Stories tagged: Western Hockey League
Wed., Nov. 22, 2017, 10:25 p.m.
Chiefs net four unanswered goals to rout Kelowna Rockets 6-2
After dismantling the Kelowna Rockets 6-2 in front of 4,519 fans at the Spokane Arena, the Spokane Chiefs have a lot to be thankful for.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 22, 2017, 12:22 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs acquire rights to forward Sean Gulka from Victoria
The Spokane Chiefs announced on Wednesday that they have acquired the rights to 2000-born forward Sean Gulka from the Victoria Royals in exchange for a conditional pick in the WHL …
Sat., Nov. 18, 2017, 10:37 p.m.
Backup goalie Donovan Buskey posts shutout as Chiefs bounce back
If Friday’s night’s 1-0 loss to the Victoria Royals was possibly the worst game the Chiefs have played this season, Saturday night’s game against the Prince Albert Raiders may have …
Fri., Nov. 10, 2017, 9:55 p.m.
Kailer Yamamoto’s return leads Chiefs to victory
Kailer Yamamoto’s return to the Spokane Chiefs on Friday night was a smash hit.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 10, 2017, 3:04 p.m.
Tri-City Americans speak up on hockey’s future at Toyota Center
The Tri-City Americans hoped Kennewick would approve a sales tax to pay for updates to its home, the Toyota Center. After The Link failed by a large margin Tuesday, the …
Sat., Nov. 4, 2017, 11:45 p.m.
Chiefs lose fourth consecutive game, falling to Tri-City in shootout
It’s the little things that always make the difference.
Fri., Nov. 3, 2017, 11:08 p.m.
Chiefs can’t take advantage of chances in loss to Portland
The Spokane Chiefs have yet to show power on the power play.
Fri., Oct. 27, 2017, 11:30 p.m.
Hudson Elynuik scores twice but Spokane Chiefs fall to Red Deer in OT
RED DEER, Alberta – Jared Dmytriw scored his third goal of the season in overtime and the Red Deer Rebels edged the Spokane Chiefs 4-3 in Western Hockey League play …
Wed., Oct. 25, 2017, 9:19 p.m.
Rough third period dooms Chiefs in loss to Tigers
Josh Williams scored two goals, Ryan Chyzowski added a goal and two assists and the Medicine Hat Tigers used a three-goal third period to pull away for a 7-4 victory …
Fri., Oct. 20, 2017, 10:31 p.m.
Chiefs dominate play but lose to Kamloops in shootout
Hockey can be a cruel game at times. The Spokane Chiefs experienced that in their 3-2 shootout loss to the Kamloops Blazers Friday night.
Thu., Oct. 19, 2017, 5:31 p.m.
Chiefs acquire Calgary Flames prospect Zach Fischer from Medicine Hat
The Spokane Chiefs announced Thursday that they have acquired 20-year-old Calgary Flames prospect Zach Fischer from the Medicine Hat Tigers in exchange for 18-year-old forward Hayden Ostir, 16-year-old defenseman prospect …
Wed., Oct. 18, 2017, 10:28 p.m.
Chiefs take advantage of power-play chances to dispatch Moose Jaw
The Spokane Chiefs made the most of their four power-play opportunities, scoring on two of them in a 2-1 win.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 17, 2017, 4:55 p.m.
Chiefs forward Jaret Anderson-Dolan selected for Canada-Russia Series
Spokane Chiefs forward Jaret Anderson-Dolan has been named to Team WHL for the upcoming 2017 CIBC Canada-Russia Series.
Sat., Oct. 14, 2017, 10:54 p.m.
Momentum shifts quickly in Chiefs’ loss to Tri-City
The tenor of a hockey game can change at any moment, thanks to the randomness of the sport.
