Thursday, May 08, 2008

Chiefs Win Ed Chynoweth Cup... Now Off to Kitchener

Congratulations to the Spokane Chiefs on a great WHL championship season.

The Chiefs were just too strong defensively and played a great team game in sweeping the
Lethbridge Hurricanes with a 4-1 win last night.

Bill Peters is a top coach in this league and had his team playing their best in the
WHL playoffs. Impressive.

Spokane didn't exactly have a paved road to the final. They swept the Everett
Silvertips in round one - a team that was playing their best hockey of the year to close off the regular season. They then knocked off the defending Memorial Cup Champions in round two with a six game victory over the Vancouver Giants.

They took out the number one seeded
Tri-City Americans in the Western Conference Final and then swept the Lethbridge Hurricanes in the league final.

Well deserved. Good luck in Kitchener.

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