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Winterhawks push Chiefs to brink

Sven Bartschi scored one goal and assisted on two others to lift the Portland Winterhawks to a 3-2 win over the Spokane before 9,486 fans at the Rose Garden Saturday …


Spokane Chiefs try to re-take control in playoffs

If Don Nachbaur is right, there’s no need to panic. But then again, Nachbaur wasn’t the coach last year when the Portland Winterhawks won four playoff games at the Arena …


Winterhawks stun Chiefs in overtime

Brendan Leipsic skated down the left slot and fired a high shot past James Reid at 7:44 of overtime to give the Portland Winterhawks a 3-2 win over the Spokane …


Chiefs, Winterhawks resume series Wednesday at Arena

Spokane Chiefs captain Jared Cowen doesn’t expect to get in the face of any teammates after a sub-par effort cost them a chance to take command of the Western Conference …


Spokane Chiefs, up 1-0 in series, expect challenge

Overall the “what ifs” were even in the first game of the best-of-7 Western Hockey League playoffs finals at the Rose Garden Friday night.


Chiefs take Game 1 against Portland

Spokane Chiefs take a 2-1 win over Portland in the first game of the best-of-7 series at the Rose Garden Friday night.


Chiefs’ amazing rally clinches series

After one of their most amazing comebacks in memory, Levko Koper gave the Spokane Chiefs a 5-4 series-clinching win over the Tri-City Americans 6:39 into overtime Tuesday night, bringing a …


Chiefs look to wrap it up

After back-to-back overtime games, the series between the Spokane Chiefs and Tri-City Americans is heating up.


Chiefs beat Ams in OT, take 3-2 series lead

KENNEWICK – Blake Gal came out of the penalty box, gathered in a pass from Dominik Uher and blistered a shot from the left circle to lift the Spokane Chiefs …


Spokane reclaims home-ice edge with win at Tri-City.

KENNEWICK – With every line contributing a goal and the back line playing suffocating defense the Spokane Chiefs regained home-ice advantage in their second-round playoff series with a 4-1 win …


Spokane Chiefs take 2-1 series lead

With every line contributing a goal and the back line playing suffocating defense the Spokane Chiefs regained home-ice advantage in their second-round playoff series with a 4-1 win over the …


Tri-City takes Game 1 from Spokane

Spokane Chiefs lose to the Tri-City Americans in the opener of their WHL playoff series.


Spokane, Tri-City open their playoff series

It would seem like the stage is set for another epic series as the Spokane Chiefs and Tri-City Americans square off in the Western Hockey League playoffs.


Gal’s hat trick advances Chiefs

Blake Gal’s hat trick leads the Spokane Chiefs into the next round of the WHL playoffs.


Chiefs go up 3-1 in series

The Spokane Chiefs, without their leading scorer, jumped to a 3-0 lead after one period and held on for a 4-2 win over the Chilliwack Bruins Thursday night, to open …


Chilliwack stuns Chiefs in overtime

Kevin Sundher scored the last two goals of the game, the second 3:20 into overtime, to rally the Chilliwack Bruins to a 4-3 win over the Spokane Chiefs Wednesday night …


Spokane Chiefs defenseman Kichton piles up big numbers

Brenden Kichton seems to smile a lot. Of course, with the season he produced for the Spokane Chiefs, there’s no reason for the 18-year-old defenseman not to smile.


Kramer gives Chiefs OT win

CHILLIWACK, B.C. – This time, the Spokane Chiefs had Lucas Gore’s number. It was 63. But it took the Chiefs 70 minutes to get their 63rd shot Friday night and …


Spokane Chiefs win playoff opener

The Spokane Chiefs open the Western Hockey League playoffs with an overtime win on the road at Chilliwack.


Spokane Chiefs rate big favorites against Chilliwack

By every measure the Spokane Chiefs are overwhelming favorites against the Chilliwack Bruins as the Western Hockey League playoffs get under way.


Chiefs have playoff luxury of two superb goaltenders

His last start was a shutout and his goals-against-average is second best in the Western Hockey League, but that might not be enough to get Mac Engel the start when …


Chiefs’ Johnson earns three awards

The numbers – 51 goals, 61 assists, 111 points – are amazing, but the one that defines Tyler Johnson is three. That’s how many years the Liberty Lake native has …


Spokane Chiefs end regular-season home schedule with shutout

Darren Kramer’s smile said it all. It was a fitting home finale for the Spokane Chiefs. On a night when they presented their team awards, including the coveted Players’ Player …


Spokane Chiefs blank Seattle Thunderbirds

Spokane Chiefs win in their final regular-season home game.


Chiefs win in shootout with Chilliwack

The Spokane Chiefs put up a season-high shots and had very little to show for it in regulation. However, they still came up with a shootout victory.


Chiefs defeat Ice at Arena in shootout

Levko Koper’s shootout goal and a save by James Reid gave the Spokane Chiefs a 4-3 win over the Kootenay Ice on Saturday.


Chiefs roll over Tri-City 5-1 to clinch at least third seed

This was the kind of game the Spokane Chiefs try to take in stride and their fans go wild. There were a couple of milestone goals, including local favorite Tyler …


Tyler Johnson hits 50 goals as Chiefs win

A couple of milestones and a thrashing of the Tri-City Americans — it doesn’t get much better than that for the Spokane Chiefs.


Spokane Chiefs down Tri-City

Spokane Chiefs down Tri-City Americans before huge Arena crowd.


Spokane Chiefs blank Prince George

It didn’t take long for the Spokane Chiefs to show they weren’t going to sleepwalk through a second straight Western Hockey League game.