GAME 9: TIGERS @ RED DEER REBELS

Oct 11, 2012 - 11:07 GMT

VS RED DEER: This is the second of six meetings this season between the Tigers and Rebels. The Tigers won the previous meeting in Red Deer 5-4. Forward Trevor Cox (2G, 1A) led the Tigers with three points in the game. Dawson MacAuley got the start in net but allowed three goals (35.76 GAA) on six shots (.500 Save %). Marek Langhamer came on in relief and picked up the win allowing a single goal (1.09 GAA) on 26 shots (.962 Save %). On the power play the Tigers went 3 for 7 (42.9%), while killing off 1 of 3 Rebels’ opportunities (33.3%).

 

2012-13 WHL RANKINGS:

  • Record (3-4-1-0).        
  • Central Div. – 4th.    
  • Eastern Con. – 9th.         
  • Home (2-1-0-0).    
  • Away (1-3-1-0).

 

MILESTONES: Hunter Shinkaruk has continued his point a game pace throughout the first eight games of the season and is approaching a scoring milestone. Shinkaruk is closing in on 150 career points. He currently has 142 points (66G, 76A) in 137 career games. Curtis Valk and Dylan Bredo are also both closing in on 50 career assists. Both players currently have 44 assists in a Tigers jersey. Boston Leier has 50 career points in sight. He currently has 17 goals and 30 assists for 47 points in 130 games. Jacob Doty recently passed the 300 PIM plateau with a crowd pleasing tilt against the Oil Kings on October 10th.

 

FIRSTS:

  • Spenser Jensen – First Goal – September 22 Vs Lethbridge (44th Career Game)
  • Kyle Becker – First Goal – September 29 Vs Regina (18th Career Game)
  • Ty Stanton – First Point – September 28 @ Red Deer (3rd Career Game)
  • Marek Langhamer – First Win – September 28 @ Red Deer (2nd Career Game)
  • Dawson MacAuley – First Win – September 22 Vs Lethbridge (2nd Career Game)

 

CLUB LEADERS:

  • Goals (4) Miles Koules / Curtis Valk / Trevor Cox                           
  • Assists (6) Hunter Shinkaruk                        
  • Points (9) Hunter Shinkaruk
  • PIM (17) Kale Kessy / Tyler Lewington                      
  • Plus/Minus (3) Boston Leier                          
  • Wins (2) Marek Langhamer

 

SPECIAL TEAMS:

  • POWER PLAY: 11 – 43 – 25.6%             
  • PENALTY KILL: 23 - 29 – 79.3%

 

TIGERS ROSTER MAKEUP: The Tigers currently have 26 players on the roster - 2 Goaltenders, 8 Defencemen and 16 Forwards, including 12 rookies.

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

 

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

 

ATB FINANCIAL - TIGERS BROADCAST: Listen to legendary Bob Ridley broadcast all Tigers games on CHAT 94.5 FM. Bob Ridley has called all but one Tigers' Game in Team history since the Medicine Hat Tigers came into the league in 1970.

 

TIGERS SCHEDULE:

LAST FIVE:

RESULTS:

Vs Regina Pats

5-1 Win

@ Victoria Royals

4-3 OTL

@ Vancouver Giants

6-1 Loss

@ Kamloops Blazers

4-1 Loss

Vs Edmonton Oil Kings

4-2 Loss


NEXT FIVE:

TIME:

@ Red Deer Rebels, Fri. Oct 12

7:30 PM (MT)

Vs Prince George Cougars, Sat. Oct 13

7:30 PM (MT)

Vs Saskatoon Blades, Sun. Oct 14

6:00 PM (MT)

Vs Brandon Wheat Kings, Tues. Oct 16

7:00 PM (MT)

@ Edmonton Oil Kings, Sat. Oct 20

7:00 PM (MT)