September 25th, 2018

Sports

Local Sports

  • Cubs split opening weekend

    rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The new-look Medicine Hat Travelodge Cubs are heading home with a split. After opening their season with a rousing 5-1 victory over the Stampeders in Ponoka, the Cubs found themselves on the wrong side of a 8-6 barnburner in Stettler against the Lightning. “We had five different scorers, which is something we didn’t [...] Read More »

    20 hours ago
  • Bad blood flows at Tigers home opener

    rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat Tigers and Lethbridge Hurricanes laid the framework for one hell of a Highway 3 rivalry to come on Saturday night at the Canalta Centre. Hurricanes goaltender Reece Klassen weathered the storm with 27 saves to lock up a 4-2 victory over Medicine Hat on a night that featured no shortage [...] Read More »

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  • Rattlers women’s soccer team picks up first victory at Lakeland College

    Medicine Hat News The Medicine Hat Rattlers women’s soccer team pushed their way into the win column on Sunday at Lakeland College. After opening the Alberta Colleges Athletics Conference season at 0-4-1, the short-staffed Rattlers rallied to a 3-1 victory over the Lakeland Rustlers. Midfielder Evanne Anderson opened the scoring in the 15th minute to [...] Read More »

    20 hours ago
  • Hurricanes bounce back in Medicine Hat

    rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat Tigers and Lethbridge Hurricanes laid the framework for one hell of a Highway 3 rivalry to come on Saturday night at the Canalta Centre. Hurricanes goaltender Reece Klassen weathered the storm with 27 saves to lock up a 4-2 victory over Medicine Hat on a night that featured no shortage [...] Read More »

    2 days ago
  • WHL preview: East Division

    Swift Current Broncos Last season: 48-17-5-2, second in East Division, won WHL championship Head coach and director of hockey operations: Dean Brockman (third WHL season, first with team) Assistant coaches: Brandin Cote (first season), Scott Dutertre (first season) Key losses: Head coach Manny Viveiros (Edmonton Oilers); director of player personnel Jamie Porter (Edmonton Oil Kings); [...] Read More »

    3 days ago

National Sports

  • Jonathan Quick, Tyler Toffoli lead Kings over Canucks 4-1

    SALT LAKE CITY – Jonathan Quick made 28 saves as the Los Angeles Kings beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-1 on Monday in pre-season play. Tyler Toffoli scored twice, and Anze Kopitar and Dion Phaneuf added third-period goals for the Kings. Sam Gagner scored Vancouver’s lone goal while Jacob Markstrom stopped 23-of-27 shots in defeat. Toffoli [...] Read More »

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  • Nikolaj Ehlers scores twice, including winner, as Jets beat Flames in OT

    CALGARY – Nikolaj Ehlers scored his second goal of the game in overtime as the Winnipeg Jets beat the Calgary Flames 5-4 on Monday. Ehlers raced up ice and beat Mike Smith with a slapshot inside the far post after Mark Giordano turned the puck over in the offensive end. Sami Niku, also with a [...] Read More »

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  • Kotkaniemi impresses again as Canadiens down Maple Leafs 5-1 in pre-season play

    TORONTO – Jesperi Kotkaniemi continues to make life difficult for the Montreal Canadiens – in a good way. The rookie centre put up another solid performance in his bid to make the team as the Canadiens defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-1 in Monday’s pre-season tilt that featured little in the way of established NHL-level [...] Read More »

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  • Athletics clinch playoff berth with Rays’ loss to Yankees

    SEATTLE – The Oakland Athletics have clinched their first playoff berth in four years, earning at least an American League wild card when the Tampa Bay Rays lost to the New York Yankees. Following three straight last-place finishes in the AL West, the A’s found out just a couple of minutes after the first pitch [...] Read More »

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  • Astros beat Blue Jays, Osuna earns save in return to Rogers Centre

    TORONTO – Roberto Osuna pitched the ninth inning to earn the save in his return to Rogers Centre, and the Houston Astros inched closer to securing the American League West by beating the Blue Jays 5-3 on Monday in the first game of Toronto’s final home series of the season. Osuna, the former Blue Jays [...] Read More »

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