The Chiefs went 3 for 3 on the power play and scored two short-handed goals in a 7-2 victory against the host Tri-City Americans.
Eli Zummack scored 2 minutes, 7 seconds into overtime. giving Spokane a 3-2 win over the Everett Silvertips, the Chiefs’ first victory in seven tries against one of their U.S. Division rivals.
It wasn’t the usual suspects providing the offense for the Spokane Chiefs Saturday night at the Arena.
Portland, a team that hasn’t lost in regulation since Nov. 3 and is running away from the rest of the U.S. Division, handed Spokane its second straight loss, this one a 5-3 decision at the Arena Friday night.
Sometimes, things just don’t go your way. And sometimes, things don’t go your way over and over and at the worst possible moment. The Chiefs learned that lesson in a 6-3 loss to the visiting Kamloops Blazers on Tuesday at the Arena.
Eli Zummack had two goals and two assists to extend his point streak to a Western Hockey League-leading 17 games as the Spokane Chiefs defeated the host Vancouver Giants 6-3 Saturday.
During the third period media timeout, with the Spokane Chiefs and Vancouver Giants tied at one, Spokane head coach Manny Viveiros asked his team to rush the net a little more to maybe get a dirty goal to take the lead.
Earlier this week, Spokane acquired 19-year-old Brad Ginnell from the Winnipeg Ice. The Chiefs gave up two draft picks: a 2020 fourth-rounder and a 2021 sixth-rounder.
In Adam Beckman, the Chiefs have an elite Western Hockey League scorer, a player for whom the puck just seems to find its way past goalies.
The Spokane Chiefs had their second chance in five days to slow down the Portland Winterhawks, who had won 11 of their last 12 games, including a 6-4 win in Spokane last Thursday.
They made things real difficult for the Spokane Chiefs Friday night in front of 6,680 at the Arena in a 6-4 Portland win after dominating the first two periods.
Spokane Chiefs forward Adam Beckman was been named WHL Player of the Month for December 2019, as announced by the league on Thursday, after posting 15 goals and five assists for 20 points in 11 games, and helping the Chiefs to a 7-2-1-1 record.