January 20th, 2018

Local Sports

Super late goal sinks Tigers

By Ryan McCracken on January 18th, 2018

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat Tigers were 4.4 seconds away from their third consecutive trip to overtime, but Brett Davis had other plans. The 18-year-old Kootenay Ice winger beat Tigers goaltender Jordan Hollett through the five-hole to complete the comeback and give Kootenay a 4-3 victory with the final shot of the game. “I knew ... Read More »

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Ice steal one from Tigers

By Ryan McCracken on January 17th, 2018

The Medicine Hat Tigers were 4.2 seconds away from their third consecutive trip to overtime, but Brett Davis had other plans. The 18-year-old Kootenay Ice winger beat Tigers goaltender Jordan Hollett through the five-hole to complete the comeback and give Kootenay a 4-3 victory with the final shot of the game. While the Ice jumped ... Read More »

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Lockner meshing well with Tigers

By Ryan McCracken on January 17th, 2018

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken With four points in his first four games as a member of the Medicine Hat Tigers, Bryan Lockner seems to have found the perfect fit. The 17-year-old forward was traded from the Regina Pats to the Saskatoon Blades, and then immediately shipped to the Medicine Hat Tigers on the Western Hockey League’s trade ... Read More »

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Ringette Roundup: Tropics’ undefeated streak ends

By Ryan McCracken on January 17th, 2018

Medicine Hat News The Medicine Hat Tropics had their 27-game undefeated streak to start to the under-14 A ringette season snapped in a nailbiter on Saturday. Andie Suhai scored a pair and Delaney Mastel, Kayla Robinson and Julia Tweed added individual markers to keep the pressure on, but the Calgary Bowview AC/DC held on to ... Read More »

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Haden’s pre-game superstition involves hiding stick from Tiger teammates

By Ryan McCracken on January 17th, 2018

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Gary Haden insists a hockey player must have a positive relationship with their hockey stick — and that’s why he hides it from his teammates before every game. The 18-year-old Medicine Hat Tigers centre has been keeping up the superstition for years, sometimes opting to hide it in trainer Mikki Lanuk’s room, other ... Read More »

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Rubins riding nine-game point streak into tonight’s tilt against Ice

By Ryan McCracken on January 17th, 2018

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Kristians Rubins is riding the longest point streak of his Western Hockey League career. The 20-year-old Medicine Hat Tigers defenceman added a new element to his game after fellow blueliner Linus Nassen was sidelined with a fractured wrist earlier this month, and it’s been paying off in the form of consistent offensive output. ... Read More »

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Cubs blown out by Bisons

By None on January 16th, 2018

Medicine Hat News The Medicine Hat Cubs had a Saturday to forget. After falling 7-3 to the Coaldale Copperheads Friday, the Cubs hosted the Okotoks Bisons Saturday at the Kinplex and fell 11-4 to the fourth place Bisons. After allowing four goals in the first period, the Cubs showed some life to start the second ... Read More »

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Alberta Scotties a ‘huge success’

By Mo Cranker on January 16th, 2018

mcranker@medicinehatnews.com @MHNmocranker Medicine Hat was put on the national stage Sunday during the final game of the Alberta Scotties Tournament of Hearts. The tournament was hosted at the Medicine Hat Curling Club, which saw the 12 best women’s teams from across the province sweep off for a chance to represent Alberta at the Scotties Tournament ... Read More »

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Minor Hockey Roundup: Bantam AA Hounds win two weekend home games

By None on January 16th, 2018

Medicine Hat News The Bantam AA Hounds had a great weekend on home ice. The Hounds took on the Taber Golden Suns Friday and won 6-1 at the Moose. Josh Drefs led the team with two goals and an assist in the win. Bodee Weiss wasn’t too busy between the pipes, but made 13 saves ... Read More »

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Tigers come all the way back to take down Wheat Kings

By Ryan McCracken on January 15th, 2018

Medicine Hat News The Medicine Hat Tigers came all the way back on Saturday at Westman Place. Ryan Jevne scored his first goal in 12 games 62 seconds into overtime to shake off an early two-goal deficit and cement a 4-3 victory over the Brandon Wheat Kings — putting the Tigers at 2-1-0-0 on their ... Read More »

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