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  • Cheek helps Giants slip past Spokane Chiefs

    VANCOUVER, B.C. – Trevor Cheek scored with 5:53 left in the third period to propel the Vancouver Giants to a 3-2 win over the Spokane Chiefs in Western Hockey League …


  • Spokane Chiefs hold off Tri-City Americans

    Eleven seconds. That’s how long it took for Justin Feser to take advantage of an ugly bounce and for Tri-City to frustrate the nearly 9,000 fans that made their way …


  • Spokane Chiefs down rival Tri-City 5-3

    The Chiefs had an answer for everything the Americans threw at them and with two swift goals late in the third period – one of which gave veteran Mitch Holmberg …


  • Chiefs set for WHL home opener

    There are five undefeated teams left in the Western Hockey League and the Spokane Chiefs are one of them. They’re the only team, however, that has played just one game …


  • Chiefs will greet Americans for home opener

    There are five undefeated teams left in the Western Hockey League and the Spokane Chiefs are one of them.


  • Chiefs have decision to make in goal

    Before the Spokane Chiefs can zero in on accomplishing their goals for the new season, they must first establish something basic: Who is going to protect those goals by trying …


  • Chiefs must determine goaltender plans

    Before the Spokane Chiefs can zero in on accomplishing their goals for the new season, they must first establish something basic: Who is going to protect those goals by trying …


  • NHL lockout has some affect on minor leagues

    The Spokane Chiefs played hockey on Saturday night – as did the rest of the Western Hockey League over the weekend. They’ll do it again this weekend – and for …


  • NHL lockout trickles down to WHL

    The Spokane Chiefs played hockey on Saturday night – as did the rest of the Western Hockey League over the weekend. They’ll do it again this weekend – and for …


  • Spokane Chiefs trample Tri-City in opener

    KENNEWICK – When the Spokane Chiefs and Tri-City Americans last met, a trip to the conference championship series was on the line. That didn’t go Spokane’s way.


  • Spokane Chiefs hit ice at Tri-City with jobs still at stake

    For now, you can primarily think of game time for the Spokane Chiefs as a job interview. There are still decisions to be made – in regard to who stays, …


  • Chiefs have plenty to prove in season opener

    For now, you can primarily think of game time for the Spokane Chiefs as a job interview.


  • Chiefs want to extend story this season

    The Spokane Chiefs were 5 minutes – and one goal – from playing for a conference title last season. And if you paid any attention to the series, you know …


  • Chiefs look to take next step in WHL

    The Spokane Chiefs were 5 minutes – and one goal – from playing for a conference title last season. And if you paid any attention to the series, you know …


  • WHL will fill void for hockey fans

    Here’s one more thing to appreciate about major junior hockey: Its teams will actually be playing hockey soon. As the National Hockey League went into lockout mode last week with …


  • WHL season drops the puck on Thursday

    Here’s one more thing to appreciate about major junior hockey: Its teams will actually be playing hockey soon.


  • Chiefs reassign winger; roster at 27

    The Spokane Chiefs have reassigned 16-year-old left winger Markson Bechtold to the UFA Bisons of the Alberta Midget Hockey League on Monday. Bechtold, the Chiefs’ third-round pick in the 2011 …


  • Wrigley wins eighth consecutive SAWGA

    Beth Wrigley won the Spokane Area Women’s Golf Association city championship for the eighth consecutive year on Thursday, finishing with a three-day total of 234 after the final round at …


  • In brief: Chiefs knock off Thunderbirds

    Mitch Holmberg notched a hat trick to power the Spokane Chiefs to a 6-3 victory over the Seattle Thunderbirds in the preseason Everett Tournament in Everett, Wash., on Sunday. Seattle …


  • In brief: Chiefs lose preseason opener to Everett

    Hockey: Even though preseason games can be taken with a grain of salt, the Spokane Chiefs didn’t quite dazzle in their debut. Five Everett players scored as tournament host Silvertips …


  • 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 …


  • 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, …


  • 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 …


  • 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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