April 18th, 2021

Local Sports

Tigers top Hitmen 4-1 to win fourth straight game

By Kellen Taniguchi on April 2nd, 2021

Backed by an impressive performance in net from Garin Bjorklund, the Medicine Hat Tigers put together a fourth straight win with a 4-1 victory over the Calgary Hitmen on Friday night at Co-op Place. Bjorklund stopped 30 of 31 shots in the game, including a heavy workload of 18 saves in the second period. “He’s ... Read More »

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Tigers captain sets sights on pro career

By KELLEN TANIGUCHI on March 31st, 2021

ktaniguchi@medicinehatnews.com@@kellentaniguchi In his final year in the Western Hockey League, Medicine Hat Tigers captain Ryan Chyzowski has been filling up the score sheet in hopes of earning a professional contract next season. “It starts off with the main goal of getting an NHL contract, and if that doesn’t happen, just any pro contract and then ... Read More »

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Andresen making an impact ahead of schedule

By RYAN MCCRACKEN on March 30th, 2021

mccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken It only took Reid Andresen 52 minutes to start turning heads. The 15-year-old Medicine Hat Tigers defenceman jumped on the rush midway through the third period of Friday’s 3-0 victory and set up Lukas Svejkovsky to round out the scoring for the first point of his career in his Western Hockey League debut. “The ... Read More »

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Tigers complete weekend sweep of Hurricanes

By Kellen Taniguchi on March 28th, 2021

In a game of lead changes and after-the-whistle battles, the Medicine Hat Tigers needed an overtime period to complete a weekend series sweep of the Lethbridge Hurricanes with a 5-4 win. Oren Shtrom’s first Western Hockey League goal clinched the victory for the Tigers. “It’s definitely nice to just finally get it, but getting that ... Read More »

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Tigers double up on Hurricanes

By Ryan McCracken on March 27th, 2021

Dale Woodard Southern Alberta Newspapers There’s still one more game to be played, but the Medicine Hat Tigers have clinched their weekend series over the Lethbridge Hurricanes. The Tigers doubled up the Canes 6-3 in Western Hockey League play Saturday night at the Enmax Centre for their second win over Lethbridge in as many nights ... Read More »

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Tigers blank Hurricanes to open three-game set

By Ryan McCracken on March 26th, 2021

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The well-rested Medicine Hat Tigers overwhelmed the Lethbridge Hurricanes in a 3-0 victory to open a three-game set on Friday night at Co-op Place. Coming off their first bye week of the Western Hockey League season, the Tigers tilted the ice in their favour early and kept it that way despite a 44-save ... Read More »

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Mavericks season in limbo

By Ryan McCracken on March 26th, 2021

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Western Canadian Baseball League announced Thursday it is committed to putting on a 2021 season, and for the first time ever, the league will feature only Canadian players. But the Medicine Hat Mavericks still need to figure out if they’ll be able to join the party. In a Zoom call with media, ... Read More »

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WHL releases remainder of Central Division schedule

By KELLEN TANIGUCHI on March 26th, 2021

ktaniguchi@medicinehatnews.com@@kellentaniguchi The Western Hockey League released the rest of the Central Division’s 2021 schedule Thursday, and the Medicine Hat Tigers will wrap up the 24-game season at home on May 8 against the division-leading Edmonton Oil Kings. Following the Tabbies’ three-game series with Lethbridge this weekend, the team will battle with the Calgary Hitmen in ... Read More »

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FAME: Martens leading the way as a lifeguard

By Rhys Sept on March 24th, 2021

The weather is improving and our hopes of returning to a more familiar state of normal are growing stronger with each day. Many of us are looking forward to the day we can return to the swimming pool. Prior to COVID, pop culture romanticized the role of lifeguarding through film and television, often portrayed by ... Read More »

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St. FX Sports Academy exploring new activities

By RYAN MCCRACKEN on March 20th, 2021

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken Students at the St. Francis Xavier Sports Academy have been getting a kick out of their explore days this month. While COVID-19 restrictions have hampered the program’s ability to get out in the community, they were able to take part in a few kickboxing and karate classes at Karate-Do Academy this week. “With the ... Read More »

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