Stories tagged: WHL
Tue., Oct. 14, 2014
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, …
Thu., Oct. 9, 2014, 8:47 p.m.
Chiefs, Thunderbirds to get familiar
Starting Friday, the Spokane Chiefs are going to see a lot of Seattle.
Tue., Oct. 7, 2014, 3:14 p.m.
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 …
Sun., Oct. 5, 2014
Chiefs get outhustled in loss to Prince George
The Spokane Chiefs got outhustled and outplayed Saturday night in a 6-2 Western Hockey League drubbing by visiting Prince George at the Arena. While the Chiefs (2-1-1-0) appeared sharp early, …
Sat., Oct. 4, 2014, 11:04 p.m.
Chiefs get outhustled in loss to Prince George
The Spokane Chiefs got outhustled and outplayed Saturday night in a 6-2 Western Hockey League drubbing by visiting Prince George at the Arena.
Sat., Oct. 4, 2014
Kootenay tops Chiefs in overtime
CRANBROOK, B.C. – Jaedon Descheneau snapped a shot past Spokane goalie Garret Hughson with 2.9 seconds left in overtime and the Kootenay Ice beat the Chiefs 2-1 in a Western …
Wed., Oct. 1, 2014
WHL notes: Much-traveled John Paddock notches first WHL victory
John Paddock owns more than 700 victories as a head coach in the National Hockey League and American Hockey League, so he easily put his first Western Hockey League win …
Tue., Sept. 30, 2014
Spokane acquires forward from P.A.
The Spokane Chiefs added experience Monday in a trade with the Prince Albert Raiders for 20-year-old forward Calder Brooks. In exchange for Brooks, who has 26 goals and 42 assists …
Sun., Sept. 28, 2014
Chiefs win home opener over Americans
Garret Hughson deflected the last dangerous Tri-City shot and Don Nachbaur deflected any talk about his 600th career win. Hughson improved to 2-0 as Chiefs starting goaltender and Nachbaur became …
Fri., Sept. 26, 2014, 8:34 p.m.
Chiefs face Ams in home opener
Chiefs fans will officially welcome the team’s eight rookies to Spokane during Saturday night’s home opener. One of the rookies, Kailer Yamamoto, won’t require an introduction to the city.
Sun., Sept. 21, 2014
Chiefs open WHL season with 4-2 win at Tri-City
KENNEWICK – As to the nagging question of who will score for the Spokane Chiefs this season, the early answer appears to be: “anybody.” Mitch Lipon and Tyson Helgesen scored …
Sat., Sept. 20, 2014, 10:51 p.m.
Chiefs win WHL season opener
Mitch Lipon and Tyson Helgesen scored their first goals as Chiefs to highlight a 4-2 win over the Tri-City Americans as the 2014-15 Western Hockey League season began.
Fri., Sept. 19, 2014, 9:42 p.m.
Old news: Chiefs open at Tri-City
As recent tradition dictates, the Spokane Chiefs will open the WHL season against Tri-City at 7 tonight (Saturday) at the Toyota Center in Kennewick.
Fri., Sept. 19, 2014
John Blanchette: Labor issue spills over into WHL
The 2015 hockey season opens Saturday for the Spokane Chiefs, and they may be skating on uphill ice during the franchise’s 30th year. Long gone are the league scoring champion, …
Thu., Sept. 18, 2014, 5:07 p.m.
Chiefs have question marks, but don’t lack confidence
Without a doubt, the Spokane Chiefs face many question marks this year.
Mon., Sept. 15, 2014, 10:55 p.m.
Chiefs face loaded U.S. Division once again
The U.S. Division of the Western Hockey League should be a minefield for the 2014-15 season, which the Spokane Chiefs will kick off Saturday in Kennewick against the division-rival Tri-City …
Sun., Sept. 14, 2014
Tri-City defeats Spokane in overtime
As was the case for most of the preseason, the Spokane Chiefs came up short offensively on Saturday night. Braden Purtill’s overtime goal gave Tri-City (5-3-0-0) a 2-1 win over …
Fri., Sept. 12, 2014
This loss OK with Nachbaur
Spokane Chiefs coach Don Nachbaur doesn’t put much stock in the final score during Western Hockey League exhibition games. For the record, the final score Thursday at Eastern Washington University’s …
Thu., Sept. 11, 2014, 11 p.m.
Don Nachbaur OK with Chiefs preseason loss
Spokane Chiefs coach Don Nachbaur doesn’t put much stock in the final score during Western Hockey League exhibition games.
Sun., Sept. 7, 2014
American top Chiefs in preseason game
Tri-City scored three second-period goals and beat Spokane 5-1 in Western Hockey League preseason action Saturday night at the Toyota Center in Kennewick. Blair Oneschuk scored Spokane’s lone goal early …
Sun., Aug. 31, 2014
Chiefs win exhibition over Silvertips
EVERETT, Wash. – The Spokane Chiefs got goals from Curtis Miske and Kailer Yamamoto en route to a 2-1 victory over the Everett Silvertips in a Western Hockey League preseason …
Sat., Aug. 30, 2014, 10:35 p.m.
Chiefs win WHL exhibition over Silvertips
The Spokane Chiefs got goals from Curtis Miske and Kailer Yamamoto en route to a 2-1 victory over the Everett Silvertips in a Western Hockey League preseason match on Saturday.
Sat., Aug. 30, 2014
Chiefs get off to slow start in preseason with loss to Portland
EVERETT, Wash. – The Portland Winterhawks outshot the Spokane Chiefs 15-3 in the first period en route to an early three-goal lead and cruised to a 7-5 win on Friday. …
Wed., Aug. 27, 2014
In brief: Chiefs cut roster down for preseason, two 15-year-olds remain
Junior hockey: The Spokane Chiefs trimmed their preseason roster to 34 players, including four goaltenders, in preparation for Friday’s 3 p.m. preseason opener against Portland at Everett. The Chiefs are …
Mon., Aug. 25, 2014
Team Red rallies to win Chiefs’ Red-White Game
Team Red scored the final three goals to post a come-from-behind 5-4 victory over Team White in Sunday afternoon’s Red-White Game played before 3,018 fans. Dominic Zwerger scored two of …
Sun., Aug. 24, 2014, 9:36 p.m.
Chartier, Helewka sharp in Chiefs’ Red-White Game
Team Red scored the final three goals to post a come-from-behind 5-4 victory over Team White in Sunday afternoon’s Red-White Game played before 3,018 fans at the Arena.
Thu., Aug. 21, 2014, 11:31 p.m.
Questions galore as Spokane Chiefs open camp
The 63 players in attendance were the main focus Thursday, but the Spokane Chiefs couldn’t completely ignore the two who were absent.
Wed., July 30, 2014
In brief: Eastern will play at Texas Tech in 2017
College football: In a repeat engagement of Beau Baldwin’s head coaching debut at Eastern Washington, the Eagles will play at Texas Tech on Sept. 2, 2017, the school announced Tuesday …
Mon., July 28, 2014, 4:20 p.m.
Reid Gow opts out of final season with Spokane Chiefs
The Spokane Chiefs have lost their captain and their top potential returning scorer. Defenseman Reid Gow has opted not to return to the Western Hockey League team for 2014-15, his …
Wed., June 25, 2014, 9:04 p.m.
Chiefs will again open against Tri-City
Tradition dictates that the Spokane Chiefs and Tri-City Americans get together to begin the Western Hockey League season. That trend will continue for the 2014-15 season, as Spokane will open …