Stories tagged: 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
Wed., 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 …
Wed., 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.
Fri., 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 …
Wed., 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 …
Wed., 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 …
Fri., 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 …
Thu., 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.
Wed., 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 …
Tue., 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 …
Sat., 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 …
Sat., 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.
Fri., 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 …
Wed., Dec. 16, 2015, 10:42 p.m.
Remi Laurencelle scores four goals as Everett tops Chiefs
The Spokane Chiefs scratched back to take a third-period lead Wednesday night, but the Everett Silvertips scored four more goals to slam the door on a 7-4 victory.
Tue., Dec. 15, 2015, 7:29 p.m.
WHL suspends Chiefs’ Adam Helewka for six games
The Western Hockey League took the rare step of suspending Spokane Chiefs forward Adam Helewka for six games following an altercation on the ice after Saturday’s loss to the Tri-City …
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 15, 2015, 2:53 p.m.
WHL suspends Chiefs’ Helewka after fight
The Western Hockey League has suspended Spokane Chiefs forward Adam Helewka for six games following an altercation on the ice after the Saturday loss to the Tri-City Americans.
Fri., Dec. 11, 2015, 10:51 p.m.
Seattle’s Ethan Bear stops Spokane Chiefs from taking over first place
The Spokane Chiefs were in the hunt for first place on Friday night, but they weren’t counting on hard-charging Ethan Bear.
Wed., Dec. 9, 2015, 10:39 p.m.
Tyson Verhelst stops 37 shots as Chiefs dispatch Seattle
The Spokane Chiefs got an epic effort from a goalie and opportunistic scoring Wednesday night to somehow beat the Seattle Thunderbirds 4-2.
Tue., Dec. 8, 2015, 5:51 p.m.
Chiefs Niklas Andersen, Lasse Petersen will represent Denmark at world juniors
Spokane Chiefs forward Niklas Andersen and goaltender Lasse Petersen have been selected to represent Denmark in the upcoming International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championship, the Chiefs announced Tuesday.
Fri., Dec. 4, 2015, 10:34 p.m.
Adam Helewka’s hat trick leads Chiefs’ rout of first-place Seattle
The first meeting of the season between the Spokane Chiefs and the Seattle Thunderbirds couldn’t have gone any better for the home team.
Thu., Dec. 3, 2015, 5:48 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs forward Dominic Zwerger tabbed for world juniors
Spokane Chiefs forward Dominic Zwerger has been selected to play for his home country of Austria in the upcoming IIHF World Junior Championship Tournament.
Wed., Nov. 25, 2015, 10:11 p.m.
Chiefs hang on to hold off Vancouver’s late charge
Spokane gave up two goals late in the third period Wednesday night, but the Chiefs held on for a 3-2 victory over the Vancouver Giants to extend their winning streak …
Sat., Nov. 21, 2015, 11:02 p.m.
Adam Helewka carries load as hot Chiefs defeat Moose Jaw
The Spokane Chiefs are one of the hottest team in the Western Hockey League, winning eight out of their last 10, and last year’s leading goal scorer Adam Helewka has …
Fri., Nov. 20, 2015, 10:41 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs beat Swift Current Broncos 4-1
The Swift Current Broncos won’t have a lot of good tales to share after their trip to the United States.