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1987 & 1988 Memorial Cup
Memorial Cup
Champions 1973, 1987, 1988, 2004, 2007 WHL Champions

Website www.tigershockey.com

Travis Dunstall playing for the Medicine Hat
Medicine Hat
Tigers

The Medicine Hat
Medicine Hat
Tigers are a junior ice hockey team in the Western Hockey League (WHL) who play out of Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada. Established in 1970. The team has won two national Memorial Cups, five WHL League Championships and seven Division Titles, and continues to rally for the Cup annually. Starting in the 2015-16 season, the Tigers have begun play at the Canalta Centre
Canalta Centre
after forty-five seasons at the Medicine Hat
Medicine Hat
Arena. They had a sell-out streak at The Arena dating back 197 games (as of May 15, 2007). The Tigers lost the 2007 Memorial Cup
Memorial Cup
3–1 on May 27, 2007, against the Vancouver
Vancouver
Giants, which was hosted by Vancouver
Vancouver
at the Pacific Coliseum. This was after beating the Giants in double overtime in Game 7 of the WHL Finals two weeks earlier.

Contents

1 Season-by-season record 2 WHL Championship history 3 Team records 4 NHL alumni 5 See also 6 References 7 External links

Season-by-season record[edit] Note: GP = Games played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, OTL = Overtime losses, Pts = Points, GF = Goals for, GA = Goals against

Season GP W L T OTL GF GA Points Finish Playoffs

1970–71 66 22 43 1 - 271 351 45 5th West Out of playoffs

1971–72 68 35 30 3 - 351 312 73 4th West Lost in quarter-final

1972–73 68 39 20 9 - 348 254 87 2nd West Won championship

1973–74 68 29 31 8 - 305 314 66 3rd West Lost in quarter-final

1974–75 70 40 22 8 - 380 291 88 2nd West Lost in quarter-final

1975–76 72 38 24 10 - 379 306 86 3rd West Lost in quarter-final

1976–77 72 32 28 12 - 330 304 76 1st Central Lost in preliminary round

1977–78 72 22 41 9 - 293 365 53 3rd Central Lost in Central Division final

1978–79 72 15 50 7 - 270 479 37 4th Central Out of playoffs

1979–80 72 37 30 5 - 344 315 79 3rd East Lost in East Division final

1980–81 72 40 29 3 - 358 302 83 3rd East Lost in East Division quarter-final

1981–82 72 25 46 1 - 308 446 51 7th East Out of playoffs

1982–83 72 37 34 1 - 345 338 75 6th East Lost in East Division quarter-final

1983–84 72 45 26 1 - 404 288 91 2nd East Lost in East Division final

1984–85 72 53 17 2 - 355 224 108 2nd East Lost in East Division final

1985–86 72 54 17 1 - 384 245 109 1st East Lost in final

1986–87 72 48 19 5 - 383 264 101 1st East Won championship and Memorial Cup

1987–88 72 44 22 6 - 353 261 94 2nd East Won championship and Memorial Cup

1988–89 72 41 27 4 - 359 326 86 3rd East Lost in East Division quarter-final

1989–90 72 32 38 2 - 298 331 66 5th East Lost in East Division quarter-final

1990–91 72 40 27 5 - 366 296 85 2nd East Lost in East Division final

1991–92 72 48 24 0 - 336 264 96 2nd East Lost in East Division quarter-final

1992–93 72 29 38 5 - 285 343 63 7th East Lost in East Division semi-final

1993–94 72 33 33 6 - 263 264 72 5th East Lost in East Division quarter-final

1994–95 72 38 32 2 - 244 229 78 5th East Lost in East Division quarter-final

1995–96 72 30 37 5 - 243 288 65 3rd Central Lost in Eastern Conference quarter-final

1996–97 72 39 32 1 - 270 278 79 3rd Central Lost in Eastern Conference quarter-final

1997–98 72 16 50 6 - 188 340 38 5th Central Out of playoffs

1998–99 72 15 56 1 - 185 323 31 5th Central Out of playoffs

1999–00 72 21 39 6 6 222 295 54 5th Central Out of playoffs

2000–01 72 24 40 5 3 271 316 56 5th Central Out of playoffs

2001–02 72 30 36 4 2 277 316 66 5th Central Out of playoffs

2002–03 72 29 34 2 7 278 314 67 3rd Central Lost in Eastern Conference semi-final

2003–04 72 40 20 9 3 277 216 92 1st Central Won championship

2004–05 72 45 21 4 2 234 143 96 1st Central Lost in Eastern Conference semi-final

Season GP W L OTL SOL GF GA Points Finish Playoffs

2005–06 72 47 16 1 8 257 171 103 1st Central Lost in Eastern Conference final

2006–07 72 52 17 3 0 264 175 107 1st Central Won championship; Lost Memorial Cup
Memorial Cup
final

