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As Kailer and Keanu Yamamoto grew up, it wasn’t uncommon for their parents, LeAnn and Russ Yamamoto, to hear the clatter of hockey sticks against the concrete basement floor from their cozy upstairs.
The Spokane Chiefs erased an early two-goal deficit and beat the Western Hockey League Western Conference-leading Prince George Cougars, 4-3, at the CN Center on Monday.
Facing arguably the best team in the Western Hockey League, the Spokane Chiefs came out flat Saturday night and pushed hard at the end before falling 2-1 to Prince George.
Some players are more fit for overtime hockey than others, and certainly Spokane Chiefs forward Hudson Elynuik is one of the those players.
The Spokane Chiefs got a late goal from Kailer Yamamoto to take Red Deer to overtime, but the Rebels scored with only 29 seconds left in the extra period for the 4-3 win.
The Spokane Chiefs stumbled out of the gate to start the season and were dancing with Seattle Thunderbirds for the bottom of the U.S. Division standings. But the Chiefs (6-6-2-1, 15 points) turned in to road warriors and finished with seven points in their last four games to claw back to within a point of Portland (16) and four points of rival Tri-City Americans (19).
Spokane Chiefs coach Don Nachbaur doesn’t mince words when asked how a team succeeds at hockey. The game rewards effort.
The Spokane Chiefs have cut their roster down to 27 players in preparation of their regular season opener on Saturday against the Tri-City Americans in Kennewick.
The Spokane Chiefs were haunted by injuries and inconsistency last season. However, all those minutes given to younger players gives the organization hope that the Chiefs can turn all that experience into success this coming campaign.
Longtime Spokane Chiefs general manager Tim Speltz has been hired by the Toronto Maple Leafs of the National Hockey League, the team ammounced on Tuesday.
The Spokane Chiefs made one upcoming decision a bit easier Wednesday when they traded defenseman Matt Sozanski to Moose Jaw.
The Spokane Chiefs will pump new talent into the organization Thursday as the team has three picks in the top 38 selections of the 2016 Western Hockey League Bantam Draft.
The Tri-City Americans’ mad dash to knock the Spokane out of the playoffs last week collided with will of a journeyman defenseman seeking his first ever goal after three years as a Chief.
KELOWNA, British Columbia – Keanu Yamamoto showed off his long-range accuracy on Friday night and helped lead the Spokane Chiefs to a 6-3 win over the Kelowna Rockets in Western Hockey League play. Yamamoto’s first goal was a shot from center ice that deflected off a Kelowna defender and floated into the net. His second goal was from the blue line.
Brayden Low has been around long enough to remember when a trip to the Arena was an automatic loss for the Everett Silvertips. That pattern seems to have changed, as Low and his Silvertips demonstrated again on Saturday.
Chiefs fans will officially welcome the team’s eight rookies to Spokane during tonight’s home opener. One of the rookies, Kailer Yamamoto, won’t require an introduction to the city.
Spokane’s offense needed some sort of jolt. The kid from Spokane provided the spark.
Spokane native Keanu Yamamoto scored his first winning goal in the Western Hockey League Friday night during the Chiefs’ 3-1 victory over Moose Jaw at the Arena.
At first, Keanu Yamamoto told his hometown Spokane Chiefs that he didn’t want to play for them. The Chiefs took a stab instead at Keanu’s younger brother, Kailer, and selected him in the fifth round of the Bantam Draft last May.
At first, Keanu Yamamoto told his hometown Spokane Chiefs that he didn’t want to play for them. Lo and behold, he is now playing for the Chiefs.