October 22nd, 2021

Local Sports

Ridley forced to miss start of Tigers season

By Medicine Hat News on September 28th, 2021

Tigers’ fans will hear a new voice on the radio to start the season. Bob Ridley, the voice of the Medicine Hat Tigers for their entirety in the WHL, announced Monday he would not be on the radio call for the start of the season. In a tweet, he said he is currently taking radiation ... Read More »

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Cubs get shutout in home opener

By James Tubb on September 26th, 2021

It wasn’t the homecoming the Medicine Hat Cubs would’ve wanted. But then again, it also wasn’t their home. The Cubs lost Sunday’s game 3-0 against the Sylvan Lake Wranglers. The game was held at Co-op Place as Medicine Hat is not able to play at their usual arena, the Kinplex, until the beginning of October ... Read More »

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Tigers lose big in final pre-season game

By James Tubb on September 25th, 2021

Medicine Hat fell behind early and couldn’t recover in Saturday night’s 8-2 blowout at the hands of the Swift Current Broncos. With the loss, the Tigers fall to 2-2 on the pre-season as they get the regular season underway this Friday against the same Broncos team. Head Coach Willie Desjardins described his teams game tonight ... Read More »

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Tigers sign goaltender Zach Zahara

By James Tubb on September 25th, 2021

Medicine Hat is building up it’s goaltending depth. The Tigers announced Saturday they had signed goalie Zach Zahara to a standard WHL agreement.┬áThe Rocky View product was selected by the Tigers in the 8th round, 171st overall in the 2020 WHL Selection Draft. He joins Medicine Hat’s three headed monster in net of, Garin Bjorklund, ... Read More »

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Tigers top Broncos in overtime to open home-and-home exhibition series

By Medicine Hat News on September 25th, 2021

It was a busy for special teams in Swift Current. The Medicine Hat Tigers and the Broncos split 10 penalties and three power play goals and the Tigers won 3-2 in overtime. Tabby defenceman Bogdans Hodass notched his second goal of the pre-season halfway through the first. Steven Arp, who signed with the Tigers on ... Read More »

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Cubs find a home at Co-op Place

By JAMES TUBB on September 25th, 2021

jtubb@medicinehatnews.com@ReporterTubb The Cubs are back in their cave. Well, sort of. The team announced late Thursday night that Sunday’s home opener would be held at Co-op Place. Earlier in the week the Cubs had no place to play the game as they awaited a restriction exemption program for their home rink, the Kinplex. Now, they ... Read More »

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Alex Clarke named first female linesperson in WHL history

By Medicine Hat News on September 25th, 2021

sports@medicinehatnews.com@MedicineHatNews The Western Hockey League announced that Alex Clarke became the first female linesperson in WHL and Canadian Hockey League history when she took to the ice Friday for the WHL pre-season game between the Regina Pats and Moose Jaw Warriors. Clarke, a native of Weyburn, Sask., is set to become a member of the ... Read More »

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Aidan Brook looking toward full WHL experience

By JAMES TUBB on September 25th, 2021

jtubb@medicinehatnews.com@ReporterTubb Aidan Brook is looking forward to finally facing his brother in a Western Hockey League arena. “It’ll be sweet, we’ve never played against each other ever,” said Brooks. “Just on teams together.” He is the youngest of three Brook boys who have played professional hockey, following the footsteps of their dad Dwayne who played ... Read More »

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Tigers sign another forward in Arp

By Medicine Hat News on September 25th, 2021

sports@medicinehatnews.com@MedicineHatNews Medicine Hat Tigers head coach and general manager Willie Desjardins has been busy this pre-season. The Tigers announced Friday they had signed forward Steven Arp to a WHL agreement. The 17-year-old appeared in seven games for the Parkland Rangers of the MU18HL last year, scoring two goals and adding five assists. The Swan River, ... Read More »

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Hawks soar over Vikings, stay perfect

By James Tubb on September 25th, 2021

The Hawks remained perfect Friday night, beating the Crescent Heights Vikings 34-7. Hat High scored early on the back of Aaron Kruger’s three touchdowns and held that lead throughout the game, holding the Vikings to zero until the fourth quarter. For Kruger, his first game back after missing time with a concussion, his big game ... Read More »

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