January 19th, 2018

Local Sports

Gerlach traded to Blades

By Ryan McCracken on January 11th, 2018

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Max Gerlach woke up Wednesday as a Medicine Hat Tiger, but a few hours later he was on the other side of the puck. The 19-year-old Texan sniper was shipped to the Saskatoon Blades Wednesday morning — in exchange for 2000-born forward Bryan Lockner, a first-round bantam draft pick in 2020 and a ... Read More »

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Team Kleibrink out to repeat at Scotties

By Ryan McCracken on January 11th, 2018

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Alberta Scotties Tournament of Hearts kicked off Wednesday at the Medicine Hat Curling Club with 12 teams vying to represent the province at the national event —and one out to defend their crown. Reigning Alberta champion Team Kleibrink opened their tournament with a 10-8 comeback victory over Team DeJong. After giving up ... Read More »

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Brown, Lockner make early impact with Tigers in win over Blades

By Ryan McCracken on January 10th, 2018

It didn’t take long for Medicine Hat’s newest Tigers to make an impact on Wednesday at the SaskTel Centre. Former Seattle Thunderbird Elijah Brown picked up his first point in orange in black two minutes into his debut with an assist on Gary Haden’s opener, then newly acquired right winger Bryan Lockner netted his first ... Read More »

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Tigers send Gerlach to Saskatoon

By Ryan McCracken on January 10th, 2018

Max Gerlach is no longer a member of the Medicine Hat Tigers. The 19-year-old Texan sniper was shipped to the Saskatoon Blades this morning in exchange for 2000-born forward Bryan Lockner, a first-round bantam draft pick in 2020 and a second-round selection in 2021. Gerlach is sitting on a point-per-game average with 16 goals and ... Read More »

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Tigers add depth before deadline

By Ryan McCracken on January 10th, 2018

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Eljiah Brown is ready for a new lease on his Western Hockey League career. The 2000-born Edmonton product became a member of the Medicine Hat Tigers in a trade with the Seattle Thunderbirds on Tuesday after spending more than two months off the ice, and says he can’t wait to pull on an ... Read More »

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Ringette Roundup: Smash win gold at Ed Benning Ringette Tournament

By Ryan McCracken on January 10th, 2018

Medicine Hat News The Medicine Hat Smash ringette team took home Open B gold at the Ed Benning Ringette Tournament in Regina this weekend. While the Smash dropped their second game at the tournament, 6-4 to the BP Hellraisers, they exacted some crucial revenge in the gold medal game with a 6-5 victory. Medicine Hat ... Read More »

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Jevne draws back into Tigers lineup

By Ryan McCracken on January 10th, 2018

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Ryan Jevne is done serving time. The 19-year-old Medicine Hat Tigers winger will draw back into the lineup tonight against the Saskatoon Blades after serving a three-game suspension for checking to the head. Considering the Edmonton product played all 72 games with the Tigers last season, being forced to watch from the stands ... Read More »

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Scotties Tournament of Hearts kicks off today

By Mo Cranker on January 10th, 2018

mcranker@medicinehatnews.com @MHNmocranker The Medicine Hat Curling Club will be the place to be this week while it hosts the annual Alberta Scotties Tournament of Hearts. Matches will run from Wednesday to Sunday at the curling club, and will feature 12 women’s teams facing off to see who will represent Alberta at the national Hearts event. ... Read More »

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Hat wrestling scene on display

By Medicine Hat News on January 9th, 2018

Medicine Hat’s wrestling scene was on display this weekend at Hat High’s annual wrestling tournament. The event showcased more than 100 wrestlers of various ages and weight classes. Some of the big winners from the weekend were Reece Tschritter, Nathan Mackinnon, William Kozakewich, Hannah Williams, Cash Moore and Alex McNaughton. Some high school boys that ... Read More »

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Tigers make a pair of trades

By Ryan McCracken on January 9th, 2018

The Medicine Hat Tigers joined the Western Hockey League trade deadline frenzy on Tuesday morning. In a pair of back-to-back transactions the Tigers acquired 18-year-old centre Elijah Brown from the Seattle Thunderbirds in exchange two draft picks and sent defenceman Cameron MacPhee to the Prince George Cougars for a seventh round pick in this year’s ... Read More »

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