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Spokane Mayor: Friday is 'Spokane Chiefs Hockey Day'

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© The Chiefs play Tri-City Friday in Spokane in Game 4 of a best-of-seven series (Photo: SWX) © The Chiefs play Tri-City Friday in Spokane in Game 4 of a best-of-seven series (Photo: SWX)
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SPOKANE, Wash. -

Capitalizing on the excitement surrounding the Chiefs' current playoff run, Spokane Mayor David Condon declared Friday, April 13 to be "Spokane Chiefs Hockey Day".

Condon encouraged Spokanites to wear red, white and blue to support the Chiefs in Game 4, which will be played Friday at Spokane Arena. SWX-TV will air the game live beginning at 7 p.m.

"This is a great team filled with young men who are ambassadors for our community, and Spokane is pleased to support them," Condon said in a news release."

The Chiefs lost 2-1 to the Tri-City Americans on Wednesday, falling behind two games to one in the Western Conference Semifinals. 

Mayor Condon will drop the puck on Friday to start the game.

 

Full news release from Spokane Mayor David Condon:

Infused with Spokane Chiefs spirit, Spokane Mayor David Condon and Council President Ben Stuckart have declared Friday, April 13, as Spokane Chiefs Hockey Day and encourage all Spokane citizens to wear the red, white, and blue of the Spokane Chiefs on that day. 

"This is a great team filled with young men who are ambassadors for our community, and Spokane is pleased to support them," says Mayor Condon. 

Through the proclamation, the City is joining the community in saluting the Chiefs hockey team with a goal of helping propel them to victory. 

"We have a wonderful opportunity to come together as a community on Friday--to root for our favorite hockey club, the Spokane Chiefs," says Council President Stuckart.  "Go, Chiefs, go." 

The Chiefs host the Tri-City Americans in game four of the WHL Western Conference Semi-Finals on Friday at 7 p.m. in the Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena.  The Americans lead that series 2 to 1.  Mayor Condon will drop the puck to start the game.

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