April 20th, 2021

Local Sports

Tigers complete three-game sweep of Rebels with 3-2 win

By Kellen Taniguchi on April 19th, 2021

The Medicine Hat Tigers have put head coach Willie Desjardins back into the franchise record book — the team’s 3-2 win over the Red Deer Rebels on Monday night was Desjardins’ franchise-leading 376th. “I’m really lucky to be able to coach such a great franchise … and you just look at the history of this ... Read More »

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Tigers return to play with 4-2 win over Rebels

By Kellen Taniguchi on April 16th, 2021

After a slow start, the Medicine Hat Tigers’ red hot power play converted three times to gain momentum and lead the team to a 4-2 win to hand the Red Deer Rebels their 10th straight loss on Friday night. The Tigers entered the game converting on a league-leading 40.7 per cent of their power play ... Read More »

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Local product off to top prospects tourney

By RYAN MCCRACKEN on April 13th, 2021

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken Kieran Christianson’s season with the Missoula Junior Bruins may have reached an end, but the 17-year-old Medicine Hat product still has one last event circled on the North American 3 Hockey League schedule. After bowing out in the opening round of the playoffs, Christianson was given the chance to extend his season by a ... Read More »

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Tigers suspend team activities over COVID case in Calgary Hitmen cohort

By Medicine Hat News on April 10th, 2021

The Medicine Hat Tigers have suspended all team activities after a COVID-19 case was identified within the cohort of the Calgary Hitmen on Friday afternoon. The Tigers have been listed as a close contact after playing the Hitmen on Monday. The suspension of team activities has postponed the Tigers (9-3-0-1) upcoming three-game series with the ... Read More »

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Tigers aim for return to win column tonight in Lethbridge

By Medicine Hat News on April 9th, 2021

The Medicine Hat Tigers will look to return to the win column when they enter the Enmax Centre to face the rival Lethbridge Hurricanes tonight at 7 p.m. After opening a five-game winning streak with three straight against the Hurricanes (3-6-2-0), the Tigers (9-3-0-1) fell just short of making it six in Monday’s 5-4 shootout ... Read More »

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Rattlers hire new soccer coach

By RYAN MCCRACKEN on April 8th, 2021

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken After 17 seasons with the University of New Brunswick Reds, Miles Pinsent is taking on a brand new challenge with the Medicine Hat College Rattlers. MHC announced Wednesday that the longtime men’s soccer coach has signed on to serve as head coach of the Rattlers men’s and women’s futsal and soccer programs, as well ... Read More »

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Bittersweet finish for Missoula Jr. Bruins

By Medicine Hat News on April 7th, 2021

A pair of local players competing with the Missoula Junior Bruins under former Medicine Hat Tiger Emerson Etem had their playoff hopes dashed on Saturday in Wyoming. After rallying to clinch the North American 3 Hockey League post-season with a 21-17-2-0 record, Medicine Hat’s Kieran Christianson and Brooks product Mason Mowat fell short of reaching ... Read More »

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Van Mulligen joins up with hometown Tigers

By Medicine Hat News on April 7th, 2021

Hometown defenceman Josh Van Mulligen has been called up to join the Medicine Hat Tigers. The 15-year-old Hatter is the team’s first local product since Redcliff’s Dylan MacPherson closed out his Western Hockey League career in 2019. Van Mulligen’s local club team, South Alberta Hockey Academy, announced the news on social media Monday evening. Van ... Read More »

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Following in grandpa’s footsteps: Dezainde joins Tigers 50 years after grandfather Brian Carlin

By KELLEN TANIGUCHI on April 7th, 2021

ktaniguchi@medicinehatnews.com@@kellentaniguchi Carlin Dezainde started following his grandfather’s footsteps over the weekend when he signed with the Medicine Hat Tigers and suited up for their weekend series against the Calgary Hitmen. Brian Carlin, Dezainde’s grandpa, served as the Tabbies’ first captain in the 1970-71 season. “It’s definitely really cool, especially for me and my grandpa and ... Read More »

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Tigers add Carlin Dezainde

By KELLEN TANIGUCHI on April 3rd, 2021

ktaniguchi@medicinehatnews.com@@kellentaniguchi Carlin Dezainde made his Western Hockey League debut Friday night after signing with the team earlier that morning. The 16-year-old had nine points in five games with the Edge School U18 Prep team this season before the Canadian Sport School Hockey League was shut down due to COVID-19. “Carlin is a fast forward with ... Read More »

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