Tracking Spokane’s Western Hockey League team. The Chiefs won the Memorial Cup in 2008.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 9, 2015, 10:39 P.M.
Tyson Verhelst stops 37 shots as Chiefs dispatch Seattle
The Spokane Chiefs got an epic effort from a goalie and opportunistic scoring Wednesday night to somehow beat the Seattle Thunderbirds 4-2.
TUESDAY, DEC. 8, 2015, 5:51 P.M.
Chiefs Niklas Andersen, Lasse Petersen will represent Denmark at world juniors
Spokane Chiefs forward Niklas Andersen and goaltender Lasse Petersen have been selected to represent Denmark in the upcoming International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championship, the Chiefs announced Tuesday.
FRIDAY, DEC. 4, 2015, 10:34 P.M.
Adam Helewka’s hat trick leads Chiefs’ rout of first-place Seattle
The first meeting of the season between the Spokane Chiefs and the Seattle Thunderbirds couldn’t have gone any better for the home team.
THURSDAY, DEC. 3, 2015, 5:48 P.M.
Spokane Chiefs forward Dominic Zwerger tabbed for world juniors
Spokane Chiefs forward Dominic Zwerger has been selected to play for his home country of Austria in the upcoming IIHF World Junior Championship Tournament.
SUNDAY, NOV. 29, 2015, 9:14 P.M.
Spokane Chiefs lose at home to Everett Silvertips, 5-1
Playing their fourth game in five nights, the Spokane Chiefs looked empty as they dropped a not-so-hard-fought 5-1 game Sunday night to the visiting Everett Silvertips.
SATURDAY, NOV. 28, 2015, 11:32 P.M.
Chiefs capitalize on breaks to overcome Americans 6-4
During a game that both teams looked for two periods like they had forgotten how to play, the Spokane Chiefs got enough breaks Saturday night to finally put the Tri-City …
FRIDAY, NOV. 27, 2015, 9:58 P.M.
Spokane Chiefs take big lead, fold in third period in loss to Tri-City
Adam Helewka and Markson Bechtold had two goals apiece as the Spokane Chiefs raced out to a 3-1 lead after the first period, but Tri-City scored twice in the third …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 25, 2015, 10:11 P.M.
Chiefs hang on to hold off Vancouver’s late charge
Spokane gave up two goals late in the third period Wednesday night, but the Chiefs held on for a 3-2 victory over the Vancouver Giants to extend their winning streak …
SATURDAY, NOV. 21, 2015, 11:02 P.M.
Adam Helewka carries load as hot Chiefs defeat Moose Jaw
The Spokane Chiefs are one of the hottest team in the Western Hockey League, winning eight out of their last 10, and last year’s leading goal scorer Adam Helewka has …
FRIDAY, NOV. 20, 2015, 10:41 P.M.
Spokane Chiefs beat Swift Current Broncos 4-1
The Swift Current Broncos won’t have a lot of good tales to share after their trip to the United States.
SATURDAY, NOV. 14, 2015, 10:24 P.M.
Spokane overcomes 3-1 deficit for OT win over Kelowna
The Chiefs erased a 3-1 deficit in the third period and defenseman Jason Fram netted the game winner in overtime, as the Chiefs defeated the Kelowna Rockets 4-3 in Western …
FRIDAY, NOV. 13, 2015, 10:21 P.M.
Chiefs fall to Silvertips
EVERETT — The Everett Silvertips scored three third-period goals and beat the Spokane Chiefs 5-2 in a Western Hockey League game on Friday. Graham Millar and Kevin Davis scored first-period …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 11, 2015, 10:51 P.M.
Backup goalie Lasse Petersen registers shutout in first game with Chiefs
After nearly a month on the road, it took a while for the Spokane Chiefs to find themselves Wednesday night, but they used two power-play goals to boost them to …
SUNDAY, NOV. 8, 2015, 6:30 P.M.
Chiefs’ Anderson-Dolan helps lead Canadian team to gold medal
Spokane Chiefs forward Jaret Anderson-Dolan had a goal and an assist in Team Canada White’s 6-2 victory over Russia to win the gold medal at the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge.
SATURDAY, NOV. 7, 2015, 10:55 P.M.
Chiefs rout Americans 8-1
KENNEWICK — Spokane goaltender Matt Berlin secured his first Western Hockey League victory and the Chiefs reached a season-high in goals in an 8-1 victory over the Tri-City Americans at …
UPDATED: THURSDAY, NOV. 5, 2015, 8:47 P.M.
Chiefs trade Luke Harrison, pick up goaltender
The Spokane Chiefs have traded 20-year-old forward Luke Harrison and have acquired a new goaltender, the team announced Thursday.
TUESDAY, NOV. 3, 2015, 10:10 P.M.
Kamloops erases 4-0 deficit, beat Chiefs in overtime
KAMLOOPS, British Columbia — Kamloops scored two power-play goals in the third period and Collin Shirley’s goal early in overtime gave the Blazers a 5-4 win over the Spokane Chiefs …
UPDATED: SUNDAY, NOV. 1, 2015, 10:01 P.M.
Spokane Chiefs pick up third straight win on road trip
Kailer Yamamoto scored twice in the third period when Spokane got all of its goals and the Chiefs picked up their straight victory, beating the Edmonton Oil Kings 3-1 in …
SATURDAY, OCT. 31, 2015, 4:25 P.M.
Sunday local briefs
Members of Coeur d’Alene-based KTigers Taekwondo, which represents Kootenai and Spokane counties, collected 44 top-three finishes, including 15 gold medals, at the Washington State Governor’s Cup on Oct. 24 in …
FRIDAY, OCT. 30, 2015, 10:08 P.M.
