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  • Chiefs need win at home tonight to extend playoff series to decisive seventh game

    The Spokane Chiefs fought, strained and toiled to get their Western Hockey League playoff series back to home ice. Now the Chiefs, who will play host to the Everett Silvertips …


  • Chiefs, Silvertips ready for Game 6

    The Spokane Chiefs fought, strained and toiled to get their Western Hockey League playoff series back to home ice. Now the Chiefs, who will play host to the Everett Silvertips …


  • Chiefs stay alive with 4-3 OT victory over Everett

    EVERETT – Riley Whittingham wasn’t certain what had happened until he turned to the bench to see his fellow Spokane Chiefs celebrating. Whittingham’s goal with 4 minutes, 35 seconds left …


  • Chiefs stay alive with 4-3 OT victory over Everett

    EVERETT – Riley Whittingham wasn’t certain what had happened until he turned to bench to see his fellow Spokane Chiefs celebrating.


  • Silvertips have Hart, 3-1 lead

    The last five periods of the Western Hockey League playoff series between the Spokane Chiefs and Everett have been notable for the number of Chiefs shots fired at rookie goalie …


  • Chiefs find themselves in 3-1 hole against Everett

    Carter Hart stopped 34 of 35 shots Friday as Everett defeated Spokane 3-1 in a WHL playoff game at the Arena to take a 3-1 series lead. The Chiefs must …


  • Chiefs can ensure another home game

    The Spokane Chiefs must win tonight to guarantee that they’ll play another game at the Arena this season. A Chiefs loss in Game 4 would give Everett a 3-1 lead …


  • Chiefs can ensure another home game

    The Spokane Chiefs must win Friday night to guarantee that they’ll play another game at the Arena this season.


  • Everett scores in second OT, beats Chiefs

    The Spokane Chiefs had all the good chances during Wednesday’s first overtime. The Everett Silvertips needed just one good chance in the second extra period.


  • Chiefs, Silvertips getting physical as Game 3 looms

    What’s shaping up as the Western Conference’s most intriguing first-round playoff series has also been the most contentious. The Spokane Chiefs and Everett Silvertips piled up infractions and penalty minutes …


  • Chiefs rebound, pull even with Silvertips

    EVERETT – Any carryover effect that the Everett Silvertips had from winning Game 1 on Friday night disappeared Saturday during a first-period sequence of less than 6 minutes. The Spokane …


  • Chiefs rebound, pull even with Silvertips

    EVERETT – Any carryover effect that the Everett Silvertips had from winning Game 1 on Friday night disappeared Saturday during a first-period sequence of less than 6 minutes.


  • Big third period lifts Everett over Chiefs in Game 1

    EVERETT – The third period had barely started Friday night when Carson Stadnyk made it known that he wasn’t going to stand for the Spokane Chiefs’ 1-0 lead. Stadnyk scored …


  • Big third period lifts Silvertips over Chiefs in Game 1

    EVERETT – The third period had barely started Friday night when Carson Stadnyk made it known that he wasn’t going to stand for the Spokane Chiefs’ 1-0 lead.


  • Chiefs need all hands on deck

    There are better ways to head into postseason play than dragging along a five-game losing streak. But the Spokane Chiefs aren’t shrinking from the task of meeting U.S. Division champion …


  • It’s almost over for overage Chiefs

    The Spokane Chiefs’ 20-year-old players will complete their Western Hockey League careers at the same place, but they took vastly different routes to reach that spot. The beginning of the …


  • Chiefs win lottery, gain 1st pick in upcoming WHL draft

    The Western Hockey League playoffs haven’t started yet, but the Spokane Chiefs placed a big victory in their column Wednesday. The Chiefs won the WHL Bantam Draft lottery in Calgary, …


  • Chiefs lose; most stars rest

    The Western Hockey League regular season came to an end Sunday at the Arena with a playoff preview that wasn’t really indicative of anything. The Everett Silvertips, less than 24 …


  • Spokane Chiefs lose regular-season finale

    The Western Hockey League regular season came to an end Sunday at the Arena with a playoff preview that wasn’t really indicative of anything.


  • G&T Blog matters: Regardless of foe, Chiefs must play harder

    Chiefs Thursday: Nothing they do can change their playoff seeding, but the Spokane Chiefs may determine their first-round opponent.


