SPOKANE - The Chiefs remain in first place in the WHL's U.S. Division after a 5-1 win at home over the Everett.
After an opening night loss to Kootenay, the Chiefs have earned a point in eight straight games and have a 6-1-0-2 record and 14 points, two points better than the second place Tri-City Americans.
The Chiefs outshot Everett 22-7 in the first, but it was the Silvertips took a 1-0 lead on Shane Harper's rebound off the back boards. It was the first goal made by an opponent in the last three games at the Spokane Arena. The win was the second in a row over Everett and for the second time, five different players scored goals.
Spokane's Dustin Donaghy scored his second goal of the year. Ryan Letts and David Conrad both scored goals less than a minute apart. Drayson Bowman blew past the Everett defense in the third and scored a power play goal and Mike Betz tallied his first career goal to make it a 5- 1 final.
The Chiefs will host Portland on Wednesday, October 15.