Stories tagged: WHL
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 …
UPDATED: Fri., April 5, 2019, 10:16 p.m.
Spokane Chiefs leave regular-season record against Everett in rearview mirror ahead of WHL playoff series
In eight games during the regular season, the Spokane Chiefs won just twice against the Everett Silvertips, their second round playoff opponent in a series that begins Saturday in Everett.
UPDATED: Thu., April 4, 2019, 6:45 p.m.
Adam Beckman now looks entirely like the kind of 17-year-old player NHL scouts linger after a game to meet.
UPDATED: Sat., March 30, 2019, 11:23 p.m.
Luke Toporowski spent Game 2 of the Spokane Chiefs’ first-round playoff series with the Portland Winterhawks away from the team, stricken with the flu.
UPDATED: Fri., March 29, 2019, 7:19 p.m.
After splitting the first two games in Spokane, the Chiefs needed to overcome two-goal deficits in the third and fourth games in Portland, and needed a hero in overtime in …
Wed., March 27, 2019, 10:45 p.m.
Adam Beckman’s power-play goal 4 minutes, 39 seconds into overtime capped Spokane’s rally from a 3-1 third-period deficit Wednesday night as the Chiefs pushed Portland to the brink of elimination …
UPDATED: Tue., March 26, 2019, 10:51 p.m.
Riley Woods’ overtime goal Tuesday gave the Spokane Chiefs a 5-4 victory against the Portland Winterhawks in Game 3 of their Western Hockey League first-round playoff series at Veterans Memorial …
UPDATED: Sat., March 23, 2019, 11:11 p.m.
The Spokane Chiefs entered Saturday’s third period up 2-1 on the Portland Winterhawks and were 20 minutes away from heading to Portland up 2-0 in their first round playoff series.
UPDATED: Fri., March 22, 2019, 11:13 p.m.
The Spokane Chiefs had the league’s best power-play unit during the regular season. Now that the playoffs have started, the team isn’t letting up.
UPDATED: Thu., March 21, 2019, 8:20 p.m.
The Spokane Chiefs and Portland Winterhawks enter the first round of the playoffs heading in slightly different directions.
Wed., March 20, 2019, 6:39 p.m.
Chiefs’ Ty Smith named top defenseman in Western Conference and first-team all-star; Riley Woods makes second team
The Western Hockey League announced Wednesday that defenseman Ty Smith has been named the Western Conference Defenseman of the Year as well as a Western Conference First-Team All-Star. The league …
UPDATED: Sat., March 16, 2019, 11:17 p.m.
Adam Beckman scored his first career hat trick in the win. Beckman finished his rookie season with 32 goals.
Fri., March 15, 2019, 10:14 p.m.
Jake McGrew’s hat trick Friday helped keep alive the Spokane Chiefs’ goal of home-ice advantage in the playoffs.
UPDATED: Wed., March 13, 2019, 10:17 p.m.
Jaret Anderson-Dolan scored a goal 34 seconds into overtime and the Spokane Chiefs pulled out a 6-5 Western Hockey League victory over the Kelowna Rockets on Wednesday after blowing a …
UPDATED: Tue., March 12, 2019, 11:15 p.m.
Orrin Centazzo and Connor Zary scored two goals apiece, and the Kamloops Blazers beat the Spokane Chiefs 5-1 Tuesday night at Sandman Centre.
UPDATED: Sat., March 9, 2019, 11:09 p.m.
It’s not possible to win twice in one night, but in one way, that’s exactly what the Spokane Chiefs did Saturday in front of 10,359 at the Arena.
UPDATED: Fri., March 8, 2019, 11:06 p.m.
If the Spokane Chiefs needed a barometer to see if they could play with the top teams in the league, Friday’s 4-1 win over the Vancouver Giants in front of …
UPDATED: Thu., March 7, 2019, 10:52 p.m.
With their spot in the Western Hockey League playoffs secured, the Spokane Chiefs will play a pair of home games this weekend hoping to do what they can to catch …
UPDATED: Tue., March 5, 2019, 10:17 p.m.
Everett got goals in the third from Ronan Seeley, Dawson Butt and Reece Vitelli to secure the win. The goals by Seeley and Butt came just 2:55 apart.
UPDATED: Sat., March 2, 2019, 10:49 p.m.
Jaret Anderson-Dolan scored in overtime, and the Spokane Chiefs overcame a late rally from the Tri-City Americans to win 5-4 Saturday at Toyota Center.
UPDATED: Fri., March 1, 2019, 11:24 p.m.
Bailey Brkin made 19 of his career-high 50 saves in the third period and five Chiefs scored Friday night as Spokane matched a season-high four-game winning streak, defeating the Portland …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 27, 2019, 10:48 p.m.
Jaret Anderson-Dolan scored twice and assisted on three other goals Wednesday night as the Spokane Chiefs clinched a spot in the Western Hockey League playoffs, riding a four-goal first period …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 26, 2019, 10:35 p.m.
Jaret Anderson-Dolan scored with a minute left in overtime, and the Spokane Chiefs survived a wild third period to beat the Prince George Cougars 4-3 Tuesday at CN Centre.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 23, 2019, 10:57 p.m.
With Saturday night’s 2-1 home win over Tri-City, the Spokane Chiefs are now tied with the Americans for third place in the U.S. Division. The Chiefs have one game in …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 22, 2019, 11 p.m.
For almost 55 minutes Friday night, the Spokane Chiefs were out of sorts. Sloppy passes and miscommunication ruled the night.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:19 p.m.
Fighting isn’t what it used to be in the WHL. A pair of websites – hockeyfights.com and dropyourgloves.com – track fighting data in just about every major hockey league in …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 16, 2019, 10:40 p.m.
Kyle Olson scored three goals, including an empty-netter with four seconds left, and the Tri-City Americans held off a Spokane rally to beat the Chiefs 7-5 Saturday at Toyota Center.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 15, 2019, 10:40 p.m.
Special teams provided the difference in a matchup of the two hottest teams in the WHL’s Western Conference on Friday night.