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Americans Sweep(Again!)

The Great Falls Americans have now won three games in a row, hear from Head Coach Greg Sears!


NHL roundup: Devils strike fast, hold off Canucks 2-1

Wayne Simmonds and Jesper Bratt scored 22 seconds apart in the first period and Mackenzie Blackwood made 30 saves in the New Jersey Devils’ 2-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks …


UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 9, 2019

Spokane Chiefs rebound with 6-1 victory against Kelowna

Six players scored for Spokane, with Adam Beckman and Jack Finley each recording a goal and two assists. Defenseman Filip Kral and center Bear Hughes each had a goal and …


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 8, 2019

Spokane Chiefs can’t climb out of early hole against Everett in 4-3 loss

The Spokane Chiefs are probably sick of the Everett Silvertips. Friday night was the third matchup between the two teams this season and in all three, it’s been the Silvertips …


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 8, 2019

NHL roundup: Nikita Kucherov leads Lightning beat Sabres 3-2 in Stockholm

Nikita Kucherov scored and Andrei Vasilevskiy made 20 saves as the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Buffalo Sabres 3-2 on Friday night in the first of their two regular-season games …


NHL roundup: Blues win 6th straight beating Oilers 5-2

Alex Pietrangelo had a goal and two assists and the St. Louis Blues remained atop the Western Conference standings, beating the second-place Edmonton Oilers 5-2 on Wednesday night for their …


Jets center Bryan Little hospitalized after being struck by puck

Winnipeg Jets forward Bryan Little remained hospitalized Wednesday, a day after being struck near the ear by a puck.


Around the NHL: Ryan Getzlaf reaches career games milestone

Ryan Getzlaf recently played in the 1,000th game of a career spent entirely with the Anaheim Ducks.


Americans Continue Hot Streak

The Great Falls Americans come off of another weekend sweep.


NHL roundup: Jakub Vrana records hat trick, Capitals beat Flames 4-2

Jakub Vrana got his first career hat trick and the Washington Capitals beat the Calgary Flames 4-2 Sunday night.


UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 2, 2019

Spokane Chiefs find their groove against Prince George, thump Cougars 6-0

In three games against the Prince George Cougars, the Spokane Chiefs dominated play but had only one win to show for it.


UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 2, 2019

Ottawa’s Scott Sabourin taken to hospital after collision

Ottawa forward Scott Sabourin has been transported to a hospital for evaluation after being taken from the ice on a stretcher with his head immobilized following a collision with Boston …


UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 2, 2019

NHL roundup: Leon Draisaitl scores again, gives Oilers OT win over Penguins

Leon Draisaitl scored in overtime to give the Edmonton Oilers a 2-1 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday.


Highlights: Great Falls Americans vs. Gilette Wild

Highlights of the Americans’ 4-1 victory over Gilette.


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 1, 2019

NHL roundup: Islanders win 8th straight, beating Lightning 5-2

Anders Lee had a goal and two assists in New York’s three-goal third period and the Islanders beat the Tampa Lightning 5-2 Friday night for their eighth straight victory.


After beating cancer, Eddie Olczyk continues the fight

Retired NHL player turned broadcaster Eddie Olczyk only figured out how tough he really was after battling and beating cancer. Now more than 24 months since being declared free of …


NHL roundup: Matthew Tkachuk scores tying, winning goals, Flames top Predators

Matthew Tkachuk tied the game in the final minute of regulation and scored the winning goal with just over a second left in overtime on a nifty shot between his …


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 31, 2019

Geoff Baker: NHL players are paid like other major pro athletes – and ticket sales cover those wages

A number of readers wrote in last week inquiring about my statement that NHL players make salaries comparable to other major professional sports leagues.


Jets say Dustin Byfuglien had ankle surgery, with team out of mix

The general manager of the Winnipeg Jets says absent defenseman Dustin Byfuglien has had ankle surgery and the team was not “directly involved” in the decision.


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 29, 2019

NHL roundup: Sidney Crosby, Dominik Simon lead Penguins to big win over Flyers

Sidney Crosby and Dominik Simon scored during an early four-goal outburst, and the Pittsburgh Penguins drilled the Philadelphia Flyers 7-1 on Tuesday night.


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 29, 2019

Predators include no-movement clause in Roman Josi’s 8-year deal

The Nashville Predators have signed captain Roman Josi to an eight-year, $72.4 million deal worth $9.05 million a season.


Great Falls Americans Having A Terrific Start To The Season

Who’s responsible for the Americans’ hot start to the year?


NHL roundup: Blues beat Red Wings in OT after blowing lead

David Perron scored at 1:28 of overtime to give the St. Louis Blues a 5-4 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday night.


NHL roundup: Flyers score 5 goals in 3rd period, beat Blue Jackets 7-4

PHILADELPHIA – Kevin Hayes scored the go-ahead short-handed goal late in Philadelphia’s five-goal third period, and the Flyers rallied to beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 7-4 Saturday night. James van …


Spokane offense sputters for second night in a row as Prince Albert beats Chiefs 4-1

It was a different night, but a similar script for the Spokane Chiefs.


UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 25, 2019

NHL roundup: Avalanche beats Golden Knights 6-1, improves to 8-1-1

Nadem Kadri and Matt Calvert each scored twice, Pierre-Edouard Bellemare had a goal and two assists against his former team and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Vegas Golden Knights 6-1 …


UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 25, 2019

Portland Winterhawks pull away from Spokane Chiefs with third-period goals

Playing catch-up is no way to win a hockey game. The Spokane Chiefs know that, but that’s the situation they were in Friday night against the Portland Winterhawks at the …


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 24, 2019

NHL roundup: Leon Draisaitl, Connor McDavid help Oilers outlast Capitals

Leon Draisaitl scored his second goal of the game in overtime and the Edmonton Oilers overcame a two-goal deficit to beat the Washington Capitals 4-3 on Thursday night.


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 23, 2019

Adam Beckman paces Spokane Chiefs in 7-1 rout over Brandon Wheat Kings

Catching a visitor at the tail end of their long road trip always bodes well for the home team. The Spokane Chiefs proved that Wednesday at the Arena with a …


NHL roundup: Victor Hedman scores late power-play goal, Lightning top Penguins

Victor Hedman scored a power-play goal with 56.8 seconds remaining to give the Tampa Bay Lightning a 3-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday night.