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The Medicine Hat Tigers defeated the Moose Jaw Warriors 3-1 last night at the Canalta Centre. Captain James Hamblin had a goal and an assist while veteran defenceman Trevor Longo picked up a pair of assists in the victory. The Orange and Black are now 15-7-1-0 and they are led by Hamblin with 35 points (15G, 20A). After tonight’s game, the Tigers will pay a visit to Mosaic Place Friday, Nov 29th to battle the Warriors.
Tigers vs. Raiders
For the first time this season, the Tigers will take on the Raiders. Last year these two hockey clubs met four times with Prince Albert winning every meeting. The last time the Tigers defeated the Raiders was December 6, 2017, in a 5-4 shootout win. Over the past five years, Medicine Hat is 5-6-1-0 against Prince Albert and 2-3-1-0 when playing at home.
View from Prince Albert
The Prince Albert Raiders beat the Lethbridge Hurricanes 5-3 last night. Washington Capitals prospects Aliaksei Protas potted a pair of goals in the victory while goaltender Boston Bilous stopped 30 of 33 shots faced. The Raiders are 16-4-3-1 overall this season and 8-3-1-1 on the road. They are led by Protas with 36 points (17G, 19A).
Jonathan Brinkman in the Tigers’ first round 2019 CHL Import Draft pick from Aalborg, Denmark. The 18-year-old forward is highly skilled with great speed. Brinkman uses his intelligence and creativity to generate opportunities offensively. Look for Brinkman to drive to the net and create scoring lanes tonight.
Captain James Hamblin has been heating up this month for the Tigers picking up 18 points (9G, 9A) in 9 games played. Hamblin is second in the league for scoring with 35 points (15G, 20A). The 20-year-old Edmonton product has been the Tigers most consistent player all season. Hamblin reads plays well which allows him to always be in the right spot. He is a speedy, hardworking, two-way forward with the ability to set up his teammates or score goals himself.
- Last season, Tyler Preziuso led all Tigers against the Raiders with 4 points (1G, 3A) in 4 games played.
- Cole Sillinger is third in the league for scoring amongst rookies with 19 points (9G, 10A) in 18 games played.
- Milestone watch: Captain James Hamblin has 94 career WHL goals.
- The Annual Medicine Hat News Teddy Bear Toss game will be Saturday, November 30th against the Saskatoon Blades.
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CF Industries Community Corner
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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Medicine Hat & District – Many children and youth in Canada struggle with societal barriers and face adversities in their lives like detrimental living conditions, family violence, risk factors for mental health, school issues and identity challenges. Each Big Brother Big Sister agency provides direct service to children by matching volunteers and youths in quality mentoring relationships.
Montana’s BBQ & Bar Birthday Party Package
The Medicine Hat Tigers along with Montana’s BBQ & Bar are excited to introduce Birthday Party Packages this season. There are three different packages that fans can choose from and all packages include two adult tickets and eight child tickets. To inquire about Montana’s BBQ & Bar Birthday Party Packages please call the Tigers Office at 403.526.2666.
About the Medicine Hat Tigers
The Medicine Hat Tigers are a junior hockey team in the Western Hockey League (WHL) who play out of Medicine Hat, AB and were established in 1970. In 49 seasons of playing major junior hockey, the Tigers have won 2 Scotty Munro Memorial Trophies, as well as, 212 playoff games which led to winning 43 playoff series, raising 33 banners, winning five Ed Chynoweth Cups and two Memorial Cups.