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VS MOOSE JAW – This is the fourth and final meeting between the Moose Jaw Warriors and the Medicine Hat Tigers this season. So far the Tigers are 3-0-0-0 against the Warriors (1-0-0-0 at home and 2-0-0-0 in Moose Jaw). In the season series, the Tigers hold the edge in goals 13-8 and shots 96-89 over the Warriors. Wacey Hamilton leads the team in scoring against the Warriors with five points (0G,5A) . Goaltender Tyler Bunz (3-0-0-0) has allowed eight goals (2.53 G.A.A.) on 89 shots (.910 Save %) in his three starts On the power play, the Tigers are 3 for 10 (30.0%) while killing off 14 of 17 Moose Jaw power plays (82.5%).
VS EAST DIVISION: So far this season, the Tigers are 13-3-1-0.
LAST GAME: On Friday night, the Tigers beat the Swift Current Broncos 6-1. Linden Vey (2G,1A) and Tyler Pitlick (2G,0A) lead the way for the Tigers with two goals each. Dylan Busenius and Reid Petryk also scored for the Tigers. Goaltender Tyler Bunz (25-11-2-0) stopped 27 of the 28 shots he faced for the win.
RANKINGS: Record (33-16-2-0). Central Div. – 3rd. Eastern Con. – 4th. HOME (15-8-1-0). AWAY (18-8-1-0).
CANADA GAMES: Three Medicine Hat Tigers recent draft picks will participate in the upcoming 2011 Canada Games in Halifax. Cole Sanford (BC U-16), Gavin Broadhead (NWT U-16) and Spencer Jensen (AB U-16) will all participate at the event taking place Feb. 11-27, 2011.
STREAKS: Goaltender Tyler Bunz is 7-3-0-0 in his last 10 start.
MILESTONES: Linden Vey recently surpassed Henry Kuster (148 assists) for 17th all-time on the Tigers career assist leaders and Stefan Meyer (246 points) for 20th on the all-time Tiger scoring leaders. In his career, Vey has amassed 92 goals and 158 assists for 250 points. Goaltender Tyler Bunz recently recorded his 63rd career win with the Tigers to pass Paxton Schafer on the all-time win list. Bunz is only three wins away from tying Tigers great Kelly Hrudey (69).
TIGERS ROSTER MAKEUP: The Tigers currently have 23 players on the roster – 2 Goaltenders, 9 Defenceman and 13 forwards, including 7 rookies.
AGE BREAKDOWN: 3 – 20 year olds, 8 – 19 year olds, 6 – 18 year olds, 6 – 17 year olds, and 1 – 16 year old.
2010-11 CLUB LEADERS:
- Goals (36) Linden Vey
- Assists (50) Linden Vey
- Points (86) Linden Vey
- PIM (118) Cole Grbavac
- Plus/Minus (+29) Linden Vey
- Wins (25) Tyler Bunz
NHL DRAFTED / SIGNED PLAYERS: Linden Vey (L.A. Kings), Sebastian Owuya (Atlanta Thrashers), Kellan Tochkin (Vancouver Canucks), Jace Coyle (Dallas Stars), Alex Theriau (Dallas Stars), Tyler Bunz (Edmonton Oilers), Tyler Pitlick (Edmonton Oilers) and Emerson Etem (Anaheim Ducks).
PP: (50/233) – (21.5%) PK: (199/243) – (81.9%)