Alberta Newspaper Group
When the Lethbridge Hurricanes signed Ty Rimmer over the summer, the club was hopeful the 20-year-old veteran netminder would help keep pucks out of their goal.
During a 3-2 win over the Medicine Hat Tigers during Western Hockey League exhibition action Wednesday night at the Enmax Centre, Rimmer helped his teammates put the puck in the other goal as well.
With the scored knotted at 2-2 near the midway point of the second period, Rimmer noted a Medicine Hat line change and sent a long pass out of the Hurricanes zone to Remi Laurencelle, who in turn fed Jamal Watson who roofed what stood up as the game-winner.
“Rimmer broke it out, a great play by him,” said Watson. “It was just a quick up, catching them on the change and Remi hit me with a great pass over. I just happened to get it in tight and go upstairs really quick.”
The Tigers hit the board 4:24 in to the first period when Gavin Broadhead broke in off the left wing and sent a high, glove-side wrist shot past Rimmer.
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