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UPDATED: Sat., July 4, 2020

Spokane sports react to potential removal of Native American terms and imagery

For decades, certain sports teams – professional, college and high school – have resisted changing their nicknames and branding from Native American terms and imagery.But with the recent climate of …


UPDATED: Tue., June 30, 2020

Spokane Chiefs pick defenseman David Jiricek in CHL Import Draft

The Spokane Chiefs selected defenseman David Jiricek from the Czech Republic with the 54th pick in Tuesday’s CHL Import draft.


UPDATED: Thu., June 25, 2020

Spokane Chiefs prospects play waiting game as NHL draft dreams delayed

When the National Hockey League gathered for its annual draft one year ago in Vancouver, British Columbia, Jack Finley was there to take it all in.


UPDATED: Thu., June 18, 2020

Team safety, fans in stands key to Spokane Chiefs, WHL returning to play

If the Spokane Chiefs and the rest of the Western Hockey League return to play this fall, they will only do so if fans are in attendance.


UPDATED: Wed., June 3, 2020

Proposed return-to-play format intrigues local NHLers Kailer Yamamoto, Derek Ryan

If the NHL can bring its proposed playoff structure to fruition, Kailer Yamamoto is eager to take part.


UPDATED: Sun., May 31, 2020

Not frozen out: Spokane Chiefs players past, present take ice at Idaho rink during league shutdowns

Derek and Zane Ryan lugged hockey bags into Frontier Ice Arena on Thursday looking for something that local pros are finding pretty rare these days.


UPDATED: Thu., May 21, 2020

Spokane Chiefs forward Adam Beckman named WHL player of the year

A little more than four years ago, Adam Beckman was a 5-foot, 139-pound prospect the Spokane Chiefs selected in the fifth round of the bantam draft.


UPDATED: Wed., May 20, 2020

Chiefs captain Ty Smith named WHL top defenseman for second straight year

Ty Smith of the Spokane Chiefs has been named the Western Hockey League’s defenseman of the year for the second straight season.


UPDATED: Wed., April 22, 2020

Spokane Chiefs select defenseman Saige Weinstein in first round of remote WHL bantam draft

Jim Hammett has served in various hockey organizations over his three-decade career.


UPDATED: Tue., April 21, 2020

Spokane Chiefs’ Adam Beckman named Western Hockey League’s Western Conference Player of the Year

A body of work that was statistically the best in the Western Hockey League earned the Spokane Chiefs’ Adam Beckman Western Conference Player of the Year honors.


UPDATED: Tue., April 21, 2020

Chiefs’ Ty Smith named Western Conference’s top defenseman

Ty Smith earned another Western Hockey League accolade on Monday, when the Spokane Chiefs’ captain was named the best defenseman among the Western Conference’s 10 teams.


UPDATED: Mon., April 20, 2020

Locally: Spokane Chiefs defenseman Noah King signs with AHL’s Stockton Heat

Spokane Chiefs defenseman Noah King has signed a professional contract with the Stockton Heat of the American Hockey League, an affiliate of the NHL’s Calgary Flames.


UPDATED: Wed., April 15, 2020

Ex-Spokane Chiefs coach Bill Peters moves to Russia in 1st job since leaving Calgary

Bill Peters, who led the Spokane Chiefs to a 2008 Memorial Cup championship, has made a return to professional hockey by being appointed coach of Russian hockey club Avtomobilist Yekaterinburg


UPDATED: Sun., April 12, 2020

Locally: Trio of Spokane Chiefs players land on WHL’s Western Conference All-Star team

Forward Adam Beckman, the Chiefs’ Player of the Year who led the WHL in scoring, and Ty Smith, who shared the team’s Defensive Player of the Year award, were named …


UPDATED: Sun., April 12, 2020

Severe knee injuries didn’t shake Jake McGrew’s spirit during his time with Spokane Chiefs

Jake McGrew hoped to skate out with his Spokane Chiefs teammates one last time this year.


UPDATED: Mon., March 23, 2020

WHL playoffs, Memorial Cup canceled by Canadian Hockey League

Nearly a week after shuttering its regular season, the Western Hockey League on Monday had its postseason canceled as well.


UPDATED: Fri., March 20, 2020

Spokane Chiefs players use time off to heal, prepare for uncertain WHL future

As much as Ty Smith would much rather still be playing hockey with his Spokane teammates, the cancellation of the Western Hockey League regular season has given the Chiefs’ captain …


UPDATED: Wed., March 18, 2020

WHL cancels remainder of regular season; playoffs still possible

The Western Hockey League regular season is officially over. Following a meeting with the WHL Board of Governors and consultation with medical professionals it was determined that the remaining 54 …


Spokane Chiefs send players home to await league decision on resuming play

The WHL’s Board of Governors is expected to hold a conference call Tuesday to discuss the next steps as it relates to a potential timeline of resumption of play, ticket …


UPDATED: Thu., March 12, 2020

Spokane Chiefs, Western Hockey League pause season until further notice

The Spokane Chiefs, who currently sit third in the U.S. Division standings, have four regular-season games remaining on their schedule, including games at the Spokane Arena on Friday and Saturday.


UPDATED: Wed., March 11, 2020

WHL to ‘comply’ with Washington gathering ban in response to novel coronavirus

Washington Governor Jay Inslee announced Wednesday a ban of gatherings and events of more than 250 people in three Western Washington counties, including the greater Seattle area.


UPDATED: Tue., March 10, 2020

Lukas Parik caps shutout with rare goalie goal as Spokane Chiefs extend winning streak to 10 games

Lukas Parik knows how to contribute to his own cause.


Spokane Chiefs beat Calgary 6-3, extend win streak to nine

The wins, and the milestones, keep coming for the Spokane Chiefs. Leif Mattson and Luke Toporowski scored two goals apiece, Eli Zummack added a career-high five assists, and Spokane defeated …


Adam Beckman scores three goals as Spokane Chiefs defeat Red Deer 5-1

Western Hockey League scoring leader Adam Beckman netted his third hat trick of the season and added an assist as the Spokane Chiefs defeated the host Red Deer Rebels 5-1 …


Chiefs rout Eastern Conference-leading Edmonton 6-2

Jack Finley had a pair of goals, and Adam Beckman had an assist to reach 100 points as the Spokane Chiefs routed the Edmonton Oil Kings 6-2 Wednesday for their …



UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 29, 2020

Ty Smith scores two late goals, Spokane Chiefs beat Tri-City 4-3 in shootout

Ty Smith continued his torrid play Saturday night. Smith scored 51 seconds apart late in the third period and the Spokane Chiefs went on to defeat the visiting Tri-City Americans …


UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 28, 2020

Spokane defenseman Ty Smith records eight points in rout

Spokane’s Ty Smith became the fourth defenseman in team history to score a hat trick, and he assisted on five other goals in the Chiefs’ 9-2 drubbing of Seattle in …


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 22, 2020

Leif Mattson has goal, assist as Spokane Chiefs defeat Medicine Hat 2-1

Leif Mattson had a goal and an assist as the Spokane Chiefs wrapped up a five-game Western Hockey League trip with a 2-1 victory at Medicine Hat on Saturday night.


UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 21, 2020

Second period key in Spokane Chiefs win at Swift Current

Spokane reeled off three goals in the second period, breaking an early tie, and the Chiefs defeated Swift Current 4-1 in a Western Hockey League game on Friday night.