Stories tagged: Spokane Chiefs
UPDATED: Tue., May 2, 2017, 6:59 p.m.
Import players Pavel Kousal and Ondrej Najman not returning to Spokane Chiefs next season
Czech Republic players Pavel Kousal and Ondrej Najman won’t return to the Chiefs next season, Spokane general manager Scott Carter confirmed Tuesday.
UPDATED: Mon., May 1, 2017, 11:15 p.m.
Nothing about Chiefs’ Jaret Anderson-Dolan is ordinary
Jaret Anderson-Dolan is known to turn heads. The 17-year-old forward has done so ever since appearing in his first Spokane Chiefs game at 15 in 2015.
Mon., May 1, 2017, 9:47 p.m.
WHL teams try to find diamonds in the rough in bantam draft
On Thursday, the Western Hockey League teams will determine which 14-year-old will be the future for their franchise. Naturally, uncertainty follows.
Wed., April 12, 2017, 6:58 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs’ Jaret Anderson-Dolan named captain for Team Canada U18
Spokane Chiefs forward Jaret Anderson-Dolan has been named captain of Canada’s under-18 team for the International Ice Hockey Federation U18 World Championship in Slovakia, Hockey Canada announced Wednesday.
Mon., April 10, 2017, 4:53 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs season outlook: Looking forward to bantam and import drafts
This past season was filled with learning experiences for first-year general manager Scott Carter.
UPDATED: Mon., April 10, 2017, 4:44 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs season outlook: Some prospects to keep an eye on
The Spokane Chiefs relied on a great deal of rookies this season. And with a young team, the results were often inconsistent. Eli Zummack, Ty Smith and Matt Leduc all …
Tue., April 4, 2017, 9:03 a.m.
Spokane Chiefs season outlook: Progression on backend will strengthen chances for improvement
In terms of development, the most important group for the Spokane Chiefs is its defense.
Mon., April 3, 2017, 4:57 p.m.
Area roundup: Tyler Frost helps Gonzaga baseball top UC Santa Barbara
Tyler Frost went 3 for 3 with three RBIs and Gonzaga beat UC Santa Barbara 4-1 in a nonconference matchup in Santa Barbara, California, on Monday.
UPDATED: Mon., April 3, 2017, 5:03 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs’ forward Jaret Anderson-Dolan named to Hockey Canada’s U18 roster; Ty Smith invited to training camp
Hockey Canada announced on Monday that Spokane Chiefs forward Jaret Anderson-Dolan is one of six players to make Canada’s National Men’s Under-18 roster for the 2017 International Ice Hockey Federation …
UPDATED: Tue., April 4, 2017, 9:12 a.m.
Spokane Chiefs season outlook: Forward depth will be key
One of the best lines in the WHL could be in Spokane next season.
UPDATED: Sun., April 2, 2017, 11:57 a.m.
Spokane Chiefs season outlook: Team likely moving forward with goaltenders Dawson Weatherill, Donovan Buskey
While it’s hard to blame all of the Chiefs struggles this past season on the goaltenders, consistency in between the posts will serve the team well in the future.
Fri., March 31, 2017, 11:39 a.m.
Spokane Chiefs season outlook: Young leadership emerges
By the end of the season, the Spokane Chiefs’ leadership core was young. And while it wasn’t always conducive to winning this season, it could set up the Chiefs for …
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.
Wed., March 22, 2017, 10:59 p.m.
Western Hockey League honors Chiefs forward Kailer Yamamoto
Spokane Chiefs forward Kailer Yamamoto was named to the Western Hockey League’s Western Conference Second All-Star Team, it was announced on Wednesday.
Tue., March 21, 2017, 7:27 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs forward Hudson Elynuik signs tryout contract
Spokane Chiefs forward Hudson Elynuik signed an amateur tryout contract (ATO) with the American Hockey League’s Charlotte Checkers on Tuesday. Elynuik was selected by the Checkers’ parent club, the Carolina …
UPDATED: Sun., March 19, 2017, 11:06 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs finish 2016-17 season on high note with 7-2 win over Portland Winterhawks
The Spokane Chiefs finished the 2016-17 season on a high note, trouncing the Portland Winterhawks 7-2 at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Portland, Oregon on Sunday to close out the …
UPDATED: Sat., March 18, 2017, 11 p.m.
Young Chiefs push Tri-City to limit in OT loss
Chiefs fans received a dose of nostalgia, combined with a heavy dose of enthusiasm for the future in Spokane’s 5-4 shootout loss to the Tri-City Americans at the Arena on …
UPDATED: Fri., March 17, 2017, 10:12 p.m.
Kailer Yamamoto hat trick not enough as Spokane Chiefs fall to Tri-City in overtime
Kailer Yamamoto scored twice in the final 61 seconds of regulation to complete a hat trick and force overtime, but Morgan Geekie got his second of the game just 28 …
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.
Mon., March 13, 2017, 6:30 a.m.
Spokane’s Kailer and Keanu Yamamoto forge lasting bond through hockey
As Kailer and Keanu Yamamoto grew up, it wasn’t uncommon for their parents, LeAnn and Russ Yamamoto, to hear the clatter of hockey sticks against the concrete basement floor from …
Sat., March 11, 2017, 10:46 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs rally late but fall to Prince George 4-3
UPDATED: Fri., March 10, 2017, 11 p.m.
WHL days running down, Spokane Chiefs’ Jayden Sittler plays well in loss to Portland
Jayden Sittler’s final season in the Western Hockey League with the Spokane Chiefs didn’t go like he planned.
UPDATED: Wed., March 8, 2017, 10:39 p.m.
Silvertips put end to Chiefs’ postseason hopes
After hanging to their playoff hopes by a thread for the last month, the Spokane Chiefs are now eliminated from the Western Hockey League playoffs.
Tue., March 7, 2017, 10:08 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs edge closer to elimination with loss to Seattle
The Spokane Chiefs aren’t mathematically eliminated from the Western Hockey League playoffs, but they’re close.
Sat., March 4, 2017, 10:13 p.m.
Take two: Spokane Chiefs lose 2-goal leads on consecutive nights to Victoria
Matthew Phillips scored his 46th goal of the season 2:42 into overtime and the Victoria Royals downed the Spokane Chiefs 4-3 on Saturday in Western Hockey League action.
Fri., March 3, 2017, 10:06 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs lose two-goal lead and game to Victoria
Matthew Phillips notched his 44th goal of the campaign with just over seven minutes to play in regulation and the Victoria Royals made it stand as the game-winner and edged …
Wed., March 1, 2017, 10:27 p.m.
Chiefs cruise past Silvertips
Spokane’s top-three leading goal scorers this season – Kailer Yamamoto, Jaret Anderson-Dolan, Keanu Yamamoto – all scored to pace the Spokane Chiefs to a 4-1 victory over the Western Conference-leading …
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 …
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 26, 2017, 4:55 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs fall to Tri-City again, this one a 5-1 thumping
There’s something about facing Tri-City that gives Spokane fits. The Chiefs fell to 2-7-1-0 against the Americans this season after a 5-1 thumping at the Arena on Saturday.