Stories tagged: spokane chiefs
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 25, 2019
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
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
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 …
Wed., Sept. 18, 2019
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 …
Sat., Sept. 14, 2019
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
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
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
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
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
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
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. …
Fri., July 19, 2019
The Spokane Chiefs announced Friday the signing of Russian defenseman Matvei Startsev to a Western Hockey League Standard Player Agreement.
Thu., July 11, 2019
Spokane selected Parik in the first round of this year’s CHL Import Draft with the 43rd overall pick.
UPDATED: Wed., July 10, 2019
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
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
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 …
Thu., June 27, 2019
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.
Mon., June 24, 2019
Two forwards who played key roles for the 2018-19 Spokane Chiefs have been invited to NHL development camps.
UPDATED: Sat., June 22, 2019
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.
Fri., June 21, 2019
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
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.
UPDATED: Mon., June 10, 2019
Tyler Johnson is not going out of his way to avoid watching the Stanley Cup Final, but he’s not exactly building his day around them, either. “After a long season, …
UPDATED: Sat., June 8, 2019
NHL players accept the opportunity to play at the Ice Hockey World Championships for any number of reasons, but for Derek Ryan there was one big one: April is no …
UPDATED: Tue., June 4, 2019
Spokane Chiefs coach Dan Lambert has been hired as an assistant coach with the Nashville Predators, the NHL team announced Tuesday. Lambert coached two seasons with the Chiefs, leading the …
Mon., June 3, 2019
The Spokane Chiefs announced Monday that 2019 Bantam Draft first-round pick Ben Thornton has signed a Western Hockey League Standard Player Agreement with the team.
UPDATED: Sat., May 25, 2019
Brenden Duncan hit a three-run home run, and CC Spokane beat Mt. Hood 9-3 Saturday at the NWAC Championship in Longview, Washington.
UPDATED: Sat., May 25, 2019
Spokane Chiefs defenseman Ty Smith has been named Canadian Hockey League Defenseman of the Year, the CHL announced Saturday.
Tue., May 21, 2019
The Spokane Chiefs announced Tuesday that head coach Dan Lambert has signed a contract extension to remain with the Western Hockey League team.
UPDATED: Tue., May 14, 2019
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.
UPDATED: Thu., May 2, 2019
The Spokane Chiefs made forward Ben Thornton their top pick and added 10 other players Thursday in the 2019 WHL Bantam Draft.