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Top 35 Chiefs in 35 Years

In 2010, the Spokane Chiefs marked their 25th Anniversary Season by recognizing the Top 25 Chiefs in 25 Years. Five years later, to recognize the 30th Anniversary of WHL hockey in Spokane, they added five names to the list, creating the Top 30 Chiefs in 30 Years. The team added five more in 2019.

Players were nominated and chosen based on a number of factors, including but not limited to: individual statistics and awards, team success, fan votes, professional success and impact in the community.

The Top 35 in 35 includes:

  • Brent Gilchrist (1985-1987)
  • Mick Vukota (1985-1987)
  • Troy Gamble (1986-1988)
  • Travis Green (1986-1990)
  • Pat Falloon (1988-1991)
  • Jon Klemm (1988-1991)
  • Ray Whitney (1988-1991)*
  • Steve Junker (1988-1992)
  • Kerry Toporowski (1989-1991)
  • Trevor Kidd (1990-1991)
  • Valeri Bure (1991-1994)
  • Jason Podollan (1991-1996)
  • Bryan McCabe (1992-1995)
  • Kevin Sawyer (1992-1995)
  • Dmitri Leonov (1993-1996)
  • Trent Whitfield (1993-1998)
  • Greg Leeb (1994-1998)
  • Derek Schutz (1994-2000)
  • Brandin Cote (1996-2002)
  • Lynn Loyns (1997-2001)
  • Kurt Sauer (1999-2002)
  • Barry Brust (2000-2004)
  • Derek Ryan (2003-2007)
  • Michael Grabner (2004-2007)
  • Chris Bruton (2004-2008)
  • Drayson Bowman (2004-2009)
  • Justin Falk (2005-2008)
  • Jared Spurgeon (2005-2010)
  • Mitch Wahl (2005-2010)
  • Dustin Tokarski (2006-2009)
  • Jared Cowen (2006-2011)
  • Tyler Johnson (2007-2011)
  • Brenden Kichton (2008-2013)
  • Mitch Holmberg (2009-2014)
  • Jason Fram (2011-2016)

[bold] newest additions (Nov. 2019)

On January 29, 2015, Ray Whitney’s #14 became the first retired number in franchise history.