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Firsts help Tigers to win

By Ryan McCracken on October 1st, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken A pair of first career WHL goals paved the way to victory for the Medicine Hat Tigers on Friday night at the Canalta Centre. Latvian defenceman Kristians Rubins and rookie forward Ryan Chyzowski both notched milestone moments to push the Tigers to a second straight victory. Chyzowski was visibly elated following the goal, ... Read More »

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Mohawks start slow, win big

By Medicine Hat News on October 1st, 2016

Medicine Hat News It was a slow start but Hat High’s Mohawks made sure there was no doubt in the finish on home turf Friday night. At the Methanex Bowl, the local high school football team was up just 1-0 through the first quarter of their exhibition game against Taber’s WR Myers Rebels. But the ... Read More »

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Fog, familiar to Hat fans, haunts opener

By Ryan McCracken on October 1st, 2016

Medicine Hat News The Brandon Wheat Kings had their home opener marred by fog last Saturday at the Keystone Centre. A contest between the Wheat Kings and Moose Jaw Warriors grinded to a halt 14:23 into the second period due to heavy fog on the playing surface. The event — reminiscent of the 2007 fog ... Read More »

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Quenneville on his way up

By Ryan McCracken on September 30th, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Medicine Hat Tigers defenceman David Quenneville waited all the way until the 200th pick to hear his name called at the 2016 NHL entry draft. While he was among the final 12 players to be selected by a big league club, the next day he was bound for New York with the Islanders. ... Read More »

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Tigers’ top line ready for a big year, showing promise already

By Ryan McCracken on September 30th, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Chad Butcher is riding high after the first weekend of his final WHL season. The 20-year-old playmaker opened the 2016-17 campaign the way he finished the previous one, racking up assists on a line with Mason Shaw and Zach Fischer. Butcher feels they’ve all upped their game since missing out on the post-season ... Read More »

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This is their year: Rattlers’ Blackmer confident entering finals

By Sean Rooney on September 30th, 2016

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney One year she was taken to hospital from the course. Another year she missed conference finals when her grandma died. So pardon Danielle Blackmer for wanting to enjoy every second of her final year playing golf for Medicine Hat College. Even if she’s battling injury to do it. The fifth-year nursing student has ... Read More »

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Rattlers host exhibition volleyball

By Sean Rooney on September 30th, 2016

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney Put a bunch of tall guys who can jump out of the building in a game of futsal together and you’d be pleasantly surprised. Medicine Hat College’s men’s volleyball team won’t be replacing the Rattlers soccer team, but opened practice Thursday night by kicking around a ball at the Snake Pit with gusto. ... Read More »

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Training Matters: Adaptability goes a long way in coaching

By Medicine Hat News on September 30th, 2016

“There’s no crying in baseball!” Most of you will recognize this famous quote from the movie “A League of Their Own.” Jimmy Dugan (Tom Hanks) chastises Evelyn (Bitty Schram) for making a mistake during the game. When Evelyn proceeds to cry, Jimmy yells at her with the quote above. Jimmy Dugan had to learn the ... Read More »

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Schneider back in the Tigers blue paint

By Ryan McCracken on September 29th, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Medicine Hat Tigers goaltender Nick Schneider got a taste of the next level over the off-season. Now, after separate stints with the AHL’s Stockton Heat and NHL’s Calgary Flames, Schneider is back in the Gas City with something to prove. “Just seeing all that talent that’s out there and measuring yourself up against ... Read More »

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No suspensions after brawl with ‘Canes

By Ryan McCracken on September 29th, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat Tigers will have all hands on deck when they hit the ice against the Saskatoon Blades Friday at the Canalta Centre. The Tabbies managed to avoid suspension following Saturday’s line brawl with the Lethbridge Hurricanes, which featured five simultaneous scuffles on the ice. While both teams took a $500 fine, ... Read More »

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