When a youngster laces up the blades in the Western Hockey League, it can be easy for those not familiar with the game to assume a future as a professional hockey player is immediately around the corner. The reality is really far from that assumption. Research suggests perhaps four- […]
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MEDICINE HAT – It was an off week for the Medicine Hat Tigers, but that doesn’t mean the group has been in hibernation. However, in some ways, it felt like a “good-bye” week – a little quiet in the Gas City. But of course, things are humming in Saskatchewan […]
MEDICINE HAT – It has become somewhat customary so far this season for the Medicine Hat Tigers to suit up at Co-Op Place with a just little extra motivation. On February 27, the team was fired up as radio play-by-play legend Bob Ridley was calling his 4,000th career game. The […]
Volume 3: I’m switching gears with my weekly column. I’ll continue to key on Tigers topics from my HQ here in Medicine Hat, Alberta but with so much happening league-wide these days, along with so many friends and resources to draw from across Western Canada and the USA, I’ll […]
If there is a team in the Western Hockey League that would really like to see the clock turned back, it might very well be the Medicine Hat Tigers. Medicine Hat finished the abbreviated 2019-20 season with a 41-19-2-1 record, good for 85 points, second place in the Central […]
Unfortunately for Red Deer, two dominant periods were not enough as Medicine Hat scored in the third period to send the teams to overtime. “For 39 and a half minutes we were a good team,” said Rebels general manager and head coach Brent Sutter. “Our first two periods weren’t great, […]
Daily Dose of the Dub: Krebs returns to WHL, Taphorns sign in Yorkton, Kiviniemi signs in Finland and more
Peyton Krebs has been reassigned to the Winnipeg ICE by the NHL’s Vegas Golden Knights.
The streak is over. The Medicine Hat Tigers were riding a rather unique stretch heading into the past weekend, a run of 10 straight regular season wins combined over the Regina Pats and Red Deer Rebels. In fact, the Tigers were undefeated last season against both teams. The Tigers ran […]
Daily Dose of the Dub: Chiefs release Startsev, Seminoff and Svejovsky miss game with injury and more
With defenseman Filip Kral returning from Toronto Maple Leafs training camp, the Spokane Chiefs had to move out one of their import players to comply with CHL regulations around imports.
On an evening when the Gas City experienced its first snowfall of the season, it also became a night of “firsts” for many of the players inside the Canalta Centre. The Medicine Hat Tigers showed up for work Saturday after delivering a 47-shot barrage in Swift Current the night before. […]