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Chiefs not close to finding coach

A month after opening the coaching position, Spokane Chiefs general manager Tim Speltz has spent more time talking to people who won’t replace Hardy Sauter than those that could.


No sense in putting roots down if you coach the Chiefs

It says something that Spokane goes through hockey coaches at a more rapid clip than it changes mayors. The next guy behind the bench of the Spokane Chiefs will be …


Sports in brief: Beach assigned; Wahl signed

Hockey: The Chicago Blackhawks assigned Spokane Chiefs left winger Kyle Beach – the Blackhawks’ first choice, 11th overall, in the 2008 National Hockey League Entry Draft – to the American …


Winterhawks put Chiefs on ice

It couldn’t have played out any other way. With Portland and Spokane both having reached Game 7 of their Western Hockey League playoff series with 19 goals apiece, it’s not …


Winterhawks put Chiefs out of misery

Home is where the hemlock is. The season is over for the Spokane Chiefs – bitterly and yet, sad to say, not a minute too soon.


Chiefs’ season over

Ty Rattie scored at 17:29 of overtime as the Portland Winterhawks defeated the Spokane Chiefs 5-4 at the Arena to win their first-round Western Hockey League Series.


Spokane Chiefs defy logic at home

Sooner or later, the Spokane Chiefs have to win a home game against the Portland Winterhawks. Well, sooner is here, as in now or never for this season.


Spokane Chiefs win means one-game series

PORTLAND – The Spokane Chiefs lived to play another day. Levko Koper had two goals and linemate Tyler Johnson had three assists as Spokane topped Portland 4-3 on Monday night …


Home-ice horrors

Finally, a chance to get back on the road and regroup. That might not have been exactly what the Spokane Chiefs were thinking following Saturday night’s 4-3 home loss to …


Portland takes series lead on Chiefs

Finally, a chance to get back on the road and regroup. That might not have been exactly what the Spokane Chiefs were thinking following Saturday night’s 4-3 home loss to …


Portland beats Chiefs to tie series

That cushy two-game lead the Spokane Chiefs held over Portland just a few days back is history; vaporized on Friday night by another unproductive offensive effort that resulted in a …


Winterhawks beat Chiefs; now 5-0 in Spokane

If Portland can duplicate its regular-season success in the playoffs, this Western Hockey League series is far from over. The Winterhawks improved to 5-0 at the Arena this series with …


Chiefs seek complete game

The Spokane Chiefs played a great game of hockey over the weekend, which was enough to give them a 2-0 lead as their best-of-7 Western Hockey League playoff series with …


Series heads to Spokane with Chiefs leading 2-0

PORTLAND – Every time the Portland Winterhawks had a glimpse of hope, the hard-working Spokane Chiefs and goalie James Reid snuffed it. Reid had 39 saves and teammate Kenton Miller …


Chiefs seize 2-0 series lead

PORTLAND — Every time the Portland Winterhawks had a glimpse of hope, the hard-working Spokane Chiefs and goalie James Reid snuffed it. Reid had 39 saves and teammate Kenton Miller …


Beach’s late score caps Spokane’s rally

PORTLAND – Kyle Beach and the Spokane Chiefs gutted one out. Beach scored the winning goal with 1 minute, 28 seconds remaining as the Spokane Chiefs defeated the Portland Winterhawks …


Chiefs win playoff opener

Kyle Beach scored the winning goal with 1 minute, 28 seconds remaining as the Spokane Chiefs defeated the Portland Winterhawks 5-4 in the teams’ Western Hockey League playoff series opener …


Hawks’ early success no predictor

Mention the old cliché about throwing records out the window come playoff time and Spokane Chiefs coach Hardy Sauter has a mixed reaction. He doesn’t mind forgetting that Portland, the …


Chiefs’ Spurgeon succeeds with on-ice savvy

When Jared Spurgeon skates off the ice for the final time as a Spokane Chief, he’s going to have quite a collection of memorabilia. But it’s the memories that have …


Chiefs fall short

On to Plan B. With no less than a tie for first-place and at best the top-seed in the Western Conference for the Western Hockey League season the Spokane Chiefs …


Chiefs turn back Kelowna to gain on Everett, idle Tri-City

As a potential playoff preview, this had to be a confidence builder. The Spokane Chiefs got offense from three lines, played solid defense, had effective special teams and got big …


Playoff positioning on line for Chiefs

The final weekend of the Western Hockey League season couldn’t be any more intriguing for the Spokane Chiefs if it had been scripted. The Chiefs play four games, three at …


Chiefs lose to Rockets in shootout

KELOWNA, B.C. – Geordie Wudrick and Brandon McMillan scored shootout goals for Kelowna, while Spokane’s Jared Cowen and Mitch Wahl came up empty as the Rockets hung a 3-2 loss …


Chiefs lose in shootout

Geordie Wudrick and Brandon McMillan scored in the shootout to lift the Kelowna Rockets to a 3-2 win over the Spokane Chiefs in Western Hockey League play Wednesday night.


Chiefs ease to win

There are two unwritten rules for Homecoming games – make sure it’s a good time for the alumni and schedule a patsy. The Spokane Chiefs were wildly successful on both …


Chiefs lay egg

It certainly wasn’t what fans have come to expect, not from a team riding a seven-game winning streak. But the Spokane Chiefs were not sharp by any stretch of the …


Ultimate Chief

From the first time Mitch Wahl tied the laces at the age of 5, he was a natural on skates. Now, almost 15 years later, that natural ability is on …


Chiefs win seventh in row

KENNEWICK – Despite being outshot and having only one power play against the top team in the Western Conference, the Spokane Chiefs extended their winning streak to seven games with …


Chiefs in 3rd after sixth straight win

CRANBROOK, B.C. – This one didn’t get away. After squandering a two-goal lead, as they did in losing on their last visit a month earlier, the Spokane Chiefs rallied to …


Beach’s hat trick leads Chiefs

Kyle Beach scored three times for Spokane as the Chiefs pounded the Kamloops Blazers 7-0 in a Western Hockey League game on Wednesday night.