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Chiefs announce Maglio as new head coach

The Spokane Chiefs announced on Tuesday that Adam Maglio will become the organization's 14th full-time head coach. Maglio served last season as Associate Coach under Manny Viveiros, who accepted the same position with the AHL's Henderson Silver Knights.

Viveiros takes head coaching job in AHL

Spokane Chiefs' head coach Manny Viveiros has accepted the head coaching position with the Henderson Silver Knights of the AHL, as announced by the team on Monday. He is the first ever head coach for the Silver Knights, who will be the affiliate of the NHL's Vegas Golden Knights when they begin play next season.

Spokane's Beckman named WHL Player of the Year

The Spokane Chiefs are proud to announce that forward Adam Beckman has earned the Four Broncos Memorial Trophy as the Western Hockey League's Player of the Year for the 2019-20 season. He is just the second Chief to win the award, joining Spokane legend and long-time NHL star Ray Whitney (1990-91).

Spokane's Ty Smith named WHL Defenseman of the Year

The Spokane Chiefs are proud to announce that defenseman Ty Smith has been awarded the Bill Hunter Memorial Trophy as Western Hockey League Defenseman of the Year for the 2019-20 season. It marks the second-straight season the Chiefs' team captain has captured the honor and only fourth time in league history a single player has won twice.

Chiefs wrap up 2020 WHL Bantam Draft

The Spokane Chiefs added to their prospect pool on Wednesday, selecting 11 players of the future in the annual WHL Bantam Draft, held online for the first time.

Ty Smith named WHL Defenseman of the Year

Spokane Chiefs defenseman and New Jersey Devils prospect Ty Smith has been named the Western Hockey League's Western Conference Defenseman of the Year, as announced by the league on Monday. 

Spokane's Beckman wins Bob Clarke Trophy as WHL's top scorer

The Spokane Chiefs are proud to announce that forward Adam Beckman has earned the Bob Clarke Trophy as the Western Hockey League's top scorer for the 2019-20 regular season. Beckman finished the season with 48 goals and 59 assists for 107 points in 63 games.

Parik makes history as Chiefs win 10th straight game

The rookie goaltender from the Czech Republic recorded his first career Western Hockey League shutout and became the ninth WHL goalie to score a goal as the Chiefs earned a 3-0 win over the B.C. Division Champion Kamloops Blazers.

Chiefs clinch playoff spot with win in Lethbridge

The Spokane Chiefs clinched a berth into the 2020 WHL Playoffs with a 6-3 victory over the Lethbridge Hurricanes on Wednesday night. Adam Beckman led the way with his third-career five-point game while veteran forward Eli Zummack tallied his 200th career point.

Chiefs lose tight game in Kamloops

The Spokane Chiefs played the B.C. Division-leading Kamloops Blazers to the brink on Wednesday night in Kamloops, falling 4-2. Forward Luke Toporowski extended his point streak to six games with a third-period goal to make it a one-goal game late.

Buskey blanks Raiders as Chiefs win big, 7-0

Spokane Chiefs goaltender Donovan Buskey picked up his first career WHL shutout and forward Luke Toporowski scored his first career WHL goal on Saturday night at Spokane Arena as the Chiefs exploded for seven goals in a 7-0 win over the visiting Prince Albert Raiders.