4-0 Shutout vs Regina and a 5-2 Win over the Saskatoon blades
I thought there were a couple things going for the Tigers that they didn't have going in the games prior. They did a better job at smacking loose pucks away in front of Tyler Bunz, and they did a much better job at creating havoc in the neutral zone, which was giving Saskatoon specifically a hard time gaining entry into the Tiger zone, and it resulted in a good bunch of offensive opportunities.
Owuya, Theraiu, Businius, Carr, Mckay all played pretty well.
I thought the Blades didn't bring their "A" game. Gaining 3 out of 4 points against the #2 team in the chl is a pretty impressive feat. I still don't think the Tigers are firing on all cylinders, and they have some problems to fix before the playoffs come around. But this weekends games were good steps in the right direction.
The Tigers were missing 4 of their defenceman out with injuries. Tyler Bunz played real well, and the Tigers easily could have potted 7-8 goals if Steven Stanford wasn't playing on his head.
Linden Vey is starting to develop some bad habits defensively, he's thinking too much offense and playing extremely risky defensively. I thought the Tigers 4th line played phenomenal on the weekend. They were huge factors in both games and were dominating the blades 4th line which they were matched up against. Keep up the good work!
I like the play of new Tigers defenceman Alex Theriau. He is very smart with the puck, and has a pretty good shot.
Thomas Carr laid an absolute licking in a fight with Blades Ryan Olsen after a suicide pass left Curtis Valk vulnerable to a big hit. The ref gave Carr an instigator on the play. From what we've seen from the arena there seems to be quite a discrepancy as to what the refs are calling for the instigator.
The Tigers seemed to be fighting the refs a little as the zebras were letting the high hits and elbows go, but were calling the hooks.