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  • Mon., Feb. 11, 2013

    Royals knock Chiefs to fifth place

    The Victoria Royals came back from Christmas break with a record slightly better than .500 and the feeling that they’d underachieved. Now the Royals are in line to gain home-ice …


  • Sun., Feb. 10, 2013, 10:12 p.m.

    Royals drop Chiefs into fifth place

    Jamie Crooks tied for the team lead with his 27th and 28th goals of the season Sunday night to highlight Victoria’s 5-3 victory over the Spokane Chiefs at the Arena.


  • Sun., Feb. 10, 2013

    Chiefs win, move up standings

    Riley Whittingham might want to stick with his new ways. Whittingham’s first two-goal night with the Chiefs guided a 5-2 win over the Tri-City Americans on Saturday that gave Spokane …


  • Sat., Feb. 9, 2013, 11:23 p.m.

    Whittingham guides Chiefs past Ams

    Riley Whittingham might want to stick with his new ways.


  • Fri., Feb. 8, 2013, 9:52 p.m.

    Chiefs drop into sixth place

    CRANBROOK, British Columbia – Mackenzie Skapski turned back 31 shots Friday to highlight the Kootenay Ice’s 4-1 win over the Spokane Chiefs in Western Hockey League play at Western Financial …


  • Thu., Feb. 7, 2013

    Chiefs dominant in milestone victory

    Few of the 1,000 wins in Spokane Chiefs franchise history could have been as satisfying. Riding a season-high four-game losing streak and facing the Western Hockey League’s hottest team, the …


  • Wed., Feb. 6, 2013, 10:44 p.m.

    Chiefs dominant in franchise’s 1,000th win

    Riding a season-high four-game losing streak and facing the Western Hockey League’s hottest team, the Chiefs dominated from start to finish Wednesday night while overwhelming the Kelowna Rockets 5-0 at …


  • Tue., Feb. 5, 2013, 6:38 p.m.

    Proft serves as Chiefs’ stand-up guy

    Carter Proft doesn’t mind being called the Spokane Chiefs’ enforcer, but he thinks there’s a better way to look at his role.


  • Fri., Feb. 1, 2013, 10:26 p.m.

    Chiefs drop to fifth place in conference

    KAMLOOPS, British Columbia – Kale Kessy’s career-high night, with two goals and three assists, helped the Kamloops Blazers continue their home dominance Friday with a 7-4 Western Hockey League win …


  • Fri., Feb. 1, 2013

    Chiefs play best in WHL West

    The Spokane Chiefs have struggled during the last six-plus weeks of the Western Hockey League season. The next six-plus weeks – the final stretch of the regular season – won’t …


  • Sun., Jan. 27, 2013

    Lanigan leads Tigers past Chiefs

    Cam Lanigan doesn’t know if he’s had 55 saves in a game before, but he knows he’s never had two assists in a game. The Medicine Hat goaltender withstood Spokane’s …


  • Sat., Jan. 26, 2013, 11:29 p.m.

    Medicine Hat’s Lanigan holds back Chiefs

    Cam Lanigan doesn’t know if he’s had 55 saves in a game before, but he knows he’s never had two assists in a game.


  • Sat., Jan. 26, 2013

    Third time charm for Portland

    The third game in five nights between Spokane and Portland drew an outbreak of penalties and one team that used the situation to its advantage. Ty Rattie, Nicolas Petan and …


  • Fri., Jan. 25, 2013, 10:42 p.m.

    Winterhawks blank Chiefs

    The third game in five nights between Spokane and Portland drew an outbreak of penalties and one team that used the situation to its advantage. Ty Rattie, Nicolas Petan and …


  • Fri., Jan. 25, 2013

    Ex-Chief ringleader of Hawks’ jailbreak

    The beauty of administrative justice in sports? Investigator, prosecutor, judge, jury – they’re all the same person. Really cuts down on overhead.


  • Thu., Jan. 24, 2013, 11:34 p.m.

    Blanchette: Ex-Chief ringleader of Hawks’ jailbreak

    The beauty of administrative justice in sports? Investigator, prosecutor, judge, jury – they’re all the same person. Really cuts down on overhead.


  • Thu., Jan. 24, 2013

    Chiefs beat Winterhawks in shootout

    The Spokane Chiefs and goaltender Eric Williams accomplished what has eluded the rest of the Western Hockey League. Williams made 41 saves, Adam Helewka scored twice and Brenden Kichton netted …


  • Wed., Jan. 23, 2013, 11:05 p.m.

    Chiefs beat Winterhawks in shootout

    The Spokane Chiefs and goaltender Eric Williams accomplished what has eluded the rest of the Western Hockey League. Williams made 41 saves, Adam Helewka scored twice and Brenden Kichton netted …


  • Tue., Jan. 22, 2013, 9:21 p.m.

    Chiefs prep for two home games with Portland

    The Spokane Chiefs’ next two home games are against the team with the longest losing streak in the Western Hockey League’s U.S. Division.


  • Tue., Jan. 22, 2013

    Fiddler takes WHL lead as Chiefs prevail

    PORTLAND – Todd Fiddler had his second career hat trick and Mike Aviani added two goals as the Spokane Chiefs picked up a 5-2 win over the Western Hockey League-leading …

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  • Tue., Sept. 29, 2009, 9:35 a.m.

    Chief gets suspended

    Spokane Chiefs forward T.C. Cratsenberg, who received a match penalty against Tri-City in Saturday’s home opener, has been suspended for one game by the Western Hockey League.Cratsenberg receives the suspension …


  • Wed., Sept. 23, 2009, 12:29 p.m.

    Chiefs pick up Beach

    The Spokane Chiefs have acquired forward Kyle Beach from the Lethbridge Hurricanes in exchange for defensemen Mike Reddington and Landon Oslanski. Beach was the Chicago Blackhawks first round draft selection, …


  • Tue., Aug. 25, 2009, 9:16 a.m.

    Chiefs start process

    Hello hockey fans. With all of our changes, I find myself back on the hockey beat. After spending time with Chiefs general manager Tim Speltz, coach Hardy Sauter and new …


  • Sat., Dec. 27, 2008, 11:24 p.m.

    Short-handed Chiefs triumph

    The stars were missing, but the effort, smarts and sacrifice weren’t.It’s hard to say Spokane’s 4-2 Western Hockey League victory over the Tri-City Americans was unexpected on Saturday night – …

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