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SATURDAY, DEC. 10, 2011

Chiefs prove to be too charitable

It was a night for charity and the Spokane Chiefs were most obliging. After producing a record number of stuff toys on Teddy Bear toss night, the Chiefs coughed up a 3-0 lead to the Prince George Cougars and lost 4-3 in a shootout. stars:...

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SATURDAY, NOV. 26, 2011

Chiefs fall to PG at home

Rookie defenseman Linden Springer’s first goal of the season early in the third period lift the Prince George Cougars to a 5-4 win over the Spokane Chiefs on Saturday night. Now the Chiefs head out for a six-game road trip, five against the Central Division,...

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WEDNESDAY, NOV. 23, 2011

Chiefs perfect against East

Anthony Bardaro’s goal with less than eight minutes to play kept the Spokane Chiefs perfect against the Western Hockey League’s East Division. Stars: 3, Kichton (g, a) 2, Lowry, SC (g,a). 1, Uher (g, 2a). Long box below

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FRIDAY, NOV. 18, 2011

Kamloops trips Chiefs 2-1

Tim Bozan’s goal a minute into the third period was the difference as the Kamloops Blazers ground out a 2-1 victory over the Spokane Chiefs in a Western Hockey League game Friday night. The Blazers (14-6-0-0, 28 points) clamped down on the Chiefs (9-5-1-2, 21)...

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SUNDAY, NOV. 6, 2011

Chiefs crush Everett 8-1

The Spokane Chiefs were in control from the beginning but didn't put the game away until they got a break, which opened the door to an 8-1 win over the Everett Silvertips. The break, a miscue by the Silvertips' goalie, gave the Chiefs a 3-1...

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THURSDAY, NOV. 3, 2011

Stories on ex-Chiefs Spurgeon & Bowman

For your hockey reading please a couple of stories about former Spokane Chiefs. The WHL has an alumni spotlight on Minnesota defenseman Jared Spurgeon. TheCarolina Hurricanes talk to Drayson Bowman after the winger is called up from the minors.

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Cowen scores first; Chiefs make move

Former Spokane Chiefs captain Jared Cowen scored his first National Hockey League goal Tuesday night, a bittersweet moment because Ottawa's winning streak came to an end. The Chiefs have reassigned 17-year old rookie Cody Nelson, who only played in three games. Another story about Chiefs'...

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TUESDAY, NOV. 1, 2011

Chiefs and Bulldogs No. 1

The Spokane Chiefs and Gonzaga women's basketball team are No. 1. The Chiefs are No. 1 in a Yahoo poll of junior hockey teams worth checking; as usual, the Bulldogs are favored to win the West Coast Conference again ... but it's only the fourth...

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MONDAY, OCT. 31, 2011

Chiefs prospect earns gold

Another quick hockey update. The Spokane Chiefs dropped a 3-1 decision at Tri-City on Saturday. The Tri-City Herald had this report. They have a week to prepare to face the Americans at the Arena on Saturday. The loss ended their seven-game winning streak but they'll...

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FRIDAY, OCT. 28, 2011

Chiefly charity: Chiefs players Reid Gow, Brenden Kicton and Mac Engel get a thumbs up from George Sheets as he passes through the lunch line Tuesday at the House of Charity in Spokane. (Dan Pelle)

Roundup of Chiefs news

A couple of hockey items I missed because I spent the previous two days taking a class. * Spokane Chiefs defenseman Brenden Kichton was named to the WHL team for one game of the Subway Serires with Russia next month. * Liam Stewart made the...

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WEDNESDAY, OCT. 26, 2011

Chiefs roll to 7th straight 

The Spokane Chiefs scored early and often, rolling to a 6-1 win over the Victoria Royals in a Western Hockey League game Wednesday night, completing a perfect seven game homestand. However, it was the first time since that first game the Chiefs scored first and...

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SATURDAY, OCT. 22, 2011

Chiefs pull out another

Spokane fell behind for the fifth straight game but this time it didn’t take a last minute rally for the Chiefs to run their winning streak to six. The Chiefs, after allowing Everett the first two goals, stormed back to defeat the Silvertips 3-2, for...

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FRIDAY, OCT. 21, 2011

Another rally for Chiefs

For the third straight game the Spokane Chiefs entered the third period trailing and came up with a win. Friday night they scored three goals in the third period - the second straight game they've done that - to defeat the Saskatoon Blades 5-3. Consider...

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Spurgeon getting noticed in NHL

About ready to drop the puck at the Arena with the Saskatoon Blades, one of the strongest teams in the Eastern Division, taking on the Spokane Chiefs. The scratches are Hambling, King, Wedman and Nelson for the Chiefs. Mac Engel is in goal. Jared Spurgeon's...

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THURSDAY, OCT. 20, 2011

Spokane Chiefs' Liam Stewart takes a slap shot during warm-ups before the team's first home game on Oct. 1, 2011, in the Spokane Arena.   (Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review)

Liam Stewart out to prove self

A visit with Liam Stewart (son of Rod) and his mother Rachel Hunter reveals nothing more than a passionate hockey player and a dedicated hockey mom. First impression:, good kid with a chance to make an impact during his career with the Spokane Chiefs and...

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MONDAY, OCT. 17, 2011

Flurry of deals in WHL

Sunday was a busy day in the Western Hockey League, off the ice. There were a number of trades, none involving the Spokane Chiefs, though there were rumors over the weekend they were in the hunt for the Lethbridge goalie that went to Brandon. Most...

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SATURDAY, OCT. 15, 2011

Chiefs rally yet again

The Spokane Chiefs had a pretty impressive hat trick this week – coming from behind to win three Western Hockey League games. This time they broke through with three third-period goals against Everett to pull out a 3-1 win. Stars: 3, Everett goalie Kent Simpson...

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FRIDAY, OCT. 14, 2011

Bardaro gives Chiefs OT win

Anthony Bardaro scored with 1:50 left in overtime to lift the Spokane Chiefs to their second straight come-from-behind win over an Eastern Division visitor, a 3-2 Western Hockey League decision of Prince Albert Friday night. Story here. The Chiefs trailed 2-1 entering the third period...

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Chiefs face Prince Albert

The Spokane Chiefs are about 30 minutes away from puck drop with the visiting Prince Albert (how many times will I type Alberta) Raiders and there's a little catching up to do. Former Chief Tyler Vanscourt is wearing No. 21 for PA but the goalie...

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WEDNESDAY, OCT. 12, 2011

Chiefs rally to beat Brandon

For the second straight home game, the internet at the Arena kicked me off - and didn't let me back on - right at the end of a Spokane Chiefs victory. At least Saturday I got the blog done before I was stifled. But, better...

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SATURDAY, OCT. 8, 2011

Chiefs dominate Rockets

Mitch Holmberg scored his first two goals of the season and Anthony Bardaro added two power play goals to spark the Spokane Chiefs to a 5-1 win over Kelowna at the Arena Saturday night. However, it was 16-year old defenseman Jason Fram who got the...

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Tyler Johnson scores in pro debut

UPDATE, 7 p.m. Tyler Johnson scores again, adds an assist and is the second star again as Norfolk wins again. The Spokane Chiefs are going to play their second home game of the Western Hockey League season in about an hour, Kelowna Rockets are in...

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