Stories tagged: WHL
Wed., March 20, 2019, 6:39 p.m.
Chiefs’ Ty Smith named top defenseman in Western Conference and first-team all-star; Riley Woods makes second team
The Western Hockey League announced Wednesday that defenseman Ty Smith has been named the Western Conference Defenseman of the Year as well as a Western Conference First-Team All-Star. The league …
UPDATED: Sat., March 16, 2019, 11:17 p.m.
Adam Beckman scored his first career hat trick in the win. Beckman finished his rookie season with 32 goals.
Fri., March 15, 2019, 10:14 p.m.
Jake McGrew’s hat trick Friday helped keep alive the Spokane Chiefs’ goal of home-ice advantage in the playoffs.
UPDATED: Wed., March 13, 2019, 10:17 p.m.
Jaret Anderson-Dolan scored a goal 34 seconds into overtime and the Spokane Chiefs pulled out a 6-5 Western Hockey League victory over the Kelowna Rockets on Wednesday after blowing a …
UPDATED: Tue., March 12, 2019, 11:15 p.m.
Orrin Centazzo and Connor Zary scored two goals apiece, and the Kamloops Blazers beat the Spokane Chiefs 5-1 Tuesday night at Sandman Centre.
UPDATED: Sat., March 9, 2019, 11:09 p.m.
It’s not possible to win twice in one night, but in one way, that’s exactly what the Spokane Chiefs did Saturday in front of 10,359 at the Arena.
UPDATED: Fri., March 8, 2019, 11:06 p.m.
If the Spokane Chiefs needed a barometer to see if they could play with the top teams in the league, Friday’s 4-1 win over the Vancouver Giants in front of …
UPDATED: Thu., March 7, 2019, 10:52 p.m.
With their spot in the Western Hockey League playoffs secured, the Spokane Chiefs will play a pair of home games this weekend hoping to do what they can to catch …
UPDATED: Tue., March 5, 2019, 10:17 p.m.
Everett got goals in the third from Ronan Seeley, Dawson Butt and Reece Vitelli to secure the win. The goals by Seeley and Butt came just 2:55 apart.
UPDATED: Sat., March 2, 2019, 10:49 p.m.
Jaret Anderson-Dolan scored in overtime, and the Spokane Chiefs overcame a late rally from the Tri-City Americans to win 5-4 Saturday at Toyota Center.
UPDATED: Fri., March 1, 2019, 11:24 p.m.
Bailey Brkin made 19 of his career-high 50 saves in the third period and five Chiefs scored Friday night as Spokane matched a season-high four-game winning streak, defeating the Portland …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 27, 2019, 10:48 p.m.
Jaret Anderson-Dolan scored twice and assisted on three other goals Wednesday night as the Spokane Chiefs clinched a spot in the Western Hockey League playoffs, riding a four-goal first period …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 26, 2019, 10:35 p.m.
Jaret Anderson-Dolan scored with a minute left in overtime, and the Spokane Chiefs survived a wild third period to beat the Prince George Cougars 4-3 Tuesday at CN Centre.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 23, 2019, 10:57 p.m.
With Saturday night’s 2-1 home win over Tri-City, the Spokane Chiefs are now tied with the Americans for third place in the U.S. Division. The Chiefs have one game in …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 22, 2019, 11 p.m.
For almost 55 minutes Friday night, the Spokane Chiefs were out of sorts. Sloppy passes and miscommunication ruled the night.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:19 p.m.
Fighting isn’t what it used to be in the WHL. A pair of websites – hockeyfights.com and dropyourgloves.com – track fighting data in just about every major hockey league in …
Sun., Feb. 17, 2019, 5 a.m.
Setting goals: James Porter’s path takes him from a reservation in North Idaho to the ice arenas of the WHL
James Porter has found a second home on the ice in Canada
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 16, 2019, 10:40 p.m.
Kyle Olson scored three goals, including an empty-netter with four seconds left, and the Tri-City Americans held off a Spokane rally to beat the Chiefs 7-5 Saturday at Toyota Center.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 15, 2019, 10:40 p.m.
Special teams provided the difference in a matchup of the two hottest teams in the WHL’s Western Conference on Friday night.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 12, 2019, 10:36 p.m.
Ty Smith picked the right time to remind folks that he is quite adept at scoring goals.
Mon., Feb. 11, 2019
That Luc Smith grew up skating and playing hockey is not uncommon. He’s Canadian, after all, and grew up just outside Edmonton, one of the sport’s hotbeds.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 9, 2019, 11:09 p.m.
The Spokane Chiefs’ offensive firepower in their last six games might be enough to melt the snow across the city.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 8, 2019, 10:55 p.m.
With four wins in their last five games, the Spokane Chiefs may be playing their best hockey of the season. With the playoffs a little more than a month away, …
Wed., Feb. 6, 2019, 10:20 p.m.
Luke Toporowski scored two first-period goals and added an assist on Jake McGrew’s winning goal in the third period to lead the Spokane Chiefs to a 5-4 victory over the …
Sat., Feb. 2, 2019, 10:18 p.m.
The Spokane Chiefs twice rallied from two-goal deficits but were unable to extend their two-game winning streak, suffering a 6-5 shootout loss to the Portland Winterhawks on Saturday night at …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 1, 2019, 10:57 p.m.
Adam Beckman might be a 17-year-old rookie, but he sure isn’t playing like one.
Wed., Jan. 30, 2019, 10:30 p.m.
The Spokane Chiefs’ five-game losing streak is no more.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 26, 2019, 10:42 p.m.
Tri-City goaltender Beck Warm turned away 47 of 48 Spokane shots Saturday night as the Americans defeated the Chiefs 3-1 at Toyota Center.
Fri., Jan. 25, 2019, 10:05 p.m.
Zane Franklin scored 28 seconds into the game and Dylan Ferguson had 37 saves for his first shutout of the season to guide Kamloops’ 3-0 win at Sandman Centre that …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 22, 2019, 10:50 p.m.
Nolan Volcan scored the winning goal early in the second period, and the Seattle Thunderbirds defeated the Spokane Chiefs 2-1 Tuesday in Western Hockey League play.