Keeping the other guys from scoring goals has taken an odd twist for the Spokane Chiefs after last year’s starting goalie, Tyson Verhelst, has decided to give up the game.
The Spokane Chiefs were haunted by injuries and inconsistency last season. However, all those minutes given to younger players gives the organization hope that the Chiefs can turn all that …
I worked in the Spokane Chiefs office when Tim Speltz was hired. I was immediately impressed by his work ethic.
This is not Tim Speltz’s mid-life crisis.
Longtime Spokane Chiefs general manager Tim Speltz has been hired by the Toronto Maple Leafs of the National Hockey League, the team ammounced on Tuesday.
The 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 …
Capping a busy week for the Spokane Chiefs, the team on Friday signed a scrappy forward to add depth for the upcoming season.
The 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’ …
The Spokane Chiefs have traded backup goalie Lasse Petersen to the Everett Silvertips in exchange for a sixth-round pick in the 2017 WHL Bantam Draft, the team announced on Monday.
The 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 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.
Spokane Chiefs forward Hudson Elynuik was selected by the Carolina Hurricanes today in the third round (74th overall) of the National Hockey League draft.
Hudson Elynuik has spent his off season doing hockey things, like practicing shots in his garage in Calgary, Alberta.
Spokane Chiefs leading scorer Kailer Yamamoto has been invited to the USA Hockey National Junior Evaluation Camp that runs from July 7 to Aug. 7 in Plymouth, Michigan.
Five members of the Spokane Chiefs organization have been invited to take part in the Canada National Teams’ Summer Showcase in July.
The Spokane Chiefs made one upcoming decision a bit easier Wednesday when they traded defenseman Matt Sozanski to Moose Jaw.
Don Nachbaur, head coach of the Spokane Chiefs the last six seasons, Monday was named the inaugural recipient of the Pat Quinn Coaching Award by the BC Hockey Hall of …
The 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 …
Forward Luke Toporowski, chosen eighth overall in the Western Hockey League’s Bantam Draft, signed a Standard Player Agreement and committed to playing for the Spokane Chiefs, the team announced Friday.
The Spokane Chiefs dive into their seven-game preseason schedule starting Friday at Everett’s tournament. Read story
Adam Helewka realizes all too clearly that one of the Spokane Chiefs’ four 20-year-old players will have to go. Read story
This first day of fall camp for the Spokane Chiefs is a time brimming with hope. Read story
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 …
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
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 …
Before leaving town, Spokane Chiefs coach Don Nachbaur analyzed the just-completed 2014-15 hockey season. Read story
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 …
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
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 …
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
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
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. …
Maybe they should refer to Game 3 of the WHL playoff series between Spokane and Everett as Round 3. Read story
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
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 …
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
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 …
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 …
Nothing they do can change their playoff seeding, but the Spokane Chiefs may determine their first-round opponent. Read story
The Spokane Chiefs played their season opener against their perennial rivals, the Tri-City Americans. After a slow start, the Chiefs triumphed 6-4.
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.
Everett Silvertips defeat the Spokane Chiefs 3-1 in game four of the WHL playoffs at the Spokane Arena, Friday, April 3, 2015.
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.
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.
The Spokane Chiefs beat the Portland Winterhawks 4-1 in the Spokane Arena Wed. Jan. 7, 2015.
The Kelowna Rockets defeat the Chiefs 4-3 at home in the Arena, Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014. The Rockets are 3-0 vs. Spokane.
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, …
The Victoria Royals complete a 4-0 sweep of the Spokane Chiefs with 4-2 win at the Arena on Thursday, March 27, 2014.
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.
The Spokane Chiefs defeat Kamloops, 9-4, at home in the Arena, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014.
The Chiefs have struggled against the Silvertips, but took one from them 5-3 at home in the Arena Sunday, Feb. 16.
The Spokane Chiefs hand the Everett Silvertips their 16th straight loss in the Arena, 5-3 with two late goals, Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013.
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.
The Spokane Chiefs defeat Kelowna 5-3 in the Spokane Arena, Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013.
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. …
The Chiefs battle the Winterhawks in Game 4 of the Western Hockey League Western Conference semifinals at the Arena.
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 …
The Spokane Chiefs battle the Tri-City Americans in the first game of the playoffs at home in the Arena, Friday, March 22, 2013.
The Spokane Chiefs defeat Prince George 6-4 in the Spokane Arena, Tuesday, March 12, 2013.