Stories tagged: WHL
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 12, 2018, 9:42 p.m.
The Spokane Chiefs’ longest road trip of the season, a six-game, nine-day swing through Western Canada, began with a dominant 4-1 victory Friday night at Swift Current, the Chiefs’ third …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 6, 2018, 10:45 p.m.
Goaltender Bailey Brkin, getting his second start in as many nights, made 28 saves in the win. Eli Zummack had a goal and an assist, while Ty Smith finished with …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 5, 2018, 11:15 p.m.
The Chiefs had a sluggish start, and couldn’t get a shot on net until 6:03 into the game. By then the Tigers had already taken a 1-0 lead.
Sun., Sept. 30, 2018, 7:45 p.m.
Brayden Watts scored with a man advantage and 45 seconds remaining in regulation and the Vancouver Giants prevailed in the fourth round of a shootout to earn a come-from-behind 5-4 …
Wed., Sept. 26, 2018, 5 a.m.
Ethan McIndoe frequently sits next to assistant coach Adam Deadmarsh, reviewing his shifts from recent Spokane Chiefs hockey games.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 22, 2018, 10:35 p.m.
The Spokane Chiefs started the Western Hockey League regular season with a bang. The other 57-plus minutes were a dud.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 8:22 p.m.
Jaret Anderson-Dolan will lead the way up front. His 40 goals and 91 points led the team last year. Defenseman Ty Smith will anchor the blue line.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 19, 2018, 6:01 p.m.
The air in Spokane Arena had a literal chill to it on Wednesday. The source? A really big sheet of new ice, painted and ready to go.
Sun., Sept. 2, 2018, 7:44 p.m.
Adam Beckman scored twice and the Spokane Chiefs defeated the Seattle Thunderbirds 3-2 in a preseason game Sunday in Everett.
Sun., Aug. 26, 2018, 8:41 p.m.
As one might expect, it was the veteran players making most of the noise at the Spokane Chiefs’ annual Red-White scrimmage. But a couple newcomers also made sure fans left …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 25, 2018, 7:21 p.m.
With lots of talent returning and lots of talent waiting in the wings, roster spots are hard to come by for the players at Spokane Chiefs training camp.
Thu., Aug. 23, 2018, 5 a.m.
Tuesday marked one of the first official events of the 2018-19 Spokane Chiefs hockey preseason: physical fitness, a mouthguard fitting and then VO2 Max testing. This was the latter, and …
Mon., Aug. 20, 2018, 3:18 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs defenseman Ty Smith signed
Wed., June 27, 2018, 8:40 p.m.
Milos Farfrak scored nine goals and added 10 assists for Spokane last season. He was Spokane’s first-round selection (18th overall) in the 2017 CHL Import Draft.
Tue., June 26, 2018, 6:17 p.m.
Hudson Elynuik, 20, totaled 86 points and scored 31 goals last year with the Chiefs – his final season in the Western Hockey League.
Mon., June 25, 2018, 9:16 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs forward Eli Zummack has been invited to the Toronto Maple Leafs’ development camp, according to the NHL team. Zummack, 18, went undrafted in the NHL Entry Draft over …
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 …