GAME 17: TIGERS @ MOOSE JAW WARRIORS

Oct 27, 2012 - 23:11 GMT

VS MOOSE JAW: This is the first of four meetings this season between the Tigers and Warriors. Last season, Medicine Hat posted a 2-2-0-0 record versus the Warriors (2-0-0-0 at home and 0-2-0-0 in Moose Jaw) with the Tigers outscoring them 14-12. Leading the way for Tigers was graduated defenceman Patrik Parkkonen (1G, 6A) with seven points in four games.  Goaltender Kenny Cameron (1-2-0-0) allowed nine goals (3.01 GAA) on 105 shots (.914 Save %) in his three starts. Tyler Bunz (1-0-0-0) also got a start allowing three goals (3.00 GAA) on 38 shots (.921 Save %). On the power play the Tigers went 3 for 18 (16.7%), while killing off 8 of 16 Warriors’ opportunities (50.0%).

                                        

2012-13 WHL RANKINGS:

  • Record (7-8-1-0).       
  • Central Div. – 5th.   
  • Eastern Con. – 9th.        
  • Home (5-3-0-0).   
  • Away (2-5-1-0).

 

MILESTONES: Hunter Shinkaruk surpassed 150 career points two games ago. He currently has 156 points (72G, 84A) in 145 career games. Curtis Valk is also closing in on a number of career milestones. In his career Valk has 45 goals and 51 assists for 96 points in 143 games.  Dylan Bredo is also closing in on 50 career assists. He currently has 46 assists in 212 career games.

 

STREAKS: Curtis Valk has been on fire lately picking up points in six consecutive games. Over the streak he’s picked up 9 goals and 7 assists for 16 points. Hunter Shinkaruk is also riding a hot streak. He has 11 points (3G,8A) in his last four games.

 

FIRSTS:

  • Spenser Jensen – First Goal – September 22 Vs Lethbridge (44th Career Game)
  • Kyle Becker – First Goal – September 29 Vs Regina (18th Career Game)
  • Chad Butcher – First Goal – October 13 Vs Prince George (10th Career Game)
  • Ty Stanton – First Goal – October 26 @ Calgary (10th Career Game)
  • Matt Staples – First Point – October 13 Vs Prince George (5th Career Game)
  • Marek Langhamer – First Win – September 28 @ Red Deer (2nd Career Game)

 

CLUB LEADERS:

  • Goals (13) Curtis Valk                            
  • Assists (14) Hunter Shinkaruk                           
  • Points (24) Curtis Valk
  • PIM (30) Tyler Lewington                      
  • Plus/Minus (8) Boston Leier                                              
  • Wins (6) Cam Lanigan

 

SPECIAL TEAMS:

  • POWER PLAY: 24 - 93 – 25.8%
  • PENALTY KILL: 50 – 67 – 74.6%

 

TIGERS ROSTER MAKEUP: The Tigers currently have 25 players on the roster - 2 Goaltenders, 8 Defencemen and 15 Forwards, including 12 rookies.


AGE BREAKDOWN: 4- 20 year olds, 5 - 19 year olds, 6 - 18 year olds, 7 - 17 year olds and 3 – 16 year old.

 

NHL DRAFTED / SIGNED PLAYERS: Marek Langhamer (Phoenix Coyotes) and Alex Theriau (Dallas Stars).

 

TIGERS SCHEDULE:

 

LAST FIVE:

RESULTS:

Vs Brandon Wheat Kings

7-6 Loss

@ Edmonton Oil Kings

4-2 Loss

Vs Kelowna Rockets

4-3 Win

@ Calgary Hitmen

10-1 Win

Vs Regina Pats

5-4 Win

 

NEXT FIVE:

TIME:

@ Moose Jaw Warriors, Sun. Oct 28

6:00 PM (MT)

Vs Vancouver Giants, Thur. Nov 1

7:00 PM (MT)

@ Lethbridge Hurricanes, Fri. Nov 2

7:00 PM (MT)

Vs Kootenay Ice, Sun. Nov 4

6:00 PM (MT)

Vs Moose Jaw Warriors, Fri. Nov 9

7:30 PM (MT)