I thought tonight the Tigers responded well after the Oil Kings came out very hard for the first ten minutes. Ryan Harrison's powerplay seemed to spark some life and the Tigers started playing much better hockey.
I liked the play of Scott McKay and Patrik Parkkonen they stepped up and provided some solid defense with Jace Coyle out of the lineup. Tyler Bunz played very well keeping the game scoreless in the first period.
I also really liked Tyler Pitlick, and Dylan Bredo. I thought they both played very strong games. Gotta give props to Cole Grbavac for his fight. Adam Van de Mosselaer was taking liberties on Tiger players through the game. After a long wrestle and some short tied up punches, Grbavac popped him with a good couple shots and knocked him over.
Riley Sheen, Jayden Hart
I liked what I saw from the new guys, I especially liked Jayden Hart. Nice wheels and has good hockey sense. I like his future with the Tigers.
Hunter Shinkaruk should be returning shortly. Team Pacific won 5-4 in Overtime to win the Bronze Medal at the under 17's.
Overall Shinkaruk was 4th in scoring for the tournament racking up 5 goals and 4 assists for 9 points in 6 games.
Emerson Etem will try for the Bronze Wednesday. He may or may not be back this weekend as he might be given a week break before coming back to "paradise". (Meant as a joke, dont take it seriously.)
Jace Coyle is week to week with his knee sprain.
Sam Dezman Concussion - indefinite
Boston Leier - Concussion day to day