Tracking Spokane’s Western Hockey League team. The Chiefs won the Memorial Cup in 2008.
FRIDAY, FEB. 17, 2017, 11:29 P.M.
Kailer Yamamoto scores in overtime to lift Spokane Chiefs over Kelowna
Kailer Yamamoto scored 61 seconds into overtime with this 33rd goal of the season to lift the Spokane Chiefs over the Kelowna Rockets 5-4 in Western Hockey League action in …
TUESDAY, FEB. 14, 2017, 11:46 P.M.
Spokane Chiefs cough up five-goal third in loss to Prince George
Kody McDonald scored a power-play goal at the start of the third period – the first of five in the frame – to break open a close game and the …
MONDAY, FEB. 13, 2017, 9:15 P.M.
Young line gives Chiefs hope for the future
The Spokane Chiefs’ top scorers, such as Kailer and Keanu Yamamoto, Jaret Anderson-Dolan and Hudson Elynuik, are undeniably talented and exciting to watch.
MONDAY, FEB. 13, 2017, 9:15 P.M.
Big rally lifts Spokane Chiefs over conference-leading Prince George
The Spokane Chiefs erased an early two-goal deficit and beat the Western Hockey League Western Conference-leading Prince George Cougars, 4-3, at the CN Center on Monday.
UPDATED: SATURDAY, FEB. 11, 2017, 11:35 P.M.
Goalie Dawson Weatherill enters late in game to help Spokane Chiefs hold off top rival Tri-City
Moments after Kailer Yamamoto won the game-sealing faceoff with 4 seconds remaining, he skated over to his goaltender, Dawson Weatherill, patted him on the helmet and came in for an …
FRIDAY, FEB. 10, 2017, 11:01 P.M.
Spokane Chiefs lose two-goal lead, fall in shootout to Portland Winterhawks
Joachim Blichfeld scored twice in the third period to tie it and was the only shooter successful in a shootout and the Portland Winterhawks overcame the Spokane Chiefs 5-4 on …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 8, 2017, 11:05 P.M.
Spokane Chiefs outlast Winterhawks with three third-period goals
The sticks came alive for the Spokane Chiefs on Wednesday. Just at the right time.
SATURDAY, FEB. 4, 2017, 11:54 P.M.
Spokane Chiefs suffer penalties, missed offensive opportunities in loss to Kamloops
A turbulent third period doomed the Spokane Chiefs on Saturday at the Arena, as Spokane committed four penalties and failed to capitalize on golden chances, and lost out on a …
UPDATED: FRIDAY, FEB. 3, 2017, 11:24 P.M.
Jaret Anderson-Dolan notches hat trick and Spokane Chiefs beat Medicine Hat
Nancy Anderson-Dolan drove 9 hours from Calgary, Alberta, to watch her son, Jaret Anderson-Dolan, play in the Chiefs’ most recent weekend homestand against Medicine Hat and Kamloops.
UPDATED: THURSDAY, FEB. 2, 2017, 5:55 P.M.
Kailer Yamamoto showcases skill in CHL/NHL prospects game
Another accomplishment was added to Kailer Yamamoto’s hockey resume this week.
UPDATED: THURSDAY, FEB. 2, 2017, 5:59 P.M.
Spokane Chiefs forward Alex Mowbray rediscovers WHL career in Spokane
Alex Mowbray’s Western Hockey League career was resurrected with one unexpected phone call.
UPDATED: THURSDAY, FEB. 2, 2017, 5:56 P.M.
Spokane Chiefs assistant coach Scott Burt extended through 2017-18
The Spokane Chiefs have extended the contract of assistant coach Scott Burt through the 2017-18 season, the team announced on Thursday.
TUESDAY, JAN. 31, 2017, 6:43 P.M.
Brian Strimbiski, who helped take Spokane hockey to new heights, dies at 75
Brian Strimbiski, a key member Spokane’s first two Allan Cup senior amateur hockey championship teams in the early 1970s, has died after a battle with cancer in Renton, Washington. He …
MONDAY, JAN. 30, 2017, 10:40 P.M.
Kailer Yamomoto records goal and assist in CHL/NHL prospects game
Spokane Chiefs forward Kailer Yamamoto scored one goal and added an assist in the CHL/NHL prospects game on Monday in Quebec City.
SATURDAY, JAN. 28, 2017, 10:13 P.M.
