FOLLOW THE CHIEFS ON 1510 KGA, ON-LINE OR THROUGH MOBILE APPWednesday, Oct 10, 2012
The Spokane Chiefs take a 4-1-0-0 record on the road this weekend with a trip to a pair of B.C. Division opponents, the Kelowna Rockets on Wednesday night and Kamloops Blazers on Friday night.
Follow the Chiefs by listening to SportsRadio 1510 KGA Everything Sports beginning at 6:30 with Xfinity Hockey Tonight or watch on-line through WHL Live powered by Neulion Technology. Fans can also download the Chiefs Mobile App presented by Strong Solutions. The mobile app, which features realtime scoring and stats, is available in market places for iOS, Android and Blackberry phones.
The road trip precedes the Chiefs lone home game of the week when they host the Vancouver Giants on Leinenkugel's Hocktoberfest on Saturday, October 13th. The event begins at 4:00 and the puck will drop at 7:05 p.m.
Tickets for all home games are available by calling the Chiefs office at (509) 535-PUCK or TicketsWest at (800) 325-SEAT.
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10TH at KELOWNA ROCKETS AIR-6:30 GAME-7:05 RADIO-1510 KGA
The Chiefs and Rockets will face off in their first of four meetings on the season. Spokane and Kelowna won’t play each other again until a home-and-home series on Wednesday, January 16th in Kelowna and Friday the 18th in Spokane. Spokane won the season series last year with a 2-1-0-1 record, including a 1-1 record on the road. On average the Chiefs outshot Kelowna 37.8-21.5. On October 8th Spokane outshot Kelowna 45-12 in a 5-1 win. Spokane outscored Kelowna 13-10 in the series, including 6-1 in the first. Mitch Holmberg had seven goals and nine points in four games and Brenden Kichton scored two goals and seven points. Mike Aviani scored four goals.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12TH at KAMLOOPS BLAZERS AIR-6:30 GAME-7:00 RADIO-1510 KGA
Spokane will travel to Kamloops for their first of four meetings with the defending B.C. Division champions. The Chiefs will host Kamloops on November 9th in their next match-up. Spokane finished last season 1-3-0-0 versus Kamloops with their lone win coming in their last meeting of the season, a 6-4 decision on March 14th, 2012 in Spokane. Brenden Kichton, Dylan Walchuk and Reid Gow all had goals. Three of the four games were tied after the second period. On average, the Blazers outscored the Chiefs 4.00-3.00 and outshot Spokane 27.25.3. Spokane finished 3-13 (23.1%) on the power play and 18-20 (90.0%) on the penalty kill. Mitch Holmberg had five assists in three games while Kichton had 2-1-3 in four games. Eric Williams’ lone appearance was a win where he stopped 23 shots.