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  • TUESDAY, NOV. 19, 2013, 7:32 P.M.

    WHL notebook: Everett finds its groove

    After placing eighth for three consecutive seasons in the Western Hockey League’s Western Conference, the Everett Silvertips have fought their way to the top. Read story


  • FRIDAY, NOV. 15, 2013, 5:30 A.M.

    Can you name the future NHLers?

    http://www.hockeydb.com/ihdb/stats/leagues/seasons/teams/0010071990.html


  • WEDNESDAY, NOV. 13, 2013, 10:34 P.M.

    Three WHL teams in poll

    Here’s this week’s Canadian Hockey League top-10 poll. Kelowna (14-2-0-2) is the highest-ranked team from the Western Hockey League, at No. 3. The Spokane Chiefs, an honorable mention last week, …


  • WEDNESDAY, NOV. 13, 2013, 10:29 P.M.

    Ex-Chiefs player Bartman named captain

    Brett Bartman, a defenseman when the Spokane Chiefs won the Memorial Cup in 2008, has been named captain of the undefeated University of Calgary team. Read story


  • WEDNESDAY, NOV. 13, 2013, 10:22 P.M.

    Kelowna climbs to the top

    I had posting problems on Tuesday … sorry. This week’s Western Hockey League notebook leads with the ascension of the Kelowna Rockets. Read story


  • FRIDAY, NOV. 8, 2013, 10:27 P.M.

    Holmberg continues brilliant pace

    Following Friday night’s 6-2 win at Lethbridge, Alberta, Mitch Holmberg of the Spokane Chiefs leads the Western Hockey League with 22 goals and 49 points through 20 games. Read story


  • WEDNESDAY, NOV. 6, 2013, 10:25 P.M.

    Holmberg lifts Chiefs with goal in overtime

    Mitch Holmberg added another chapter to his impressive Western Hockey League season on Wednesday by accounting for two assists and the winning goal during a 5-4 win at Medicine Hat, …


  • WEDNESDAY, NOV. 6, 2013, 9:33 P.M.

    Chiefs reflect on one-fourth juncture

    The Spokane Chiefs headed to Alberta and British Columbia for three games this week, fresh off marking the one-fourth point of their Western Hockey League season. The Chiefs started the …


  • TUESDAY, NOV. 5, 2013, 8:16 P.M.

    Fiddler traded to Prince George

    This week’s Western Hockey League notebook leads with the continuing saga of former Spokane Chiefs player Todd Fiddler. The Moose Jaw Warriors, who announced last week that Fiddler was no …


  • FRIDAY, NOV. 1, 2013, 10:54 P.M.

    Fram’s hard work pays off for Chiefs

    Jason Fram added 15 pounds of muscle over the summer to give the Spokane Chiefs some extra heft among their defensemen. Fram learned the value of extra work from his …


  • WEDNESDAY, OCT. 30, 2013, 5:40 P.M.

    Chiefs maintain No. 3 ranking

    Despite dropping two of their last three games, the Spokane Chiefs held on to the No. 3 spot in the Canadian Hockey League’s weekly Top 10 rankings. Read story


  • TUESDAY, OCT. 29, 2013, 10:40 P.M.

    Moose Jaw parts ways with Fiddler

    Todd Fiddler had a breakout season with the Spokane Chiefs last season, but one year later his time in the Western Hockey League has apparently come to a halt. Read …


  • SATURDAY, OCT. 19, 2013, 11:38 P.M.

    Chiefs’ winning streak, perfect home mark end

    All good things must come to an end. Two good things ended for the Spokane Chiefs after Saturday’s 4-1 loss to the Victoria Royals: their four-game winning streak and their …


  • FRIDAY, OCT. 18, 2013, 11:24 P.M.

    Holmberg, Chiefs continue torrid pace

    Things are going so well for the Spokane Chiefs that it’s hard to come up with “yeah, buts” to counterbalance the excitement of their 10-2 start to the Western Hockey …


  • WEDNESDAY, OCT. 16, 2013, 11:18 P.M.

    Chiefs’ veterans lead team to top

    The question put to Spokane Chiefs coach Don Nachbaur was: “How long can Mitch Holmberg, Mike Aviani and Eric Williams play at this level?” The Chiefs’ 20-year-olds are Western Hockey …


  • TUESDAY, OCT. 15, 2013, 11:21 P.M.

    Hitmen take notice of Holmberg

    This week’s Western Hockey League notebook leads with reaction by the Calgary Hitmen after their 3-2 shootout loss to the visiting Spokane Chiefs on Sunday. Mitch Holmberg had one goal …


  • TUESDAY, OCT. 8, 2013, 11:24 P.M.

    Win gives Chiefs best record in WHL

    Despite playing just two of their first seven at home, the Spokane Chiefs (6-1-0-0) have the best winning percentage (.857) in the Western Hockey League following Tuesday’s 6-3 victory over …


  • TUESDAY, OCT. 8, 2013, 6:42 P.M.

    Chiefs defeat Kelowna 5-3

    SR photojournalist Jesse Tinsley covered the Chiefs’ game against Kelowna. Check out this big picture gallery of his photos.


  • WEDNESDAY, OCT. 2, 2013, 11:39 P.M.

    Portland hands Chiefs first loss

    The final 52 minutes of Wednesday’s showdown between the Spokane Chiefs and host Portland Winterhawks favored the Chiefs 3-2. The problem was the first 8 minutes, when the Winterhawks unleashed …


  • TUESDAY, OCT. 1, 2013, 10:02 P.M.

    Morden leaves unbeaten Raiders

    This week’s WHL notebook leads with 20-year-old defenseman Evan Morden pondering his hockey future with the undefeated Prince Albert Raiders. Read story

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