April 18th, 2024

Monday in Medicine Hat, March 18

By James Tubb on March 17, 2024.

NEWS PHOTO JAMES TUBB Medicine Hat Tigers goaltender Zach Zahara stretches out his glove hand for a breakaway save on Swift Current Broncos' start Conor Geekie in the second period of a 4-2 win Saturday at Co-op Place.

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Tigers spilt weekend with shorthanded lineup

The Medicine Hat Tigers found success against the Swift Current Broncos with a depleted lineup.

After an 8-4 loss Friday in Swift Current, the Tigers bounced back with a 4-2 win Saturday at Co-op Place in front of 4,528 fans. Both games they had only 15 players dressed, with Saturday featuring only seven natural forwards.

The Tigers (36-23-5-2) are one point back of Swift Current for the Central division. Their next action is Friday, the first of a home-and-home with the Lethbridge Hurricanes.

City Council

City councillors meet on Monday to discuss updates to the city’s social media policy. The full agenda is available here.

The meeting gets underway at 6:30 p.m. and can be viewed live ont he city’s YouTube Channel here.

False spring

Warm weather on the weekend and an expected high of 18C on Monday will give way to snow and day time maximumx in the minus-7C range later in the week. Find a full forecast here.

Week ahead

The Hat will host 200 delegates to the Canadian Union fo Public Employee’s Alberta spring conference starting Thursday.

Friday’s keynote address will be given by outgoing Alberta New Democrat Leader Rachel Notley.

Six in the race

The field of candidates to replace Notley as opposition leader was finalized on Friday, as was a slate of debates that includes an event in Lethbridge next month.

Full details here.

 

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