June 29th, 2017

Local Sports

Knights pick up fifth straight

By Ryan McCracken on June 26th, 2017

Medicine Hat News The Medicine Hat K of C Knights started up a winning streak this weekend, collecting a pair of American Legion A Baseball doubleheader sweeps over the Tri-County Cardinals and Fort Macleod Royals. The Knights took all four games in convincing fashion, dropping the Cardinals 11-0 and 18-6 in a pair of five-inning ... Read More »

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Mavs bounce back to split series with Prospects

By Ryan McCracken on June 26th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat Mavericks shook off an ugly loss on Saturday night and bounced back with a little revenge on Sunday, splitting a two-game series with the Edmonton Prospects. After suffering a misstep with Saturday’s 15-2 drubbing at the hands of the reigning West Division champion Prospects, the Mavs responded with a sound ... Read More »

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Zach Fischer drafted to Flames at 140th overall

By Ryan McCracken on June 24th, 2017

Medicine Hat News The Calgary Flames added some size and grit to their system on Saturday by selecting Medicine Hat Tigers forward Zach Fischer in the fifth round with the 140th overall selection in the NHL entry draft. Fischer is coming off a career year with Medicine Hat. The 19-year-old Lloydminster product recorded 34 goals ... Read More »

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Three Tigers selected in NHL entry draft

By Ryan McCracken on June 24th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken It was an exciting day at the NHL entry draft for the Medicine Hat Tigers. Mason Shaw, Zach Fischer and Jordan Hollett all had their names called to various big league franchises at the United Centre in Chicago, and Tigers head coach and general manager Shaun Clouston says they should all be proud ... Read More »

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Koenig leads Knights to doubleheader split

By Ryan McCracken on June 24th, 2017

Medicine Hat News The Lewiston Redbirds jumped all over the Medicine Hat K of C Knights to kick off Friday’s American Legion Baseball A doubleheader at Athletic Park, opening the set with an 11-2 drubbing — but Dylan Koenig stepped in to silence the bats in game two and earn a split with a 9-4 ... Read More »

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Tigers’ Gerlach to represent USA at world junior Summer Showcase

By Ryan McCracken on June 24th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Max Gerlach may have gone overlooked at last year’s NHL entry draft, but the 19-year-old Texan has caught his country’s eye. The Medicine Hat Tigers forward was recently named as one of just three Western Hockey League players invited to represent USA Hockey at the World Junior Summer Showcase in July, with a ... Read More »

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Mavs eclipse .500 mark

By Ryan McCracken on June 24th, 2017

Medicine Hat News The Medicine Hat Mavericks passed the .500 mark for the first time the season on Friday, jumping to 9-8 with an 11-5 win over the Fort McMurray Giants at Shell Place. After opening the season on a 1-6 skid, Medicine Hat surged back up the standings — going 8-2 over the next ... Read More »

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Coehoorn’s Corner: Try to keep your cortisol in check

By Medicine Hat News on June 23rd, 2017

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

By Ryan McCracken on June 23rd, 2017

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 »

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Tigers down to seven overagers as Dahlstrom exits

By Ryan McCracken on June 23rd, 2017

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 »

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