Stories tagged: Spokane Chiefs
Tue., Oct. 18, 2016, 11:03 p.m.
Chiefs score early, defend Everett late for a 2-1 victory over Silvertips
Spokane Chiefs broke a three-game losing streak and scored a huge 2-1 victory Tuesday night over the Everett Silvertips. The Chiefs got goals from Kailer Yamamoto and Jaret Anderson-Dolan while …
Sat., Oct. 15, 2016, 11:35 p.m.
Chiefs give up late lead, lose 3-2 to Portland in a shootout
The Spokane Chiefs gave up a 2-1 lead with three minutes to play, survived overtime and then lost 3-2 to the Portland Winterhawks Saturday night in a shootout.
Sat., Oct. 15, 2016, 4:52 p.m.
WHL suspends Spokane Chiefs’ Elynuik for Friday hit
Spokane Chiefs forward Hudson Elynuik has been suspended by the WHL for a hit he delivered in Friday’s 4-3 overtime loss to the Everett Silvertips.
Fri., Oct. 14, 2016, 11:31 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs give up two late goals and fall 4-3 in overtime to Everett
The Spokane lost 4-3 in overtime to the Everett Silvertips after the Chiefs game up two power play goals in the last six minutes of a game they controlled from …
Thu., Oct. 13, 2016, 3:49 p.m.
Last-place Chiefs return for 3-game homestand
Spokane’s seesaw of a hockey season continues Friday night as the Chiefs welcome U.S. Division rival Everett Silvertips to the Spokane Arena in the first of a two-night home stand.
Wed., Oct. 12, 2016, 10:22 p.m.
Tired Chiefs stumble in Kamloops
The Spokane Chiefs discovered something on Wednesday at the Interior Savings Centre – they don’t play well on five hours of sleep.
Wed., Oct. 12, 2016, 12:59 p.m.
Chiefs place three on Hockey Canada’s roster for international tournament
The Spokane Chiefs have had three players selected for Hockey Canada’s 2016 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge. Forwards Koby Morrisseau, Eli Zummack and defenseman Ty Smith have been named to the …
Tue., Oct. 11, 2016, 10:03 p.m.
Kailer Yamamoto’s third-period goal carries Chiefs past Thunderbirds
Kailer Yamamoto scored a go-ahead goal just 40 seconds into the third period and Curtis Miske added an empty-netter with 14 seconds left in the game to propel the Spokane …
Sat., Oct. 8, 2016, 10:45 p.m.
Victoria Royals down the Spokane Chiefs 4-1
A game of missed passes and disorganized defense caught up to the Spokane Chiefs on Saturday as the Victoria Royals came to town and beat the Chiefs 3-1.
Fri., Oct. 7, 2016, 9:38 p.m.
Lethbridge takes advantage of penalties to defeat Chiefs
The first rule for when you’re having trouble dealing with an opponent’s power play: Stop committing penalties.
Sat., Oct. 1, 2016, 11:34 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs show flashes in 5-2 home win over Tri-City in home opener
Spokane beat Tri-City, 5-2, to win its ninth straight home opener on Saturday night in front of 8,108 in the Arena – breaking open a game that was tied 2-2 …
Wed., Sept. 28, 2016, 10:18 p.m.
Area roundup: Alivia Brown paces Cougars’ fourth-place finish
Area roundup: Alivia Brown turned in the best performance of her career to lead the Washington State Cougars women to a fourth-place showing at the Golfweek Conference Challenge at Red …
Sun., Sept. 25, 2016, 9:03 p.m.
Chiefs trade Zwerger, get Elynuik back
The Spokane Chiefs announced they have traded Austrian forward Dominic Zwerger to the Everett Silvertips in exchange for a third round pick in the 2017 WHL Bantam Draft. The move …
Sat., Sept. 24, 2016, 11:34 p.m.
Tri-City pounds Spokane Chiefs to open WHL season
The Spokane Chiefs opened the season and crashed headfirst into scoring machines called Michael Rasmussen and Vladislav Lukin.
