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UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 5, 2018

Spokane Chiefs thump Portland Winterhawks when everything goes their way

Just about everything went right for the Spokane Chiefs on Friday night in a dominating 9-3 victory over the Portland Winterhawks.


Seattle sinks Spokane Chiefs with three-goal third period

The Seattle Thunderbirds had an answer to the Spokane Chiefs’ four-goal second period on Friday.


Zach Fischer’s overtime goal lifts Spokane Chiefs over Seattle

In their first game back from the Christmas break, there were ample opportunities for the Spokane Chiefs to mail it in against the Seattle Thunderbirds on Wednesday.


Spokane Chiefs storm back for first win over Portland this season

Halfway through the first period Saturday, it looked as if the Spokane Chiefs’ fortunes against the Portland Winterhawks this season would continue down a gloomy path.


Jack Finley, Tyson Feist will join Chiefs as affiliated players this weekend

The Spokane Chiefs announced Thursday that 2002-born forward Jack Finley and 2001-born defenseman Tyson Feist will join the team as affiliated players this weekend.


Chiefs’ Ty Smith earns spot in CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game

Spokane Chiefs defenseman Ty Smith has been named to the 2018 CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game, it was announced on Wednesday.


UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 12, 2017

Portland Winterhawks make it five wins in five games against Spokane Chiefs

The Spokane Chiefs can’t seem to solve the puzzle that is the Portland Winterhawks.


Spokane Chiefs shut out by Everett Silvertips’ Carter Hart

Patrick Bajkov had a goal and an assist and the Everett Silvertips beat the Spokane Chiefs 3-0 at the XFINITY Arena.


UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 5, 2017

Chiefs’ Kailer Yamamoto invited to Team USA’s selection camp

Spokane Chiefs forward Kailer Yamamoto has been invited to Team USA’s selection camp in preparation for the International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championship, USA Hockey announced Tuesday.


Ty Smith’s overtime goal lifts Spokane Chiefs past Tri-City

Toyota Center was the Spokane Chiefs’ Chamber of Horrors last season.


Chiefs can’t find scoring touch in 4-2 loss to Kelowna

The scoring touch the Spokane Chiefs had in their past three games didn’t show up to the Arena, as the Chiefs couldn’t find opportunities in a 4-2 loss to the …


Bounces go their way as Spokane Chiefs dash past Saskatoon Blades

As random as hockey is, it’s good to get some lucky bounces.


UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 25, 2017

Alterations in power-play attack help Chiefs topple Regina

The Spokane Chiefs’ power play was among the least lethal in the Western Hockey League coming into Saturday’s game against the visiting Regina Pats.


Jake Christiansen helps Everett power past the Spokane Chiefs

Jake Christiansen supplied the power when the Everett Silvertips needed it on Friday.


Chiefs net four unanswered goals to rout Kelowna Rockets 6-2

After dismantling the Kelowna Rockets 6-2 in front of 4,519 fans at the Spokane Arena, the Spokane Chiefs have a lot to be thankful for.


UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 22, 2017

Spokane Chiefs acquire rights to forward Sean Gulka from Victoria

The Spokane Chiefs announced on Wednesday that they have acquired the rights to 2000-born forward Sean Gulka from the Victoria Royals in exchange for a conditional pick in the WHL …


Backup goalie Donovan Buskey posts shutout as Chiefs bounce back

If Friday’s night’s 1-0 loss to the Victoria Royals was possibly the worst game the Chiefs have played this season, Saturday night’s game against the Prince Albert Raiders may have …


Kailer Yamamoto’s return leads Chiefs to victory

Kailer Yamamoto’s return to the Spokane Chiefs on Friday night was a smash hit.


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 10, 2017

Tri-City Americans speak up on hockey’s future at Toyota Center

The Tri-City Americans hoped Kennewick would approve a sales tax to pay for updates to its home, the Toyota Center. After The Link failed by a large margin Tuesday, the …


Chiefs lose fourth consecutive game, falling to Tri-City in shootout

It’s the little things that always make the difference.


Chiefs can’t take advantage of chances in loss to Portland

The Spokane Chiefs have yet to show power on the power play.


Hudson Elynuik scores twice but Spokane Chiefs fall to Red Deer in OT

RED DEER, Alberta – Jared Dmytriw scored his third goal of the season in overtime and the Red Deer Rebels edged the Spokane Chiefs 4-3 in Western Hockey League play …


Rough third period dooms Chiefs in loss to Tigers

Josh Williams scored two goals, Ryan Chyzowski added a goal and two assists and the Medicine Hat Tigers used a three-goal third period to pull away for a 7-4 victory …


Chiefs dominate play but lose to Kamloops in shootout

Hockey can be a cruel game at times. The Spokane Chiefs experienced that in their 3-2 shootout loss to the Kamloops Blazers Friday night.


Chiefs acquire Calgary Flames prospect Zach Fischer from Medicine Hat

The Spokane Chiefs announced Thursday that they have acquired 20-year-old Calgary Flames prospect Zach Fischer from the Medicine Hat Tigers in exchange for 18-year-old forward Hayden Ostir, 16-year-old defenseman prospect …


Chiefs take advantage of power-play chances to dispatch Moose Jaw

The Spokane Chiefs made the most of their four power-play opportunities, scoring on two of them in a 2-1 win.


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 17, 2017

Chiefs forward Jaret Anderson-Dolan selected for Canada-Russia Series

Spokane Chiefs forward Jaret Anderson-Dolan has been named to Team WHL for the upcoming 2017 CIBC Canada-Russia Series.


Momentum shifts quickly in Chiefs’ loss to Tri-City

The tenor of a hockey game can change at any moment, thanks to the randomness of the sport.


Spokane Chiefs break through on offense in victory over No. 1 Victoria

The Victoria Royals came into Spokane Friday night as the top-ranked team in the Canadian Hockey League. The Spokane Chiefs were returning from a winless three-game road trip. Advantage Royals, …


Chiefs continue to struggle with power plays during loss to Portland

Six games into the Western Hockey League season, the Spokane Chiefs are looking for some chemistry and are in desperate need of an improved power play.