Fri., Oct. 13, 2017, 10:25 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs break through on offense in victory over No. 1 Victoria
The Victoria Royals came into Spokane Friday night as the top-ranked team in the Canadian Hockey League. The Spokane Chiefs were returning from a winless three-game road trip. Advantage Royals, …
Fri., Oct. 6, 2017, 10:45 p.m.
Chiefs continue to struggle with power plays during loss to Portland
Six games into the Western Hockey League season, the Spokane Chiefs are looking for some chemistry and are in desperate need of an improved power play.
Fri., Oct. 6, 2017, 3:20 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs sign Czech defenseman Filip Kral
The Spokane Chiefs announced on Friday they signed Czech defenseman
Tue., Oct. 3, 2017, 4:31 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs have pair named to NHL Draft Prospect list
Defenseman Ty Smith one of just 24 players to earn ‘A’ rating
Fri., Sept. 29, 2017, 9:20 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs complete big comeback to beat Kootenay in overtime
Rykr Cole scored with a slapshot in overtime and the Spokane Chiefs rallied from four goals down to beat the Kootenay Ice 6-5 in Western Hockey League action at Western …
Thu., Sept. 28, 2017, 7:46 p.m.
Team Glance: Spokane Chiefs return impressive offensive talent
The Spokane Chiefs return a lot of experience and should be strong offensively. If the defense improves, they will make a return to the playoffs.
Thu., Sept. 28, 2017, 7:31 p.m.
2016-17 Spokane Chiefs: Where are they now?
Here’s a look at the 2016-2017 Spokane Chiefs and where they are now. Of this season’s 28-man roster, 21 are returners.
Thu., Sept. 28, 2017, 6:30 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs new head coach Dan Lambert watching more than bottom line
Dan Lambert said his players – and the fans – might be keeping a watchful eye on the record again this year, but he’ll be more focused on developing players …
Thu., Sept. 28, 2017, 5:53 p.m.
John Blanchette: Spokane Chiefs roster work in progress but offers possibility
Dead last, no playoffs, coaching change, new regime. So when do the Spokane Chiefs hoist that next Western Hockey League championship banner to the top of the Spokane Arena? Why …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 28, 2017, 3:57 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs load up on promotions for upcoming home schedule
The Chiefs have plenty of giveaways and special events scheduled for fans this season at the Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena.
Wed., Sept. 27, 2017, 4:42 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs forward Jaret Anderson-Dolan assigned to team from Kings
Jaret Anderson-Dolan is returning to the Spokane Chiefs. The talented forward was assigned to his Western Hockey League club by the NHL’s Los Angeles Kings, where Anderson-Dolan was participating in …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 23, 2017, 10:17 p.m.
Hudson Elynuik’s goal helps Spokane Chiefs sweep Prince George
Hudson Elynuik scored the eventual game-winner in the second period and the Spokane Chiefs downed the Prince George Cougars for the second night in a row, 5-1, to sweep the …
Fri., Sept. 22, 2017, 9:58 p.m.
Ty Smith has goal, two assists and Spokane Chiefs open WHL season with win
Ty Smith had a goal with two assists and the Spokane Chiefs topped the Prince George Cougars 4-2 on Friday in the Western Hockey League regular season opener.
Wed., Sept. 20, 2017, 6:18 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs sign ninth round pick Cordel Larson
The Spokane Chiefs announced 2001-born forward Cordel Larson has signed a WHL Standard Player Agreement. Larson was the Chiefs’ ninth round (186th overall) pick in the 2016 WHL Bantam Draft.
Tue., Sept. 19, 2017, 3:47 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs trade forward Brock Sottile to Prince Albert
Spokane trades forward Brock Sottile to Prince Albert, Chiefs acquire draft pick for hard-nosed winger
Sat., Sept. 16, 2017, 10:14 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs end preseason slate with win over Tri-City
Hayden Ostir scored his fifth goal of the preseason and the Spokane Chiefs topped the Tri-City Americans 6-2 in the final Western Hockey League preseason game on Saturday at the …