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Western Hockey League honors Chiefs forward Kailer Yamamoto

Kailer Yamamoto shows where, in their youth, his brother Keanu knocked his front teeth out while playing hockey in the family basement. (Tyler Tjomsland / The Spokesman-Review)
Kailer Yamamoto shows where, in their youth, his brother Keanu knocked his front teeth out while playing hockey in the family basement. (Tyler Tjomsland / The Spokesman-Review)

Spokane Chiefs forward Kailer Yamamoto was named to the Western Hockey League’s Western Conference Second All-Star Team, it was announced on Wednesday.

Yamamoto, who was sixth in the Western Conference in scoring with 42 goals and 57 assists for 99 points, was left off the score sheet just 11 times in 65 games. He is considered a top prospect for this summer’s 2017 NHL Entry Draft.

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