The Story Coming In
The Medicine Hat Tigers won three of four games during their recent homestand including a thrilling 4-2 victory Saturday over the Prince Albert Raiders. Veteran forward Brett Kemp picked up an assist before scoring the game winning goal in the contest. Medicine Hat is 16-7-1-0 so far this season and they are led by Captain James Hamblin with 35 points (15G, 20A) and Brett Kemp with 26 points (7G, 19A).
Tigers vs. Warriors
A week after their first meeting in Medicine Hat, the Tigers and the Warriors are set to faceoff in Moose Jaw. The Tigers protected home turf and defeated the Warriors 3-1 last Friday. Captain James Hamblin scored the game winning goal and picked up an assists in the contest. Medicine Hat is 5-6-1-0 against Moose Jaw over the past five years and 2-3-1-0 when playing at Mosaic Place.
View from Moose Jaw
The Moose Jaw Warriors fell 4-1 to the Calgary Hitmen on Saturday night. Rookie defenceman Cole Jordan scored his first career goal for the Warriors in the loss. Moose Jaw is 9-11-1-0 and they are led by 2021 NHL Draft Eligible Ryder Korczak with 29 points (8G, 21A) in 21 games played and Anaheim Ducks prospect Brayden Tracey with 22 points (10G, 12A) in 13 games played.
Noah Danielson is a small, skilled, fast forward in his first season with the Orange and Black. The 17-year-old Red Deer product was drafted by the Tigers in the fourth round, 87th overall in the 2014 WHL Bantam Draft. Danielson played as an affiliate player for the Tabbies twice last season before embarking on his rookie campaign this year. In 14 games played, he has picked up three assists.
Captain James Hamblin has been the Tigers most consistent hard working player this season. He leads the team in points with 35 (15G, 20A) and he is ranked fifth in the league for scoring. The 20-year-old Edmonton product collected two points (1G, 1A) in the last meeting between the Tigers and the Warriors.
- Rookie forward Cole Sillinger is ranked third in the league among rookies in scoring with 20 points (10G, 10A).
- The Tigers’ power play is ranked fourth overall in the league – (24/99) 24.2% effectiveness. The Warriors’ penalty kill is ranked 10th overall in the league – (12/64) 81.3% effective.
- After Saturday’s game against the Saskatoon Blades, goaltender Mads Søgaard and forward Jonathan Brinkman will be leaving to join Team Denmark to play in the 2020 U20 World Championship Division 1 Group A tournament that will be played in Minsk, Belarus.
- The Annual Medicine Hat News Teddy Bear Toss game will be Saturday, November 30th against the Saskatoon Blades.
- The next jersey draw for season ticket holders will be Tuesday, December 3rd.
- The next Never Waste a Ticket night will be Tuesday, December 3rd.
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.