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Stories tagged: WHL

Kelowna downs Chiefs at Arena

The Spokane Chiefs played tired for two periods before rallying, only to lose to Kelowna 3-2 when Geordie Wudrick scored his second goal 42 seconds into overtime of the Western …

Spokane Chiefs crush Kamloops Blazers 10-1

Spokane Chiefs romp over Kamloops to get out of last place.

Spokane Chiefs win third straight

Three goals in the last half of the second period of a Western Hockey League game played with playoff intensity led the Chiefs to smothering 5-0 win over their rivals …

Johnson, Reid key Chiefs’ win

The 6,479 fans at the Arena were on the edge of their seats throughout Friday night’s Western Hockey League game with Edmonton before the Chiefs pulled out a 4-3 victory.

Spokane Chiefs lose at Prince Albert

Todd Fiddler’s goal with 11 seconds left in the first period snapped a 2-all tie and sent the Prince Albert Raiders to a 5-2 Western Hockey League win in Saskatchewan.

Spokane Chiefs romp 11-1

Levko Koper had two goals and four assists to help the Spokane Chiefs light up the Regina Pats 11-1 in Western Hockey League play Saturday night.

Chiefs say good-bye with a win

The Spokane Chiefs will have a little pep in their step for their six-games-in-nine-days trek through the Western Hockey League’s Eastern Division after an entertaining but somewhat frustrating 7-3 win …

Chiefs prepping for long road trip

The Spokane Chiefs’ 4-2 loss to Red Deer Saturday night wasn’t quite the disaster the Western Hockey League game seemed at the time, but it certainly qualifies as a learning …

Chiefs play uninspired

It doesn’t take much of an imagination to know how the Spokane Chiefs played Saturday night. Coach Don Nachbaur used phrases “laid an egg” and “out to lunch” and “lost …

Spokane Chiefs overwhelm Hitmen

Blake Gal didn’t see his third goal, which propelled the Spokane Chiefs to an 8-1 Western Hockey League laugher over the Calgary Hitmen Wednesday night.

Spokane Chiefs turn power play back on

Brenden Kitchton, in his first action after a preseason hand injury, assisted on a pair of power-play goals as the Chiefs ended a 0-for-24 drought with the man advantage in …

Chiefs’ power play needs some energy

The numbers are alarming but Don Nachbaur isn’t panicking for a number of reasons. The Spokane Chiefs’ power play is limping along at a 14.6 percent success rate – thanks …

Spokane Chiefs lose to Portland

The power went out at the Arena – make that stayed out – but only on the Spokane side of the Western Hockey League game against Portland on Saturday night.

Last-minute deflection dooms Chiefs

The Spokane Chiefs had eight power plays and peppered Portland’s net with 48 shots, only to see the Winterhawks win their ninth straight game at the Arena dating back to …

Cowen would elect to stay Senator

Jared Cowen isn’t the happiest Spokane Chief right now, but a big dose of the Portland Winterhawks should fix that.

Chiefs win home opener in OT

Blake Gal scored with 1 minute left in regulation and Mitch Holmberg scored 3:32 into overtime – the second goals of the game for both – to produce a dramatic …

Kootenay Ice defeat Spokane Chiefs

A couple of power-play goals pulled Spokane from behind, but for most of the rest of the 58-plus minutes it was the Ice who had the upper hand in skating …

Coach wants Chiefs to battle harder

The last portion of the Spokane Chiefs’ practice Wednesday was dedicated to power plays and penalty killing, a necessity for all hockey teams. Otherwise, the Chiefs have spent a lot …

Tri-City beats Spokane Chiefs in opener

Tri-City Americans whip the Spokane Chiefs in a Western Hockey League opener.

Chiefs open season Saturday night at Tri-City

The games count now but the sense is training camp isn’t quite over for the Spokane Chiefs, who open the Western Hockey League season Saturday night at Tri-City.

Chiefs get ready for new season

The Spokane Chiefs have some big holes to fill as their Western Hockey League season gets under way Saturday with a trip to rival Tri-City.

All in all, not a bad showing by Spokane Chiefs

It would seem the second weekend of preseason games was a rousing success for the Spokane Chiefs. But coach Don Nachbaur wasn’t impressed in a loss to Tri-City.

Mixed review from Spokane Chiefs coach

After seeing his team in action for the first time, Don Nachbaur was pleased. The Spokane Chiefs played three preseason games in Everett last weekend, winning two, prompting the coach …

Spokane Chiefs hang on to 35 players for now

With first-year coach Don Nachbaur promising to give everybody a chance who deserved one, the Spokane Chiefs only cut half of the players invited to last weekend’s training camp.

Spokane Chiefs notch up intensity level

The Spokane Chiefs backed up their words with action – or lack thereof. With first-year coach Don Nachbaur promising to give everybody a chance who deserved one, the Western Hockey …

Spokane Chiefs veterans motivated

Spokane Chiefs veterans Blake Gal and Brenden Kichton know what’s expected by their new coach.

New Spokane Chiefs coach begins evaluations

New Spokane Chiefs coach Don Nachbaur will get a fan’s-eye view of his team during training camp, which opens today.

Chiefs interview ex-assistant

The Spokane Chiefs’ search for a new coach, now in its seventh week, has produced just one interview but Tim Speltz, general manager of the Western Hockey League club, was …

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.

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 …