Adam Beckman had two goals and an assist, including the winner with 49.9 seconds remaining, as the Chiefs defeated the host Tri-City Americans 4-3 Saturday night in Western Hockey League action at the Toyota Center.
Jack Finley forced overtime when he scored on his own rebound with 1 minute, 17 seconds remaining in regulation, then netted the winner on a one-timer from the left faceoff circle 4:05 into the extra session as the Spokane Chiefs rallied to defeat the Portland Winterhawks 4-3 Friday night at the Moda Center.
Six players scored for Spokane, with Adam Beckman and Jack Finley each recording a goal and two assists. Defenseman Filip Kral and center Bear Hughes each had a goal and an assist.
The Spokane Chiefs are probably sick of the Everett Silvertips. Friday night was the third matchup between the two teams this season and in all three, it’s been the Silvertips leaving with a 4-3 win in Spokane.
In three games against the Prince George Cougars, the Spokane Chiefs dominated play but had only one win to show for it.
It was a different night, but a similar script for the Spokane Chiefs.
Playing catch-up is no way to win a hockey game. The Spokane Chiefs know that, but that’s the situation they were in Friday night against the Portland Winterhawks at the Arena.
Catching a visitor at the tail end of their long road trip always bodes well for the home team. The Spokane Chiefs proved that Wednesday at the Arena with a 7-1 win over the Brandon Wheat Kings.
Michael King scored with three minutes remaining, and the Spokane Chiefs used a late onslaught to beat the Price George Cougars 5-2 Saturday at CN Centre.
Taylor Gauthier stopped 37 of 38 Spokane shots as the Prince George Cougars scored twice in the first period and held on for a 2-1 victory against the visiting Chiefs in Western Hockey League action Friday night.
As the second period ticked closer to the third, and still the Spokane Chiefs sat on one goal just as they had the night before, they found their scoring touch – in rapid succession.
For five games this season the Spokane Chiefs hummed along offensively behind one of the best lines in the Western Hockey League.