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Kailer Yamamoto Named to All-American Prospects Game

August 31, 2016 - Spokane Chiefs forward Kailer Yamamoto has been selected to the CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia on September 22. The fifth annual event will showcase 42 of the top American-born prospects eligible for next summer's 2017 NHL Entry Draft. Yamamoto, set to begin his third season with the Chiefs on September 24 at Tri-City, is one of three WHL players invited to participate. He will play for either Mark Howe or John LeClair as both former NHL standouts will serve as head co... Full Story

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Chiefs Reduce Roster as First Preseason Game Approaches

August 30, 2016 - SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane Chiefs, following Sunday's annual Red-White Game, have reduced their preseason roster to 35 players in advance of their upcoming weekend exhibition tournament. The team will carry 33 players - 19 forwards, 11 defensemen and three goalies - into Friday's 3 p.m. matchup with the Vancouver Giants at Everett's Xfinity Arena. FORWARDS (21) #9 Keanu Yamamoto (96) #10 Ethan McIndoe (99) #11 Jaret Anderson-Dolan (99) #12 Markson Bechtold (96) #13 Jake McGrew (99)* #15 Koby Morrisseau (00)* #16 Taylor ... Full Story

Chiefs News: Veterans Lead the Way as Team Red Wins, 7-2

August 28, 2016 - Team Red scored five goals in the second period to pull away for a 7-2 win over Team White in the Spokane Chiefs' annual intrasquad Red-White Game at Spokane Arena on Sunday afternoon. Veterans Kailer Yamamoto, Dominic Zwerger and Curtis Miske led the way with two goals apiece. Both sides were scoreless through much of the first period before 16-year-old camp invite Max Giangualano punched in a rebound off a Colum McGauley shot to put Team White up 1-0. Team Red answered just 1:10 into the second period as Yamamoto fir... Full Story

CHIEFS NEWSLETTER: Speltz Steps Down After 26 Years as GM

August 19, 2016 - SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane Chiefs announced at a press conference today that Tim Speltz will step down as General Manager of the organization later this month. Speltz, originally hired by the Chiefs in 1990, has accepted a job as Director of Western Area Scouting with the Toronto Maple Leafs of the National Hockey League. With the Maple Leafs, Speltz will be involved with scouting efforts in the NHL, AHL and WHL. "Today is a very special, albeit bittersweet, day for me," said Speltz. "I am immensely proud of what we've ... Full Story


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