Spokane Chiefs blitzed in 8-3 loss to Tri-City Americans
Vladislav Lukin scored twice and the Tri-City Americans broke open a competitive game with three goals in a four-minute spurt in the third period to down the Spokane Chiefs 8-3 …
UPDATED: FRIDAY, JAN. 27, 2017, 9:52 P.M.
Spokane Chiefs remain on outside of playoffs with loss to Kootenay
Colton Kroeker scored a 5-on-3 power-play goal midway through the third period to lift the Kootenay Ice over the Spokane Chiefs 3-2 at Western Financial Place in Cranbrook, B.C. in …
TUESDAY, JAN. 24, 2017, 11:22 P.M.
Spokane Chiefs lose to Seattle Thunderbirds in overtime
UPDATED: SUNDAY, JAN. 22, 2017, 10:09 P.M.
Chiefs notebook: Spokane’s Jake McGrew makes broadcasting debut against Kootenay
Despite being out for the season with a lower-body injury, Spokane Chiefs forward Jake McGrew added to his highlight tape on Saturday against Kootenay.
UPDATED: SATURDAY, JAN. 21, 2017, 11:04 P.M.
Spokane Chiefs pound Kootenay Ice to erase recent struggles
Whether it was a lack of rest, practice time, consistency, effort or structure, there were several reasons for the Spokane Chiefs recent struggles.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 18, 2017, 10:36 P.M.
Area roundup: Walla Walla men hand NIC first loss in NWAC
Area roundup: Gabe Porter buried seven 3-pointers on his way to a team-high 32 points and the visiting Walla Walla Warriors outdueled the North Idaho Cardinals in a battle for …
TUESDAY, MARCH 17, 2015, 9:14 P.M.
WHL notes: Chiefs have good shot at No. 1 pick
The final Western Hockey League notebook of the season leads with the Spokane Chiefs reaping the benefits from a trade made two years ago. Read story
SUNDAY, MARCH 15, 2015, 12:08 A.M.
Chiefs’ playoff picture comes into focus
The final postseason puzzle for the Spokane Chiefs is whether their first-round opponent will be the Everett Silvertips or the Portland Winterhawks. Read story
SATURDAY, MARCH 14, 2015, 12:11 A.M.
Chiefs slow down Winterhawks
The Spokane Chiefs’ Western Hockey League regular season is down to six games in the next nine days. Friday’s win over Portland should give them high hopes for postseason. Read …
THURSDAY, MARCH 12, 2015, 9:54 P.M.
Chiefs’ end-of-season play will affect playoff matchup
The Spokane Chiefs will play their final seven WHL regular-season games in the next 10 days. The outcome of those games will have a strong bearing on playoff assignments. Read …
THURSDAY, MARCH 12, 2015, 12:09 A.M.
WHL notes: Chiefs’ celebration placed on hold
The Spokane Chiefs could have clinched a postseason berth on Wednesday night despite not being on the ice. But the Kamloops Blazers won and delayed the Chiefs’ official clinching, which …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11, 2015, 4:21 P.M.
Ranked Portland next for Chiefs
The Portland Winterhawks, the Spokane Chiefs’ opponent Friday at the Arena, have worked themselves back into the Canadian Hockey League’s Top 10 rankings. Read story
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4, 2015, 3:23 P.M.
Chiefs prepare for No. 2 Kelowna
The Spokane Chiefs are on a roll, having won four straight games by a combined score of 22-2. Their next three games are on the road, including Saturday at Canadian …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4, 2015, 12:18 A.M.
Chiefs put past behind them
Despite a five-week stretch, mostly in January, in which they lost 11 of 14 games, the Spokane Chiefs have reached the 62-game mark of their Western Hockey League schedule with …
SUNDAY, MARCH 1, 2015, 12:14 A.M.
Chiefs enter March on good roll
The Spokane Chiefs had the best week possible, providing them a boost as the Western Hockey League’s regular season enters its final three weeks. Read story
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 25, 2015, 11:54 P.M.
Chiefs could give Everett a run
If the Western Conference playoff seedings don’t change in the next 3 1/2 weeks, the Spokane Chiefs could do worse than a first-round matchup against the Everett Silvertips. Read story
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 25, 2015, 4:46 P.M.
