Stories tagged: whl
Sat., Jan. 15, 2011
The Spokane Chiefs had a chance to practice outdoors Thursday in preparation for today’s historic Western Hockey League game with the Kootenay Ice at Avista Stadium. Judging by the way …
Fri., Jan. 14, 2011
One of the unex- pected sidelights to outdoor hockey? Wildlife. As the Spokane Chiefs broke in the constructed-at-great-cost-man- it-better-hold-up-in-this-heat- wave rink with a practice Thursday afternoon at Avista Stadium, a …
Thu., Jan. 13, 2011
When the Chiefs and the Kootenay Ice meet at Avista on Saturday afternoon in the first outdoor game in the 45-year existence of the Western Hockey League, the point isn’t …
Wed., Jan. 12, 2011
Tyler Johnson and Dominik Uher both had a goal and an assist to lead the Spokane Chiefs over the Portland Winterhawks 4-3 in Western Hockey League play on Wednesday night.
Sat., Jan. 8, 2011
Despite not getting the shots on goal to which they’ve become accustomed, the Chiefs completed a 2-0 weekend with a 4-2 win over the Everett Silvertips before 6,635 fans at …
Sun., Dec. 26, 2010
It says a lot about Tyler Alos that his hockey role model is Mike Fisher. “I saw an interview once, he was modest, humble, that’s what I like,” the young …
Sat., Dec. 18, 2010
Chiefs shut out Vancouver 4-0.
Fri., Dec. 17, 2010
Spokane Chiefs lose at Everett, 2-0.
Wed., Dec. 15, 2010
Chiefs lose to the Seattle Thunderbirds 5-4 in overtime at the Arena.
Sat., Dec. 11, 2010
The Chiefs connected on 4 of 7 extra-man chances, including two by Dominik Uher, who had a hat trick in a 10-5 rout of the Blazers for their fifth straight …
Fri., Dec. 10, 2010
Later turned out to be better for the Spokane Chiefs on Friday night as they pulled out a 3-2 Western Hockey League shootout win over the Vancouver Giants before 12,263 …
Sat., Dec. 4, 2010
It would have been easy to have a different outcome, but the Spokane Chiefs stuffed the Portland Winterhawks on Teddy Bear Toss night 4-3, in the process ending a 10-game …
Fri., Dec. 3, 2010
Thanks to a few veterans, and an overtime goal by Anthony Bardaro, the Spokane Chiefs stole away with a 3-2 victory over the Medicine Hat Tigers on Friday night.
Sat., Nov. 27, 2010
The Spokane Chiefs played tired for two periods before rallying, only to lose to Kelowna 3-2 when Geordie Wudrick scored his second goal 42 seconds into overtime of the Western …
Wed., Nov. 24, 2010
Spokane Chiefs romp over Kamloops to get out of last place.
Sat., Nov. 13, 2010
Three goals in the last half of the second period of a Western Hockey League game played with playoff intensity led the Chiefs to smothering 5-0 win over their rivals …
Fri., Nov. 12, 2010
The 6,479 fans at the Arena were on the edge of their seats throughout Friday night’s Western Hockey League game with Edmonton before the Chiefs pulled out a 4-3 victory.
Wed., Nov. 3, 2010
Todd Fiddler’s goal with 11 seconds left in the first period snapped a 2-all tie and sent the Prince Albert Raiders to a 5-2 Western Hockey League win in Saskatchewan.
Sat., Oct. 30, 2010
Levko Koper had two goals and four assists to help the Spokane Chiefs light up the Regina Pats 11-1 in Western Hockey League play Saturday night.
Wed., Oct. 27, 2010
The Spokane Chiefs will have a little pep in their step for their six-games-in-nine-days trek through the Western Hockey League’s Eastern Division after an entertaining but somewhat frustrating 7-3 win …
Tue., Oct. 26, 2010
The Spokane Chiefs’ 4-2 loss to Red Deer Saturday night wasn’t quite the disaster the Western Hockey League game seemed at the time, but it certainly qualifies as a learning …
Sat., Oct. 23, 2010
It doesn’t take much of an imagination to know how the Spokane Chiefs played Saturday night. Coach Don Nachbaur used phrases “laid an egg” and “out to lunch” and “lost …
Wed., Oct. 20, 2010
Blake Gal didn’t see his third goal, which propelled the Spokane Chiefs to an 8-1 Western Hockey League laugher over the Calgary Hitmen Wednesday night.
Sat., Oct. 16, 2010
Brenden Kitchton, in his first action after a preseason hand injury, assisted on a pair of power-play goals as the Chiefs ended a 0-for-24 drought with the man advantage in …
Thu., Oct. 14, 2010
The numbers are alarming but Don Nachbaur isn’t panicking for a number of reasons. The Spokane Chiefs’ power play is limping along at a 14.6 percent success rate – thanks …
Sat., Oct. 9, 2010
The power went out at the Arena – make that stayed out – but only on the Spokane side of the Western Hockey League game against Portland on Saturday night.
Fri., Oct. 8, 2010
The Spokane Chiefs had eight power plays and peppered Portland’s net with 48 shots, only to see the Winterhawks win their ninth straight game at the Arena dating back to …
Thu., Oct. 7, 2010
Jared Cowen isn’t the happiest Spokane Chief right now, but a big dose of the Portland Winterhawks should fix that.
Sat., Oct. 2, 2010
Blake Gal scored with 1 minute left in regulation and Mitch Holmberg scored 3:32 into overtime – the second goals of the game for both – to produce a dramatic …
Fri., Oct. 1, 2010
A couple of power-play goals pulled Spokane from behind, but for most of the rest of the 58-plus minutes it was the Ice who had the upper hand in skating …