Stories tagged: WHL
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 20, 2019, 10:25 p.m.
Jake McGrew scored twice, including a go-ahead goal midway through the third period, and the Spokane Chiefs opened their Western Hockey League campaign with a 4-3 victory over Kamloops at …
Wed., Sept. 18, 2019, 5:40 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs enter fresh Western Hockey League season with retooled roster from front office down to skaters
For one, there’s a new coaching staff. And the names fans are used to seeing – Anderson-Dolan, Reid, Woods, Brkin, Ty Smith – won’t be on the backs of any …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 19, 2019, 10:26 a.m.
Ethan McIndoe took the ice at Eagles Ice Arena during practice recently, the old man and a sea of 16- and 17-year-old skaters.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 4, 2019, 7:13 p.m.
The number of Spokane Chiefs players who skated onto the ice sheet at Eagles Ice Arena was notably smaller on Wednesday, as expected.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 25, 2019, 8:31 p.m.
Cordel Larson’s performance Sunday in the Spokane Chiefs’ annual Red-White scrimmage showed fans that Larson is no longer a newcomer but one of the team’s veterans to be leaned on.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 21, 2019, 7:01 p.m.
Fitness testing signals the start of first Spokane Chiefs training camp for new coach Manny Viveiros
Following an afternoon of pushups, pull-ups, squats and jumps, nearly four dozen Spokane Chiefs hockey prospects capped the first day of training camp by running circles around the North Central …
Thu., July 11, 2019, 2:05 p.m.
Spokane selected Parik in the first round of this year’s CHL Import Draft with the 43rd overall pick.
UPDATED: Wed., July 10, 2019, 8:58 p.m.
As Bobby Brett tells it, when Scott Carter hired Dan Lambert two years ago to coach the Spokane Chiefs hockey team, the general manager told the Chiefs’ managing partner that …
UPDATED: Tue., July 9, 2019, 6:43 p.m.
Manny Viveiros, who won a Western Hockey League championship two seasons ago with the Swift Current Broncos, was named Tuesday as the Chiefs head coach, the 13th in franchise history.
UPDATED: Thu., July 4, 2019, 7:04 p.m.
A little more than a year ago, the National Hockey League draft came to its end, and Eli Zummack’s name wasn’t called. Thirteen days ago, the NHL Draft came to …
UPDATED: Sat., June 22, 2019, 8:15 p.m.
Chiefs forward Adam Beckman selected by Minnesota Wild in third round of NHL draft, Luke Toporowski goes undrafted
The 18-year-old from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, scored a team-leading 32 goals and added 30 assists in 68 games last season for the Chiefs.
UPDATED: Tue., June 4, 2019, 9:53 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs coach Dan Lambert has been hired as an assistant coach with the Nashville Predators, the NHL team announced Tuesday. Lambert coached two seasons with the Chiefs, leading the …
Mon., June 3, 2019, 9:07 p.m.
The Spokane Chiefs announced Monday that 2019 Bantam Draft first-round pick Ben Thornton has signed a Western Hockey League Standard Player Agreement with the team.
UPDATED: Sat., May 25, 2019, 9:58 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs defenseman Ty Smith has been named Canadian Hockey League Defenseman of the Year, the CHL announced Saturday.
UPDATED: Thu., May 2, 2019, 6:41 p.m.
The Spokane Chiefs made forward Ben Thornton their top pick and added 10 other players Thursday in the 2019 WHL Bantam Draft.
UPDATED: Wed., May 1, 2019, 5:24 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs defenseman Ty Smith has been named the Western Hockey League’s Defenseman of the Year, the league announced on Wednesday.
UPDATED: Fri., April 26, 2019, 11:18 p.m.
Four poor periods and a power play that suddenly went ice-cold sunk the Spokane Chiefs in the Western Conference finals.
UPDATED: Thu., April 25, 2019, 6:44 p.m.
Down 3-1 heading into Game 5 Friday against the Vancouver Giants in Langley, British Columbia, the Chiefs must win three straight to advance to the Chynoweth Cup Finals.
UPDATED: Wed., April 24, 2019, 11:04 p.m.
Vancouver’s Dawson Holt scored at 7:07 of the extra period Wednesday night, giving the Giants a 4-3 win over the host Spokane Chiefs in Game 4 of the Western Conference …
UPDATED: Wed., April 10, 2019, 11:30 p.m.
Conventional wisdom says the Spokane Chiefs shouldn’t be up 3-0 in their second-round playoff series with the Everett Silvertips. The Chiefs have been outshot in all three games against the …
Tue., April 9, 2019, 10:54 p.m.
The consensus is that for drama, hockey’s playoffs have it all over basketball – the big-league, best-of-7 kind, anyway – despite all those tension-filled advanced-the-ball timeouts in the NBA’s DNA.
UPDATED: Sat., April 6, 2019, 10:31 p.m.
Ethan McIndoe scored two goals and added an assist, and the Spokane Chiefs used a four-goal third period to pull away and defeat the Everett Silvertips in Game 1 of …
UPDATED: Fri., April 5, 2019, 10:16 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs leave regular-season record against Everett in rearview mirror ahead of WHL playoff series
In eight games during the regular season, the Spokane Chiefs won just twice against the Everett Silvertips, their second round playoff opponent in a series that begins Saturday in Everett.
UPDATED: Thu., April 4, 2019, 6:45 p.m.
Adam Beckman now looks entirely like the kind of 17-year-old player NHL scouts linger after a game to meet.
UPDATED: Sat., March 30, 2019, 11:23 p.m.
Luke Toporowski spent Game 2 of the Spokane Chiefs’ first-round playoff series with the Portland Winterhawks away from the team, stricken with the flu.
UPDATED: Fri., March 29, 2019, 7:19 p.m.
After splitting the first two games in Spokane, the Chiefs needed to overcome two-goal deficits in the third and fourth games in Portland, and needed a hero in overtime in …
Wed., March 27, 2019, 10:45 p.m.
Adam Beckman’s power-play goal 4 minutes, 39 seconds into overtime capped Spokane’s rally from a 3-1 third-period deficit Wednesday night as the Chiefs pushed Portland to the brink of elimination …
UPDATED: Tue., March 26, 2019, 10:51 p.m.
Riley Woods’ overtime goal Tuesday gave the Spokane Chiefs a 5-4 victory against the Portland Winterhawks in Game 3 of their Western Hockey League first-round playoff series at Veterans Memorial …
UPDATED: Sat., March 23, 2019, 11:11 p.m.
The Spokane Chiefs entered Saturday’s third period up 2-1 on the Portland Winterhawks and were 20 minutes away from heading to Portland up 2-0 in their first round playoff series.
UPDATED: Fri., March 22, 2019, 11:13 p.m.
The Spokane Chiefs had the league’s best power-play unit during the regular season. Now that the playoffs have started, the team isn’t letting up.