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Leif Mattson scores twice as Spokane Chiefs defeat Medicine Hat 2-1

Leif Mattson scored twice as the Spokane Chiefs wrapped up a five-game Western Hockey League trip with a 2-1 victory at Medicine Hat on Saturday night.


UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 21, 2020

Second period key in Spokane Chiefs win at Swift Current

Spokane reeled off three goals in the second period, breaking an early tie, and the Chiefs defeated Swift Current 4-1 in a Western Hockey League game on Friday night.


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 19, 2020

Chiefs clinch WHL playoff berth behind Adam Beckman’s career night

Adam Beckman scored twice and assisted on three goals for a career-high five points as the Spokane Chiefs doubled up the Lethbridge Hurricanes 6-3 on Wednesday night at the Enmax …


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 15, 2020

Filip Kral scores go-ahead goal as Spokane Chiefs defeat Tri-City Americans 6-4

A night after having their six-game winning streak snapped at U.S. Division-leading Portland, the Chiefs defeated the last-place Tri-City Americans 6-4 Saturday at the Toyota Center.


UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 14, 2020

Spokane Chiefs’ six-game winning streak ends with 4-1 loss in Portland

Seth Jarvis had two goals and an assist as the U.S. Division-leading Winterhawks defeated the visiting Spokane Chiefs 4-1 Friday night at the Moda Center in Portland.


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 12, 2020

Eli Zummack’s overtime goal leads Spokane Chiefs past Moose Jaw

The Spokane Chiefs put a whopping 59 shots on goal Wednesday night against the Moose Jaw Warriors. And they needed all 59 to come away with a 2-1 overtime victory.


UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 11, 2020

With a World Junior Championship gold in tow, Spokane Chiefs defenseman Ty Smith is focused on a Memorial Cup run

In early December, Ty Smith left the Spokane Chiefs for a month so he could represent Team Canada at the World Junior Championships in the Czech Republic.


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: Sat., Feb. 8, 2020

Jack Finley scores twice as Spokane Chiefs thump Tri-City 6-0

James Porter Jr. made 25 saves to snag his second straight shutout. The Chiefs peppered Tri-City’s Talyn Boyko with 44 shots and got goals from five different skaters.


UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 4, 2020

Jack Finley scores overtime winner as Spokane Chiefs top host Portland 7-6 in WHL play

For the second time this season, the Spokane Chiefs forward scored the winning goal in the final minute of overtime at Portland.


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 1, 2020

Power surge: Spokane Chiefs rout Kelowna behind five power-play goals

It was a good night for former members of the Kelowna Rockets Saturday at the Arena. Current members of the Rockets? Not so much.


Spokane’s Adam Beckman has goal, three assists to lead Chiefs to 7-3 victory in Kelowna

Jack Finley, a Kelowna native, scored two power-play goals and Adam Beckman had a goal and three assists as the Spokane Chiefs defeated the Kelowna Rockets 7-3 in the opener …


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 29, 2020

Spokane Chiefs can’t get offense on track in 4-2 loss at Kamloops

Josh Pillar had a goal and an assist Wednesday as Kamloops held off Spokane 4-2 at the Sandman Centre.


Hanging ’em up: Longtime sports doctor P.Z. Pearce plans to ‘enjoy life’ in retirement

After 37 years, Patrick Zim Pearce – known as P.Z. – has retired from the Spokane sports medicine pillar he help build with stints as a team physician for the …


UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 26, 2020

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 …


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 25, 2020

Leif Mattson scores twice as Spokane Chiefs cruise past Tri-City Americans 7-2 in WHL play

The Chiefs went 3 for 3 on the power play and scored two short-handed goals in a 7-2 victory against the host Tri-City Americans.


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 22, 2020

Eli Zummack’s overtime goal gives Spokane Chiefs breakthrough win over Everett

Eli Zummack scored 2 minutes, 7 seconds into overtime. giving Spokane a 3-2 win over the Everett Silvertips, the Chiefs’ first victory in seven tries against one of their U.S. …


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 18, 2020

Spokane Chiefs’ depth shines in 6-2 win against Regina

It wasn’t the usual suspects providing the offense for the Spokane Chiefs Saturday night at the Arena.


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 17, 2020

Portland Winterhawks continue tear through U.S. Division with 5-3 win over Spokane Chiefs

Portland, a team that hasn’t lost in regulation since Nov. 3 and is running away from the rest of the U.S. Division, handed Spokane its second straight loss, this one …


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 14, 2020

Orrin Centazzo’s hat trick helps Kamloops down Spokane Chiefs 6-3

Sometimes, things just don’t go your way. And sometimes, things don’t go your way over and over and at the worst possible moment. The Chiefs learned that lesson in a …


Eli Zummack has four-point night to lead Spokane Chiefs past Vancouver Giants 6-3

Eli Zummack had two goals and two assists to extend his point streak to a Western Hockey League-leading 17 games as the Spokane Chiefs defeated the host Vancouver Giants 6-3 …


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 10, 2020

Spokane Chiefs take more physical approach late, top Vancouver 3-1

During the third period media timeout, with the Spokane Chiefs and Vancouver Giants tied at one, Spokane head coach Manny Viveiros asked his team to rush the net a little …


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 9, 2020

Spokane Chiefs happy to make minor moves ahead of Western Hockey League trade deadline

Earlier this week, Spokane acquired 19-year-old Brad Ginnell from the Winnipeg Ice. The Chiefs gave up two draft picks: a 2020 fourth-rounder and a 2021 sixth-rounder.


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 8, 2020

Chiefs forward Adam Beckman out to prove he has more goals than scoring goals

In Adam Beckman, the Chiefs have an elite Western Hockey League scorer, a player for whom the puck just seems to find its way past goalies.


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 7, 2020

Division-leading Portland defeats Spokane Chiefs

The Spokane Chiefs had their second chance in five days to slow down the Portland Winterhawks, who had won 11 of their last 12 games, including a 6-4 win in …


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 3, 2020

Fast, physical Portland Winterhawks get off to quick start in 6-4 win over Spokane Chiefs

They made things real difficult for the Spokane Chiefs Friday night in front of 6,680 at the Arena in a 6-4 Portland win after dominating the first two periods.


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 2, 2020

Spokane Chiefs forward Adam Beckman named WHL player of the month

Spokane Chiefs forward Adam Beckman was been named WHL Player of the Month for December 2019, as announced by the league on Thursday, after posting 15 goals and five assists …


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 28, 2019

Adam Beckman hat trick backs up strong showing by goaltender Mason Beaupit as Spokane Chiefs top Tri-City

Any goalie starting his first game in the Western Hockey League is likely to have some nerves. If that goalie is a 16-year-old playing in an emergency role in front …


Down to third-string goalie, Spokane Chiefs lose 9-5 in Seattle

Keltie Jeri-Leon had two goals and three assists as the Seattle Thunderbirds routed the visiting Spokane Chiefs 9-5 in Western Hockey League play Friday night.


UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 26, 2019

Spokane Chiefs’ Bear Hughes took unusual path to success in Western Hockey League

If there is an origin story for his nickname, Bear Hughes and his dad can’t recall it.