Fri., Sept. 23, 2016, 11:37 p.m.
Young Chiefs show promise as regular season opens
Spokane Chiefs coach Don Nachbaur doesn’t mince words when asked how a team succeeds at hockey. The game rewards effort.
Fri., Sept. 23, 2016, 12:40 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs extend Nachbaur through next season
One day before the regular season begins, the Spokane Chiefs extended the contract of coach Don Nachbaur to keep the franchise’s all-time winningest coach under contract through the 2017-18 season.
Thu., Sept. 22, 2016, 8:20 p.m.
Capsules of WHL’s U.S. Division
It looks like all the other teams in the U.S. Division again will be chasing the Seattle Thunderbirds as the regular season opens on Saturday.
Wed., Sept. 21, 2016, 11:15 p.m.
Blanchette: New GM Scott Carter hits ground running for Chiefs
Businessman, scout, entrepreneur, administrator, creator, even historian – Scott Carter’s many hats can make for some confusion in assessing his strengths and talents.
Mon., Sept. 19, 2016, 10:06 p.m.
Chiefs trim roster by placing Cardiff on waivers
The Spokane Chiefs have cut their roster down to 27 players in preparation of their regular season opener on Saturday against the Tri-City Americans in Kennewick.
Sat., Sept. 17, 2016, 10:17 p.m.
Area roundup: WSU volleyball extends streak against Virginia, then falls to tourney host Baylor
Kyra Holt had 11 kills to help Washington State record its sixth consecutive sweep and ninth consecutive victory, sweeping Virginia in the Baylor Invitational in Waco, Texas, on Saturday. The …
Thu., Sept. 8, 2016, 11:24 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs hire Scott Carter as next general manager
The Spokane Chiefs will introduce Scott Carter as the organizations new general manager at a 3:30 p.m. news conference.
Tue., Sept. 6, 2016, 11:23 a.m.
Spokane Chief Koby Morrisseau expected to recover from hit
Spokane Chiefs forward Koby Morrisseau has returned to Spokane after he was hospitalized following a hit on Saturday during a pre-season 3-2 loss the the Portland Winterhawks.
Sat., Sept. 3, 2016, 9:55 p.m.
Area roundup: Zags volleyball remains unbeaten with sweep of Montana
Gonzaga never trailed in its match with Montana, sweeping the Grizzlies 25-18, 25-18, 25-9 on Saturday in Missoula.
Fri., Sept. 2, 2016, 8:34 p.m.
Chiefs open preseason with 5-3 over Vancouver
The Spokane Chiefs got two goals from Curtis Miske and three assists from Kailer Yamamoto Friday to beat the Vancouver Giants to open the preseason schedule.
Wed., Aug. 31, 2016, 3:54 p.m.
Chiefs’ Kailer Yamamoto to play for All-American Prospects Game
Spokane Chiefs forward Kailer Yamamoto has been named to the CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia on Sept. 22.
Tue., Aug. 30, 2016, 5:55 p.m.
Chiefs cut their roster to 33
The Spokane Chiefs cut their roster from 44 players to 33 on Tuesday before traveling this weekend to play three exhibition games.
Thu., Aug. 25, 2016, 10:32 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs open camp without goalie Tyson Verhelst
Keeping the other guys from scoring goals has taken an odd twist for the Spokane Chiefs after last year’s starting goalie, Tyson Verhelst, has decided to give up the game.
Tue., Aug. 23, 2016, 11:14 p.m.
Chiefs hope to turn last season’s struggles into future success
The Spokane Chiefs were haunted by injuries and inconsistency last season. However, all those minutes given to younger players gives the organization hope that the Chiefs can turn all that …
Sat., Aug. 20, 2016, 6:51 p.m.
Letters to the sports editor
I worked in the Spokane Chiefs office when Tim Speltz was hired. I was immediately impressed by his work ethic.
Tue., Aug. 16, 2016, 10:48 p.m.
John Blanchette: Tim Speltz was rudder that steered Chiefs to success
This is not Tim Speltz’s mid-life crisis.