Stories tagged: western hockey league
UPDATED: Thu., June 18, 2020
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.
Sun., May 10, 2020
The WHL released a statement Sunday following reports the Winterhawks’ parent company, Portland Winterhawks Inc., reportedly filed for Chapter 15 bankruptcy, and that the major junior hockey team had been …
UPDATED: Tue., April 21, 2020
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: Mon., March 23, 2020
Nearly a week after shuttering its regular season, the Western Hockey League on Monday had its postseason canceled as well.
UPDATED: Wed., March 18, 2020
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 …
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 9, 2020
The course of a hockey game can change on a big goal or a big hit. But can it change on an assist? If you’re the Spokane Chiefs, absolutely. Sixteen-year-old …
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 26, 2020
Everett scored a pair of goals less than 2 minutes apart in the second period, breaking a tie, and the Silvertips picked up their seventh win in eight meetings against …
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 10, 2019
Adam Beckman scored twice, and Spokane overwhelmed Seattle in the second period en route to a 4-2 victory in a Western Hockey League showdown at the ShoWare Center on Tuesday …
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 3, 2019
Lukas Parik is a rookie goaltender living in a new country and playing at the highest level for his age group.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 17, 2019
The Everett Silvertips continue to hold the upper hand against the Spokane Chiefs this Western Hockey League season.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 3, 2019
The Everett Silvertips are stingy on defense and have enough skill on offense that any mistake can cost you big time. The Spokane Chiefs learned that hard lesson after Bryce …
Sun., Sept. 1, 2019
Justin Lies scored a goal with 1:08 left in regulation and Tanner Brown scored the game-winner in the sixth round of a shootout to lift the Vancouver Giants to a …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 22, 2019
The Spokane Chiefs’ annual reunion was in full swing Thursday at the Arena, where new coaches and prospects got to skate with the veterans for the first time in a …
Fri., July 19, 2019
The Spokane Chiefs announced Friday the signing of Russian defenseman Matvei Startsev to a Western Hockey League Standard Player Agreement.
Thu., June 27, 2019
The Spokane Chiefs selected goaltender Lukas Parik with the 43rd overall pick and defenseman Matvei Startsev with the 103rd during Thursday’s 2019 Canadian Hockey League Import Draft.
Mon., June 3, 2019
The Spokane Chiefs announced Monday that 2019 Bantam Draft first-round pick Ben Thornton has signed a Western Hockey League Standard Player Agreement with the team.
Tue., May 21, 2019
The Spokane Chiefs announced Tuesday that head coach Dan Lambert has signed a contract extension to remain with the Western Hockey League team.
UPDATED: Mon., April 29, 2019
When you look at how the Spokane Chiefs’ season ended – in five games to the top-seeded Vancouver Giants – you can point to two stats: one power play goal …
UPDATED: Tue., April 23, 2019
It wasn’t a must-win game, but it wasn’t far from one. The Spokane Chiefs, down 2-0 in the Western Conference Championship series against the Vancouver Giants, came home Tuesday looking …
Mon., April 22, 2019
The Spokane Chiefs were 20 minutes away Saturday from earning a road split to open the Western Conference Championship against the Vancouver Giants. But in just 3:21, their 2-0 lead …
UPDATED: Fri., April 19, 2019
LANGLEY, B.C. – A flat effort in the opening game of the Western Conference Finals has the Spokane Chiefs in unfamiliar territory, trailing a Western Hockey League playoff series for …
UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2019
Nolan Reid waited many years to play meaningful hockey games in April, so it’s a big deal to him that the Spokane Chiefs are in the Western Conference finals.
UPDATED: Sun., April 14, 2019
When the 2018-19 season started, the Spokane Chiefs were a trendy pick in the Western Hockey League’s U.S. Division. The Chiefs even started the season in the Canadian Hockey League’s …
Thu., April 11, 2019
Out with an injury for a six-game stretch in January, Eli Zummack was relegated to watching Spokane Chiefs games from the stands of the Arena or from his laptop at …
UPDATED: Sun., March 17, 2019
The Spokane Chiefs are in a familiar spot. They just finished their second consecutive season with at least 40 wins and are rewarded with a first-round playoff date with the …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 28, 2018
The Western Hockey League doesn’t track possession time as an official stat, but if it did, the Everett Silvertips’ numbers would have been through the roof Friday night.
Wed., Oct. 31, 2018
When the Kootenay Ice traded Bailey Brkin to the Chiefs at the Western Hockey League trade deadline in January, he fully understood why.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 25, 2018
During their six-game road trip, the Chiefs crisscrossed the Canadian province – even journeying across the Manitoba border to play Brandon – and covered approximately 2,700 miles (or about 4,300 …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 16, 2018
Jack Finley scored his second goal of the night with less than 3 minutes to go and the Spokane Chiefs edged the Brandon Wheat Kings 6-4 in Western Hockey League …
Sun., Oct. 14, 2018
It was a special night one year ago today for hockey fans and followers in Spokane.