Stories tagged: chiefs hockey
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 12, 2019, 10:55 p.m.
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 …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 11, 2019, 11:02 p.m.
For five games this season the Spokane Chiefs hummed along offensively behind one of the best lines in the Western Hockey League.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 5, 2019, 11:08 p.m.
Ethan Finley scored two goals, Adam Beckman and Bear Hughes each tallied a goal and two assists, and the Spokane Chiefs used a blistering opening period to rout the Tri-City …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 4, 2019, 10:37 p.m.
Ty Smith knows how to celebrate a reunion, while at the same time introducing himself to his own head coach.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 1, 2019, 9:16 p.m.
Defenseman Ty Smith has been reassigned by the New Jersey Devils of the National Hockey League to Spokane and is expected to join the Chiefs for their three games this …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 28, 2019, 11:01 p.m.
It’s hard enough when you’re up against a hot goalie. For the Spokane Chiefs, it was a warm goalie, as in Beck Warm, the 20-year-old goaltender for the Tri-City Americans.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 27, 2019, 7:32 p.m.
Jake McGrew spent the early part of September playing hockey with San Jose Sharks prospects he didn’t know nearly as well as he knows his Spokane Chiefs teammates.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 25, 2019, 6:20 p.m.
Ethan McIndoe arrived at the Spokane Arena as usual Wednesday morning, but when coach Manny Viveiros ushered him into the general manager’s office, McIndoe suspected it wasn’t going to be …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 21, 2019, 10:48 p.m.
Dillon Hamaliuk scored just before the closing horn in overtime, and the Kelowna Rockets rallied to defeat the Spokane Chiefs 4-3 Saturday night in a Western Hockey League game at …
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: 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.
Fri., June 21, 2019, 5 a.m.
Spokane forward Luke Toporowski doesn’t have to look far in the family tree for advice ahead of NHL draft
Despite speaking with representatives from about half the National Hockey League’s 31 teams, Luke Toporowski really has no idea which team will select him on Saturday – if any 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: Thu., April 25, 2019, 6:17 p.m.
Sasquatch or mermaids? Spokane artist Charlie Palmer creates logo ideas for Seattle’s expansion NHL team
The NHL franchise coming to Seattle doesn’t have a name yet. But Spokane artist Charlie Palmer is a step ahead of them, and he’s hoping team planners will give his …
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 …