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Monday, January 21, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Jets Delay Flight

A decision on the fate of the Winnipeg Jets was postponed following a request from the federal government for a meeting with the NHL. The government in Ottawa sought a …


Scoring Leader Sidelined

Eric Lindros, whose cheek was cut by a puck in Sunday’s game against the New York Rangers, will miss the Philadelphia Flyers’ final regular-season game today against the New York …


Lindros Hart Favorite

When it comes to picking the winners of major awards, a blink here or there could be tolerated. But we must pick with one eye closed - in this case, …


Jets Perilously Close To Fleeing Winnipeg

Monday could be doomsday for the Winnipeg Jets. Even while the team was keeping its playoff hopes alive late Thursday by stunning the Detroit Red Wings, the franchise was being …


Sports People

UNLV athletic director Jim Weaver is giving up most of his duties two months early to allow the school’s alumni director to initiate marketing programs aimed at erasing athletic department …


Bandwagon Finds Home In Flyerland

General manager Bob Clarke isn’t keen on the publicity his team is generating. “I think everybody’s gotten carried away with this team,” Clarke said Thursday, referring to the Philadelphia Flyers’ …


Election Buoys Winnipeg

Minnesota’s chances of luring the Winnipeg Jets for next season appear to have hit a setback following provincial elections in Manitoba. The Conservative Party of provincial Premier Gary Filmon, which …


Gretzky Pay Still Tops Despite $2 Million Cut

Wayne Gretzky, who took a $2.3 million paycut, still drew the top salary in the NHL this season. In a survey compiled last week, Gretzky’s 1994-95 salary was $6,540,028. His …


Philly Saves Fox Flyer On Nhl

The Philadelphia Flyers tore up the ice with nine straight victories before finally losing on Sunday. So what do you say about that? If you’re the Fox network, you say …


Roenick Escapes Surgery

A medical test found Chicago Blackhawks star Jeremy Roenick sustained no structural damage when he injured his left knee April 2. Roenick is scheduled to begin rehabilitation of a hyperextended …


Jets May Flee Winnipeg

One of the leaders in Minnesota’s bid to regain an NHL team says there is an excellent chance of the league returning to the Twin Cities next season if the …


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Keenan Takes No Joy In Rangers’ Demise

If the New York Rangers fail to make the playoffs a year after winning the Stanley Cup, Mike Keenan says he won’t be crowing. “I don’t take any pleasure in …


Melrose Displaced: Kings’ Coach Fired Along With His Assistant

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Nhl Players In Olympics?

Although no final agreement has been reached for NHL players to participate in the 1998 Winter Olympics, SportsChannel analyst Peter McNab said it’s almost 100 percent certain the NHL will …


Bure’s Burden: He Isn’t Scoring

Pavel Bure can’t figure it out - he’s not scoring goals. Bure, who signed a $22.5 million contract in the off-season, has not scored in four games. The NHL’s top …


Mighty Ducks Take Turn For Best

In the first half of the season they were the sitting ducks of the Western Conference. But since breaking from a minicamp in Banff, Alberta, in mid-March, the Mighty Ducks …


Nhl Notebook

Saying he’s changed but not claiming to have cured his problems with alcohol and drugs, hockey bad boy Bob Probert is back on skates and looking toward the resumption of …


Devils Soaring, Rangers Slumping

Martin Brodeur made 32 saves in posting his second straight shutout and Bobby Holik scored early in the third period to lead New Jersey to a 2-0 victory over the …


Flyers Scripting Dream Season

Linesman Kevin Collins, center, puts a hold on Buffalo’s Rob Ray, but the Sabres are beginning to put a hold on the league. Photo by Associated Press


Chiefs Can’t Hold Own At Home Spokane Blows Another Lead, Trails 3-1

Tri-City’s Rob Butz (25) celebrates one of his two second-period goals that sent the Americans on their way to a 6-5 come-from-behind win. Photo by Dan McComb/The Spokesman-Review


Edmonton Fires Its Coach

George Burnett, the first-year coach of the Edmonton Oilers, was fired Thursday, two days after ousting Shayne Corson as team captain. Burnett had benched the veteran in the third period …


Canadiens Trade Turgeon For Muller

Star centers Kirk Muller and Pierre Turgeon changed teams in a five-player NHL trade Wednesday when the Montreal Canadiens and New York Islanders made late, desperate bids to reach the …


Ducks, Wings Swap

The Mighty Ducks of Anaheim acquired center-right wing Mike Sillinger and defenseman Jason York from the Detroit Red Wings for left wing Stu Grimson, defenseman Mark Ferner and a sixth-round …


Stasiuk, Chiefs Rip Tri-City Wing Scores Four Goals As Spokane Evens Series At 1-1 With 9-1 Win

The Chiefs got their shots against Tri-City, though Greg Leeb’s attempt past Tri-City Ryan Marsh didn’t go. Photo by Shawn Jacobson/The Spokesman-Review


Ex-King Taylor Joins Two Others In Rafters At L.A. Forum

Dave Taylor, who played more games for the Los Angeles Kings than anyone in their 28-year history, became the third member of the franchise to have his uniform number retired. …


Tri-City Gets Drop On Chiefs Spokane Will Try To Get Even In Game 2 Tonight In Coliseum

At least the Spokane Chiefs don’t have a lot of time to stew over Monday night’s 5-2 playoff loss to Tri-City. They resume their Highway 395 series tonight at 7 …


Cirjak, Chiefs Come Through Beat Rockets 3-2 In Ot

The Chiefs’ Jay Bertsch, left, keeps pressure on Tacoma’s Joel Kwiatkowski as the two engage in a bit of air hockey with the puck. Photo by Craig Buck/The Spokesman-Review


Nystrom Honored

Whether it was the time when he was a 4-year-old Swedish immigrant living in a converted chicken coop, or that day in May 1980, when he was a right wing …


Spokane Vs. Tri-City, Tacoma

Time: Tonight in the Tri-City Coliseum at 7, Friday night with Tacoma in the Spokane Coliseum at 7. Records: Spokane (1-1 in the playoffs), Tri-City (2-1). Radio: KGA-AM (1510) 6 …