Stories tagged: Western Hockey League
UPDATED: Mon., June 5, 2017, 9:49 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs hire Dan Lambert as head coach
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’ Jaret Anderson-Dolan named captain for Team Canada U18
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.
All-time wins leader Don Nachbaur out as coach of the Spokane Chiefs
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.
Western Hockey League honors Chiefs forward Kailer Yamamoto
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.
Spokane’s Kailer and Keanu Yamamoto forge lasting bond through hockey
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.
Spokane Chiefs rally late but fall to Prince George 4-3
UPDATED: Wed., March 8, 2017, 10:39 p.m.
Silvertips put end to Chiefs’ postseason hopes
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.
Spokane Chiefs edge closer to elimination with loss to Seattle
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.
Spokane Chiefs add defensemen Luke Gallagher to roster
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 scores again but Spokane Chiefs dumped by Tri-City
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 scores in overtime to lift Spokane Chiefs over Kelowna
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.
Spokane Chiefs cough up five-goal third in loss to Prince George
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.
Young line gives Chiefs hope for the future
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.
Goalie Dawson Weatherill enters late in game to help Spokane Chiefs hold off top rival Tri-City
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 …
Fri., Feb. 10, 2017, 11:01 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs lose two-goal lead, fall in shootout to Portland Winterhawks
Joachim Blichfeld scored twice in the third period to tie it and was the only shooter successful in a shootout and the Portland Winterhawks overcame the Spokane Chiefs 5-4 on …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 3, 2017, 11:24 p.m.
Jaret Anderson-Dolan notches hat trick and Spokane Chiefs beat Medicine Hat
Nancy Anderson-Dolan drove 9 hours from Calgary, Alberta, to watch her son, Jaret Anderson-Dolan, play in the Chiefs’ most recent weekend homestand against Medicine Hat and Kamloops.
Sat., Jan. 28, 2017, 10:13 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs blitzed in 8-3 loss to Tri-City Americans
Vladislav Lukin scored twice and the Tri-City Americans broke open a competitive game with three goals in a four-minute spurt in the third period to down the Spokane Chiefs 8-3 …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 27, 2017, 9:52 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs remain on outside of playoffs with loss to Kootenay
Colton Kroeker scored a 5-on-3 power-play goal midway through the third period to lift the Kootenay Ice over the Spokane Chiefs 3-2 at Western Financial Place in Cranbrook, B.C. in …
Sat., Jan. 14, 2017, 10:16 p.m.
Jaret Anderson-Dolan scores twice to help Spokane Chiefs break losing skid at Portland
Jaret Anderson-Dolan scored his second goal of the game and 22nd of the season midway through the third period and the Spokane Chiefs held on the rest of the way …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 13, 2017, 9:59 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs comeback bid falls short against Portland Winterhawks
Despite a furious comeback attempt, the Spokane Chiefs dropped the second of a four-game road trip – and fourth overall – in a 5-4 decision to the Portland Winterhawks in …
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.