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  • Chiefs lose to Thunderbirds in shootout

    KENT, Wash. – Keegan Kolesar scored in the fifth round of a shootout Tuesday to give the Seattle Thunderbirds a 5-4 victory over the Spokane Chiefs at ShoWare Center. Seattle, …


  • WHL notes: Brycen Martin takes long road to Saskatoon

    Many players changed teams before the Western Hockey League’s trade deadline last Saturday, but nobody had a more interesting journey than defenseman Brycen Martin.


  • Devon McAndrews scores two goals to lead Chiefs past Portland

    Devon McAndrews broke through Wednesday night and scored his first goal as a member of the Spokane Chiefs. With that barrier broken, McAndrews added his second goal for some much-needed …


  • Chiefs rout Ams for 7th straight win

    The Spokane Chiefs enter 2015 with a seven-game winning streak, the best in the Western Hockey League.


  • Yamamoto gets hat trick in Spokane Chiefs’ sixth straight win

    PORTLAND – 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, beating the Portland …


  • Chiefs return from break to face Americans

    The Chiefs can forge their second five-game winning streak of the season with a victory over the Tri-City Americans. Game time is 7:05 p.m. Saturday at the Arena.


  • WHL notes: Red Deer’s Presten Kopeck finds success, inspiration back in U.S.

    The Red Deer Rebels’ Presten Kopeck writes the initials “A.R.” on his hockey stick before each game. That’s Kopeck’s way of honoring his former billet mom in Portland, Aimee Rasmussen, …


  • Chiefs finding success in wacky season

    Two examples illustrate why this has been a bizarre – but, so far, successful – season for the Spokane Chiefs.


  • Chiefs lose third in a row

    CRANBROOK, British Columbia – Suddenly for the Spokane Chiefs, goals are coming at a premium. The Chiefs scored just one time – a power-play goal by Jason Fram in the …


  • WHL notes: Well-traveled Alex Moodie on the move again

    If nothing else, Alex Moodie has learned how to efficiently pack a suitcase. The 19-year-old goaltender was traded from the Saskatoon Blades to the Brandon Wheat Kings last week for …


  • WHL notes: Well-traveled Alex Moodie on the move again

    If nothing else, Alex Moodie has learned how to efficiently pack a suitcase.


  • T-Birds snap Chiefs’ streak

    SEATTLE – The Spokane Chiefs’ struggles to convert on the power play and Seattle’s success doing so resulted in a 4-1 win for the Thunderbirds in the Western Hockey League …


  • Chiefs defeat Royals, run win streak to four

    No, revenge was not the motivating factor when the Spokane Chiefs met the Victoria Royals on Wednesday. Continuing a season-long winning streak was the bigger goal, and Victoria just happened …


  • Chiefs continue road win streak

    There’s no place like home – unless you’re the Spokane Chiefs. Spokane continued its successful road run with its fourth-straight road victory, defeating the Tri-City Americans 2-1 Saturday night in …


  • Chiefs hold off Thunderbirds 2-1

    Kailer Yamamoto scored two goals, and Spokane continued its success on the road, holding off Seattle in a Western Hockey League game at Kent, Washington, Friday night. Yamamoto, a Spokane …


  • Chiefs leave energy behind, fall to Americans

    In the Western Hockey League, nights spent in cramped buses after games far away from home are the norm. For the Spokane Chiefs, an early morning arrival after a long …


  • Chiefs fall flat in turnaround game

    In the Western Hockey League, nights spent in cramped buses after games far away from home are the norm.


  • Chiefs’ quick start sends Blazers for a loop

    KAMLOOPS, British Columbia – The Spokane Chiefs started fast Friday night and never looked back. Three first-period goals gave Spokane all the cushion it needed and the Chiefs went on …


  • Rockets still have Chiefs’ number

    Earlier Tuesday, Kelowna’s Rourke Chartier was named Western Hockey League Player of the Week.


  • Chiefs save best for last, beat Everett

    EVERETT – The Spokane Chiefs picked a perfect time to post their season high in goals. Taking on second-place Everett on Saturday, the Chiefs quickly erased a two-goal deficit with …


  • Rockets start fast, hold off Chiefs

    KELOWNA, British Columbia – Nothing seems to be slowing down the Kelowna Rockets. Kelowna, winners of 16 of 18 games this season, jumped out to an early 3-0 lead and …


  • Chiefs score late then triumph in shootout

    Although he stopped shot after shot sent his way, Garret Hughson knew his Spokane Chiefs faced long odds Wednesday when he skated off the ice with 1 minute, 40 seconds …


  • WHL notes: Chiefs’ Kailer Yamamoto will play for U.S. U-17 team

    Kailer Yamamoto’s breakout week was followed by a significant honor. The Spokane Chiefs announced Tuesday that the 16-year-old rookie forward and Spokane native has been added to the roster of …


  • Spokane Chiefs box score for October 25

    For 10-26-2014


  • Chiefs reconfigured No. 1 line scorches Ice

    Spokane Chiefs coach Don Nachbaur tinkered with his lineup on Friday night and put Calder Brooks, Adam Helewka and Kailer Yamamoto on the same line. The three produced a goal …


  • Everett edges Chiefs in overtime

    Brayden Low has been around long enough to remember when a trip to the Arena was an automatic loss for the Everett Silvertips.


  • Undefeated Kelowna withstands Chiefs’ challenge

    The Kelowna Rockets have rarely been pushed on their way to a franchise-record 10-0 start, but the Spokane Chiefs gave them a hearty challenge on Friday. Riley Stadel and Madison …


  • Chiefs aquire forward Devon McAndrews from Tri-City Americans

    The Spokane Chiefs acquired 19-year-old forward Devon McAndrews from the Tri-City Americans in exchange for a conditional pick in the 2015 WHL Bantam Draft, it was announced on Monday. McAndrews, …


  • Chiefs, Thunderbirds to get familiar

    Starting Friday, the Spokane Chiefs are going to see a lot of Seattle.


  • WHL notes: Winterhawks off to surprising slow start

    The Portland Winterhawks have dominated the Western Hockey League’s Western Conference of late, winning the last four conference championships. That’s why it’s a bit unnerving to scan the standings 2 …


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