Tracking Spokane’s Western Hockey League team. The Chiefs won the Memorial Cup in 2008.
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FRIDAY, DEC. 9, 2016, 11:50 P.M.
Markson Bechtold’s goal lifts Chiefs over Ice
The Spokane Chiefs are sure glad to have Markson Bechtold back.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 7, 2016, 11:50 P.M.
Inconsistent Chiefs fall to Royals in overtime
Over the halfway point of the Western Hockey League, the Spokane Chiefs are still looking to find some consistency.
SATURDAY, DEC. 3, 2016, 10:10 P.M.
Spokane Chiefs drop close one to Tri-City
Evan Fiala scored late in the third period to draw the Spokane Chiefs within one goal, but the Tri-City Americans held on for a 6-5 win in Western Hockey League …
FRIDAY, DEC. 2, 2016, 11:46 P.M.
Hudson Elynuik’s overtime goal lifts Chiefs past Rockets
Some players are more fit for overtime hockey than others, and certainly Spokane Chiefs forward Hudson Elynuik is one of the those players.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 30, 2016, 11:48 P.M.
Two early goals allow Winterhawks to stop Chiefs
In a game in which Spokane was presented with several scoring chances and fired 35 shots on goal, the Chiefs left the ice with a reminder of how fickle luck …
SATURDAY, NOV. 26, 2016, 11:50 P.M.
Chiefs surrender 4-2 lead, lose 6-5 to Edmonton Oil Kings
The Spokane Chiefs surrendered a 4-2 lead half way through the second period Saturday night before falling 6-5 to the visiting Edmonton Oil Kings.
FRIDAY, NOV. 25, 2016, 11:20 P.M.
Spokane Chiefs get two hat tricks in 10-1 mauling of Vancouver
Spokane got hat tricks from Hudson Elynuik and Jaret Anderson-Dolan Friday night as the Chiefs destroyed the visiting Vancouver Giants 10-1.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 23, 2016, 9:50 P.M.
Kousal scores twice to help Spokane Chiefs edge Kamloops 3-2
Pavel Kousal scored twice and the Spokane Chiefs edged the Kamloops Blazers 3-2 in regulation in Western Hockey League action at Sandman Centre in Kamloops, British Columbia, on Wednesday.
SATURDAY, NOV. 19, 2016, 10:42 P.M.
Chiefs can’t hold early lead, lose two players to injuries
Being on the penalty kill nine times in one game makes winning hard.
FRIDAY, NOV. 18, 2016, 10:56 P.M.
Four-goal third period sends Chiefs past Calgary
Tied at 1 heading into the third period, the Spokane Chiefs needed a spark.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16, 2016, 9:46 P.M.
Area roundup: Northern Illinois holds off Vandals
Area roundup: Laytwan Porter scored a dozen points and Northern Illinois defeated Idaho for the third straight year, beating the Vandals 63-49 in nonconference play on Wednesday night in Dekalb, …
TUESDAY, NOV. 15, 2016, 10:53 P.M.
Seattle Thunderbirds beat Spokane Chiefs 5-2 at Arena
The Spokane Chiefs gave up three third-period goals in losing 5-2 to Seattle at the Arena on Tuesday night.
SATURDAY, NOV. 12, 2016, 10:24 P.M.
Chiefs rally for overtime win over Everett
Playing from behind most of the night, the Spokane Chiefs turned to their leading scorer Saturday night to tie the game and Kailer Yamamoto also delivered in overtime to earn …
THURSDAY, NOV. 10, 2016, 10:24 P.M.
Chiefs face tough challenge from Everett
After completing the longest road trip of the season, Spokane got the benefit of a full week of practice.
SATURDAY, NOV. 5, 2016, 10:25 P.M.
Chiefs give up lead with 6 seconds to play, lose in OT to Tri-City
The Spokane Chiefs overcame a 3-1 deficit to take a 4-3 lead Saturday night over Tri-City. But the Americans scored with six seconds left in regulation and then took 55 …
FRIDAY, NOV. 4, 2016, 11:31 P.M.
Chiefs score late to force overtime, but fall 4-3 to Red Deer
The Spokane Chiefs got a late goal from Kailer Yamamoto to take Red Deer to overtime, but the Rebels scored with only 29 seconds left in the extra period for …
THURSDAY, NOV. 3, 2016, 11:04 P.M.
Chiefs finally come home after finding a groove on road
The Spokane Chiefs stumbled out of the gate to start the season and were dancing with Seattle Thunderbirds for the bottom of the U.S. Division standings. But the Chiefs (6-6-2-1, …
MONDAY, OCT. 31, 2016, 8:35 P.M.
Area roundup: Eagles’ Cooper Kupp collects more awards
Eastern Washington’s Cooper Kupp named Big Sky Conference and College Sports Madness Offensive Player of the Week in football.
SATURDAY, OCT. 29, 2016, 10:46 P.M.
Spokane Chiefs drop last game of long road trip to Swift Current
Tyler Steenburgen scored with 31 seconds left in overtime to give the Swift Current Broncos a 3-2 win over the Spokane Chiefs on Saturday in Western Hockey League action.
FRIDAY, OCT. 28, 2016, 11:25 P.M.
Jaret Anderson-Dolan helps Chiefs knock off Prince Albert
Jaret Anderson-Dolan capped a three-goal second period and the Spokane Chiefs held off the Prince Albert Raiders 4-2, in Western Hockey League action on Friday.
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 …