Stories tagged: Western Hockey League
THURSDAY, 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.
WEDNESDAY, 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.
TUESDAY, 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.
MONDAY, 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 …
FRIDAY, 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.
THURSDAY, 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’ …
MONDAY, 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.
SATURDAY, 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.
TUESDAY, JUNE 21, 2016, 5:58 P.M.
Chiefs’ Kailer Yamamoto receives invitation to national junior evaluation camp
Spokane Chiefs leading scorer Kailer Yamamoto has been invited to the USA Hockey National Junior Evaluation Camp that runs from July 7 to Aug. 7 in Plymouth, Michigan.
FRIDAY, MAY 13, 2016, 6:19 P.M.
First-round draft pick Luke Toporowski signs player agreement with Spokane Chiefs
Forward Luke Toporowski, chosen eighth overall in the Western Hockey League’s Bantam Draft, signed a Standard Player Agreement and committed to playing for the Spokane Chiefs, the team announced Friday.
SATURDAY, MAY 7, 2016, 6:47 P.M.
Locally: Former Spokane Chief Ray Whitney named to WHL’s list of top 50 players
Ray Whitney is No. 1 in Spokane. Now the former Chiefs standout is officially one of the top 50 players all-time in the Western Hockey League.
FRIDAY, MARCH 25, 2016, 11:15 P.M.
Victoria’s star players guide Game 1 playoff win over Chiefs
The Victoria Royals’ top guns provided the offense as the Western Hockey League’s regular-season champions disposed of the Spokane Chiefs 5-3 in Game 1 of their best-of-7 opening-round playoff series.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23, 2016, 11:15 P.M.
Matt Sozanski’s scoring spurt perfect timing for Chiefs
The Tri-City Americans’ mad dash to knock the Spokane out of the playoffs last week collided with will of a journeyman defenseman seeking his first ever goal after three years …
SATURDAY, MARCH 19, 2016, 5:11 P.M.
Locally: Spokane Chiefs captain Jason Fram earns three team awards
Jason Fram, Spokane Chiefs captain, collected three awards as the Western Hockey League team saluted its players during the final home game of the regular season last weekend.
FRIDAY, MARCH 18, 2016, 10:24 P.M.
Elynuik, Sozanski send Chiefs past Winterhawks in overtime
Hudson Elynuik and Matt Sozanski are in a groove for the Spokane Chiefs.
SATURDAY, MARCH 12, 2016, 10:56 P.M.
Kelowna zips past Spokane in Chiefs’ final home game of regular season
A night after dominating rival Tri-City 6-1, the Chiefs got slammed by the same score Saturday night by Kelowna in Spokane’s final home game of the regular season.
TUESDAY, MARCH 8, 2016, 11:20 P.M.
Injury-plagued Chiefs gear up for homestretch
The Spokane Chiefs return their battered lineup to home ice Wednesday night for the final stretch of games as the players make a final push to solidify a spot in …
SATURDAY, MARCH 5, 2016, 10:41 P.M.
Spokane Chiefs’ hold on playoff spot slips slightly
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 2016, 9:59 P.M.
Spokane Chiefs fire blanks, lose to Kamloops Blazers
Matt Revel and Jake Kryski each had a goal and an assist to power the Kamloops Blazers to a 5-0 victory over the Spokane Chiefs in Wesern Hockey League action …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 24, 2016, 11:18 P.M.
Lasse Petersen helps Chiefs blank Cougars
In what turned out to be a battle of goalies Wednesday night, the Spokane Chief’s back-up net master stole the show in a rare 1-0 shutout victory over Prince George.
FRIDAY, FEB. 12, 2016, 11:35 P.M.
Kootenay tops Chiefs in shootout
CRANBROOK, B.C. – Tanner Lishchynsky’s wrist-shot through traffic found the back of the net with 3 seconds left in the third period and Matt Alfaro and Jesse Zaharichuk scored shootout …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 10, 2016, 11:52 P.M.
Winterhawks defeat Spokane Chiefs in overtime
The Spokane Chiefs scored two goals in the final 10 minutes to force overtime Wednesday night, but the Portland Winterhawks scored with 15 seconds remaining in the extra period to …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 3, 2016, 9:58 P.M.
Chiefs storm past Vancouver
Kailer Yamamoto scored just 42 seconds into the match and the Spokane Chiefs never looked back en route to a 6-2 victory over the Vancouver Giants in Western Hockey League …
FRIDAY, JAN. 22, 2016, 9:23 P.M.
Yamamoto gives Chiefs 7-6 overtime win over Kootenay
CRANBROOK, B.C. – Kailer Yamamoto scored his team-leading 19th goal of the season just more than a minute into overtime to give the Spokane Chiefs a 7-6 win over the …
THURSDAY, JAN. 14, 2016, 7:24 P.M.
Area roundup: Spokane Chiefs’ Ty Smith selected for Team Canada
The newest Spokane Chief, 15-year-old Ty Smith, has been selected to compete for Team Canada in the upcoming 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 13, 2016, 11:23 P.M.
Chiefs pound on Blades to stop skid
After losing all four games to start the year, the Spokane Chiefs raked in the biggest scoring night of the season Wednesday night in a 9-2 slashing of the Saskatoon …
TUESDAY, JAN. 12, 2016, 11:35 P.M.
Blanchette: Chiefs coach Don Nachbaur has left his mark in Spokane
Not quite 40 years ago, when Don Nachbaur was a boy on skates in the game he coaches now, he remembers being whistled to center ice at practice, being tossed …
SATURDAY, JAN. 9, 2016, 11:06 P.M.
Chiefs can’t overcome Regina’s quick start
The Spokane Chiefs suffered one of their worst defeats of the season Saturday night as the Regina Pats came to town and won 7-2 in a game that didn’t seem …
SATURDAY, DEC. 19, 2015, 10:48 P.M.
Jason Fram’s late goal points Chiefs toward overtime victory
In an absolutely thrilling made-in-Hollywood ending, the Spokane Chiefs completed three comebacks and somehow willed themselves to a 5-4 win Saturday night over the Portland Winterhawks at the Arena.
FRIDAY, DEC. 18, 2015, 10:50 P.M.
Chiefs can’t take advantage of multiple shots during OT loss to Portland
On a night when the Spokane Chiefs’ offense created many opportunities, the Portland Winterhawks got a skating clinic by one player Friday night to take down the Chiefs 2-1 in …