Spokane Chiefs Blog: The Time is Now

Usually when a team has to only play two games in a week, it works out well. The rest a club gets from not having to play three or four games is usually beneficial and leads to good results on the ice. The Chiefs were hoping that having only two games to play this weekend would pay off as they find themselves on the outside looking in as far as the playoffs in the Western Conference. The bad news for Spokane this week came off the ice, as the team they are chasing for that final playoff berth, the Portland Winterhawks, had ripped off 5 straight wins, and had moved from one point ahead of Spokane to 9 points up. The Chiefs had only 22 games left in the season, and now were in a position where they have to rip off 5 or 6 wins in a row to have a shot at challenging Portland for the final playoff spot. MORE