Stories tagged: Don Nachbaur
Thu., June 22, 2017, 1:08 p.m.
L.A. Kings hire former Spokane Chiefs coach Don Nachbaur as assistant
LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Kings have hired former Spokane Chiefs coach Don Nachbaur to be an assistant on John Stevens’ new staff.
Tue., June 6, 2017, 10:44 p.m.
John Blanchette: New Chiefs coach Dan Lambert has always been up for challenge
For all the many testimonials – compassionate, a communicator, a teacher – whether Dan Lambert is what the Spokane Chiefs need in a head coach will be answered in the …
UPDATED: Thu., March 30, 2017, 10:02 p.m.
All-time wins leader Don Nachbaur out as coach of the Spokane Chiefs
Six months after extending his contract for one more year, the Spokane Chiefs on Thursday parted ways with Don Nachbaur, who guided the junior hockey team to more wins than …
Wed., March 29, 2017, 5:41 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs season outlook: 20-year-old situation uncertain, but encouraging
The Spokane Chiefs’ underwhelming 2017 season is finally over.
UPDATED: Wed., March 15, 2017, 11:15 p.m.
Rookie goaltender Donovan Buskey a bright spot in the Spokane Chiefs 4-2 loss to the Seattle Thunderbirds
Spokane got a glimpse of its potential goaltending future against the Seattle Thunderbirds.
Sat., March 11, 2017, 10:46 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs rally late but fall to Prince George 4-3
Sun., Feb. 26, 2017, 9:59 p.m.
Lackluster first period drowns Spokane Chiefs in 9-5 loss to Kelowna
The Spokane Chiefs found out the hard way how potent an odd-man rush can be this weekend. After giving up three goals in the third period in a 5-1 loss …
Fri., Feb. 24, 2017, 11:48 p.m.
For Chiefs’ Luke Gallagher, there’s no place like the hometown ice
Luke Gallagher was only 8 years old during the Chiefs Memorial Cup run in 2008. His memory is shady on how it unfolded, but remembers his friends and family members …
Mon., Feb. 13, 2017, 9:15 p.m.
Young line gives Chiefs hope for the future
The Spokane Chiefs’ top scorers, such as Kailer and Keanu Yamamoto, Jaret Anderson-Dolan and Hudson Elynuik, are undeniably talented and exciting to watch.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 11, 2017, 11:35 p.m.
Goalie Dawson Weatherill enters late in game to help Spokane Chiefs hold off top rival Tri-City
Moments after Kailer Yamamoto won the game-sealing faceoff with 4 seconds remaining, he skated over to his goaltender, Dawson Weatherill, patted him on the helmet and came in for an …
Wed., Feb. 8, 2017, 11:05 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs outlast Winterhawks with three third-period goals
The sticks came alive for the Spokane Chiefs on Wednesday. Just at the right time.
Sat., Feb. 4, 2017, 11:54 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs suffer penalties, missed offensive opportunities in loss to Kamloops
A turbulent third period doomed the Spokane Chiefs on Saturday at the Arena, as Spokane committed four penalties and failed to capitalize on golden chances, and lost out on a …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 3, 2017, 11:24 p.m.
Jaret Anderson-Dolan notches hat trick and Spokane Chiefs beat Medicine Hat
Nancy Anderson-Dolan drove 9 hours from Calgary, Alberta, to watch her son, Jaret Anderson-Dolan, play in the Chiefs’ most recent weekend homestand against Medicine Hat and Kamloops.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 2, 2017, 5:55 p.m.
Kailer Yamamoto showcases skill in CHL/NHL prospects game
Another accomplishment was added to Kailer Yamamoto’s hockey resume this week.
Tue., Jan. 24, 2017, 11:22 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs lose to Seattle Thunderbirds in overtime
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 22, 2017, 10:09 p.m.
Chiefs notebook: Spokane’s Jake McGrew makes broadcasting debut against Kootenay
Despite being out for the season with a lower-body injury, Spokane Chiefs forward Jake McGrew added to his highlight tape on Saturday against Kootenay.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 21, 2017, 11:04 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs pound Kootenay Ice to erase recent struggles
Whether it was a lack of rest, practice time, consistency, effort or structure, there were several reasons for the Spokane Chiefs recent struggles.
Tue., Jan. 10, 2017, 11:40 a.m.
Spokane Chiefs trade Tanner Wishnowski to Prince George
Spokane made it’s first move of the trade deadline on Tuesday, trading 19-year-old forward Tanner Wishnowski to Prince George for a conditional eighth round pick, the Chiefs announced.
Mon., Jan. 9, 2017
New-look Spokane Chiefs get younger and smaller; stumble into important roadtrip
Due to a string of recent trades and acquisitions, the Spokane Chiefs are leaning toward a younger, smaller roster.
Sat., Jan. 7, 2017, 10:54 p.m.
Chiefs lose to Kootenay after nine-round shootout
Sometimes defeating a team by three goals can lead to complacency.
Fri., Dec. 30, 2016, 11:18 p.m.
Parker AuCoin scores twice and Tri-City Americans pound Spokane Chiefs
Fresh off an emotional win, the Spokane Chiefs faced traditional rival Tri-City on Friday night and got handled 6-3 by their rivals to the south.
Wed., Dec. 28, 2016, 11:26 p.m.
Chiefs give up two leads to Seattle before Ty Smith’s goal wins it in OT
In a game they dominated offensively, the Chiefs were pushed to overtime Wednesday night against Seattle before Spokane was saved by a 16-year-old defenseman.
Sat., Dec. 17, 2016, 10:14 p.m.
Chiefs score late but fall to red-hot Prince George
Facing arguably the best team in the Western Hockey League, the Spokane Chiefs came out flat Saturday night and pushed hard at the end before falling 2-1 to Prince George.
Wed., Dec. 7, 2016, 11:50 p.m.
Inconsistent Chiefs fall to Royals in overtime
Over the halfway point of the Western Hockey League, the Spokane Chiefs are still looking to find some consistency.
Fri., Dec. 2, 2016, 11:46 p.m.
Hudson Elynuik’s overtime goal lifts Chiefs past Rockets
Some players are more fit for overtime hockey than others, and certainly Spokane Chiefs forward Hudson Elynuik is one of the those players.
Wed., Nov. 30, 2016, 11:48 p.m.
Two early goals allow Winterhawks to stop Chiefs
In a game in which Spokane was presented with several scoring chances and fired 35 shots on goal, the Chiefs left the ice with a reminder of how fickle luck …
Sat., Nov. 26, 2016, 11:50 p.m.
Chiefs surrender 4-2 lead, lose 6-5 to Edmonton Oil Kings
The Spokane Chiefs surrendered a 4-2 lead half way through the second period Saturday night before falling 6-5 to the visiting Edmonton Oil Kings.
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 11:20 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs get two hat tricks in 10-1 mauling of Vancouver
Spokane got hat tricks from Hudson Elynuik and Jaret Anderson-Dolan Friday night as the Chiefs destroyed the visiting Vancouver Giants 10-1.
Sat., Nov. 19, 2016, 10:42 p.m.
Chiefs can’t hold early lead, lose two players to injuries
Being on the penalty kill nine times in one game makes winning hard.
Fri., Nov. 18, 2016, 10:56 p.m.
Four-goal third period sends Chiefs past Calgary
Tied at 1 heading into the third period, the Spokane Chiefs needed a spark.