April 21st, 2018

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McGovern hoping to step up in the crease for Tigers

By Ryan McCracken on September 9th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Duncan McGovern learned a number of things after being sent from the Medicine Hat Tigers to the Dauphin Kings to fill a development role last season — namely, how much better it is in the WHL. The 17-year-old netminder took in seven games with the Tigers before the trade that secured Michael Bullion ... Read More »

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Rattlers soccer teams set to kick off ACAC season

By Ryan McCracken on September 9th, 2017

Medicine Hat News The Medicine Hat College Rattlers soccer teams kick off the Alberta Colleges Athletics Conference season this weekend on home turf. The Rattlers will welcome the Lakeland Rustlers to the pitch at MHC on Saturday before the Red Deer College Kings and Queens make their first trip into the Gas City. Medicine Hat’s ... Read More »

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Tigers alum Butcher nets three points for Oilers at Young Stars tournament

By Ryan McCracken on September 9th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Chad Butcher took one giant step toward a future in the National Hockey League on Friday night in Penticton. “I hadn’t played a game in a long time so I had to shake the nerves off a bit,” said Butcher. “I got a feel for things as it went and my line built ... Read More »

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No holding back

By Ryan McCracken on September 8th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Entering his first season of Western Hockey League eligibility as the highest Medicine Hat Tigers draft pick in more than a decade, Josh Williams made a promise to himself. No holding back. “I just wanted to prove myself. I wanted to show everyone they drafted me for a reason. I didn’t want to ... Read More »

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Tigers’ MacPherson hits the weights

By Ryan McCracken on September 8th, 2017

JUSTIN SEWARD Cypress Courier Medicine Hat Tigers defencemen Dylan MacPherson spent his off season working at the Riverview Golf Club in Redcliff and walked into the Canalta Centre last week looking leaner after training at Temple Fitness with the team’s head strength coach Bruce Foerster. “I hit the weights hard again,” said MacPherson. “It was ... Read More »

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Traning Matters: Throw away your scales and love who you are

By Ryan McCracken on September 8th, 2017

I was at an amazing professional development opportunity over the weekend; absolutely awesome how much there is to know and learn in the fitness world, so many opportunities to improve skills and help more people on the road to health. Do you need another reason to avoid bowing to the scale gods and using weight ... Read More »

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Schultz won’t be returning to Tigers

By Ryan McCracken on September 7th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Obstacles arise, plans change. Unfortunately, both have been the case for Ty Schultz. The 20-year-old Medicine Hat Tigers defenceman will not be returning to the team this season due a myriad of reasons stemming from an injury-ridden 2016-17 season, but hockey could still be in the cards for Schultz. “It kind of took ... Read More »

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Local dragon boat squad repeats

By Ryan McCracken on September 7th, 2017

Medicine Hat News The Medicine Hat Dragon Boat Association’s Sisterpower team took home its second consecutive survivor race trophy at the Regina Dragon Boat Festival last weekend. Sisterpower—a team of breast cancer survivors and supporters of survivors — took part in three races, taking first in the overall B final and first in the survivor ... Read More »

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Following their dreams: Six Tigers off to NHL fall camps

By Ryan McCracken on September 7th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Six members of the Medicine Hat Tigers took a temporary leave from the team Wednesday to follow their dreams at various NHL camps. The opportunity provides a handful of Medicine Hat’s higher-calibre talent to test their mettle at hockey’s highest level. But as assistant coach Joe Frazer points out, it also creates a ... Read More »

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McCarry looking forward to debut

By Ryan McCracken on September 7th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Nick McCarry is ready to make his mark with the Medicine Hat Tigers. The 16-year-old centre found his way onto the Tigers radar after a 56-point season with the Alberta Midget Hockey League’s Calgary Canucks. Despite going overlooked in the WHL entry draft, Tigers head coach and general manager Shaun Clouston says McCarry ... Read More »

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