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Chiefs make trade for Beach

Two games into the Western Hockey League season the Spokane Chiefs rolled the dice. Spokane gave up two defensemen to pick up one of the most talented – and controversial …


Chiefs make big trade for Hurricanes’ Beach

The Spokane Chiefs have acquired forward Kyle Beach from the Lethbridge Hurricanes in exchange for defensemen Mike Reddington and Landon Oslanski. Beach was the Chicago Blackhawks first round draft selection, …


Chiefs win opener

PRINCE GEORGE, British Columbia – If Spokane Chiefs fans worried it might take the veterans who missed training camp a while to readjust after returning from NHL camps, they needn’t …


Chiefs open on road tonight

The Spokane Chiefs open their 25th Western Hockey League season with a two-game set in Prince George beginning tonight. For a pair of 20-year old veterans, a 13-hour bus ride …


Chiefs’ progress pleases Sauter

The Spokane Chiefs had a great weekend. That may be news to some since the Chiefs opened their Western Hockey League preseason schedule with a 3-2 loss to Portland and …


Chiefs win first preseason game

Rookie Alex Wright stopped 16 shots as the Spokane Chiefs earned their first preseason victory with a 3-0 win Sunday over the Seattle Thunderbirds at the Everett Silvertips’ preseason tournament. …


Roster choices comes next as Chiefs close fall camp

The Spokane Chiefs closed their fall camp Sunday afternoon with the Red-White scrimmage, which left a lot of people smiling. Well, at least the adults.


Last chance Chiefs

For many of the players in today’s 1 p.m. Red-White scrimmage at the Arena it’s their last chance to make an impression that can lead to one of the few …


Chiefs veterans, hopefuls aim to be noticed

By the time games that count roll around three weeks from now the goals and the pressure will be a lot different for the Spokane Chiefs. They expect – and …


Veteran-laden Chiefs hit ice

The candy store is open. The Spokane Chiefs begin shopping today for the few sweets they need to complete a roster that will have high expectations for another strong Western …


Cowen gets his Canadian wish

As if getting drafted in the top 10 of the National Hockey League draft wasn’t enough of a dream come true, Spokane Chiefs standout Jared Cowen got his wish of …


Ottawa picks Spokane Chief Jared Cowen 9th

Spokane Chiefs defenseman Jared Cowen has been picked ninth overall in the NHL draft by the Ottawa Senators.


Oh, Canada would be nice, but Cowen unsure where he’ll land

In a perfect world, Jared Cowen would find out on Friday his future in professional hockey would be based in Canada. However, in a perfect world Cowen would not be …


Blanchette: Chiefs get more than an assistant

Jon Klemm has been hired to coach and coach he will, as Hardy Sauter’s new assistant with the Spokane Chiefs. But frankly, he could be on salary as example-in-residence.


Chiefs name ex-player Klemm assistant coach

Former Memorial Cup and Stanley Cup champion Jon Klemm has been named assistant coach for the Spokane Chiefs. Klemm played 204 games for the Chiefs in a three-season career that …


Chiefs make Gow their first pick

The Spokane Chiefs had to wait until the 16th pick of the first round to make a selection in the Western Hockey League Bantam Draft, but they couldn’t have been …


Chiefs will stick to formula in draft

The strategy the Spokane Chiefs used in the Bantam Draft to help build a strong team hasn’t changed now that they are a recent Memorial Cup champion and strong Western …


Another overtime loss eliminates Chiefs

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – The Battle of the Memorial Cup Champions did not disappoint. It just came down to one goal.


One for all the marbles

Three things are certain in life – death and taxes being the first two. In the case of which of the past two Memorial Cup champions will continue their Western …


Giants edge Chiefs to force Game 7 in Vancouver

If you think about it, the Spokane Chiefs and Vancouver Giants have already played a seventh game in their Western Conference semifinal series. Their quadruple-overtime marathon Friday night in Vancouver, …


Chiefs got best of classic

Of course it ended like it did. This is playoff hockey, folks. What did you expect – Drayson Bowman from the right circle? Well, that happened, too. Technically, it was …


Chiefs were fit to be tied

The Spokane Chiefs knew they had two important opportunities on Tuesday and Wednesday night. As it turned out, they had no problem seizing both of them. After dropping the first …


Chiefs get back into series

The replay on the jumbo screen showed Drayson Bowman flashing a huge grin in teammate Ondrej Roman’s direction. Bowman’s not one to typically wear his heart on his sleeve, but …


Chiefs need to get started

History suggests that in order for the Spokane Chiefs to have improved odds of extending their Western Hockey League playoff run, they’ll need a victory tonight. The best-of-7 Western Conference …


Chiefs land in 2-0 hole

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – The Western Hockey League playoff series dubbed the Battle of the Champions is starting to live up to its billing. A smothering defense and sparkling goaltending …


Chiefs down 2-0

Jon Blum scored two goals as the host Vancouver Giants thumped the Spokane Chiefs 4-1 to take a 2-0 lead in their Western Hockey League Western Conference semifinal series on …


Chiefs fall despite Tokarski’s efforts

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – The Vancouver Giants took the first game of the Western Hockey League Western Conference semifinal playoff series against the Spokane Chiefs on Friday, but also took …


Giants down Chiefs

Garry Nunn’s power play goal at 6:40 of the third period sparked the Vancouver Giants to a 3-1 victory over the Spokane Chiefs in the opening game of their WHL …


Underdog Chiefs face Giant of a challenge

Spokane coach Hardy Sauter had no problem calling his Chiefs the underdogs, because technically they are. When it comes to playing against this year’s Vancouver Giants, most teams would be …


Chiefs seal off Seattle

As time expired Saturday night, the Spokane Chiefs poured onto the ice and joined goalie Dustin Tokarski at the west end and a modest celebration ensued. The defending Western Hockey …