Ty Smith returns to Spokane

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 weekend. Smith, the Devils' first-round pick in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft, had been in New Jersey's training camp this fall and appeared in five pre-season games.

Chiefs trade McIndoe to Edmonton

The Spokane Chiefs announced on Wednesday that they have traded forward Ethan McIndoe to the Edmonton Oil Kings in exchange for two draft picks. Spokane acquires a fourth-round pick in the 2020 WHL Bantam draft and a fifth-round pick in the 2021 draft.