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UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 17, 2018, 11:14 p.m.

Five Chiefs score as Spokane routs Tri-City 5-1

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 …

Kailer Yamamoto’s late goal lifts Chiefs to victory

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 …

Spokane Chiefs rally but come up short in 3-2 loss to Everett Silvertips

The third period of Sunday night’s game provided some excitement, though not quite enough for the Spokane Chiefs. Their late surge came up just short in a 3-2 loss to …

Jaret Anderson-Dolan’s hat trick guides Spokane Chiefs past Tri-City Americans

Jaret Anderson-Dolan recorded a hat trick, and he and Kailer Yamamoto finished with five points apiece Saturday to spark the Spokane Chiefs to a 6-3 win over the Tri-City Americans …

UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 9, 2018, 10:27 p.m.

Spokane Chiefs win in overtime on Kailer Yamamoto goal

Kailer Yamamoto scored with just over 2 minutes left in overtime and the Spokane Chiefs edged the Everett Silvertips 2-1.

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 7, 2018, 10:15 p.m.

Dawson Weatherill helps Spokane Chiefs turn back Kamloops

Luke Toporowski and Riley Woods scored second-period goals and Ethan McIndoe added an empty-netter with 57 seconds left to play to propel the Spokane Chiefs to a 3-1 victory over …

Kailer Yamamoto, Jaret Anderson-Dolan power Chiefs past Kootenay

Kailer Yamamoto and Jaret Anderson-Dolan continue to provide the punch in the Spokane Chiefs’ offense.

UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 28, 2018, 9:35 p.m.

Spokane Chiefs’ 6-5 overtime loss to Everett Silvertips eerily familiar

For the second straight night, the Spokane Chiefs gave up the tying goal in the final minute of regulation then the winner early in the second minute of overtime, losing …

UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 27, 2018, 11:15 p.m.

Chiefs fall in overtime to Tri-City after leading 4-1

After the Spokane Chiefs couldn’t hold a big lead Saturday, they also failed to continue their overtime dominance of the Tri-City Americans.

Chiefs blank Giants for fourth straight victory

Kailer Yamamoto scored a pair of second-period goals to continue his recent hot streak and the Spokane Chiefs breezed to a 5-0 victory over the Vancouver Giants in Western Hockey …

UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 9, 2018, 10:01 p.m.

Kamloops Blazers ride two first-period goals stand up in 2-1 win over Spokane Chiefs

The Kamloops Blazers scored a pair of first-period goals and made them stand up in a 2-1 Western Hockey League victory over the visiting Spokane Chiefs on Tuesday night.

Spokane Chiefs bounce back with OT win over Tri-City Americans

In the midst of playing three games in three nights, and after blowing a 4-2 third-period lead in Seattle on Friday, the Spokane Chiefs bounced back in a strong way …

Seattle sinks Spokane Chiefs with three-goal third period

The Seattle Thunderbirds had an answer to the Spokane Chiefs’ four-goal second period on Friday.

Spokane Chiefs look worn out in 10-3 loss to Seattle Thunderbirds

The Spokane Chiefs looked very much like a team playing its third game in as many nights. Coupled with the Christmas break starting after the final buzzer, it all added …

Spokane Chiefs snap Everett’s nine-game winning streak with 5-3 victory

The Everett Silvertips came to Spokane as the hottest team in the Western Hockey League and riding a nine-game winning streak. The Spokane Chiefs made sure it didn’t reach 10.

UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 12, 2017, 10:45 p.m.

Portland Winterhawks make it five wins in five games against Spokane Chiefs

The Spokane Chiefs can’t seem to solve the puzzle that is the Portland Winterhawks.

Milos Fafrak nets hat trick as Chiefs throttle Thunderbirds 9-2

It rained teddy bears and goals Saturday night at the Arena, as the Spokane Chiefs opened the floodgates in the second and third periods to lay a 9-2 thrashing on …

Spokane Chiefs shut out by Everett Silvertips’ Carter Hart

Patrick Bajkov had a goal and an assist and the Everett Silvertips beat the Spokane Chiefs 3-0 at the XFINITY Arena.

Chiefs net four unanswered goals to rout Kelowna Rockets 6-2

After dismantling the Kelowna Rockets 6-2 in front of 4,519 fans at the Spokane Arena, the Spokane Chiefs have a lot to be thankful for.

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 22, 2017, 12:22 p.m.

Spokane Chiefs acquire rights to forward Sean Gulka from Victoria

The Spokane Chiefs announced on Wednesday that they have acquired the rights to 2000-born forward Sean Gulka from the Victoria Royals in exchange for a conditional pick in the WHL …

Spokane Chiefs struggle again at home, lose 1-0 to Victoria Cougars

Fans watching the Spokane Chiefs and Victoria Royals should be forgiven if they expected another high scoring affair, like the 8-6 Chiefs win on Oct. 13. Instead, they got a …

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 10:18 p.m.

Nolan Reid scores twice as Chiefs rally past Ice

Nolan Reid scored a pair of third-period goals, and the Spokane Chiefs rallied to defeat the Kootenay Ice 5-4 Saturday in Cranbrook, British Columbia.

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 10, 2017, 3:04 p.m.

Tri-City Americans speak up on hockey’s future at Toyota Center

The Tri-City Americans hoped Kennewick would approve a sales tax to pay for updates to its home, the Toyota Center. After The Link failed by a large margin Tuesday, the …

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 7, 2017, 7:13 p.m.

After NHL stint, Spokane’s Kailer Yamamoto returns home to play for Chiefs

If Kailer Yamamoto were disappointed on Tuesday morning in his first practice back with the Spokane Chiefs after spending two-plus months with the NHL’s Edmonton Oilers, he didn’t show it.

UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 6, 2017, 10:25 p.m.

NHL’s Edmonton Oilers assign Kailer Yamamoto to the Spokane Chiefs

Kailer Yamamoto is headed back to the Spokane Chiefs.

Hudson Elynuik scores twice but Spokane Chiefs fall to Red Deer in OT

RED DEER, Alberta – Jared Dmytriw scored his third goal of the season in overtime and the Red Deer Rebels edged the Spokane Chiefs 4-3 in Western Hockey League play …

Rough third period dooms Chiefs in loss to Tigers

Josh Williams scored two goals, Ryan Chyzowski added a goal and two assists and the Medicine Hat Tigers used a three-goal third period to pull away for a 7-4 victory …

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 24, 2017, 10 p.m.

Chiefs rally with four third-period goals

CALGARY, Alberta – The Spokane Chiefs scored four goals in the third period, including Eli Zummack’s go-ahead score with 2:20 to go, to rally past the Calgary Hitmen 6-4 on …

Elynuik has two goals and two assists in Spokane Chiefs’ 6-0 win over Edmonton Oil Kings

Hudson Elynuik had two goals and two assists, Jaret Anderson-Dolan also scored twice and the Spokane Chiefs rolled to a 6-0 victory on Sunday.

Winterhawks continue early-season mastery of Chiefs

The problems for the Spokane Chiefs continued on Tuesday night, at least in games against the Portland Winterhawks.