Chiefs Ready For Home Opener Saturday - NBC Right Now/KNDO/KNDU Tri-Cities, Yakima, WA |

Chiefs Ready For Home Opener Saturday

Posted: Updated:
SPOKANE, Wash. -

The Spokane Chiefs (3-0-0-0) are set to open their 2013-14 home schedule with Bud Light Opening Night on Saturday, September 28. They will host the Tri-City Americans (1-2-0-0 through Thursday) in their second of twelve head-to-head matchups this season. The Chiefs opened the regular season with a decisive 6-2 victory over the Americans in Kennewick on September 21.

Medal of Honor recipient US Army Staff Sergeant Ty Carter will be honored at center ice prior to the game with the ceremonial puck drop. Carter, a Spokane native, received the nation’s highest military honor following his actions during a battle in Afghanistan in 2009.

The ceremonial puck drop will follow player introductions and the naming of the 2013-14 Chiefs captain.

The official game time for the home opener is 7:05 p.m. but fans are encouraged to come early as pre-game festivities are expected to begin by 6:50 p.m. A multitude of entertainment options are available on the main concourse before the puck drop. Doors are expected to open one hour prior to game time.

Tickets are still available for Bud Light Opening Night. For information, come to the Chiefs Ticket Office in person, call at (509) 535-PUCK, visit any TicketsWest outlet, or visit www.ticketswest.com.

HD DOPPLER 6i
/
  • Spokane ChiefsSpokane ChiefsMore>>

  • Chris Baird hired as assistant director for hockey operations

    Chris Baird hired as assistant director for hockey operations

    Courtesy: Spokane ChiefsCourtesy: Spokane Chiefs

    Baird spent the last 10 seasons as the team’s video coordinator, analyzing coaches’ video and advanced statistics. A Spokane native and Lakeside High School graduate, he was originally hired on by the Chiefs midway through the 2006-07 campaign.

    More >>

    Baird spent the last 10 seasons as the team’s video coordinator, analyzing coaches’ video and advanced statistics. A Spokane native and Lakeside High School graduate, he was originally hired on by the Chiefs midway through the 2006-07 campaign.

    More >>
  • Kailer Yamamoto signs 3-year deal with Edmonton Oilers

    Kailer Yamamoto signs 3-year deal with Edmonton Oilers

    Courtesy: Edmonton OilersCourtesy: Edmonton Oilers

    Yamamoto, picked 22nd overall, appeared in 65 games with the Western Hockey League's (WHL) Spokane Chiefs last season, posting 99 points (42G, 57A), 46 penalty minutes and a plus 14 rating. He was also named to the 2016-17 WHL Western Conference Second All-Star Team.

    More >>

    Yamamoto, picked 22nd overall, appeared in 65 games with the Western Hockey League's (WHL) Spokane Chiefs last season, posting 99 points (42G, 57A), 46 penalty minutes and a plus 14 rating. He was also named to the 2016-17 WHL Western Conference Second All-Star Team.

    More >>
  • Chiefs' Ty Smith to represent Canada at Ivan Hlinka Cup

    Chiefs' Ty Smith to represent Canada at Ivan Hlinka Cup

    Courtesy: Spokane ChiefsCourtesy: Spokane Chiefs

    Smith is a regular for Canada in international play, having served as team captain at the 2016 Youth Winter Olympic Games and 2016 World U17 Hockey Challenge (Canada Black). He earned silver medals in both while picking up tournament all-star honors at the U17 challenge.

    More >>

    Smith is a regular for Canada in international play, having served as team captain at the 2016 Youth Winter Olympic Games and 2016 World U17 Hockey Challenge (Canada Black). He earned silver medals in both while picking up tournament all-star honors at the U17 challenge.

    More >>