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Chiefs storm back, beat Royals to cut series deficit in half

Spokane ended Victoria’s 15-game winning streak in dramatic fashion Tuesday, as the Chiefs pounded the Royals 5-2 to fight their way back into the first-round playoff series.


Spokane Chiefs try to climb out of 2-0 hole against Victoria

After two close losses, the Spokane Chiefs return to the friendly confines of the Spokane Arena in their struggle to continue the hockey season alive against the surging Victoria Royals.


Chiefs leave Victoria down two games in WHL playoff-opening series

The Spokane Chiefs are returning home in a huge hole, looking to find a way out after a 4-3 loss to the Victoria Royals on Saturday night which leaves the …


Victoria’s star players guide Game 1 playoff win over Chiefs

The Victoria Royals’ top guns provided the offense as the Western Hockey League’s regular-season champions disposed of the Spokane Chiefs 5-3 in Game 1 of their best-of-7 opening-round playoff series.


Underdog Spokane Chiefs need to stick to script in playoffs

All season long, Spokane battled with a depleted lineup and inconsistent effort. But the Chiefs found just enough hockey magic at the end to secure the final wild-card position into …


Matt Sozanski’s scoring spurt perfect timing for Chiefs

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 …


Newsmakers: Chiefs star LB Houston had knee surgery in February, Stony Brook’s Pikiell is new Rutgers basketball coach

Pro Bowl pass rusher Justin Houston could miss the upcoming season for the Kansas City Chiefs after having surgery to repair the ACL in his left knee that bothered him …


Elynuik, Sozanski send Chiefs past Winterhawks in overtime

Hudson Elynuik and Matt Sozanski are in a groove for the Spokane Chiefs.


Chiefs slip past Silvertips in overtime

What a difference a day made for the Spokane Chiefs.


Kelowna zips past Spokane in Chiefs’ final home game of regular season

A night after dominating rival Tri-City 6-1, the Chiefs got slammed by the same score Saturday night by Kelowna in Spokane’s final home game of the regular season.


Chiefs can’t dig out of early hole in 3-2 loss to Kamloops

The short-handed Spokane Chiefs twice rallied but couldn’t manufacture another goal, falling 3-2 Wednesday night to the Kamloops Blazers.


Injury-plagued Chiefs gear up for homestretch

The Spokane Chiefs return their battered lineup to home ice Wednesday night for the final stretch of games as the players make a final push to solidify a spot in …


Father of hockey coach Mike Babcock dies

The Detroit Red Wings dropped at 5-4 decision at the New York Islanders on Sunday. But it was just a game.


Holmberg sets record, helps Spokane triumph in shootout

Mitch Holmberg and Liam Stewart know all about breaking things, so they teamed up Friday night to avoid breaking the hearts of a large Arena crowd. Holmberg and Stewart scored …


Colts stage historic comeback

INDIANAPOLIS – Chuck Pagano couldn’t believe his eyes. Andrew Luck couldn’t believe his ears. Colts fans couldn’t believe the scoreboard, and the Kansas City Chiefs couldn’t believe their incredibly bad …


Chiefs stumble to open second half

The Spokane Chiefs made life miserable for Mackenzie Skapski on Friday night. Twenty-four hours later, Skapski repaid the favor.


Holmberg, Aviani and Zwerger score two goals each as Chiefs beat Rockets 6-3

Mitch Holmberg and Mike Aviani continued their torrid starts on Tuesday, but the play of other Spokane Chiefs provided the team with the biggest emotional lift. Holmberg, Aviani and Dominic …


Holmberg, Aviani and Zwerger score two goals each as Chiefs beat Rockets 6-3

Mitch Holmberg and Mike Aviani continued their torrid starts on Tuesday, but the play of other Spokane Chiefs provided the team with the biggest emotional lift.


Seahawks coaches interview

Seattle offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell will interview a second time for the Chicago Bears’ coaching job. Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said Monday that Bevell and defensive coordinator Gus Bradley were …


Steelers stop Chiefs

The Pittsburgh Steelers escaped with a victory. The health of their franchise quarterback is another matter entirely. The Steelers edged the woeful Kansas City Chiefs 16-13 in overtime on Monday …


Chiefs lose playoff opener at Vancouver

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – With mirroring records coupled with a pair of down-to-the-wire regular-season meetings, the first- round Western Hockey League playoff matchup between the Spokane Chiefs and Vancouver Giants …


Chiefs end regular season with victory

Although it was meaningless when it comes to playoff implications, the Spokane Chiefs got a win over their rivals in Saturday night’s regular-season finale.


Fans greet Giants on return to New Jersey

Smiles were the order of the day, as the Super Bowl-champion New York Giants returned home, victorious once again. The team’s charter plane from Indianapolis touched down around 1:55 p.m. …


Kichton’s OT goal caps Spokane’s rally from 3-0 deficit

Brenden Kichton’s smile as he exited the locker room on Saturday night said it all. While fans enjoyed cheap food and a game dedicated to members of the military, the …


Chiefs stand tall in win over high-powered Ams

First place wasn’t on the line, but pride – that’s always on the line. It just doesn’t matter where these teams sit in the standings. When the Spokane Chiefs and …


Broncos lose to Chiefs, still make playoffs

DENVER – Tim Tebow still can’t beat Kyle Orton on the football field. And Orton still can’t top Tebow when it’s all said and done.


Tri-City Americans get early lead, tops Spokane Chiefs

KENNEWICK – Tri-City jumped out to an early 2-0 lead and the U.S. Division-leading Americans beat the rival Spokane Chiefs 4-1 in Western Hockey League action Saturday night at the …


Brady gets untracked to lead Patriots past Chiefs

Rob Gronkowski somersaulted into the end zone, staggered to his feet and still managed to spike the football. “I was just fine,” the Patriots star tight end said. “I just …


Ugly? Not to Chiefs

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Up and down the sideline, the Kansas City Chiefs were telling each other the game wasn’t over. Didn’t matter that Philip Rivers was under center with …


NIC sweeps Sasquatch

Yang Yang, a 6-foot freshman, had 15 kills and six blocks to lead North Idaho College to a three-game nonconference volleyball sweep of visiting Community Colleges of Spokane on Monday …