Tracking Spokane’s Western Hockey League team. The Chiefs won the Memorial Cup in 2008.
FRIDAY, APRIL 1, 2016, 11:41 P.M.
Chiefs stay alive, defeat Victoria 4-1 in Game 5
Birthday boy Matt Sozanski had a pair of assists to help pace the Chiefs to a convincing 4-1 win over the Victoria Royals on Friday night at Save-on-Foods Memorial Centre, …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30, 2016, 10:57 P.M.
Victoria Royals outduel Spokane Chiefs in overtime
The Spokane Chiefs fought to the end, but the Victoria Royals battled from behind Wednesday to win 3-2 in overtime and rake a commanding 3-1 lead in the best-of-7 series.
TUESDAY, MARCH 29, 2016, 10:34 P.M.
Chiefs storm back, beat Royals to cut series deficit in half
Spokane ended Victoria’s 15-game winning streak in dramatic fashion Tuesday, as the Chiefs pounded the Royals 5-2 to fight their way back into the first-round playoff series.
MONDAY, MARCH 28, 2016, 11:02 P.M.
Spokane Chiefs try to climb out of 2-0 hole against Victoria
After two close losses, the Spokane Chiefs return to the friendly confines of the Spokane Arena in their struggle to continue the hockey season alive against the surging Victoria Royals.
SATURDAY, MARCH 26, 2016, 11:33 P.M.
Chiefs leave Victoria down two games in WHL playoff-opening series
The Spokane Chiefs are returning home in a huge hole, looking to find a way out after a 4-3 loss to the Victoria Royals on Saturday night which leaves the …
FRIDAY, MARCH 25, 2016, 11:15 P.M.
Victoria’s star players guide Game 1 playoff win over Chiefs
The Victoria Royals’ top guns provided the offense as the Western Hockey League’s regular-season champions disposed of the Spokane Chiefs 5-3 in Game 1 of their best-of-7 opening-round playoff series.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23, 2016, 11:15 P.M.
Matt Sozanski’s scoring spurt perfect timing for Chiefs
The Tri-City Americans’ mad dash to knock the Spokane out of the playoffs last week collided with will of a journeyman defenseman seeking his first ever goal after three years …
SATURDAY, MARCH 19, 2016, 5:11 P.M.
Locally: Spokane Chiefs captain Jason Fram earns three team awards
Jason Fram, Spokane Chiefs captain, collected three awards as the Western Hockey League team saluted its players during the final home game of the regular season last weekend.
FRIDAY, MARCH 18, 2016, 10:24 P.M.
Elynuik, Sozanski send Chiefs past Winterhawks in overtime
Hudson Elynuik and Matt Sozanski are in a groove for the Spokane Chiefs.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16, 2016, 10:44 P.M.
Chiefs slip past Silvertips in overtime
What a difference a day made for the Spokane Chiefs.
SATURDAY, MARCH 12, 2016, 10:56 P.M.
Kelowna zips past Spokane in Chiefs’ final home game of regular season
A night after dominating rival Tri-City 6-1, the Chiefs got slammed by the same score Saturday night by Kelowna in Spokane’s final home game of the regular season.
FRIDAY, MARCH 11, 2016, 11:57 P.M.
Chiefs collect precious points in 6-1 win over Tri-City
In a must-win game to reach the playoffs, the Spokane Chiefs put on an offensive show and crushed visiting Tri-City Americans 6-1 Friday night to get some breathing room. The …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9, 2016, 11:42 P.M.
Chiefs can’t dig out of early hole in 3-2 loss to Kamloops
The short-handed Spokane Chiefs twice rallied but couldn’t manufacture another goal, falling 3-2 Wednesday night to the Kamloops Blazers.
TUESDAY, MARCH 8, 2016, 11:20 P.M.
Injury-plagued Chiefs gear up for homestretch
The Spokane Chiefs return their battered lineup to home ice Wednesday night for the final stretch of games as the players make a final push to solidify a spot in …
SATURDAY, MARCH 5, 2016, 10:41 P.M.
Spokane Chiefs’ hold on playoff spot slips slightly
FRIDAY, MARCH 4, 2016, 10:58 P.M.
Spokane Chiefs hold off Prince George
In a penalty-filled affair, the Spokane Chiefs built a two-goal lead midway through the third period and held on nervously to beat the Prince George Cougars 3-2 in Western Hockey …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 2016, 9:59 P.M.
Spokane Chiefs fire blanks, lose to Kamloops Blazers
Matt Revel and Jake Kryski each had a goal and an assist to power the Kamloops Blazers to a 5-0 victory over the Spokane Chiefs in Wesern Hockey League action …
SATURDAY, FEB. 27, 2016, 10:24 P.M.
Chiefs fall to Kelowna in shootout
Kelowna, B.C. – Justin Kirkland and Tomas Soustal scored shootout goals and the Kelowna Rockets beat the Spokane Chiefs 4-3 in a Western Hockey League game on Saturday. It was …
FRIDAY, FEB. 26, 2016, 11:23 P.M.
Prince George hands Spokane Chiefs worst shutout loss of season
Two nights after a shutout victory over Prince George, the Cougars got their revenge Friday night and handed the Spokane Chiefs their worst shutout loss of the season at 6-0.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 24, 2016, 11:18 P.M.
Lasse Petersen helps Chiefs blank Cougars
In what turned out to be a battle of goalies Wednesday night, the Spokane Chief’s back-up net master stole the show in a rare 1-0 shutout victory over Prince George.
SATURDAY, MARCH 1, 2014, 11:19 P.M.
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 …
FRIDAY, FEB. 28, 2014, 11:17 P.M.
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 …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 26, 2014, 4:58 P.M.
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 …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 26, 2014, 4:52 P.M.
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 …
TUESDAY, FEB. 25, 2014, 9:41 P.M.
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
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 19, 2014, 11:15 P.M.
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 …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 19, 2014, 5:08 P.M.
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 …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 19, 2014, 4:41 P.M.
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 …
TUESDAY, FEB. 18, 2014, 9:50 P.M.
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 …
SUNDAY, FEB. 16, 2014, 10:56 P.M.
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. …
SATURDAY, FEB. 15, 2014, 11:47 P.M.
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 …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 12, 2014, 11:27 P.M.
Chiefs’ offense needs a boost
The Spokane Chiefs are not scoring goals in general and not scoring power-play goals specifically. Read story
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 12, 2014, 5:21 P.M.
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
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 12, 2014, 5:02 P.M.
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
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 12, 2014, 4:11 P.M.
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 …
TUESDAY, FEB. 11, 2014, 9:11 P.M.
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. …
SUNDAY, FEB. 9, 2014, 12:40 A.M.
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, …
SATURDAY, FEB. 8, 2014, 12:53 A.M.
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 …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 5, 2014, 11:10 P.M.
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 …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 5, 2014, 7:44 P.M.
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