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UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 22, 2019

’This is for real’ – journeyman Akim Aliu sparks hockey reckoning

Akim Aliu tells The Associated Press he wasn’t expecting his tweets to go viral in sparking a reckoning regarding race and coaching practices in hockey

UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 18, 2019

Spokane Chiefs bounce back, beat Victoria 3-1

Adam Beckman tallied the go-ahead goal in a second-period surge, and the Spokane Chiefs beat the Victoria Royals 3-1 Wednesday in Western Hockey League action at Save-On-Foods Memorial Arena.

UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 17, 2019

Spokane rally fizzles in loss to Victoria

Spokane gave up goals in bunches, and the Chiefs’ stellar second period was not enough to evade a 5-4 loss to Victoria in a Western Hockey League game at Save-On-Foods …

UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 14, 2019

Adam Beckman scores three goals to lead the Spokane Chiefs to a 5-2 victory against the host Seattle Thunderbirds

Adam Beckman scored three goals, all with the man advantage, and added two assists as the Chiefs defeated the host Seattle Thunderbirds 5-2 Saturday night in WHL action in Kent, …

UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 13, 2019

Road show: Spokane Chiefs hit the road with five-game winning streak in tow

After playing at home for much of the season, the Spokane Chiefs will head into their winter break with a four-game trip.

Volunteers unload teddy bears, prepare to open Christmas Bureau doors

Last minute preparations were underway Tuesday at the Spokane County Fair and Expo Center as volunteers prepared to open the doors of the Christmas Bureau to recipients Wednesday morning.

UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 10, 2019

Adam Beckman scores twice in Spokane’s 4-2 win over Seattle

Adam Beckman scored twice, and Spokane overwhelmed Seattle in the second period en route to a 4-2 victory in a Western Hockey League showdown at the ShoWare Center on Tuesday …

Teddy bear toss nets record 8,604 stuffed animals for Christmas Bureau

A cascade of teddy bears hit the ice during the Spokane Chiefs’ annual Teddy Bear Toss on Saturday night, prompting a flurry of activity to collect up the thousands of …

UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 7, 2019

Spokane Chiefs use early goal, late surge to hold off rival Tri-City

But you wouldn’t know the team was a little sleep-deprived after putting 50 shots on net and gutting out a 4-3 win.

UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 6, 2019

Strong start carries Spokane Chiefs past Vancouver Giants

Spokane tallied two goals before 15 minutes had elapsed, and the Chiefs held on to a 2-1 victory over Vancouver in a Western Hockey League showdown Friday at the Langley …

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 30, 2019

Spokane Chiefs storm back from early deficit, beat Victoria 4-3 in overtime

One night after the Spokane Chiefs blew a two-goal lead in the third period and ultimately lost in overtime, the Chiefs took their turn playing the role of spoiler.

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 30, 2019

Locally: Spokane Chiefs celebrate 35th anniversary with ‘Top 35’ list

The Spokane Chiefs have a new “best of …” list.

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 29, 2019

Spokane Chiefs can’t hold on to early lead as Vancouver earns 3-2 overtime win

Prior to Friday night, the Spokane Chiefs successfully held a lead heading into the third period 10 times out of 12. The 13th time didn’t go their way.

Flames and former Spokane Chiefs coach Bill Peters quits; accused of slurs, abuse

Calgary coach Bill Peters, who led the Spokane Chiefs to a Memorial Cup in 2008, resigns amid allegations of slurs, player abuse in previous jobs.

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 26, 2019

NHL investigates allegations Flames and former Spokane Chiefs coach Bill Peters used racial slurs

The NHL is investigating allegations of Calgary Flames coach Bill Peters directing racial slurs toward Akim Aliu, which the Nigerian-born player says happened a decade while the two were in …

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 23, 2019

Spokane Chiefs storm back from early deficit, beat Winnipeg 5-3

The Spokane Chiefs have squandered third period leads before. But Saturday night in front of 6,056 at the Arena, they went the other way.

Spokane Chiefs made wise choice to keep 20-year-old defenseman Filip Kral

Filip Kral’s emergence hasn’t come out of nowhere – he had 36 points in 47 games a season ago – but he said this year the team was looking for …

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 20, 2019

Chiefs improve to 11-0 for season when they score at least four goals

The job is simple for the Spokane Chiefs: Score at least four goals and they should come out with a win.

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 20, 2019

Underperforming Maple Leafs fire former Spokane Chiefs coach Mike Babcock

Team President Brendan Shanahan announced the move Wednesday and said Sheldon Keefe would take over as coach.

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 16, 2019

Adam Beckman has two goals and an assist as Spokane Chiefs defeat rival Tri-City 4-3

Adam Beckman had two goals and an assist, including the winner with 49.9 seconds remaining, as the Chiefs defeated the host Tri-City Americans 4-3 Saturday night in Western Hockey League …

Jack Finley scores twice, including overtime winner, as Spokane Chiefs defeat Portland Winterhawks

Jack Finley forced overtime when he scored on his own rebound with 1 minute, 17 seconds remaining in regulation, then netted the winner on a one-timer from the left faceoff …

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 9, 2019

Spokane Chiefs rebound with 6-1 victory against Kelowna

Six players scored for Spokane, with Adam Beckman and Jack Finley each recording a goal and two assists. Defenseman Filip Kral and center Bear Hughes each had a goal and …

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 8, 2019

Spokane Chiefs can’t climb out of early hole against Everett in 4-3 loss

The Spokane Chiefs are probably sick of the Everett Silvertips. Friday night was the third matchup between the two teams this season and in all three, it’s been the Silvertips …

UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 3, 2019

Penalty-shot goal in overtime lifts Everett Silvertips over Spokane Chiefs

The Everett Silvertips are stingy on defense and have enough skill on offense that any mistake can cost you big time. The Spokane Chiefs learned that hard lesson after Bryce …

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 2, 2019

Spokane Chiefs find their groove against Prince George, thump Cougars 6-0

In three games against the Prince George Cougars, the Spokane Chiefs dominated play but had only one win to show for it.

Spokane offense sputters for second night in a row as Prince Albert beats Chiefs 4-1

It was a different night, but a similar script for the Spokane Chiefs.

UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 25, 2019

Portland Winterhawks pull away from Spokane Chiefs with third-period goals

Playing catch-up is no way to win a hockey game. The Spokane Chiefs know that, but that’s the situation they were in Friday night against the Portland Winterhawks at the …

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 23, 2019

Adam Beckman paces Spokane Chiefs in 7-1 rout over Brandon Wheat Kings

Catching a visitor at the tail end of their long road trip always bodes well for the home team. The Spokane Chiefs proved that Wednesday at the Arena with a …

UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 19, 2019

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 …