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UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 19, 2019, 11 p.m.

Spokane Chiefs use late flurry to beat Prince George 5-2

Michael King scored with three minutes remaining, and the Spokane Chiefs used a late onslaught to beat the Price George Cougars 5-2 Saturday at CN Centre.


Efficient goaltending helps Prince George hold off Spokane Chiefs

Taylor Gauthier stopped 37 of 38 Spokane shots as the Prince George Cougars scored twice in the first period and held on for a 2-1 victory against the visiting Chiefs …


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 12, 2019, 10:55 p.m.

Spokane Chiefs find offensive groove in 6-1 rout of Victoria

As the second period ticked closer to the third, and still the Spokane Chiefs sat on one goal just as they had the night before, they found their scoring touch …


UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 11, 2019, 11:02 p.m.

Spokane peppers net, struggles to get puck past Prince George in 3-1 loss

For five games this season the Spokane Chiefs hummed along offensively behind one of the best lines in the Western Hockey League.


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 5, 2019, 11:08 p.m.

Spokane Chiefs start hot, rout Tri-City 7-1

Ethan Finley scored two goals, Adam Beckman and Bear Hughes each tallied a goal and two assists, and the Spokane Chiefs used a blistering opening period to rout the Tri-City …


UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 4, 2019, 10:37 p.m.

Ty Smith stellar in return to Spokane with pair of goals as Chiefs thump Seattle 5-1

Ty Smith knows how to celebrate a reunion, while at the same time introducing himself to his own head coach.


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 1, 2019, 9:16 p.m.

Standout defenseman Ty Smith returns to Spokane Chiefs from New Jersey Devils

Defenseman Ty Smith has been reassigned by the New Jersey Devils of the National Hockey League to Spokane and is expected to join the Chiefs for their three games this …


UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 28, 2019, 11:01 p.m.

Beck Warm blanks Spokane as Tri-City Americans spoil Chiefs’ home opener

It’s hard enough when you’re up against a hot goalie. For the Spokane Chiefs, it was a warm goalie, as in Beck Warm, the 20-year-old goaltender for the Tri-City Americans.


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 27, 2019, 7:32 p.m.

Spokane Chiefs’ No. 1 line gets off to quick start

Jake McGrew spent the early part of September playing hockey with San Jose Sharks prospects he didn’t know nearly as well as he knows his Spokane Chiefs teammates.


UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 25, 2019, 6:20 p.m.

Spokane Chiefs trade Ethan McIndoe to Edmonton for pair of draft picks

Ethan McIndoe arrived at the Spokane Arena as usual Wednesday morning, but when coach Manny Viveiros ushered him into the general manager’s office, McIndoe suspected it wasn’t going to be …


UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 21, 2019, 10:48 p.m.

Kelowna Rockets rally to beat Spokane Chiefs 4-3 in overtime

Dillon Hamaliuk scored just before the closing horn in overtime, and the Kelowna Rockets rallied to defeat the Spokane Chiefs 4-3 Saturday night in a Western Hockey League game at …


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 20, 2019, 10:25 p.m.

Jake McGrew scores twice in Spokane Chiefs’ season-opening win over Kamloops

Jake McGrew scored twice, including a go-ahead goal midway through the third period, and the Spokane Chiefs opened their Western Hockey League campaign with a 4-3 victory over Kamloops at …


Spokane Chiefs enter fresh Western Hockey League season with retooled roster from front office down to skaters

For one, there’s a new coaching staff. And the names fans are used to seeing – Anderson-Dolan, Reid, Woods, Brkin, Ty Smith – won’t be on the backs of any …


Minnesota Wild sign defenseman Jared Spurgeon to 7-year, $53M extension

The 29-year-old Spurgeon set career highs last season of 14 goals, 29 assists, 152 shots on goal, 91 hits and 82 games played.


UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 19, 2019, 10:26 a.m.

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.


UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 4, 2019, 7:13 p.m.

Spokane Chiefs playing the waiting game as several top prospects show off skills in NHL camps

The number of Spokane Chiefs players who skated onto the ice sheet at Eagles Ice Arena was notably smaller on Wednesday, as expected.


UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 25, 2019, 8:31 p.m.

Spokane Chiefs’ Cordel Larson stands out in Red-White scrimmage

Cordel Larson’s performance Sunday in the Spokane Chiefs’ annual Red-White scrimmage showed fans that Larson is no longer a newcomer but one of the team’s veterans to be leaned on.


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 22, 2019, 8:13 p.m.

Spokane Chiefs mix reunions, introductions during first day of training camp

The Spokane Chiefs’ annual reunion was in full swing Thursday at the Arena, where new coaches and prospects got to skate with the veterans for the first time in a …


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 21, 2019, 7:01 p.m.

Fitness testing signals the start of first Spokane Chiefs training camp for new coach Manny Viveiros

Following an afternoon of pushups, pull-ups, squats and jumps, nearly four dozen Spokane Chiefs hockey prospects capped the first day of training camp by running circles around the North Central …


UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 19, 2019, 6:33 p.m.

Spokane Chiefs release Bailey Brkin and Kaden Hanas, both 20-year-olds

With training camp and the 2019-20 season approaching, the Spokane Chiefs have released two 20-year-old players, goaltender Bailey Brkin and forward Kaden Hanas, to give the team some overage flexibility. …


Spokane Chiefs sign Russian Matvei Startsev to standard player agreement

The Spokane Chiefs announced Friday the signing of Russian defenseman Matvei Startsev to a Western Hockey League Standard Player Agreement.


Spokane Chiefs sign goalie Lukas Parik to WHL Agreement

Spokane selected Parik in the first round of this year’s CHL Import Draft with the 43rd overall pick.


UPDATED: Wed., July 10, 2019, 8:58 p.m.

Spokane Chiefs see seamless transition to new coach Manny Viveiros

As Bobby Brett tells it, when Scott Carter hired Dan Lambert two years ago to coach the Spokane Chiefs hockey team, the general manager told the Chiefs’ managing partner that …


UPDATED: Tue., July 9, 2019, 6:43 p.m.

Spokane Chiefs name former Western Hockey League champion Manny Viveiros new head coach

Manny Viveiros, who won a Western Hockey League championship two seasons ago with the Swift Current Broncos, was named Tuesday as the Chiefs head coach, the 13th in franchise history.


UPDATED: Thu., July 4, 2019, 7:04 p.m.

Trio of Spokane Chiefs players get valuable experience at NHL development camps

A little more than a year ago, the National Hockey League draft came to its end, and Eli Zummack’s name wasn’t called. Thirteen days ago, the NHL Draft came to …


Spokane Chiefs select goaltender Lukas Parik, defenseman Matvei Startsev in import draft

The Spokane Chiefs selected goaltender Lukas Parik with the 43rd overall pick and defenseman Matvei Startsev with the 103rd during Thursday’s 2019 Canadian Hockey League Import Draft.


Chiefs’ Eli Zummack, Luke Toporowski get looks from NHL teams

Two forwards who played key roles for the 2018-19 Spokane Chiefs have been invited to NHL development camps.


UPDATED: Sat., June 22, 2019, 8:15 p.m.

Chiefs forward Adam Beckman selected by Minnesota Wild in third round of NHL draft, Luke Toporowski goes undrafted

The 18-year-old from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, scored a team-leading 32 goals and added 30 assists in 68 games last season for the Chiefs.


Spokane forward Luke Toporowski doesn’t have to look far in the family tree for advice ahead of NHL draft

Despite speaking with representatives from about half the National Hockey League’s 31 teams, Luke Toporowski really has no idea which team will select him on Saturday – if any team …


UPDATED: Tue., June 18, 2019, 5:21 p.m.

Kailer Yamamoto’s journey from Spokane Chiefs to NHL has been ‘a whirlwind, a struggle at times, but a lot of fun’

Fresh off a return from visiting a doctor in Los Angeles, Kailer Yamamoto held up and rotated his wrist, which had just been given a clean bill of health.