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  • SATURDAY, DEC. 1, 2012, 9:09 P.M.

    Chiefs win in OT on King’s goal

    REGINA, Saskatchewan – Tyler King scored his first winning goal of the season Saturday night and the Spokane Chiefs rallied from 4-2 and 5-3 deficits to defeat the Regina Pats …


  • SATURDAY, DEC. 1, 2012

    Fiddler, Aviani pace Chiefs

    SWIFT CURRENT, Saskatchewan – Todd Fiddler felt right at home on Friday night. Fiddler, of Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan, continued his recent tear with two goals and one assist as the …


  • FRIDAY, NOV. 30, 2012, 9:15 P.M.

    Chiefs open road swing with big win

    SWIFT CURRENT, Saskatchewan – Todd Fiddler felt right at home on Friday night.


  • FRIDAY, NOV. 30, 2012

    Chiefs play Swift Current in first game of East trip

    As a fourth-year player and Spokane Chiefs leader, Mitch Holmberg has devised the perfect strategy for surviving the team’s longest road trip of the season. “Bring a lot of snacks …


  • THURSDAY, NOV. 29, 2012, 9:02 P.M.

    Chiefs begin road trip through WHL East

    As a fourth-year player and Spokane Chiefs leader, Mitch Holmberg has devised the perfect strategy for surviving the team’s longest road trip of the season.


  • WEDNESDAY, NOV. 28, 2012, 12:20 P.M.

    WHL nails Portland franchise for rules violations

    The Western Hockey League suspended Portland Winterhawks coach and general manager Mike Johnston for the rest of the season, fined the team $200,000 and took away several draft picks Wednesday …


  • SUNDAY, NOV. 25, 2012

    Chiefs make coach’s win a grand one

    The one meant more to Don Nachbaur than the 1,000. The Spokane Chiefs unleashed three goals during the final 12 minutes Saturday night to dust off the Tri-City Americans 5-2 …


  • SATURDAY, NOV. 24, 2012, 10:44 P.M.

    Nachbaur’s 1,000th WHL game is a winner for Chiefs

    The one meant more to Don Nachbaur than the 1,000.


  • SATURDAY, NOV. 24, 2012

    Ams defeat Chiefs in overtime

    The Spokane Chiefs encountered a night of firsts on Friday, but not in a positive way. Malte Stromwall scored 43 seconds into overtime to give the Tri-City Americans a 5-4 …


  • FRIDAY, NOV. 23, 2012, 11:09 P.M.

    Chiefs lose to Americans in overtime

    The Spokane Chiefs encountered a night of firsts on Friday, but not in a positive way.


  • THURSDAY, NOV. 22, 2012

    Fiddler scores twice as Chiefs top ’Tips

    The Spokane Chiefs are accustomed to playing well at home, dominating the Everett Silvertips and, at least this season, getting offensive punch from Todd Fiddler. They could grow accustomed to …


  • WEDNESDAY, NOV. 21, 2012, 10:44 P.M.

    Backup goalie Hughson guides Chiefs

    The Spokane Chiefs are accustomed to playing well at home, dominating the Everett Silvertips and, at least this season, getting offensive punch from Todd Fiddler.


  • WEDNESDAY, NOV. 21, 2012

    Chiefs’ Aviani continues to grow

    The Spokane Chiefs could see Mike Aviani growing as a hockey player during last year’s Western Hockey League playoffs. Aviani’s family can top that.


  • TUESDAY, NOV. 20, 2012, 8:42 P.M.

    Chiefs’ Aviani continues to grow

    The Spokane Chiefs could see Mike Aviani growing as a hockey player during last year’s Western Hockey League playoffs. Aviani’s family can top that.


  • SUNDAY, NOV. 18, 2012

    Fiddler delivers for Chiefs

    KENT, Wash. – Todd Fiddler hit all the perfect notes on Saturday night. Fiddler’s first career hat trick gave the Spokane Chiefs all of the offense they needed during a …


  • SATURDAY, NOV. 17, 2012, 10:30 P.M.

    Chiefs’ Fiddler strings together hat trick

    KENT, Wash. – Todd Fiddler hit all the perfect notes on Saturday night.


  • SATURDAY, NOV. 17, 2012

    WSU gets go-ahead for football building

    College football: The Washington State University Board of Regents gave approval for a $61 million football operations building to be constructed beginning this month, it was announced Friday morning. The …


  • SUNDAY, NOV. 11, 2012

    Portland Winter Hawks trounce Chiefs 9-1

    The Spokane Chiefs got their first look at the 2012-13 Portland Winterhawks on Saturday at the Arena, and first impressions came with bumps, bruises and a thorough, 9-1 trouncing. A …


  • SATURDAY, NOV. 10, 2012

    Meeting challenge

    Welcome back to the lineup, Mitch Holmberg. Out for the past four games with an injury, the Spokane Chiefs’ leading scorer returned to the lineup to help fuel a 5-2 …


  • FRIDAY, NOV. 9, 2012, 10:58 P.M.

    Holmberg returns to guide Chiefs

    Welcome back to the lineup, Mitch Holmberg.