Stories tagged: Western Hockey League
Wed., Jan. 11, 2017, 10:48 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs blanked by Evertt Silvertips to start 4-game roadtrip
Brandson Hein scored his first goal of the season 2 minutes, 40 seconds into the second period to start a string of five straight and the Everett Silvertips handed the …
Sat., Jan. 7, 2017, 10:54 p.m.
Chiefs lose to Kootenay after nine-round shootout
Sometimes defeating a team by three goals can lead to complacency.
Mon., Jan. 2, 2017, 6:32 p.m.
Chiefs bolster offense with trade
The Spokane Chiefs announced Monday that they have acquired forwards Riley Woods and Rykr Cole in exchange for Wyatt Sloboshan and a third-round pick in the 2017 WHL Bantam Draft.
Wed., Nov. 30, 2016, 11:48 p.m.
Two early goals allow Winterhawks to stop Chiefs
In a game in which Spokane was presented with several scoring chances and fired 35 shots on goal, the Chiefs left the ice with a reminder of how fickle luck …
Fri., Nov. 18, 2016, 10:56 p.m.
Four-goal third period sends Chiefs past Calgary
Tied at 1 heading into the third period, the Spokane Chiefs needed a spark.
Thu., Nov. 10, 2016, 10:24 p.m.
Chiefs face tough challenge from Everett
After completing the longest road trip of the season, Spokane got the benefit of a full week of practice.
Fri., Oct. 28, 2016, 11:25 p.m.
Jaret Anderson-Dolan helps Chiefs knock off Prince Albert
Jaret Anderson-Dolan capped a three-goal second period and the Spokane Chiefs held off the Prince Albert Raiders 4-2, in Western Hockey League action on Friday.
Wed., Oct. 26, 2016, 8:58 p.m.
Kailer Yamamoto sparks Chiefs to WHL road win over Blades
Kailer Yamamoto scored a pair of goals – giving him 10 on the season – and the Spokane Chiefs breezed to a 6-2 victory over the Saskatoon Blades in Western …
Wed., Oct. 12, 2016, 10:22 p.m.
Tired Chiefs stumble in Kamloops
The Spokane Chiefs discovered something on Wednesday at the Interior Savings Centre – they don’t play well on five hours of sleep.
Fri., Oct. 7, 2016, 9:38 p.m.
Lethbridge takes advantage of penalties to defeat Chiefs
The first rule for when you’re having trouble dealing with an opponent’s power play: Stop committing penalties.
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.
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.
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.
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., 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.
Tue., 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.
Fri., 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.
Sat., 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.
Fri., 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.
Wed., 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 …
Sat., 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.
Fri., 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.
Sat., 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.
Tue., 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 …
Sat., March 5, 2016, 10:41 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs’ hold on playoff spot slips slightly