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New-look Chiefs ready to start season

The Spokane Chiefs have some big holes to fill as their Western Hockey League season gets under way Saturday with a trip to rival Tri-City. Gone are a pair of …


Chiefs get ready for new season

The Spokane Chiefs have some big holes to fill as their Western Hockey League season gets under way Saturday with a trip to rival Tri-City.


Chiefs’ preseason ends with a loss

Hockey: The Kootenay Ice scored a late goal to tie the game at three apiece and eventually earned a 4-3 shootout win over the Spokane on Saturday night at Eagles …


Chiefs’ preseason win offset by lackluster loss

It would seem the second weekend of preseason games was a rousing success for the Spokane Chiefs. Minus a few veterans, the Chiefs put a 7-2 whippin’ on Lethbridge before …


All in all, not a bad showing by Spokane Chiefs

It would seem the second weekend of preseason games was a rousing success for the Spokane Chiefs. But coach Don Nachbaur wasn’t impressed in a loss to Tri-City.


No substitute for good work ethic, Chiefs’ Nachbaur says

After seeing his team in action for the first time, Don Nachbaur was pleased. The Spokane Chiefs played three preseason games in Everett last weekend, winning two, prompting the coach …


Mixed review from Spokane Chiefs coach

After seeing his team in action for the first time, Don Nachbaur was pleased. The Spokane Chiefs played three preseason games in Everett last weekend, winning two, prompting the coach …


In brief: Spokane Chiefs release former top pick

Hockey: The Spokane Chiefs parted ways with two No. 1 draft picks on Tuesday, one for the season and one for good. Tyler Cunningham the Chiefs’ pick in the 2010 …


In brief: Chiefs rally again at preseason classic

For the second day in a row the Spokane Chiefs rallied from a two-goal deficit to earn a win in extra time, defeating the Portland Winterhawks 3-2 in a shootout …


Chiefs come back for win in pre-season classic

Levko Koper’s goal 3 minutes, 29 seconds into overtime snapped a tie to lift the Spokane Chiefs to a 4-3 victory Saturday over Seattle in the second day of the …


Spokane Chiefs whittle camp roster

The Spokane Chiefs backed up their words with action – or lack thereof. With first-year coach Don Nachbaur promising to give everybody a chance who deserved one, the Western Hockey …


Spokane Chiefs hang on to 35 players for now

With first-year coach Don Nachbaur promising to give everybody a chance who deserved one, the Spokane Chiefs only cut half of the players invited to last weekend’s training camp.


Spokane Chiefs notch up intensity level

The Spokane Chiefs backed up their words with action – or lack thereof. With first-year coach Don Nachbaur promising to give everybody a chance who deserved one, the Western Hockey …


Chiefs’ returners score all goals in scrimmage

Fittingly it was the veterans’ day at the Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena on Sunday afternoon when the first weekend of the Spokane Chiefs’ training camp ended with the Western Hockey …


Chiefs veterans look to impress Nachbaur

Forward Blake Gal and defenseman Brenden Kichton are key players for whatever success the Spokane Chiefs hope to have when the Western Hockey League season opens next month. On paper.


Spokane Chiefs veterans motivated

Spokane Chiefs veterans Blake Gal and Brenden Kichton know what’s expected by their new coach.


New Spokane Chiefs coach begins evaluations

New Spokane Chiefs coach Don Nachbaur will get a fan’s-eye view of his team during training camp, which opens today.


Spokane Chiefs take outside interest for January game

The Spokane Chiefs open training camp a week from today, but 19-year-old forward Matt Marantz was all smiles Wednesday afternoon when he figured they picked up their first win of …


Chiefs excited about outdoor hockey game

The Spokane Chiefs open training camp a week from today, but 19-year-old forward Matt Marantz was all smiles Wednesday afternoon when he figured they picked up their first win of …


Spokane Chiefs to play outdoor game

The Spokane Chiefs will become the second Western Hockey League team to announce an outdoor game for the 2010-11 season but it will be the first outdoor game for the …


John Blanchette: Hire stokes an already hot rivalry

A decade ago, the Kamloops Blazers fired coach Marc Habscheid, who months later wound up 200 kilometers down the road in Kelowna, where eventually he would win a Memorial Cup. …


Chiefs coach Nachbaur asks lot of self, players

There is a definite sense that there is a new sheriff in town as far as the Spokane Chiefs are concerned. “I don’t think any team can win unless they …


Chiefs introduce Don Nachbaur

There is a definite sense that there is a new sheriff in town as far as the Spokane Chiefs are concerned.


Chiefs use pick on forward

Hockey: The Spokane Chiefs selected Marek Kalus of the Czech Republic in the Canadian Hockey League Import Draft on Tuesday. The 6-foot-1, 180-pound forward turns 17 on July 22. The …


Chiefs to hire Nachbaur

The Spokane Chiefs have scheduled a news conference at the Arena this afternoon to introduce veteran Western Hockey League coach Don Nachbaur as their new coach, according to sources. General …


Don Nachbaur will coach Chiefs

The Spokane Chiefs will have a press conference at the Arena Wednesday to introduce veteran Western Hockey League coach Don Nachbaur as their new coach, according to a source within …


Speltz disputes report of new coach for Chiefs

Chiefs general manager Tim Speltz denied reports that former Tri-City Americans coach Don Nachbaur is the new coach of Spokane’s Western Hockey League team. The Kamloops Daily News, citing two …


Chiefs GM: Report on new coach incorrect

Spokane Chiefs general manager Tim Speltz denied reports that former Tri-City Americans coach Don Nachbaur is the new coach of the Western Hockey League team.


Chiefs talk to ex-aide

The Spokane Chiefs’ search for a new coach, now in its seventh week, has produced just one interview but Tim Speltz, general manager of the Western Hockey League club, was …


Chiefs interview ex-assistant

The Spokane Chiefs’ search for a new coach, now in its seventh week, has produced just one interview but Tim Speltz, general manager of the Western Hockey League club, was …