The Spokane Chiefs announced Tuesday they will officially retire Tyler Johnson's No. 9 jersey in a pregame ceremony on Feb. 4 at Spokane Arena. The Spokane native and longtime NHL standout joins forward Ray Whitney (14) as the second player to have his number retired by the Chiefs.
The Spokane Chiefs drafted two players Wednesday in the Canadian Hockey League’s import draft, selecting defenseman Timofei Kovgorenya of Belarus with the 17th overall pick and center Yannick Proske of Germany at No. 110.