VS EVERETT — After dropping Saturday’s contest to the Raiders, the Medicine Hat Tigers look to get back in the win column versus the Everett Silvertips as they continue their 5 game homestand. The Silvertips are coming off a loss in Red Deer last night and currently sit at 3-5-0-0.

By the Numbers – October 7th, 2017

2017-18 WHL Rankings
OVERALL: 3-3-0-0
HOME: 2-1-0-0
AWAY: 1-2-0-0
Central Division: 2nd
Eastern Conference: 5th

Mason Shaw – Lower Body (4-6 Months)
Max Gerlach- Upper Body (Day to Day)
Joel Craven – Upper Body (Day to Day)

16-17 Series vs Everett
OVERALL: 0-1-0-0
HOME: 0-0-0-0
AWAY: 0-1-0-0

Last 5 seasons vs Everett: 2-1-0-0
Last win vs Everett: 2-1 F – November 20th, 2015

2017-18 Club Leaders
Goals: Mark Rassell (6)
Assists: David Quenneville (8)
Points: Mark Rassell, David Quenneville (8)
PIMS: Cameron MacPhee (14)
Plus / Minus: Tyler Preziuso (3)
Wins: Michael Bullion (2)

 Tigers   Everett
PP HOME (2/10) 20.0%  (2/15) 13.3%
PP AWAY  (3/12) 25.0%  (4/25) 16.0%
PP OVERALL (5/22) 22.7%  (6/40) 15.0%
PK HOME (3/8) 62.5%  (1/9) 88.9%
PK AWAY (2/13) 84.6%  (2/24) 91.7%
PK OVERALL (5/21) 76.2%  (3/33) 90.9%

Tonight’s Matchup:

  • Mark Rassell leads the Tigers in scoring with 6 goals and 2 assists
  • Max Gerlach has collected 6 points over his past 4 games.

Did you Know?

  • David Quenneville is 1 assists shy of reaching the 100 career assist mark.
  • Kristians Rubins is the only Latvian born player to ever suit up for the Orange & Black.
  • Dalton Gally recorded an assist last year in Everett on December 2nd 2016

Who to Watch:
Tigers – Tyler Preziuso. The 18-year-old is off to a solid start in the 2017-2018 campaign. The Burnaby BC product is 4th in team scoring with 1 goal and 3 assists, he leads the team in +/- with a +3 rating. EVERETT- Connor Dewar has 5 goals and 5 assists through the first 8 games of the season.

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. 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.

In the Net:
The Tigers acquired 18-year-old netminder Jordan Hollett from the Regina Pats in the offseason. Hollett registered his first win as a Tigers against his former team the Regina Pats on October 6th.

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. 7 vs. Prince Albert (L) 6-1 Oct. 13 vs Saskatoon 7:30pm
Oct. 6 vs. Regina (W) 4-2 Oct. 20 vs Kootenay 7:30pm
Sept. 30 @ Prince Albert (L) 4-2 Oct.22 @ Lethbridge 6:00pm
Sept. 29 @ Saskatoon (W) 6-2 Oct. 24 @ Red Deer 7:00pm
Sept. 23 vs. Lethbridge (w) 4-0 Oct. 25 vs. Spokane 7:00pm
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