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Chiefs win, continue torrid pace in WHL

Seriously, the Spokane Chiefs have a six-game winning streak, but it’s really not pretty. The Chiefs fell behind for the fifth straight game but this time it didn’t take a …


Chiefs rookie forward Stewart plays down famous roots

Of all the opportunities Liam Stewart has had, the one he grabbed and held on to with an unmistakable passion is hockey. “The atmosphere around the room, stepping on the …


Chiefs rally for third straight night to earn WHL victory

The Spokane Chiefs had a pretty impressive hat trick this week – coming from behind to win three Western Hockey League games. This time they broke through with three third-period …


Spokane Chiefs again rally to win

The Spokane Chiefs had a pretty impressive hat trick this week – coming from behind to win three Western Hockey League games.


Chiefs stop Raiders in overtime

Once again the Spokane Chiefs left their coach wanting but the other team reeling.


Uher’s goal lifts Spokane Chiefs to victory

Given enough chances something had to give and, for the Spokane Chiefs, it was the Brandon Wheat Kings. Dominik Uher had an easy conversion of a Steven Kuhn pass with …


Chiefs lock down Kelowna Rockets for WHL victory

The Kelowna Rockets rang a shot off the goal post a minute into their game against the Spokane Chiefs Saturday night, but that was the only noise they made. The …


Spokane Chiefs’ rally falls shot in loss to Blazers

Interesting. Very interesting. But in the end, the outcome was the same for the Spokane Chiefs. A third straight Western Hockey League road loss. Kamloops picked up an empty-net goal …


Three Chiefs injured in romp over Tri-City

Sometimes saying nothing carries more weight than a speech. That was certainly the case from the Spokane locker room after the Chiefs’ Western Hockey League home opener on Saturday.


Chiefs mum, but clearly unhappy with rough play

Sometimes saying nothing carries more weight than a speech. That was certainly the case from the Spokane lockerroom after the Chiefs’ Western Hockey League home opener on Saturday.


Chiefs have plenty to cheer in home opener

As opening nights go, Saturday couldn’t have gone much better for the Spokane Chiefs and the 9,348 fans at the Arena.


Chiefs deal Marantz after Kramer’s return

It didn’t take the Spokane Chiefs long to clear up their overage situation. A day after forward Darren Kramer was returned from Ottawa, the Chiefs traded forward Matt Marantz to …


Chiefs’ Kichton can score, but he’s not about points

Brenden Kichton produced last season like few defensemen in the 26 years of the Spokane Chiefs.


Chiefs have some key holes to fill

The Spokane Chiefs may have a tough time duplicating the success they had last year when they were the surprise team of the Western Hockey League, but it won’t be …


Chiefs open season with holes to fill

The Spokane Chiefs may have a tough time duplicating the success they had last year when they were the surprise team of the Western Hockey League, but it won’t be …


Spokane Chiefs fall to Tri-City Americans in preseason finale

The Spokane Chiefs seized momentum then faded late in a 4-2 loss to Tri-City in their final WHL preseason game Saturday night at the Toyota Center in Kennewick. Trailing 2-0 …


Tri-City defeats Chiefs in WHL preseason game

Matt Marantz scored the Spokane Chiefs’ only goal as they fell 5-1 to the Tri-City Americans in a Western Hockey League preseason game at Eagles Ice-A-Rena on Thursday night before …


Chiefs learn lessons by playing Americans

The Western Hockey League preseason schedule seems to be set up perfectly for Spokane Chiefs coach Don Nachbaur. That’s if facing a rival for three straight games is a good …


WHL cracks down on concussions

CALGARY, Alberta – With a new season approaching, the Western Hockey League summoned its general managers and coaches to a meeting to address how the league intends to get tough …


Chiefs experience first defeat

KENNEWICK – The Spokane Chiefs endured their first loss of the Western Hockey League preseason with a 3-2 shoot-out loss to the Tri-City Americans at the Toyota Center. The Chiefs …


Chiefs get mix of contributors in Red-White Scrimmage

A good blend of old and new highlighted the end of the Spokane Chiefs’ first weekend of training camp. A pair of 15-year-old draft picks kick-started the Red-White Scrimmage at …


Chiefs get mix of contributors in Red-White Scrimmage

A good blend of old and new highlighted the end of the Spokane Chiefs’ first weekend of training camp. A pair of 15-year-old draft picks kick-started the Red-White Scrimmage at …


Spokane Chiefs trade Brassart to Calgary

Hockey: The Spokane Chiefs traded 18-year-old Brady Brassart to the Calgary Hitmen on Thursday in exchange for either a fourth-round pick in the 2012 Western Hockey League Bantam Draft or …


Memphis forces Game 7 by defeating Oklahoma City

NBA: Zach Randolph had 30 points and 13 rebounds, and the Memphis Grizzlies avoided elimination by beating the Oklahoma City Thunder 95-83 Friday night in Memphis, Tenn., to push their …


In brief: Miami Heat close out Boston in Eastern semifinal

NBA: Not only have the Miami Heat caught the Boston Celtics – they have officially gone past them, and into the Eastern Conference finals. Vanquishing the team they couldn’t beat …


No title for Chiefs, but a lot of unexpected success

With the brass ring just out of reach when the Western Hockey League season ended the Spokane Chiefs were disappointed – but there really wasn’t anything disappointing about their season …


Chiefs lose Western Conference finals to Winterhawks

After jumping to a quick 2-0 lead, Spokane showed very little spark as the Portland Winterhawks rallied for a convincing 6-3 victory Monday night at the Arena to wrap up …


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 …