Stories tagged: Western Hockey League
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 6:34 p.m.
The Edmonton Oilers announced via press release they have signed 2017 first round selection Kailer Yamamoto to a three-year entry level contract.
Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 5:44 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs forward and Edmonton Oilers first-round draft pick Kailer Yamamoto picked up a pair of assists for the U.S. White team in an 8-2 win over Canada Red at …
Fri., July 14, 2017, 4:04 p.m.
Chiefs’ first round import draft pick all set to head to North America in August
UPDATED: Thu., July 6, 2017, 6:52 p.m.
19-year-old netminder headed to Spokane for 2018 draft pick
UPDATED: Fri., June 30, 2017, 3:32 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs forward Ethan McIndoe has been invited to the Toronto Maple Leafs’ 2017 Development Camp, as announced by the Maple Leafs on Friday afternoon.
Wed., June 28, 2017, 4:01 p.m.
Slovak forward and Czech defenseman picked by Chiefs
UPDATED: Tue., June 27, 2017, 3:07 p.m.
The Spokane Chiefs’ 2017-18 regular season schedule was announced by the Western Hockey League on Tuesday afternoon in Calgary, Alberta, including all 36 home games to be played at Spokane …
UPDATED: Sat., June 24, 2017, 8:48 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs forward Jaret Anderson-Dolan was selected 41st overall (second round) by the Los Angeles Kings in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft on Saturday in Chicago.
UPDATED: Thu., June 22, 2017, 11:23 p.m.
The last time the Spokane Chiefs had two players drafted in the first round of the NHL Draft was 1997, when defenseman Brad Ference was taken 10th overall by the …
Tue., June 20, 2017, 2:37 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs forward one of 42 players invited to world junior precursor
Thu., June 15, 2017, 3:16 p.m.
The Spokane Chiefs announced Thursday that they have traded forward Koby Morrisseau to the Regina Pats in exchange for future draft picks.
Wed., June 14, 2017, 5:08 p.m.
Spokane begins exhibition slate versus Portland on Sept. 1
Wed., June 7, 2017, 3:55 p.m.
Former Spokane Chiefs player and assistant coach
Tue., June 6, 2017, 10:44 p.m.
For all the many testimonials – compassionate, a communicator, a teacher – whether Dan Lambert is what the Spokane Chiefs need in a head coach will be answered in the …
UPDATED: Tue., June 6, 2017, 5:45 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs prospects Jack Finley and Tyson Feist both signed Standard Player Agreements and committed to playing in the Western Hockey League on Tuesday afternoon.
UPDATED: Mon., June 5, 2017, 9:49 p.m.
The Spokane Chiefs have hired Dan Lambert as the 12th full-time head coach in the team’s Western Hockey League history. The team plans to announce Lambert, 47, as head coach …
Wed., April 12, 2017, 6:58 p.m.
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.
UPDATED: Thu., March 30, 2017, 10:02 p.m.
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 22, 2017, 10:59 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs forward Kailer Yamamoto was named to the Western Hockey League’s Western Conference Second All-Star Team, it was announced on Wednesday.
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.
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.
UPDATED: Wed., March 8, 2017, 10:39 p.m.
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.
The Spokane Chiefs aren’t mathematically eliminated from the Western Hockey League playoffs, but they’re close.
Tue., Feb. 21, 2017, 11:15 p.m.
Luke Gallagher, a 16-year-old defenseman out of Mead, Washington, has been added to the Spokane Chiefs roster for the rest of the season, the team announced on Tuesday.
Sat., Feb. 18, 2017, 11:22 p.m.
Kailer Yamamoto scored his team-leading 34th goal of the season, but the Tri-City Americans downed the Spokane Chiefs 5-1 on Saturday at the Toyota Center in Kennewick.
Fri., Feb. 17, 2017, 11:29 p.m.
Kailer Yamamoto scored 61 seconds into overtime with this 33rd goal of the season to lift the Spokane Chiefs over the Kelowna Rockets 5-4 in Western Hockey League action in …
Tue., Feb. 14, 2017, 11:46 p.m.
Kody McDonald scored a power-play goal at the start of the third period – the first of five in the frame – to break open a close game and the …
Mon., Feb. 13, 2017, 9:15 p.m.
The Spokane Chiefs’ top scorers, such as Kailer and Keanu Yamamoto, Jaret Anderson-Dolan and Hudson Elynuik, are undeniably talented and exciting to watch.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 11, 2017, 11:35 p.m.
Moments after Kailer Yamamoto won the game-sealing faceoff with 4 seconds remaining, he skated over to his goaltender, Dawson Weatherill, patted him on the helmet and came in for an …