Larson and Kovgoreniya suspended by WHL

Spokane, Wash. — Spokane Chiefs players Cordel Larson and Timofey Kovgoreniya have each been suspended by the Western Hockey League following major penalties and game misconducts incurred during the Chiefs’ game versus the Tri-City Americans on October 2.

Larson is suspended two games for a charging major and game misconduct. He will be eligible to return on Saturday, October 9 at Tri-City.

Kovgoreniya is suspended four games for a fighting major (one-man fight) and game misconduct. He will be eligible to return Friday, October 15 at Tri-City.

The Spokane Chiefs are a member of the U.S. Division of the Western Hockey League, the world’s finest development league for junior hockey players. Since 1985 the Chiefs have been a pillar in the Spokane community, offering family-friendly entertainment and a winning tradition which includes: two Memorial Cup Championships in 1991 & 2008, two WHL Championships in 1991 & 2008 and four Western Conference Championships in 1991, 1996, 2000 & 2008. Over 60 alumni have gone on to play in the National Hockey League.

The Chiefs’ 2021-22 regular season continues on Sunday as they host the Everett Silvertips for Boomer’s Birthday at Spokane Arena. Tickets for Sunday and all regular season games are available online at

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