Holmberg's Hat Trick Leads White in Chiefs' Scrimmage - SWX Right Now-Sports for Spokane, CdA, Tri-Cities, WA

Holmberg's Hat Trick Leads White in Chiefs' Scrimmage

Posted: Updated:
  • HockeyMore>>

  • Tickle Me, Fleury: Vegas goalie tickles Jets player's ear

    Tickle Me, Fleury: Vegas goalie tickles Jets player's ear

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:58 AM EDT2018-05-23 06:58:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Becker). Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury makes a save against the Winnipeg Jets during the second period of Game 3 of the NHL hockey playoffs Western Conference finals Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Las Vegas.(AP Photo/David Becker). Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury makes a save against the Winnipeg Jets during the second period of Game 3 of the NHL hockey playoffs Western Conference finals Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Las Vegas.
    Marc-Andre Fleury gave Blake Wheeler quite an earful in Vegas' playoff win over Winnipeg.More >>
    Marc-Andre Fleury gave Blake Wheeler quite an earful in Vegas' playoff win over Winnipeg.More >>
  • AP source: Sharks closing in on 7-year deal with Kane

    AP source: Sharks closing in on 7-year deal with Kane

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:58 AM EDT2018-05-23 06:58:01 GMT
    AP source: San Jose Sharks closing in on 7-year contract with F Evander Kane.More >>
    AP source: San Jose Sharks closing in on 7-year contract with F Evander Kane.More >>
  • Tens of thousands of Las Vegas casino workers OK strike

    Tens of thousands of Las Vegas casino workers OK strike

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:55 AM EDT2018-05-23 06:55:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken). Culinary Union members file into a university arena to vote on whether to authorize a strike Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Las Vegas.  A potential strike would affect 34 casino-hotels. A majority yes vote would not immediately aff...(AP Photo/Isaac Brekken). Culinary Union members file into a university arena to vote on whether to authorize a strike Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Las Vegas. A potential strike would affect 34 casino-hotels. A majority yes vote would not immediately aff...
    Tens of thousands of casino employees could walk off the job for the first time in more than three decades after union members voted to authorize a strike at any time starting June 1.More >>
    Tens of thousands of casino employees could walk off the job for the first time in more than three decades after union members voted to authorize a strike at any time starting June 1.More >>

by the Spokane Chiefs

Mitch Holmberg recorded a hat-trick as Team Red defeated Team White 4-2 at the Chiefs Annual Red-White Scrimmage on Sunday afternoon.  2,972 fans were on hand to watch the game, marking the culmination of the Chiefs Annual Fall Camp.


The game started as a defensive battle, with few offensive chances through the first ten minutes of play. That pattern ended quickly at the tail end of the 1st, as the 20-year-old Holmberg found the net to open the scoring and put Team White up 1-0 with 9:30 remaining. He was assisted on the play by 2013 CHL Import Draft First Round selection Adam Hascic of Slovakia.


Holmberg and Hascic hooked up again at the 15:23 mark of the 1st period, with Holmberg flipping a rebound over Team Red goaltender Eric Williams' glove. Fellow 20-year-old Mike Aviani also assisted on the play.


Team Red got on the board at the 5:27 mark of the 2nd Period as Spokane native and 2013 WHL Bantam Draft selection Kailer Yamamoto beat Team White goaltender Garret Hughson to make it a 3-1 game. He was assisted on the play by his older brother, Keanu.


Nicholas Labossiere, a 5th round pick during this spring's Bantam Draft, punched in a rebound to put White up 3-1. Aviani and Michael Doneff assisted on the goal.


Holmberg completed his hat trick on an empty net with 1:58 remaining to make it 4-1. With just two seconds remaining in regulation, Curtis Miske sniped one in, assisted by Josh Giacomin, to reach the final score of 4-2.


Williams stopped 19 shots in 32:09 of play while Tyson Verhelst came in and made 22 stops in 27:51 for Team Red. Hughson made 14 saves and Trevor Martin, 14, for Team White.


The Chiefs will travel to Everett for three games in three days next week for their first pre-season action of the year. Spokane will play Portland on Friday night, Everett on Saturday and Seattle, Sunday.

Powered by Frankly
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 SWXRN. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.