February 20th, 2019

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Tigers sign free agent goalie Jake Morrissey

By Ryan McCracken on September 24th, 2016

Medicine Hat News The Medicine Hat Tigers solved their weekend goaltending conundrum by signing 19-year-old goaltender Jake Morrissey, formerly of the Vancouver Giants. With starting goaltender Nick Schneider away at Calgary Flames training camp, Tigers general manager Shaun Clouston had his hand forced to fill a void behind opening night starter Duncan McGovern. Morrissey was ... Read More »

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Tough shooting

By Ryan McCracken on September 24th, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine HatTigers will be looking for redemption Saturday night at the Canalta Centre after a frustrating 4-2 loss at the hands of rival Lethbridge Hurricanes to kick off the 2016-17 WHLseason Friday at the Enmax Centre. The Tabbies managed to outshoot Lethbridge 43-20 in the contest, but 17-year-old goaltender Stuart Skinner held ... Read More »

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Vikings march

By Ryan McCracken on September 24th, 2016

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney Shut out a week earlier, Crescent Heights’ Vikings wasted no time ending their scoring drought Friday. Hosting the Drumheller Titans in a high school exhibition football game at the Methanex Bowl, the Vikes put the ball in the end zone five times in the first half of a 49-21 win. “We were really ... Read More »

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Leading by example

By Ryan McCracken on September 24th, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat Tigers are out for more than just 73 games this season. After a thrilling but ultimately fruitless push for the playoffs dealt the Tabbies an unfortunately long off-season break, leading scorer Chad Butcher says they’ve had some time to reflect. With one season left in his WHL eligibility, there’s only ... Read More »

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Time to shine

By Ryan McCracken on September 24th, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Mason Shaw knows it’s time to shine. The 17-year-old Medicine Hat Tigers forward is eligible for the NHL draft next summer and is in his third season in the WHL, a rarity brought about by his Nov. 3 birthday. But he’s not trying to shoulder the spotlight himself. “I want to have a ... Read More »

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Bigger, faster, stronger

By Ryan McCracken on September 24th, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat Tigers will be sporting an extra hundred pounds of muscle this season, and we’re not talking about a new player. When the Tabbies left the ice at the Canalta Centre following the heartbreaking Game 73 loss to the Edmonton Oil Kings and set their sights to the off-season, they lined ... Read More »

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Joining the fold

By Ryan McCracken on September 24th, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Bobby Fox didn’t get into coaching by design. In fact, coaching kind of fell into his lap. Fox was on the ice as a senior hockey player 13 years ago when opportunity knocked in the form of his first coaching gig — a role behind the bench of the Calgary Royals bantam AAA ... Read More »

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Turn the page

By Ryan McCracken on September 24th, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat Tigers had a man behind the curtain last season. A 72-game WHL season can prove grueling for both the bodies and minds of the league’s 16-to-20-year-old players. When the Tabbies found themselves in a tailspin through a dark cloud of trade demands, injuries, sickness and losing streaks, the Tigers turned ... Read More »

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Tigers get a fresh start

By Ryan McCracken on September 23rd, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The day has finally arrived. After their longest off-season in more than a decade, the Medicine Hat Tigers are set to drop the puck on the 2016-17 WHL season with a clean slate and a positive outlook. “It’s an exciting time of the year. We get to get back after it, after last ... Read More »

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Biking event raises funds for Africa

By Mo Cranker on September 23rd, 2016

mcranker@medicinehatnews.com @MHNmocranker Medicine Hat’s Canadian Humanitarian Organization is holding its first ever Test of Humanity bike race in support of students in Africa this Saturday in the hills of Redcliff. While the event is for people of all ages, event co-ordinator Deborah Northcott said it is a competitive race with prizes given for the best ... Read More »

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