Stories tagged: WHL
UPDATED: Thu., April 19, 2018, 7:32 p.m.
For the first time in franchise history, the Spokane Chiefs are poised to have a player taken in the first round of the NHL Draft in consecutive years.
UPDATED: Fri., April 6, 2018, 9 p.m.
The second round of the Western Hockey League playoffs began Friday night, and for the fifth year in a row, the Spokane Chiefs weren’t participating.
Tue., April 3, 2018, 9:58 p.m.
Cody Glass shattered the Spokane Chiefs’ dream of a playoff series victory Tuesday.
Sun., April 1, 2018, 9:03 p.m.
Game 6 of a Western Hockey League first-round playoff series between Spokane and Portland takes place Monday night at the Arena. The Chiefs trail 3-2 in a series that has …
UPDATED: Sat., March 31, 2018, 10:48 p.m.
Kailer Yamamoto, the team’s player of the year, scored the winning goal on a one-timer from the top of the circles at 9:19 of overtime to give Spokane a 5-4 …
Thu., March 29, 2018, 10:32 p.m.
Seven seconds. That’s a blip on the radar in a 60-minute hockey game, but 7 seconds is all it took for the Spokane Chiefs to go from being on their …
Wed., March 28, 2018, 10:40 p.m.
The playoffs are an unforgiving group of games and leave little margin for error.
Tue., March 27, 2018, 5:53 p.m.
After earning a Western Hockey League playoff series-opening split last weekend in Portland, the Spokane Chiefs return home with a chance to turn the heat up on the Winterhawks.
UPDATED: Sat., March 24, 2018, 11:13 p.m.
Luke Toporowski scored his first-career playoff goal in overtime and the Chiefs defeated the Portland Winterhawks 4-3 on Saturday night in a WHL playoff opener at Memorial Coliseum.
UPDATED: Fri., March 23, 2018, 8:25 p.m.
The WHL’s playoff structure mirrors that of the National Hockey League, where the top three in each division qualify, as well as the next two best teams in the conference. …
Wed., March 21, 2018, 4:31 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs forward Jaret Anderson-Dolan and defenseman Ty Smith were named to the Western Hockey League’s Western Conference first team, as voted on by general managers, the league announced Wednesday.
UPDATED: Sun., March 18, 2018, 8:47 p.m.
Riley McKay scored in the fourth round of the shootout, and the Spokane Chiefs closed out the regular season by rallying for a thrilling 5-4 win Sunday over the Portland …
UPDATED: Sat., March 17, 2018, 10:30 p.m.
The Spokane Chiefs clinched third place in the U.S. Division of the Western Hockey League with a 4-3 victory over the Tri-City Americans at Toyota Center on Saturday night.
UPDATED: Fri., March 16, 2018, 10:31 p.m.
Playing with a depleted lineup this late in the season with playoff positioning on the line is never ideal. The fact that one of those out of the lineup was …
Wed., March 14, 2018, 10:23 p.m.
This is not the time of year for the Spokane Chiefs to play some of their worst hockey.
Sat., March 10, 2018, 10:47 p.m.
The Spokane Chiefs took three penalties in the final frame that led to three power-play goals for the visiting Vancouver Giants.
UPDATED: Fri., March 9, 2018, 10:39 p.m.
The Seattle Thunderbirds scored two unanswered goals in the third period to defeat the Spokane Chiefs 4-2 on Friday night at ShoWare Center in Kent, Washington.
UPDATED: Wed., March 7, 2018, 10:30 p.m.
Kailer Yamamoto’s 21st goal of the season ignited a four-goal third period and the Spokane Chiefs pulled away for a 5-2 victory over the Victoria Royals on Wednesday night in …
Tue., March 6, 2018, 10:06 p.m.
The Spokane Chiefs put themselves in position Tuesday to extend their season-high winning streak to six. But the final stretch of their game against the Victoria Royals took that hope …
UPDATED: Sat., March 3, 2018, 10:40 p.m.
The Spokane Chiefs won their season-high fifth consecutive game on Saturday night, defeating the Kelowna Rockets 4-2.
UPDATED: Fri., March 2, 2018, 10:45 p.m.
Jaret Anderson-Dolan scored the winning goal with 1:09 remaining in overtime Friday night and the Chiefs defeated the Tri-City Americans 5-4 in a Western Hockey League matchup at Toyota Center.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 27, 2018, 9:55 p.m.
The Spokane Chiefs clinched a Western Hockey League playoff berth on Monday night, securing their spot for the 11th time in the past 12 seasons.
Mon., Feb. 26, 2018, 9 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs defenseman Ty Smith has been named WHL player of the week for the week ending February 25.
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 25, 2018, 7:50 p.m.
The Everett Silvertips got the first and last goals Sunday night but the Spokane Chiefs scored everything in between in a 5-2 victory for their third victory in three nights.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 24, 2018, 10:57 p.m.
The Spokane Chiefs’ offense picked up right where it left off, getting goals from five different players in a 5-3 win over the Kootenay Ice Saturday at the Arena.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 23, 2018, 10:59 p.m.
Ty Smith’s seven points were the most for a Chiefs defenseman in a game since Mike Berger and Keith Van Rooyan both did it a month apart in 1986.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 20, 2018, 10:49 p.m.
It’s tough to score on the Everett Silvertips.
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 18, 2018, 7:57 p.m.
Kailer Yamamoto scored his 15th and 16th goals of the season and added an assist as the Spokane Chiefs beat the Seattle Thunderbirds 5-1 Sunday night.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 17, 2018, 11:14 p.m.
The games this time of year get more important each day. The Spokane Chiefs are in a battle for playoff positioning in the Western Hockey League’s U.S. Division—a division that …
Wed., Feb. 14, 2018, 10:53 p.m.
While playing on their heels in the third period against a team outside the Western Hockey League’s playoff picture, the Spokane Chiefs needed someone to pull them out of their …