Everett carries No. 9 ranking into Spokane
The Everett Silvertips, who will meet the Spokane Chiefs at the Arena in a little more than 2 hours, are listed at No. 9 in this week’s Canadian Hockey League …
TUESDAY, FEB. 24, 2015, 10:54 P.M.
WHL notes: Prince George stays on Chiefs’ heels
This week’s Western Hockey League notebook leads with Prince George’s attempt to catch the Spokane Chiefs for a wild-card playoff berth. Read story
SUNDAY, FEB. 22, 2015, 12:07 A.M.
Spokane Chiefs’ weekend turns sour
The Spokane Chiefs’ weekend began promisingly and ended with a thud. Read story
SATURDAY, FEB. 21, 2015, 12:05 A.M.
Chiefs lose despite controlling big chunk of game
The Spokane Chiefs dictated play for three-fourths of Friday night’s game against the visiting Calgary Hitmen. It wasn’t enough. Read story
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 18, 2015, 3:26 P.M.
Calgary gains notice in weekly report
The Calgary Hitmen, set to play the Spokane Chiefs at the Arena on Friday, have won 11 of 12 games to gain honorable mention status in the weekly Canadian Hockey …
TUESDAY, FEB. 17, 2015, 9:27 P.M.
WHL notes: Chiefs honor five more on list
The Spokane Chiefs, celebrating their 30th year in the Western Hockey League, have selected five more players to go with the team’s Top 25 list selected in 2010. Read story
SUNDAY, FEB. 15, 2015, 12:41 A.M.
Chiefs head home after 3-3 trip
Following the Spokane Chiefs’ game at Swift Current, Saskatchewan, on Saturday night, the team boarded the bus for the long trip home. Spokane finished 3-3 against East Division teams. Read …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 11, 2015, 11:37 P.M.
Chiefs come up empty at Prince Albert
The Spokane Chiefs, four games into their six-game road trip to the WHL’s East Division, hit a speed bump Wednesday and were shut out by the Prince Albert Raiders. Read …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 11, 2015, 4:08 P.M.
Brandon moves up to 3rd with Chiefs on horizon
Brandon of the Western Hockey League moved from 4th to 3rd in this week’s CHL rankings. The Wheat Kings will host the Spokane Chiefs on Friday. Read story
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 11, 2015, 12:06 A.M.
WHL notes: Special honor for ex-Moose Jaw Warrior
This week’s Western Hockey League notebook leads with the Spokane Chiefs witnessing a special ceremony in Moose Jaw. Read story
FRIDAY, MARCH 8, 2013, 9:45 P.M.
Spokane Chiefs vs. Everett Silvertips (March 8)
Spokane Chiefs defeat Everett Silvertips 6-3 at home in Spokane, Wash. on Friday, March 8, 2013.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6, 2013, 9:27 P.M.
Spokane Chiefs vs. Seattle Thunderbirds (March 6)
The Spokane Chiefs drop a 4-2 decision to the Seattle Thunderbirds at home in the Arena, Wednesday, March 6, 2013.
SUNDAY, FEB. 10, 2013, 9:27 P.M.
Spokane Chiefs vs. Victoria Royals (Feb. 10)
The Chiefs battled, but came up short 5-3 against the Royals, Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 23, 2013, 9:01 P.M.
Chiefs vs. Portland (Jan. 23)
The Spokane Chiefs beat the Portland Winterhawks 5-4 at home in the Arena, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013.
SATURDAY, JAN. 19, 2013, 8:47 P.M.
Spokane Chiefs vs. Tri-City Americans (Jan. 19)
The Spokane Chiefs take on the Tri-City Americans at the Arena on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 9, 2013, 9:42 P.M.
Spokane Chiefs vs. Seattle Thunderbirds (Jan. 9)
Spokane Chiefs beat the Seattle Thunderbirds 4-1 in the Spokane Arena on Wed, Jan. 9, 2013.
FRIDAY, APRIL 13, 2012, 9:40 P.M.
Spokane Chiefs vs. Tri-City Americans (April 13)
The Chiefs won game four against the Tri-City Americans in the WHL playoffs, Friday, April 13, 2012. The Chiefs won 3-2 in overtime.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11, 2012, 9:42 P.M.
Spokane Chiefs vs. Tri-City Americans (April 11)
The Americans scored twice in the first period and Ty Rimmer made 24 saves as Tri-City picked up a 2-1 win and took a 2-1 lead in the Western Hockey …