Medicine Hat, AB — The Medicine Hat Tigers are still finding their footing as they came out on the wrong side of a 5-1 game against the Prince Albert Raiders.
Raiders veteran forward Max Martin had a three-point night, setting up Spencer Moe to score the first goal of the game before scoring himself in the first and the second periods.
Parker Kelly and Brett Leason also scored to give the visitor’s a 5-0 lead.
Fifteen seconds after Leason’s goal, Josh Williams set up Elijah Brown to score his second goal of the season and make it a 5-1 game.
Veteran goaltender Jordan Hollett made 23 saves on 28 shots faced while counterpart Ian Scott stopped 25 of the Tigers’ 26 shots.
Tonight’s game marked Captain James Hamblin’s 200th Career WHL game played. In 200 games played for the Orange and Black, Hamblin has 50 goals and 73 assists for 123 points.
The Tabbies are now 1-4-0-1 and will travel to Spokane to play the 4-2-1-0 Chiefs Friday night at the Spokane Veteran Memorial Arena. It will be the first game of a three-game road trip before the Tigers host Prince George at the Canalta Centre on October 12th.