2007–08 72 43 22 5 2 234 191 93 3rd Central Lost in Eastern Conference quarter-final

2008–09 72 36 29 4 3 249 242 79 2nd Central Lost in Eastern Conference semi-final

2009–10 72 41 23 3 5 276 232 90 3rd Central Lost in Eastern Conference semi-final

2010–11 72 46 18 4 4 265 196 100 2nd Central Lost in Eastern Conference final

2011–12 72 42 24 2 4 255 209 90 3rd Central Lost in Eastern Conference semi-final

2012–13 72 36 33 2 1 243 244 75 4th Central Lost in Eastern Conference semi-final

2013–14 72 44 24 3 1 260 196 92 3rd Central Lost in Eastern Conference final

2014–15 72 45 23 2 2 268 213 94 2nd Central Lost in Eastern Conference semi-final

2015–16 72 30 37 3 2 223 287 65 5th Central Lost tiebreaker game vs Edmonton Out of playoffs

2016–17 72 51 20 1 0 350 248 103 1st Central Lost in Eastern Conference semi-final

2017–18 72 36 28 8 0 260 252 80 1st Central Lost in Eastern Conference quarter-final

WHL Championship history[edit]

1972–73: Win, 3-0-2 vs Saskatoon 1985–86: Loss, 1-4 vs Kamloops 1986–87: Win, 4-3 vs Portland 1987–88: Win, 4-2 vs Kamloops 2003–04: Win, 4-0 vs Everett 2006–07: Win, 4-3 vs Vancouver

Team records[edit]

Team records for a single season

Statistic Total Season

Most points 109 1985–86

Most wins 54 1985–86

Most goals for 404 1983–84

Least goals for 185 1998–99

Least goals against 143 2004–05

Most goals against 479 1978–79

Individual player records for a single season

Statistic Player Total Season

Most goals Don Murdoch 88 1975–76

Most assists Greg Carroll 111 1975–76

Most points Greg Carroll 171 1975–76

Most points, rookie Don Murdoch 141 1974–75

Most points, defenceman Cliff Lane 82 1975–76

Best GAA (goalie) Matt Keetley 1.66 2004–05

Goalies = minimum 1500 minutes played

NHL alumni[edit]

Johnathan Aitken Ron Areshenkoff Cam Barker Doug Barkley Bob Bassen Hank Bassen Craig Berube Tim Bothwell Derek Boogaard Jay Bouwmeester Neil Brady Rod Buskas Brian Carlin Greg Carroll Jason Chimera Shane Churla Dean Chynoweth Martin Cibak Al Conroy David Cooper Murray Craven Barry Dean Rob DiMaio Derek Dorsett Rocky Dundas

Tyler Ennis Emerson Etem Vernon Fiddler Mark Fitzpatrick Ron Flockhart Val Fonteyne Troy Gamble Bob Gassoff Brad Gassoff Josh Green Travis Green Bruce Greig Kevan Guy Len Haley Darren Helm Brian Hill John Hilworth Justin Hocking Ken Holland Ryan Hollweg Doug Houda Kelly Hrudey Jamie Huscroft Gord Hynes Eddie Johnstone Matt Keetley

Dan Kordic Dale Kushner Mark Lamb Jamie Linden Trevor Linden Morris Lukowich Joffrey Lupul Ron Lyons Tom Lysiak Clarke MacArthur David Mackey Mike MacWilliam Merlin Malinowski Milan Marcetta Bryan Maxwell Alan May Wayne McBean Bryan McCabe Jim McCrimmon Lanny McDonald Ryan McGill John McKenzie Tom McMurchy Barry Melrose Stefan Meyer

Jason Miller Don Murdoch Rob Niedermayer Jim Nill Jaroslav Obsut Chris Osgood Allen Pedersen Mark Pederson Pete Peeters Mike Rathje Stacy Roest Kris Russell Paxton Schafer David Schlemko Don Smith Ken Solheim Brent Thompson Rocky Thompson Rocky Trottier Greg Vaydik Stan Weir Neil Wilkinson Mike Zanier Richard Zemlak

See also[edit]

List of ice hockey teams in Alberta

References[edit]

2005–06 WHL Guide

External links[edit]

Official site

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Tigers

Based in Medicine Hat, Alberta Founded in 1970 Member of the Western Hockey League

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Arenas

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Memorial Cup
Memorial Cup
Championships

1987 1988

Conference Championships

1972–73 1985–86 1986–87 1987–88 2003–04 2006–07

Division Championships

Central

1976–77 2003–04 2004–05 2005–06 2006–07

East

1985–86 1986–87

President's Cup

1972–73 1986–87 1987–88 2003–04 2006–07

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Central Division

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Basketball

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Hockey

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NASL: FC Edmonton PDL: Calgary Foothills FC

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