Chiefs top Rebels 3-1
RED DEER, Alberta — Spokane scored three first-period goals and goaltender Tyson Verhelst stopped 45 of 46 shots as the Chiefs topped the Red Deer Rebels 3-1 in a Western …
TUESDAY, DEC. 17, 2013, 7:17 P.M.
Aviani earns another award
Spokane Chiefs forward Mike Aviani was named Western Hockey League player of the week on Monday. On Tuesday, the Canadian Hockey League bestowed the award on the Spokane 20-year-old player. …
SUNDAY, DEC. 15, 2013, 12:10 A.M.
Chiefs reach 20-win mark
The Spokane Chiefs became the ninth team in the 22-team Western Hockey League to collect its 20th win on Saturday night by dispatching the Prince George Cougars 6-3. Four of …
FRIDAY, DEC. 13, 2013, 6:03 P.M.
Pochiro gives lift to Prince George
The Prince George Cougars will make their second and final stop in Spokane this Western Hockey League season on Saturday night. The Chiefs defeated the Cougars 5-2 on Nov. 15. …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 11, 2013, 11:30 P.M.
Chiefs prefer certain parts of U.S.
With the Western Hockey League season closing in on its halfway point, the U.S. Division has proven to be, by far, the best of the four divisions. All five teams …
TUESDAY, DEC. 10, 2013, 8:58 P.M.
Everett has faith in young defensemen
The Spokane Chiefs and Everett Silvertips will meet for the first time in more than seven week on Wednesday night at the Arena. Everett has established itself as one of …
FRIDAY, DEC. 6, 2013, 11:33 P.M.
Chiefs’ great start in rearview mirror
It seems a distant memory, but seven weeks ago the Spokane Chiefs had the best winning percentage (.833) in the Western Hockey League. Following Friday night’s 7-3 loss to Seattle, …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 4, 2013, 11:19 P.M.
Despite win, Chiefs’ offense slumbers
The Spokane Chiefs remain one of the highest-scoring teams in the Western Hockey League, but you wouldn’t be able to predict that by looking at their last three games. Read …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 4, 2013, 4:46 P.M.
WHL places three in top six
The Western Hockey League is well represented in the latest Canadian Hockey League Top 10 poll. Kelowna (20-3-0-2) is ranked third, Portland (21-5-2-1) fifth and Everett (20-5-4-0) sixth. There’s a …
TUESDAY, DEC. 3, 2013, 7:19 P.M.
Former Chief Valcourt returns to Spokane
When the Saskatoon Blades play at the Arena on Wednesday night, it will be a homecoming of sorts for the Blades’ Collin Valcourt. Read story
TUESDAY, DEC. 3, 2013, 4:30 P.M.
Chiefs’ Stewart will play for Great Britain
After Friday, the Spokane Chiefs will play three weeks without 18-year-old center Liam Stewart. The team announced Tuesday that Stewart has accepted an invitation to play for Great Britain at …
SUNDAY, DEC. 1, 2013, 11:04 P.M.
Chiefs put up little fight
True, the Spokane Chiefs were weary on Sunday while playing their third game in three nights. But that doesn’t explain how the Seattle Thunderbirds, who were in the same situation …
FRIDAY, NOV. 29, 2013, 11:29 P.M.
Psyched out by Portland
There’s no getting around it: The Spokane Chiefs can’t get the Portland Winterhawks out of their minds. Read story
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 27, 2013, 5:04 P.M.
Three WHL teams in CHL poll
Kelowna, Everett and Portland continue to be ranked among the top 10 in the weekly Canadian Hockey League poll. Everett made the biggest jump, from 10th to sixth. Read story
TUESDAY, NOV. 26, 2013, 10:52 P.M.
WHL notes: Kamloops crumbles
This week’s Western Hockey League notebook leads with the Kamloops Blazers, who have dropped to the bottom of the Western Conference with eight consecutive losses. Read story
SATURDAY, NOV. 23, 2013, 11:19 P.M.
Fram’s overtime goal lifts Chiefs
The Spokane Chiefs pulled one out of the hat Saturday night, falling behind the Tri-City Americans 3-1 during the first 14 minutes but winning 4-3 in overtime. Chiefs season leaders …
THURSDAY, NOV. 21, 2013, 10:43 P.M.
Blogger: Chiefs face defining moments
The Spokane Chiefs are 0-3 against the Portland Winterhawks heading in to Friday’s Western Hockey League game in Portland. One blogger for The Oregonian believes that the Chiefs must prove …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 20, 2013, 11:43 P.M.
Chiefs charge back for overtime win
It didn’t look like the Spokane Chiefs were going to rally for a home victory on Wednesday night. They did. It looked like Tyler King scored the winner. He didn’t. …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 20, 2013, 4:45 P.M.
Three WHL teams among top 10
The Kelowna Rockets (16-2-0-2), at No. 3, are the top-ranked Western Hockey League team in the latest Canadian Hockey League Top 10 poll. Tenth-ranked Everett (16-4-4-0) moved into the poll …
TUESDAY, NOV. 19, 2013, 9:25 P.M.
Winterhawks prepare for Chiefs
The Portland Winterhawks have a big week ahead of them, including Friday’s home game against the Spokane Chiefs. The Chiefs are 15-4-0-1 against the rest of the Western Hockey League …
TUESDAY, NOV. 19, 2013, 9:18 P.M.
Chiefs receive No. 7 ranking
The Hockey Writers place the Spokane Chiefs at No. 7 in the 22-team Western Hockey League for the second consecutive week. Spokane’s Mitch Holmberg gets a tip of the cap. …