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Ranford, Blazers steamroll weary Chiefs

KAMLOOPS, British Columbia – Brendan Ranford notched a hat trick – before the second period was over – and the Kamloops Blazers breezed to an 8-1 victory over the Spokane …


Chiefs can’t crawl back

EVERETT, Wash. — The Spokane Chiefs got behind early and were unable to recover on the road against the Everett Silvertips as they fell 3-2 Sunday night. Shane Harper scored …


Chiefs tame Tigers on road

MEDICINE HAT, Alberta – The Spokane Chiefs used a three-goal second period to break the game open Wednesday and goalie James Reid made them stand up for a 4-2 Western …


Chiefs lose in shootout

EVERETT – The Spokane Chiefs’ 4-3 shootout loss Sunday night to the Everett Silvertips seemed painfully familiar. The Chiefs allowed the Silvertips to come back from a 3-1 deficit in …


Chiefs end skid on late Spurgeon goal

The Spokane Chiefs made a statement Saturday night, much to the delight of 10,522 fans at the Arena. One night after playing the worst game anyone can remember in a …


Chiefs forward Johnson owns Memorial Cup ring, gold medal

Basking in the glow of gold, Tyler Johnson fielded a tougher question than any other member of Team USA at the conclusion of the World Junior Hockey Tournament Tuesday night. …


Blades edge Chiefs

It’s not a good sign when the top team in the Western Hockey League comes calling and gets a goal from its fourth line just 7:14 into the game. That …


U.S. tops Canada in OT

SASKATOON, Saskatchewan – John Carlson scored in overtime to give the United States a 6-5 victory over Canada in the world junior hockey championship on Tuesday night. Carlson beat goaltender …


Cowen, Johnson rivals for a night

Spokane Chiefs teammates Jared Cowen and Tyler Johnson will be rivals tonight in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, when Cowen and Canada take on Johnson and the United States for the gold medal …


U.S., Canada win semifinals

Jerry D’Amigo scored two goals, the second short-handed, and the United States beat Sweden 5-2 on Sunday night in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, to set up a championship game showdown Tuesday night …


Portland holds off Spokane

PORTLAND – It took awhile for this contest to get under way and by the end of the night the Spokane Chiefs were probably wishing it would have been postponed. …


Johnson leads U.S. Juniors past Latvia

SASKATOON, Saskatchewan – The Spokane Chiefs’ Tyler Johnson (Liberty Lake) had one goal and one assist and was named player of the game as the U.S. National Junior Team defeated …


Chiefs call up defenseman Gow

In preparation for a four-game road trip, the Spokane Chiefs announced the addition of defenseman Reid Gow to the active roster. The 15-year-old Gow, the Chiefs’ first selection in the …


Cowen assists in Canada’s second victory

Jordan Eberle of the Regina Pats scored a goal and set up four others, including three by Brandon McMillan of the Kelowna Rockets, as Canada downed Switzerland 6-0 on Monday …


Chiefs give Reid little help

It’s not often a goalie can give up more than double his league-leading average and still be the player of the game, but it happened at the Arena on Sunday …


U.S. now 2-0 at world juniors

SASKATOON, Saskatchewan – Jack Campbell made 22 saves and the United States remained unbeaten at the world junior hockey championship with a 3-0 victory over Switzerland on Sunday. Chris Kreider, …


Chiefs ice Cougars

Hard as it may be to believe by what transpired at the Arena Tuesday night, the Spokane Chiefs lost to the Prince George Cougars earlier this season. Granted, it was …


Chiefs explode in third, beat ’Hawks

PORTLAND – Mitch Wahl scored two goals in regulation and also connected in the shootout, and Kyle Beach recorded the decisive goal in the shootout as the Spokane Chiefs beat …


Chiefs double up Seattle

Sometimes it’s better to be lucky than good. And it took a big dose of luck for the Spokane Chiefs to make 5,936 fans happy with a 4-2 win over …


Reid sparks Chiefs

Spokane continued its month-long resurgence in the Western Hockey League on Saturday night. As he has throughout November, goalie James Reid figured prominently in the Chiefs’ victory.


Chiefs defenseman makes good on potential he showed at 16

The first day of his first training camp 16-year old Stefan Ulmer made an impression with the Spokane Chiefs. Scrutiny was expected, Ulmer came to Spokane from Austria.


Sports in brief: Chiefs blow lead in overtime loss

Hockey: The Spokane Chiefs blew a two-goal, third-quarter lead and dropped a 4-3 decision in overtime to the host Everett Silvertips on Wednesday night. The Chiefs led 3-1 early in …


Gritty Chiefs get the win

CALGARY, Alberta – Two goals 24 seconds apart in the final three minutes lifted the Spokane Chiefs to a 3-2 victory over the Calgary Hitmen on Sunday night. Mitch Wahl’s …


Brassart’s goal, Reid’s goaltending give Chiefs shutout win

Whether it was animosity or gamesmanship, the Spokane Chiefs didn’t care. James Reid made 26 saves for his second shutout and rookie Brady Brassart scored his second goal in as …


Chiefs’ streak stopped

The Spokane Chiefs’ four-game winning streak came to an inglorious end Tuesday night at the Arena with a dismal 5-2 loss to the Everett Silvertips. In a battle between teams …


Chiefs fall to Everett

The Spokane Chiefs’ four-game winning streak game to an inglorious end Tuesday night at the Arena with a dismal 5-2 loss to the Everett Silvertips. In a battle before between …


Chiefs notch Giant victory

A wounded and angry Giant invaded the Arena Saturday night, but the Spokane Chiefs didn’t flinch. A pair of nifty goals and a stellar defense provided the Chiefs and 8,358 …


Beach helps Chiefs soak up easy win

On paper, the Spokane Chiefs’ dominating 5-1 Western Hockey League win over Chilliwack Wednesday night was a veteran affair. Red-hot Kyle Beach had two goals and top-line veterans Tyler Johnson, …


Sports in brief: Chilliwack challenges Chiefs

Hockey: With the schedule heating up, the Spokane Chiefs and coach Hardy Sauter (pictured above) hope to continue in the right direction. The Chiefs face the Chilliwack Bruins tonight at …


Chiefs skate past division leaders

PORTLAND – James Reid made 34 saves for Spokane as the Chiefs shut out the Portland Winterhawks 3-0 in Western Hockey League play Sunday. “It was a great job by …