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UPDATED: Sat., March 3, 2018, 10:40 p.m.

Hudson Elynuik’s hat trick powers Chiefs’ fifth consecutive win

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 lifts Chiefs to another OT win over Tri-City Americans

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.

Spokane Chiefs clinch playoff berth with 10 games left in regular season

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.

Chiefs defenseman Ty Smith named WHL player of week

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.

Spokane Chiefs beat Silvertips to sweep three-game weekend

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.

Offense doesn’t skip a beat as Spokane Chiefs earn 5-3 victory over Kootenay Ice

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 record-tying performance leads Chiefs in 9-2 rout of Prince George

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.

Stingy Everett dashes past Spokane Chiefs with three-goal second period

It’s tough to score on the Everett Silvertips.

UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 18, 2018, 7:57 p.m.

Kailer Yamamoto scores two goals, an assist in Spokane Chiefs’ 5-1 win over Seattle Thunderbirds

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.

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 …