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WHL levies penalties

Spokane Chiefs coach Hardy Sauter has been suspended for a game and forward Ryan Letts indefinitely in the wake of Saturday night’s Western Hockey League donnybrook with the Tri-City Americans. …


Ams whip Chiefs in brawlfest

Depleted by game misconducts, the Spokane Chiefs left their 5-2 loss to the Tri-City Americans on Saturday with a pair of problems more troubling than the defeat itself. With eight …


Bowman’s big night sparks Chiefs

KAMLOOPS, B.C. – Drayson Bowman scored a pair of first-period goals to start Spokane off and running, had a hat trick by the 6-minute, 27-second mark of the second period …


Chiefs can’t keep up

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – A simple glance at the standings and it’s easy to see why the Vancouver Giants are by far the top team in the Western Hockey League’s …


Chiefs gain ground

All the hard work and effort the Spokane Chiefs have exerted to put themselves back in the race for a division title could pay huge dividends by this weekend. The …


Chiefs use five-goal third to rally past Cougarscatch fire

After scoring 11 goals Saturday night, one had to wonder if the Spokane Chiefs had used up their allotted goals scored for the weekend. And for two periods, it looked …


Chiefs dominate Oil Kings

If the Spokane Chiefs made a checklist of things to do on Saturday night, they probably crossed every task off their list. Pour on the offense. Check.


Chiefs topple Silvertips again

EVERETT – If the Western Hockey League regular season ended today, the Everett Silvertips would open the playoffs against the Spokane Chiefs. That’s probably not good news for Everett.


Calla upbeat about WHL return

On Nov. 17, Brady Calla was on his way to take in the Buffalo Bills’ “Monday Night Football” game against the Cleveland Browns when his cell phone rang. The purpose …


Chiefs big SWAB award winners

In case people need reminding, Inland Northwest Sportswriters and Broadcasters reaffirmed 2008 was the Spokane Chiefs’ year. The Memorial Cup junior hockey champions swept three of five annual SWABs awards, …


Weary Chiefs downed by Rockets

Time and time again the Spokane Chiefs have proven their ability to go from an overnight bus trip to an evening game – and most of the time they make …


Knee injury ends Cowen’s season with the Chiefs

Thursday’s news, as expected, wasn’t good for Jared Cowen or the Spokane Chiefs. The 17-year-old defenseman – Spokane’s No. 1 overall pick in the 2006 Western Hockey League Bantam Draft …


Chiefs’ streak at 11

The Spokane Chiefs rolled a natural 11. In front of a Spokane Arena crowd of 9,042, the Chiefs extended the second-longest winning streak in franchise history to 11 games by …


Spokane Chiefs’ streak at 10

The Spokane Chiefs ran their Western Hockey League win streak to 10 games Friday night in the Spokane Arena, but at a price. How steep the price may not be …


Chiefs continue to streak

EVERETT – Nine was fine for the Spokane Chiefs on Wednesday. Nine players scored as the Chiefs increased their season-best Western Hockey League winning streak to nine games with a …


Chiefs’ streak well-timed

Timing is everything, which makes the Spokane Chiefs’ latest winning streak – their longest of the season – even more meaningful. They’ve won their past eight games and are looking …


Fighting chance

Fireworks … in January? It sure seemed as if the Spokane Chiefs were planning to light some off Saturday night.


Blood is back; so are Spokane’s hopes

Not quite a year ago, as Spokane and Tri-City engaged in their slippery debate as to which was the best team in the Western Hockey League, Americans coach Don Nachbaur …


Chiefs’ streak reaches six

EVERETT – The Spokane Chiefs’ winning streak reached a season-high six Wednesday as the usual suspects picked apart the Everett Silvertips in the final two periods. Season points leaders Drayson …


Chiefs face another critical stretch

Last week, the Spokane Chiefs faced an important task. They played three games – and picked up three wins in the process – to gain a little ground on the …


Chiefs gain ground

KENNEWICK – The Spokane Chiefs at least made sure the Tri-City Americans could still see them when they checked their rear-view mirror. Goalie Dustin Tokarski stopped 40 of 41 shots …


Chiefs rout Hawks

With all the goals Drayson Bowman has scored in his four-year Western Hockey League career in Spokane, you’d have thought No. 100 would have somehow been more special for the …


Chiefs have chance to gain ground

The Spokane Chiefs have some ground to cover, and this week presents the perfect opportunity to do so. Trailing the Tri-City Americans by 11 points in the U.S. Division standings …


Chiefs gain boost from returnees

Stefan Ulmer, Mitch Wahl and Tyler Johnson – all three fresh off of proudly representing their countries – didn’t skip a beat. And apparently they’d heard a rumor that there …


Chiefs players return

A handful of Spokane Chiefs will arrive in Spokane later this week after representing their countries at the World Junior Championships. Goalie Dustin Tokarski added another monumental championship to his …


Chiefs’ Roman living in limbo

OTTAWA – The only thing Ondrej Roman knows for sure about his hockey future is that he’ll be on an airplane Tuesday. He now has to decide whether he’ll be …


Portland no longer a pushover

Playing the Portland Winter Hawks is no longer an easy two points. They won just 11 games during the regular season last year, and after Sawyer Mick scored the game-winning …


Chiefs shut out T-Birds

SEATTLE — Trevor Glass had a goal and an assist and James Reid made 25 saves for his third shutout in nine starts as the Spokane Chiefs beat the Seattle …


Chiefs dispatch first-place Ams without standouts

Now this was something to write from home about. Whether by cell phone or cyberspace, the Spokane Chiefs had good news – make it great news – to share with …


Chiefs rally back, but Tigers pull out victory

It’s too bad “almost” doesn’t count – because the Spokane Chiefs nearly came up with a big comeback Tuesday night. But despite outshooting the Medicine Hat Tigers by 21 shots, …