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WHL’s Portland Winterhawks in search of new ownership solution

The WHL released a statement Sunday following reports the Winterhawks’ parent company, Portland Winterhawks Inc., reportedly filed for Chapter 15 bankruptcy, and that the major junior hockey team had been handed over to a court-appointed receiver.

WHL cancels remainder of regular season; playoffs still possible

The Western Hockey League regular season is officially over. Following a meeting with the WHL Board of Governors and consultation with medical professionals it was determined that the remaining 54 games on the 2019-20 WHL schedule will be canceled and not played.

Graham Sward’s assist sparks Spokane Chiefs to 5-3 win over Everett Silvertips

The course of a hockey game can change on a big goal or a big hit. But can it change on an assist? If you’re the Spokane Chiefs, absolutely. Sixteen-year-old Graham Sward sent a beautiful pass from his own goal line past the red line to Leif Mattson, and the veteran scored on a breakaway to tie the game in the second period. It was the boost the Chiefs needed as they went on to beat the Everett Silvertips 5-3 in a key U.S. Division matchup. It was Spokane’s fifth win in a row.

Everett Silvertips continue mastery of Spokane Chiefs

Everett scored a pair of goals less than 2 minutes apart in the second period, breaking a tie, and the Silvertips picked up their seventh win in eight meetings against Spokane, a 4-1 victory at Angel of the Winds Arena on Sunday night.

Penalty-shot goal in overtime lifts Everett Silvertips over Spokane Chiefs

The Everett Silvertips are stingy on defense and have enough skill on offense that any mistake can cost you big time. The Spokane Chiefs learned that hard lesson after Bryce Kindopp scored on a penalty shot in overtime to give the Silvertips a 4-3 win over the Chiefs Sunday at the Arena.

Vancouver Giants edge Chiefs 2-1 in sixth round of shootout

Justin Lies scored a goal with 1:08 left in regulation and Tanner Brown scored the game-winner in the sixth round of a shootout to lift the Vancouver Giants to a 2-1 victory over the Spokane Chiefs in Western Hockey League preseason play on Sunday.

Chiefs sign 2019 No. 1 pick Ben Thornton

The Spokane Chiefs announced Monday that 2019 Bantam Draft first-round pick Ben Thornton has signed a Western Hockey League Standard Player Agreement with the team.

Future looks bright after Chiefs’ best season since 2011

When you look at how the Spokane Chiefs’ season ended – in five games to the top-seeded Vancouver Giants – you can point to two stats: one power play goal in the series, and just one point for star defenseman Ty Smith.