defeat Portland Winterhawks 4-1
The Spokane Chiefs beat the Portland Winterhawks 4-1 in the Spokane Arena Wed. Jan. 7, 2015.
Tue., Nov. 11, 2014, 9:41 p.m.
Kelowna Rockets hold off Spokane Chiefs 4-3
The Kelowna Rockets defeat the Chiefs 4-3 at home in the Arena, Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014. The Rockets are 3-0 vs. Spokane.
Wed., Oct. 15, 2014, 9:23 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs defeat Seattle Thunderbirds 4-1
The Spokane Chiefs outshoot the Seattle Thunderbirds 43-19 during a 4-1 win in WHL play at home in the Spokane Arena, Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014. Liam Stewart had 2 goals, …
Thu., March 27, 2014, 8:45 p.m.
Victoria Royals defeat Spokane Chiefs 4-2
The Victoria Royals complete a 4-0 sweep of the Spokane Chiefs with 4-2 win at the Arena on Thursday, March 27, 2014.
Wed., March 26, 2014, 9:46 p.m.
Chiefs vs. Royals (March 26)
The Victoria Royals beat the Spokane Chiefs 6-1 in the third game of the WHL playoffs on Wed., March 26, 2014, in the Spokane Arena.
Sun., Feb. 23, 2014, noon
Spokane Chiefs defeat Kamloops 9-4
The Spokane Chiefs defeat Kamloops, 9-4, at home in the Arena, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014.
Sun., Feb. 16, 2014, 9:24 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs beat Everett Silvertips
The Chiefs have struggled against the Silvertips, but took one from them 5-3 at home in the Arena Sunday, Feb. 16.
Wed., Dec. 11, 2013, 6:05 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs vs. Everett Silvertips (Dec. 11)
The Spokane Chiefs hand the Everett Silvertips their 16th straight loss in the Arena, 5-3 with two late goals, Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013.
Wed., Dec. 4, 2013, 9:23 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs vs. Saskatoon Blades (Dec. 4)
The Spokane Chiefs snapped a 3-game losing streak tonight with a 2-1 win over Saskatoon at the Spokane Arena, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013.
Tue., Oct. 8, 2013, 6:40 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs vs. Kelowna (Oct. 8)
The Spokane Chiefs defeat Kelowna 5-3 in the Spokane Arena, Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013.
Sun., Aug. 25, 2013, 3:22 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs Red-White Game
The Spokane Chiefs conclude a 3-day training camp with their annual Red=White Game, Aug. 25, in the Spokane Arena. The Chiefs open the regular season at Tri-City on Sept. 21. …
Wed., April 10, 2013, 9:26 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs vs. Portland Winterhawks (April 10)
The Chiefs battle the Winterhawks in Game 4 of the Western Hockey League Western Conference semifinals at the Arena.
Tue., April 9, 2013, 9:26 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs vs. Portland Winterhawks (April 9)
Nic Petan had one goal and one assist and Mac Carruth stopped 25 shots as the Portland Winterhawks defeated the Spokane Chiefs 3-1 to take a 3-0 series lead in …
Fri., March 22, 2013, 8:43 p.m.
Chiefs vs. Tri-City Americans (March 22)
The Spokane Chiefs battle the Tri-City Americans in the first game of the playoffs at home in the Arena, Friday, March 22, 2013.
Tue., March 12, 2013, 9:38 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs vs. Prince George (March 12)
The Spokane Chiefs defeat Prince George 6-4 in the Spokane Arena, Tuesday, March 12, 2013.