CHIEFS HOST SEATTLE IN FINALEMar 13, 2012 - 06:18 PDT
The Spokane Chiefs will round out the home portion of the regular season with the Coca-Cola Regular Season Finale presented by 93.7 the Mountain, 1510 KGA Everything Sports and KREM 2 TV when they host the Seattle Thunderbirds at 7:00 in the Spokane Arena.
In a special pre-game ceremony the Chiefs will honor their end of the season award winners including the Players' Player, Player of the Year, Ken Rabel Most Sportsmanlike and John "Hitman" Hern Defenseman of the Year award.
Including Wednesday night, Chiefs tickets package holders have just two games remaining to take advantage of their unused tickets in the Never-A-Wasted Ticket Program.
A silent auction will also take place on the concourse of the Spokane Arena to help benefit Chiefs Care, an entity in the Chiefs that is committed to helping raise money for the continuing education of Chiefs' players as well as serving the Spokane community through donations and appearances.
Tickets for all home games are available by calling the Chiefs office at (509) 535-PUCK (7825) or TicketsWest at (800) 325-SEAT (7328).
Friday's game will be the second match-up of the week versus the Thunderbirds.
NOTES VERSUS SEATTLE
Coming into this week Spokane is 5-1 versus Seattle, including Mac Engel’s first shutout of the season, a 3-0 win on February 19th in Seattle. He stopped 18 shots as Dominik Uher, Collin Valcourt and Liam Stewart all scored goals. Prior to that the Chiefs skated to a 5-4 victory on February 10th in the Spokane Arena. It capped a two-game home stand versus the Thunderbirds with Spokane winning both games. Five different players scored goals and Davis Vandane had a career high three assists. Spokane skated away with a 7-3 victory on February 6th after scoring four goals in the third. Seven different players tallied for the Chiefs, including Mike Aviani who had a goal and two assists. Spokane was 2-4 on the power play and 6-6 on the penalty kill. All eight of the Chiefs and Thunderbirds games will be played in the final 36 games of the year. In their previous meeting the Chiefs had 5-3 win over Seattle on January 31st on the road. Dominik Uher scored four goals, including the game winner with 1:12 remaining. Spokane lost 3-2 on January 16th in the first meeting in Spokane. Mike Aviani and Blake Gal each had goals. Seattle scored once on the power play and another shorthanded. Spokane earned a 4-2 win in their first meeting in Seattle on January 7th. Mitch Holmberg had two goals and Steven Kuhn and Todd Fiddler each added singles. In six games Uher has five goals and seven points, Aviani has three goals and six points and Kichton and Holmberg have two goals and five points. Corbin Baldwin has six assists and is a team leading +10.