Arrow-right Camera
The Spokesman-Review Newspaper

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Partly Cloudy Day 37° Partly Cloudy
Sports

Chiefs own 15th choice in draft

The Spokesman-Review

The Spokane Chiefs will have the 15th overall selection in today’s Canadian Hockey League Import Draft.

The Western Hockey League Chiefs already have the maximum of two European players on their roster: defenseman Gustav Engman and forward Michael Grabner. However, Spokane will be able to add a third European player through the draft since Engman is an overage (20-year-old) player.

All 58 CHL teams will participate in the annual two-round draft for import players from outside North America.

The draft order is determined by reverse order of regular-season standings, with the three CHL leagues (the Ontario Hockey League, the Western Hockey League and the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League) alternating selections.

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper

Local journalism is essential.

Give directly to The Spokesman-Review's Northwest Passages community forums series -- which helps to offset the costs of several reporter and editor positions at the newspaper -- by using the easy options below. Gifts processed in this system are not tax deductible, but are predominately used to help meet the local financial requirements needed to receive national matching-grant funds.

Active Person

Subscribe to the sports newsletter

Get the day’s top sports headlines and breaking news delivered to your inbox by subscribing here.