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Chiefs Start Road Trip with 5-2 Win in Everett

The Spokane Chiefs used a three-goal outburst in the second period on their way to a 5-2 win over the U.S. Division-leading Everett Silvertips on Sunday in Everett. With the victory, the Chiefs moved within one point of second-place Portland in the division and moved into fourth place in the Western Conference standings. The contest also concluded the season series between the two division rivals.

Chiefs Win 3rd Straight 5-1 in Seattle

Kailer Yamamoto had 2 goals and one assist, and Jaret Anderson-Dolan and Nolan Reid added a goal and an assist apiece as the Spokane Chiefs won their third straight game with a 5-1 victory at Seattle Sunday night. With the win, Spokane moved within 3 points of second place Portland in the U.S. Division and inched past Vancouver into 5th place in the Western Conference playoff race.

Five-point Nights from Anderson-Dolan and Yamamoto Fuel Chiefs Past Ams, 6-3

Forwards Jaret Anderson-Dolan and Kailer Yamamoto piled up five points apiece in a 6-3 win over the rival Tri-City Americans on Saturday night in Kennewick. The victory wrapped up a seven-game road swing for the Chiefs, during which they posted a 5-0-2-0 record and vaulted to third place in the U.S. Division.

Yamamoto's Career Night Leads Spokane Past Kootenay, 5-3

Kailer Yamamoto continued his blazing pace and contributed on all five Spokane Chiefs goals for his first career five-point night on Friday as the Spokane Chiefs outlasted the Kootenay ICE, 5-3 in Cranbrook, B.C. Yamamoto now has 27 points (9G-18A) on his current 11-game point streak and moved into sole possession of fifth place in the franchise record books with 169 assists.

Yamamoto goes 22nd overall to Edmonton

Spokane Chiefs forward Kailer Yamamoto was selected 22nd overall by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft on Friday night in Chicago. The Spokane native is the sixth Chief to ever be selected in the first round of the NHL draft.