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Stories tagged: junior hockey

UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 3, 2020

With U.S.-Canada border closed, Spokane Braves opt out of KIJHL season

The Spokane Braves’ 50th season will have to wait until next year.

UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 9, 2020

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 …

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 22, 2020

Spokane Braves put emphasis on developing hockey players into better people

Derek Humphreys came to the game of hockey like so many young athletes end up in any sport: His dad played it. And for Humphreys, the sport took hold.

UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 19, 2019

Spokane Chiefs veteran Ethan McIndoe ready to take on leadership role

Ethan McIndoe took the ice at Eagles Ice Arena during practice recently, the old man and a sea of 16- and 17-year-old skaters.

Rouyn-Noranda Huskies win Memorial Cup junior title

The Rouyn-Noranda Huskies beat the Halifax Mooseheads one last time to win their first Memorial Cup.

UPDATED: Tue., May 14, 2019

Hockey Canada selects Spokane Chiefs coach Dan Lambert for national men’s summer U-18 team

Spokane Chiefs head coach Dan Lambert has been named head coach of Canada’s National Men’s Summer U-18 Team, announced by Hockey Canada on Tuesday morning.

Team effort helps Bailey Brkin, Chiefs post shutout win over Cougars

If you were to look at the box score of Wednesday’s Spokane Chiefs game against the visiting Prince George Cougars, you might be confused. After all, the teams had a …

UPDATED: Tue., July 3, 2018

Hudson Elynuik signs with Maple Leafs affiliate in AHL

Former Spokane Chiefs forward Hudson Elynuik has signed to play for the Toronto Marlies, the American Hockey League affiliate of the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Injured Humboldt players get visit from Stanley Cup

Injured Humboldt Broncos players got a visit from the Stanley Cup at Royal University Hospital. Ryan Straschnitzki, badly injured in the junior hockey team’s bus crash, asked to see name …

UPDATED: Sat., April 7, 2018

Horrific bus crash seems beyond imagination for many involved in junior hockey leagues

Some of the best moments shared between teammates aren’t in the arena or on the bench or in the locker room.

UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 25, 2018

Spokane Chiefs beat Silvertips to sweep three-game weekend

The Everett Silvertips got the first and last goals Sunday night but the Spokane Chiefs scored everything in between in a 5-2 victory for their third victory in three nights.

Seattle sinks Spokane Chiefs with three-goal third period

The Seattle Thunderbirds had an answer to the Spokane Chiefs’ four-goal second period on Friday.

UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 26, 2017

Kailer Yamamoto scores goal as U.S. dominates Denmark in opener

Casey Mittelstadt and Kieffer Bellows each scored two goals, Joseph Woll made 17 saves and the United States began its title defense at the world junior hockey championship with a …

Spokane Chiefs snap Everett’s nine-game winning streak with 5-3 victory

The Everett Silvertips came to Spokane as the hottest team in the Western Hockey League and riding a nine-game winning streak. The Spokane Chiefs made sure it didn’t reach 10.

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 25, 2017

Alterations in power-play attack help Chiefs topple Regina

The Spokane Chiefs’ power play was among the least lethal in the Western Hockey League coming into Saturday’s game against the visiting Regina Pats.

Big rally lifts Spokane Chiefs over conference-leading Prince George

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.

Area roundup: Idaho’s Arphaxad Carroll wins 60 meters and long jump at Idaho Duals

Idaho’s Arphaxad Carroll won the men’s 60 meters at the Idaho Duals indoor track event at the Kibbie Dome in Moscow.

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 18, 2017

Wednesday’s Spokane Chiefs game postponed due to road conditions

Due to road conditions throughout the state, The Spokane Chiefs game against the Seattle Thunderbirds at the Arena on Wednesday is postponed.

U.S. beats Switzerland to advance to world junior semifinals

Jordan Greenway scored the go-ahead goal early in the third period and the United States held off Switzerland for a 3-2 victory in a quarterfinal match Monday at the world …

U.S. beats Slovakia 5-2 in world junior hockey championship

Boston College’s Joseph Woll made 18 saves to help the United States beat Slovakia 5-2 on Wednesday night in the world junior hockey championship.

Hockey: Spokane Chiefs lose at Everett 5-3

Dominic Zwerger scored twice and assisted on Riley Sutter’s goal that proved to be the game winner for the host Everett Silvertips in a 5-3 Western Hockey League win over …

Spokane Chiefs drop close one to Tri-City

Evan Fiala scored late in the third period to draw the Spokane Chiefs within one goal, but the Tri-City Americans held on for a 6-5 win in Western Hockey League …

Grand Forks gets two late goals to beat Spokane Braves 7-6

The Grand Forks Border Bruins (12-8-2-0-2, 28 points) scored goals at 3;33 and 3:09 of the final period to overcome the Spokane Braves 7-6 in a KIJHL game at Eagles …

Area roundup: Gonzaga volleyball swept by No. 11 BYU

For the second time in three days, Gonzaga (11-7, 4-4) fell to a ranked squad as visiting No. 11 BYU swept the Zags (25-13, 25-16, 25-19) in a West Coast …

Area roundup: WSU volleyball sweeps Idaho and wins Cougar Challenge tournament

Washington State improved its record to 8-1after defeating Idaho 25-10, 25-13 and 25-17 to claim the Cougar Challenge volleyball tournament on Saturday afternoon in Pullman.

Few Good Men come up short against Utah in The Basketball Tournament

Few Good Men, a team made up mostly of former Gonzaga players, lost to Team Utah 93-81 Friday in Philadelphia in the Super 16 of The Basketball Tournament.

London wins Memorial Cup, beating Rouyn-Noranda 3-2 in OT

Matthew Tkachuk scored his second goal of the game 7:49 into overtime to give the London Knights a 3-2 victory over the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies on Sunday in the Memorial Cup …

Chiefs stay alive, defeat Victoria 4-1 in Game 5

Birthday boy Matt Sozanski had a pair of assists to help pace the Chiefs to a convincing 4-1 win over the Victoria Royals on Friday night at Save-on-Foods Memorial Centre, …

Chiefs fall to Kelowna in shootout

Kelowna, B.C. – Justin Kirkland and Tomas Soustal scored shootout goals and the Kelowna Rockets beat the Spokane Chiefs 4-3 in a Western Hockey League game on Saturday. It was …

Hudson Elynuik’s two goals carry Chiefs past Americans

The Spokane Chiefs started strongly Saturday night and then faded. With Tri-City threatening to steal the game, Hudson Elynuik swiped the puck, raced up the ice and scored a short-handed …