Stories tagged: Spokane Chiefs
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.
Tue., Aug. 16, 2016, 9:59 p.m.
Tim Speltz leaving Chiefs to work for Toronto Maple Leafs
Longtime Spokane Chiefs general manager Tim Speltz has been hired by the Toronto Maple Leafs of the National Hockey League, the team ammounced on Tuesday.
Mon., Aug. 15, 2016, 7:23 p.m.
Area roundup: Chiefs sign pair of Czech forwards
Mon., Aug. 1, 2016, 3:18 p.m.
Chiefs sign another draft pick for ‘17 season
The Spokane Chiefs announced Monday that forward Carter Chorney has signed a standard player agreement and has committed to playing in the Western Hockey League. Chorney was the Chiefs’ third …
Fri., July 22, 2016, 1:30 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs sign another forward to add depth
Capping a busy week for the Spokane Chiefs, the team on Friday signed a scrappy forward to add depth for the upcoming season.
Thu., July 21, 2016, 12:10 p.m.
Chiefs sign forward, 2014 draft pick Logan Foster
The Spokane Chiefs announced Thursday that 1999-born forward Logan Foster has signed a standard player agreement and has committed to playing in the Western Hockey League. He was the Chiefs’ …
Mon., July 11, 2016, 1:57 p.m.
Chiefs trade goalie Lasse Petersen for draft pick
The Spokane Chiefs have traded backup goalie Lasse Petersen to the Everett Silvertips in exchange for a sixth-round pick in the 2017 WHL Bantam Draft, the team announced on Monday.
Tue., June 28, 2016, 11:01 p.m.
Chiefs choose two players from Czech Republic
The Spokane Chiefs on Tuesday selected two players off the same team from the Czech Republic as part of the 2016 Canadian Hockey League Import Draft.
Mon., June 27, 2016, 6:36 p.m.
Chiefs unveil new WHL schedule
The Spokane Chiefs announced on Monday their upcoming 72-game schedule for the 2016-17 regular season. All 36 homes games will be played at the Spokane Arena.
Sat., June 25, 2016, 3:39 p.m.
Carolina Hurricanes select Spokane Chiefs forward Hudson Elynuik in third round of NHL draft
Spokane Chiefs forward Hudson Elynuik was selected by the Carolina Hurricanes today in the third round (74th overall) of the National Hockey League draft.
Thu., June 23, 2016, 2:33 p.m.
Chiefs’ Hudson Elynuik hoping to hear his name in NHL draft
Hudson Elynuik has spent his off season doing hockey things, like practicing shots in his garage in Calgary, Alberta.