Holmberg's Two Goals Lift Chiefs to 4-2 Win - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Holmberg's Two Goals Lift Chiefs to 4-2 Win

Posted: Updated:
  • HockeyMore>>

  • Big names among prospective Buffalo Bills buyers

    Big names among prospective Buffalo Bills buyers

    Saturday, April 19 2014 2:32 PM EDT2014-04-19 18:32:46 GMT
    Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly is prepared to make a bid to buy the Buffalo Bills. Donald Trump's on board, too.>>
    Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly is prepared to make a bid to buy the Buffalo Bills. Donald Trump's on board, too.>>
  • Detroit gains home-ice advantage, tops Boston 1-0

    Detroit gains home-ice advantage, tops Boston 1-0

    Saturday, April 19 2014 3:21 AM EDT2014-04-19 07:21:50 GMT
    At one end of the ice, Jimmy Howard made his best save of the game. At the other, Pavel Datsyuk scored the only goal.>>
    At one end of the ice, Jimmy Howard made his best save of the game. At the other, Pavel Datsyuk scored the only goal.>>
  • Ryan Getzlaf leads Ducks past Stars 3-2 in Game 2

    Ryan Getzlaf leads Ducks past Stars 3-2 in Game 2

    Saturday, April 19 2014 2:01 AM EDT2014-04-19 06:01:24 GMT
    Ryan Getzlaf had a goal and an assist while wearing a facemask over his lacerated jaw, Corey Perry scored his first playoff goal in three years, and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Dallas Stars 3-2 Friday night to take...>>
    Ryan Getzlaf wore the strain all over his exhausted face. In the past 51 hours or so, he had taken a slap shot to the jaw, attended the birth of his third child and propelled the Anaheim Ducks to two gritty playoff victories.>>

SPOKANE, Wash., -- Mitch Holmberg may be getting all the headlines, and rightfully so, but Friday night's 4-2 victory in front of 4,759 fans over the Everett Silvertips at Spokane Arena belonged to the rookies.

Both Jacob Cardiff and Adam Hascic notched their first career WHL goals, as the rookies ended up being the difference in a close contest. After Everett knotted up the game at two early in the third, Cardiff ended up with a loose puck in the right circle for the game-winning goal. Seven minutes later, Hascic found a loose puck as well, this one a one-timer for the game's final margin.

Holmberg put the Chiefs on the board first at the 7:31 mark on the first period. The goal marked his 100th career WHL goal. He picked up No. 101 later in the period as the right wing extended his point streak to 12 games. He now leads the WHL with 16 goals 31 total points this season.

Eric Williams played in his 150th career game while saving 17 of 19 shots. The Chiefs were one for two on the power play and a perfect six for six on the penalty kill.

The Spokane Chiefs will host the Victoria Royals tomorrow, Saturday, October 19th. The game begins at 7:05 at the Spokane Arena. The game will be preceded by Leinenkugel's HOCKtoberfest, outside Spokane Arena, beginning at 4:00.

  • Pro SportsProMore>>

  • Chiefs' Holmberg Named WHL POY Finalist

    Chiefs' Holmberg Named WHL POY Finalist

    by Spokane Chiefs Media RelationsSPOKANE, Wash. - The Western Hockey League today announced the WHL Eastern and Western Conference finalists for the 2013-14 WHL Player of the Year. The two finalists for WHL Player of the Year are determined through voting by general managers, coaches, broadcast and media representatives of all WHL Member Clubs. The recipients of all WHL individual awards will be announced at the 2014 WHL Awards Luncheon, which will be held in Calgary, Alberta, on Wednesday, A...>>
    by Spokane Chiefs Media RelationsSPOKANE, Wash. - The Western Hockey League today announced the WHL Eastern and Western Conference finalists for the 2013-14 WHL Player of the Year. The two finalists for WHL Player of the Year are determined through voting by general managers, coaches, broadcast and media representatives of all WHL Member Clubs. The recipients of all WHL individual awards will be announced at the 2014 WHL Awards Luncheon, which will be held in Calgary, Alberta, on Wednesday, A...>>
  • Shock Talk: Terrance "T1" Taylor

    Shock Talk: Terrance "T1" Taylor

    Spokane Shock defensive tackle Terrance Taylor joined Michelle Dapper in the SWX Studio for to talk about the Cleveland Gladiators upcoming visit and more in another edition of Shock Talk powered by VPI Home Solutions.>>
    Spokane Shock defensive tackle Terrance Taylor joined Michelle Dapper in the SWX Studio for to talk about the Cleveland Gladiators upcoming visit and more in another edition of Shock Talk powered by VPI Home Solutions.>>
  • Stanton Slam, Overturned Call Beats M's

    Stanton Slam, Overturned Call Beats M's

    Giancarlo Stanton hit a grand slam with none out in the ninth inning, and the Miami Marlins took advantage of an overturned call on a replay review to beat the Seattle Mariners 8-4 Friday night.>>
    Giancarlo Stanton hit a grand slam with none out in the ninth inning, and the Miami Marlins took advantage of an overturned call on a replay review to beat the Seattle Mariners 8-4 Friday night.>>