  • A nothing kind of weekend for Chiefs

    Last weekend the Spokane Chiefs’ offense was humming along, scoring 18 goals in three games. This weekend the Chiefs suffered back-to-back shutouts, including Saturday night’s 3-0 setback to a Tri-City …


  • Finished with Portland … maybe

    The Spokane Chiefs are absolutely done with the Portland Winterhawks when it comes to the Western Hockey League’s regular season. Whether the Chiefs face Portland again in the playoffs remains …


  • Chiefs join six others in clinching

    Seven Western Hockey League teams have now clinched postseason berths after the Spokane Chiefs accomplished the feat last weekend. The playoff field, which will ultimately be 16 teams, so far …


  • Portland stays on Kelowna’s heels

    There’s no change at the top of the Canadian Hockey League’s Top 10 rankings this week. Kelowna continues to lead the way, followed by the Guelph Storm of the Ontario …


  • WHL notes: Portland approaches league record

    This week’s Western Hockey League notebook leads with the Portland Winterhawks’ drive toward a league record that has stood for 46 years. Read story


  • Chiefs fall flat against Raiders

    Given their success against Eastern Conference teams this season, and their solid record against the Prince Albert Raiders in recent years, the odds seemed to favor the Spokane Chiefs for …


  • WHL playoff situation takes shape

    Here’s a look at the drive toward the Western Hockey League postseason as the regular season enters the final month. Some teams have already clinched berths and some, such as …


  • Kelowna holds on to No. 1

    The Kelowna Rockets (46-8-0-4) still lead the way in the Canadian Hockey League’s Top 10 rankings. The Rockets have held down the top spot since Jan. 2. Portland (43-12-2-3) has …


  • WHL notes: One point could mean a lot

    This week’s Western Hockey League notebook leads with the race for the East Division title, which could mean a No. 2 playoff seed for the champion and a No. 6 …


  • Chiefs continue remarkable trend

    True, the Spokane Chiefs have won 18 consecutive games from the Everett Silvertips at the Arena. But Sunday night’s win allowed the Chiefs to add to another positive season-long trend. …


  • Top of Western Conference solidly in place

    Following Saturday’s busy night in the Western Hockey League, including the Spokane Chiefs’ 7-0 whitewash of the Tri-City Americans, it appears as if something drastic would have to occur to …


  • Chiefs’ offense needs a boost

    The Spokane Chiefs are not scoring goals in general and not scoring power-play goals specifically. Read story


  • Female reporter free to return to Canada

    The woman who allegedly threatened to kill former Spokane Chiefs player Jackson Playfair worked out a deal with prosecutors in a Kennewick courtroom to return to Canada. Read story


  • WHL postseason chase heats up

    The Western Hockey League’s regular season is down to the final five weeks. Here’s how the postseason shapes up so far: Read story


  • Rockets in town, still ranked No. 1

    Despite losing four of their last eight games (two by shootout, one to the Spokane Chiefs), the Kelowna Rockets are ranked No. 1 in the Canadian Hockey League’s Top 10 …


  • Chiefs return home with tough assignment

    The Spokane Chiefs have played just one home game in the last 17 days, but their Western Hockey League schedule becomes much more favorable for the rest of the month. …


  • Chiefs’ offense reappears

    The up-and-down Spokane Chiefs bounced back from two consecutive shutouts by matching a season high for goals during a 7-3 road win over the Tri-City Americans in Kennewick. Better yet, …


  • Now Chiefs should cheer for Seattle

    The Spokane Chiefs dropped their second consecutive 4-0 game to the Seattle Thunderbirds on Friday night. That makes Spokane 0-5-2-0 against Seattle this year (or 7-0 from the Thunderbirds’ point …


  • Two thorns in the side of Spokane Chiefs

    There have been many positives to the Spokane Chiefs’ 2013-14 Western Hockey League season, which is down to 19 games following Wednesday night’s game at the Arena. The two big …


  • Kelowna still on top

    Despite their Jan. 29 home shootout loss to the Spokane Chiefs, the Kelowna Rockets remained the No. 1 team in the Canadian Hockey League’s Top 10 rankings. Read story


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