December 18th, 2018

Local Sports

Tigers come up short in ugly loss to Rockets

By Ryan McCracken on December 15th, 2018

The Medicine Hat Tigers will be left wanting more over the holiday break after a 2-1 loss to the Kelowna Rockets on Saturday night at the Canalta Centre. Rockets winger Leif Mattson was credited with a pair of goals and goaltender Roman Basran stopped 31 to put an end to Medicine Hat’s four-game winning streak ... Read More »

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Back in the Hat

By Sean Rooney on December 15th, 2018

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney Connor McGough has taken it easy since returning to Medicine Hat after his second CFL season, optimistic he’s got lots more ahead of him. Aaron Crawford? After landing late Wednesday night, the six-year veteran’s been going non-stop, is getting married Saturday and wasn’t entirely sure of his future before the Hamilton Tiger-Cats signed ... Read More »

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Lockner ready to face former coach, two-time Stanley Cup champion Adam Foote

By Ryan McCracken on December 15th, 2018

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken When Adam Foote was named head coach of the Kelowna Rockets on Oct. 23, many hockey fans recalled his days as a blueliner with the Colorado Avalanche — but Medicine Hat Tigers winger Bryan Lockner remembers the two-time Stanley Cup champion through a different lens. Growing up in the Centennial State, Lockner had ... Read More »

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Top prospects lead Tigers past Rebels

By Ryan McCracken on December 14th, 2018

Medicine Hat’s top prospects were at their best on Friday night at the Enmax Centrium. In their first contest since being named to the Sherwin-Williams CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game, Medicine Hat Tigers winger Josh Williams scored twice and added two assists and goaltender Mads Søgaard stopped 49 to secure their team’s fourth straight victory with ... Read More »

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Training Matters: Celebrate and inspire this holiday season

By None on December 14th, 2018

‘Tis the season to strive for a better you. Share your light, love thy neighbour’s shortbread and enjoy all that the holidays and this festive time of year have to offer. Then, when it is time to put away the nog, chip dip, and Turtles and decide on some New Year’s resolutions, please stop being ... Read More »

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New line combinations bearing fruit thus far

By Ryan McCracken on December 14th, 2018

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat Tigers will be riding some newfound chemistry and a three-game winning streak into the Enmax Centrium for tonight’s tilt against the Red Deer Rebels. The Tigers shook up their forward lines and transitioned to a seven-defencemen approach last week and have been reaping the rewards in the three games since. ... Read More »

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Pair of Tigers named to Top Prospects Game

By Ryan McCracken on December 14th, 2018

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken For the first time in six years, the Medicine Hat Tigers will be represented at the CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game. Tigers goaltender Mads Søgaard and winger Josh Williams have been selected to compete on the national stage as part of Don Cherry or Bobby Orr’s bench when the puck drops in Red Deer ... Read More »

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CrossFit member goes overtime for charity

By Ryan McCracken on December 14th, 2018

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Charlie Bruce is cramming 30 months of passion into 24 hours of charity. The Gas City CrossFit coach has been working out around the clock for his second annual Christmas toy drive — which tasks Bruce with completing 30 workouts of the day over the course of 24 hours. Why 30? It was ... Read More »

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Søgaard, Williams selected for CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game

By Ryan McCracken on December 13th, 2018

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken For the first time in six years, the Medicine Hat Tigers will be represented at the Sherwin-Williams CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game.  Tigers goaltender Mads Søgaard and winger Josh Williams have been selected to compete on the national stage as part of Don Cherry or Bobby Orr’s bench when the puck drops in Red ... Read More »

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WHL Roundup: Former Tiger Haden has career-high four-goal game with Blades

By Ryan McCracken on December 13th, 2018

Medicine Hat News Former Medicine Hat Tigers centre Gary Haden netted a career high four goals and added an assist to lead the Saskatoon Blades to a 6-3 victory over the Edmonton Oil Kings Tuesday. Haden requested to be traded from the Tigers in October and has 21 points in 20 games since joining the ... Read More »

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