Two people familiar with the situation say the NHL has approved the sale of the Phoenix Coyotes to a group of Canadian-led investors, but the deal is contingent on reaching a lease agreement with the city of Glendale.More >>
The NHL has approved the sale of the Phoenix Coyotes to a group of Canadian-led investors, but the deal is contingent on reaching a lease agreement with the city of Glendale, two people familiar with the situation told The...More >>
During a sluggish first period, a difficult second period, and a tense third period, there were few signs the New York Rangers would be able to hold off the Boston Bruins and extend their season for at least one more...More >>
During a sluggish first period, a difficult second period, and a tense third period, there were few signs the New York Rangers would be able to hold off the Boston Bruins and extend their season for at least one more game.More >>
Jonathan Quick made 24 saves in his seventh career playoff shutout, and the Los Angeles Kings moved to the brink of their second straight trip to the Western Conference finals with a 3-0 victory over the San Jose...More >>
Jonathan Quick saved his best save for the final minute, sliding deftly across his crease and snagging Joe Pavelski's shot from point-blank range to the grateful gasps of the Los Angeles Kings' sellout crowd.More >>
Jakub Kindl scored on a power play in the second period, Daniel Cleary had an empty-net goal and Jimmy Howard made 27 saves to help the Detroit Red Wings hold on for a 2-0 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on...More >>
Jimmy Howard kept Jonathan Toews in his misery, making three saves against the struggling star to help the Detroit Red Wings beat the Chicago Blackhawks 2-0 on Thursday night in Game 4 of the second round series to put the...More >>
Chris Kreider steered in a pass from Rick Nash 7:03 into overtime, and the New York Rangers stayed alive in the Stanley Cup playoffs with a 4-3 victory over the Boston Bruins on Thursday night.More >>
Chris Kreider proudly wore the Broadway Hat in the victorious New York Rangers dressing room as he tried to describe the feeling of saving his team's season.More >>
Collin Valcourt completed a hat trick with a last second empty net goal and the Chiefs cruised to a 5-2 win over Vancouver in front of 5,957 fans at the Spokane Arena on Saturday night. Mitch Holmberg and Dylan Walchuk each finished with three points as Spokane ran its record to 6-2-0-0.
The first period was controlled by goaltenders as Spokane's Eric Williams turned away all eight of Vancouver's shots. Spokane went three of three on the penalty kill to keep the Giants off the board. Vancouver had their chances, including a shot off the left post from Tristan Sieben at 13:05, but couldn't slip one past the determined Williams.
The Chiefs had an equally difficult time with Giants netminder Liam Liston before finally breaking through at 19:18 on a power play goal from Brenden Kichton with assists from Mitch Holmberg and Dylan Walchuk.
The Chiefs stretched their advantage to 2-0 in the second on a top shelf goal from Todd Fiddler at 7:47 on assists from Liam Stewart and Blake Gal. Vancouver cut the deficit to 2-1 as Jackson Houck found the back of the net at the 14:06 mark to end the second period scoring.
Collin Valcourt got Spokane on the board early in the third with a rebound goal at 1:53 on assists from Walchuk and Holmberg. It was déjà vu for the Chiefs just over eight minutes later, as Valcourt scored again at 10:05 on assists from Walchuk and Holmberg.
The Giants got one back at 12:30 as Tanner Moar went five hole to make the score 4-2. Valcourt capped off his hat trick, and the game's scoring, with an empty netter at 19:59.
Williams finished the night 20 of 22 on save opportunities while Vancouver's Liston was 25 of 29. Spokane finished two of four on the power play and six of six on the penalty kill.
The Chiefs travel to Seattle on Tuesday for a matchup with the Thunderbirds before returning home for the weekend with games against Seattle on Friday and Prince George on Saturday.
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The Spokane Chiefs will host games three and four of the WHL Playoff's Western Conference Semi Finals in the Spokane Arena on Tuesday, April 9th and Wednesday, April 10th at 7:00pm. More >>
The Spokane Chiefs will host games three and four of the WHL Playoff's Western Conference Semi Finals in the Spokane Arena on Tuesday, April 9th and Wednesday, April 10th at 7:00pm. Tickets are on sale now.