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GAME 13 VS WARRIORS

VS Moose Jaw — The annual Pink in the Rink in support of the Canadian Cancer Society takes place tonight, as the Medicine Hat Tigers battle the Moose Jaw Warriors. This will be the first of 4 meetings this season between these clubs. The Tigers are coming off a 7-4 win at the Canalta Centre over Spokane, while the Warriors are making the long trip to the gas city after falling 8-4 to Tri-City.

By the Numbers – October 27th, 2017

OVERALL: 8-4-0-0
HOME: 6-1-0-0
ROAD: 2-3-0-0
CENTRAL DIVISION: 1st
EASTERN CONFERENCE: 4th

Injury Update:

Mason Shaw – Lower Body (Indefinite)
Cameron MacPhee – Upper Body (Day to Day)

2016/17 Series VS Warriors:
OVERALL: 2-2-0-0
HOME: 1-1-0-0
ROAD: 1-1-0-0

Last 5 seasons VS. Warriors: 7-5-0-0
Last Win VS Warriors: November 22nd, 2016 (W 6-3)

2017/18 Club Leaders:
Goals: Mark Rassell (11)
Assists: David Quenneville (14)
Points: David Quenneville (19)
PIMS: Cameron MacPhee/Dalton Gally  (18)
Plus/Minus: Ryan Chyzowski (8)
Wins: Michael Bullion/Jordan Hollett (4)

Tigers Warriors
PP HOME (12/32) 37.5% (6/28) 21.4%
PP AWAY (5/20) 25.0% (3/21) 14.3%
PP OVERALL (17/52) 32.7% (9/49) 18.4%
PK HOME (6/24) 75.0% (4/30) 86.7%
PK AWAY (3/17) 82.4% (7/27) 74.1%
PK OVERALL (9/41) 78.0% (11/57) 80.7%

Tonight’s Match-up:

  • Max Gerlach is set to return to the lineup tonight.
  •  Medicine Hat is playing their 5th game in the last 7 days.

Did you Know?

  • The Medicine Hat Tigers are 7-0 when leading after 2 periods.
  • David Quenneville has recorded 5 goals in his last 6 games.
  • Max Gerlach scored 2 goals in the season series last year versus the Warriors.

Who to Watch:
Tigers – Hayden Ostir has 3 points in his first 3 games since being acquired by the Tigers on Oct.19. Warriors – Brayden Burke is leading the Warriors in scoring with 21 points this season. Burke has 1 goal and 5 assists for  6 points on the team’s current road trip.

Imports:

The Tigers made a splash at the annual CHL Import Draft this summer. Linus Nassen was selected in the second round by the Tigers and comes to Medicine Hat via Sweden. Nassen was drafted by the Florida Panthers in the 3rd round of the 2016 NHL entry draft. Nassen has 8 points in 12 games and is quickly forming a deadly offensive combination with David Quenneville. Kristians Rubins, who was selected by the Tigers in the 2016 CHL Import draft is the first Latvian born player to ever suit up for the Orange and Black.

Between the Pipes:

The Tigers acquired 18-year-old netminder Jordan Hollett from the Regina Pats in the offseason. Hollett is a 6th round selection of the Ottawa Senators and currently is sporting a 4-2 record with a 3.61 GAA and a .875 SV% The Orange and Black also have veteran goaltender Michael Bullion. Bullion has a 4-2 record posting a .920 SV% and a 2.52 GAA.

NHL Drafted / Signed Players:
David Quenneville (New York Islanders), Mason Shaw (Minnesota Wild), Jordan Hollett (Ottawa Senators), Linus Nassen (Florida Panthers)

TIGERS BROADCAST: Listen to the legendary voice of the Tigers Bob Ridley broadcast all Tigers games on CHAT 94.5 FM. Bob Ridley has called all but one game since the Medicine Hat Tigers came into the league in 1970.

 Last 5 Regular Season Games  Result Next Five Time
Oct.25 vs. Spokane (W) 7-4 Oct. 28 @ Swift Current 7:00pm
Oct. 24 @ Red Deer (W) 5-2 Nov. 3 vs. Saskatoon 7:30pm
Oct. 22 @ Lethbridge (L) 7-2 Nov. 4 vs. Seattle 7:30pm
Oct. 20 vs. Kootenay (W) 11-1 Nov. 10 @ Calgary 7:00pm
Oct. 13 vs. Saskatoon (W) 5-2 Nov.11 vs. Calgary 7:30pm
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