June 23rd, 2017


Local Sports

  • Try to keep your cortisol in check

    With a show of hands, who has been stressed out at some point in your life? I am sure everyone who is reading this article has their hands up or at least can give me a nod. You see, stress is more than just a feeling. Excuse me while I get scientific on you; I [...] Read More »

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  • Brooks to host junior A nationals

    Medicine Hat News The RBC Cup is coming to Brooks. The Alberta Junior Hockey League champion Brooks Bandits announced Thursday that they will host the 49th RBC Cup at the Centennial Regional Arena from May 11-19, 2019. The event will feature the Canadian Junior Hockey League’s Eastern, Central and Western champions, as well as the [...] Read More »

    17 hours ago
  • Tigers down to seven overagers as Dahlstrom exits

    Medicine Hat News The overage picture keeps getting clearer for the Medicine Hat Tigers. Swedish forward John Dahlstrom signed a two-year contract to return to his home country and compete with HockeyAllsvenskan’s Almtuna IS for the 2017-18 season, dropping Medicine Hat’s list of impending overage players to seven. The Tigers can only take three overage [...] Read More »

    17 hours ago
  • Moving on up

    rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken There’s plenty of buzz surrounding Medicine Hat Tigers forward Mason Shaw entering tonight’s NHL entry draft, but the man himself is trying not to focus on the chatter. Shaw will be at the United Centre in Chicago waiting to hear his name called in the opening rounds of the draft, but the Wainwright [...] Read More »

    17 hours ago
  • Winning run walks in as Mavs drop first half of doubleheader

    Medicine Hat News With their ace on the mound and the league’s best hitting lineup behind him, the Medicine Hat Mavericks had every reason to be confident. Alas, the 3-2 loss to the Fort McMurray Giants was not how they envisioned the opening game of Thursday’s doubleheader. Jared Libke went seven innings, striking out six [...] Read More »

    17 hours ago

National Sports

  • Toronto FC avenges loss to New England with 2-0 win on Pride Night

    TORONTO – Drew Moor scored early and Sebastian Giovinco struck late as Toronto FC survived a tight schedule turnaround to defeat the New England Revolution 2-0 Friday night. Moor’s 11th-minute goal looked to be the winner, with Toronto goalkeeper Alex Bono preserving the win with a marvellous save of a Teal Bunbury header in the [...] Read More »

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  • Devils select Nico Hischier from Mooseheads with first pick at NHL draft

    CHICAGO – The New Jersey Devils ended a mystery Friday night as the NHL draft finally took centre stage. The Devils took Nico Hischier with the first pick No. 1 overall pick in team history, opting for the so-called “Swiss McDavid” over Nolan Patrick, the big Brandon Wheat Kings centre. It wasn’t clear which way [...] Read More »

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  • Canadian Press NewsAlert: Devils select Hischier first over at NHL draft

    CHICAGO – The New Jersey Devils have selected Nico Hischier with the No. 1 pick at the NHL draft. Hischier rose into top spot with an emphatic first season in the Quebec Major Junior League, piling up 38 goals and 86 points in 57 games as a rookie for the Halifax Mooseheads. Hischier is now [...] Read More »

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  • Canada opts not to select beleaguered striker Cycle Larin for Gold Cup

    TORONTO – Striker Cyle Larin, facing drunk-driving charges in Florida, will not be part of Canada’s Gold Cup roster next month. Under Major League Soccer’s collective bargaining agreement, Larin has to undergo an assessment by the league’s Substance Abuse and Behavioural Health Program doctors before he can resume playing. The Canadian Soccer Association said given [...] Read More »

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  • Whitecaps defender Kendall Waston has surgery on fractured right hand

    Vancouver Whitecaps defender Kendall Waston had surgery on Friday to repair a fracture of his right hand. Waston suffered the hand injury, as well as a left hip strain, while playing for Costa Rica in its FIFA World Cup qualifying match versus Trinidad and Tobago on June 13. “We’re happy to hear the surgery went [...] Read More »

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