Stories tagged: WHL hockey
UPDATED: Sat., March 18, 2017, 11 p.m.
Young Chiefs push Tri-City to limit in OT loss
Chiefs fans received a dose of nostalgia, combined with a heavy dose of enthusiasm for the future in Spokane’s 5-4 shootout loss to the Tri-City Americans at the Arena on …
UPDATED: Fri., March 10, 2017, 11 p.m.
WHL days running down, Spokane Chiefs’ Jayden Sittler plays well in loss to Portland
Jayden Sittler’s final season in the Western Hockey League with the Spokane Chiefs didn’t go like he planned.
Sat., March 4, 2017, 10:13 p.m.
Take two: Spokane Chiefs lose 2-goal leads on consecutive nights to Victoria
Matthew Phillips scored his 46th goal of the season 2:42 into overtime and the Victoria Royals downed the Spokane Chiefs 4-3 on Saturday in Western Hockey League action.
Fri., March 3, 2017, 10:06 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs lose two-goal lead and game to Victoria
Matthew Phillips notched his 44th goal of the campaign with just over seven minutes to play in regulation and the Victoria Royals made it stand as the game-winner and edged …
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 26, 2017, 4:55 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs fall to Tri-City again, this one a 5-1 thumping
There’s something about facing Tri-City that gives Spokane fits. The Chiefs fell to 2-7-1-0 against the Americans this season after a 5-1 thumping at the Arena on Saturday.
Sat., Oct. 29, 2016, 10:46 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs drop last game of long road trip to Swift Current
Tyler Steenburgen scored with 31 seconds left in overtime to give the Swift Current Broncos a 3-2 win over the Spokane Chiefs on Saturday in Western Hockey League action.
Wed., Jan. 20, 2016, 9:29 p.m.
Hurricanes blow past Chiefs
Brayden Burke scored a pair of third-period goals and finished with a hat trick to power the Lethbridge Hurricanes to a 4-0 victory over the visiting Spokane Chiefs in Western …
Tue., Aug. 25, 2015
Overage logjam thins for Chiefs
The Spokane Chiefs announced today that 1995-born players Nick Charif, Devon McAndrews and Blair Oneschuk will not return to the team for the 2015-16 season. The announcement narrows the competition …
Sun., Dec. 28, 2014, 9:52 p.m.
Yamamoto hat trick sparks Chiefs
Kailer Yamamoto picked up his first career hat trick and Adam Helewka scored the go-ahead goal as the Spokane Chiefs won their sixth consecutive game.
Fri., March 21, 2014, 8:49 p.m.
Chiefs, Royals set for opener
The Spokane Chiefs and Victoria Royals open their first-round playoff series at 7:05 Saturday night at Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre in Victoria, British Columbia.
Sun., Dec. 1, 2013, 9:16 p.m.
Thunderbirds easily handle Chiefs
Adam Henry accounted for one goal and two assists as Seattle rolled over Spokane 5-1 in a Western Hockey League game at the Arena on Sunday.
Thu., Feb. 21, 2013, 8:09 p.m.
Gal comes to Chiefs’ defense
Spokane Chiefs fans have watched Blake Gal play for five years, but they’ve seen a different side to him during the last month. Injuries to defensemen Tyler King and Jason …
Mon., Jan. 21, 2013, 10:05 p.m.
Fiddler breaks loose as Chiefs win
PORTLAND – Todd Fiddler had his second career hat trick and Mike Aviani added two goals as the Spokane Chiefs picked up a 5-2 win over the Western Hockey League-leading …
Mon., May 2, 2011
Chiefs, Cowen glad he’s still here
Whatever tonight brings for the Spokane Chiefs – one more game to play or none at all – it’s good to remember that hockey in May seemed the least likely …
Sun., May 1, 2011
Portland takes 3-2 edge on Chiefs in WHL series
PORTLAND –The Spokane Chiefs and Portland Winterhawks returned to form on Saturday night in the pivotal fifth game of their Western Hockey League series. Sven Bartschi scored one goal and …
Thu., April 28, 2011
Portland seizes 2-1 series lead with OT win over Chiefs
It was just like old times – and that isn’t good. Brendan Leipsic skated down the left slot and fired a high shot past James Reid at 7 minutes, 44 …
Mon., April 25, 2011
Winterhawks even playoff series with Chiefs
PORTLAND – The Spokane Chiefs had a chance to take control of their Western Hockey League playoff series with the Portland Winterhawks but they gave it back. Just 33 seconds …
Sun., April 24, 2011
Chiefs look toward Game 2 wary of Portland’s skills
PORTLAND – For every wide-open net the Portland Winterhawks missed, the Spokane Chiefs missed the net completely on a breakaway. Overall the “what ifs” were even in the first game …
Mon., April 11, 2011
Chiefs even series with Americans
The Spokane Chiefs aren’t where they need to be, but they took a step in that direction Sunday night. After dropping the first game of their best-of-7 Western Hockey League …
Sun., April 10, 2011
Tri-City grabs 1st game in best-of-7 series against Chiefs
It wasn’t a classic, not compared to the last time the Tri-City Americans and Spokane Chiefs met in a Western Hockey League playoff series three years ago. But Saturday night …
Fri., April 8, 2011
Chiefs recall classic playoff series against Tri-City
There were three smiles, best explained by Tyler Johnson. “That series was epic, to say the least,” he said.
Sun., April 3, 2011
Spokane clinches first-round series behind Gal’s 3 goals
Blake Gal thought about the question. Yes, he admitted, he may have scored a bigger goal in his career than the one he netted Saturday in the Arena to lift …
Thu., March 31, 2011
Spokane Chiefs tumble in OT
Only once in the regular season did the Spokane Chiefs take a lead into the third period and lose. But just three games into the Western Hockey League playoffs they …
Sun., March 27, 2011
Spokane Chiefs take 2-0 series lead in WHL playoffs
CHILLIWACK, B.C. – The Spokane Chiefs are in the driver’s seat of their Western Hockey League first-round series after posting a 5-0 victory over the Chilliwack Bruins on Saturday night. …
Mon., March 21, 2011
Chiefs win finale, will face Chilliwack in playoffs
The Spokane Chiefs closed the Western Hockey League regular season with a 6-3 win at Portland on Sunday. Spokane, whose playoff fate as the third seed in the Western Conference …
Sun., March 20, 2011
Portland clinches U.S. Division with win, Spokane loss
KENNEWICK – The Tri-City Americans failed to cooperate in the Spokane Chiefs’ quest for a first-place finish in the U.S. Division of the Western Conference. Brendan Shinnimin and Kruise Reddick …
Thu., March 17, 2011
Chiefs go to shootout to defeat Chilliwack
A franchise record for shots and little to show for it. Except for the win.
Sun., March 13, 2011
Koper’s shootout goal sends Spokane Chiefs past Kootenay
When Spokane coach Don Nachbaur described the Chiefs’ game with the Kootenay Ice Saturday night as “hairy,” the implication was understood. In one of the tightest, most intense Western Hockey …
Sun., March 6, 2011
Chiefs use power-play power to dispatch Prince George
PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. – Power plays were very, very good to the Spokane Chiefs on Saturday night. The Chiefs found the net three times in six opportunities with a man …
Sun., Feb. 27, 2011
Spokane Chiefs outskate Americans at ‘playoff tempo’
Barely three weeks after hitting rock bottom, Mac Engel is red hot. The Spokane Chiefs’ goalie made 26 saves to beat Tri-City for the third time in eight days and …