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Toporowski Headlines Spokane's 2016 Class

May 5, 2016 - SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane Chiefs selected forward Luke Toporowski with the eighth overall pick in the 2016 WHL Bantam Draft on Thursday morning in Calgary. Toporowski, the first American-born player taken in the 2016 draft, is the younger brother of current Chief Jake Toporowski and son of former Chief Kerry Toporowski. A 5-foot-10, 163-pound left wing from Bettendorf, Iowa, Toporowski played the 2015-16 regular season with the Chicago Mission Bantam Major AAA of the High Performance Bantam Hockey League. He scored 22 ... Full Story

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Spokane Acquires Sittler from Lethbridge

May 5, 2016 - SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane Chiefs announced today the acquisition of goaltender Jayden Sittler and a fifth round draft pick from the Lethbridge Hurricanes in exchange for two selections in the 2016 WHL Bantam Draft. "We are excited to add a goaltender of Jayden's caliber to our roster," said Chiefs' General Manager Tim Speltz. "Jayden has great experience and is a quality person who will also be a big part of our leadership group." Sittler, a 6-foot-1, 205-pound native of Red Deer, Alberta, played 39 games with the... Full Story

Chiefs Keep It in the Family, Take Toporowski in Bantam Draft

May 5, 2016 - SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane Chiefs selected forward Luke Toporowski with the eighth overall pick in the 2016 WHL Bantam Draft on Thursday morning in Calgary. Toporowski, the first American-born player taken in the 2016 draft, is the younger brother of current Chief Jake Toporowski and son of former Chief Kerry Toporowski. A 5-foot-10, 163-pound left wing from Bettendorf, Iowa, Toporowski played the 2015-16 regular season with the Chicago Mission Bantam Major AAA of the High Performance Bantam Hockey League. He scored 22 ... Full Story

Spokane Chiefs Named WHL Scholastic Team of the Year

May 4, 2016 - SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane Chiefs were recognized today as the Western Hockey League's 2015-16 Scholastic Team of the Year. The honor was announced as part of the WHL Awards Luncheon in Calgary. The yearly honor is given to the WHL team that achieves the highest overall academic performance throughout the regular season. This is first time the Chiefs have won the award. The Chiefs' Education Advisor, Joe Everson, was on hand in Calgary to accept the award on behalf of the organization. "We set the academic bar h... Full Story


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