Kyle Becker is out with an injury suffered last night.
Dylan Bredo is playing defense
Blake Penner is off to the world under 17's
Prince Albert is playing their rarely used backup Andy Desautel.
They also have their top scorer Mark McNeil out with Team Canada.
Shinkaruk McVeigh Valk
Leier Pearce Doty
Koules Cox Sanford
Broadhead Owre Butcher
A very strong start to the hockey game. The Tigers had 2 instances where they put a solid 3 shifts in a row together in the offensive end. They definitely won the period.
Jayden Hart and Elgin Pearce had a couple scuffles on the ice.
The only goal of the period came on a weird play. The Webcast was to slow to pick it up but the puck was in the corner, and it looked like Jacob Doty smacked at a loose puck and all of a sudden the puck was in the net. 1-0 Tigers.
The Tigers outshot P.A 8-4 in the first period.
New guy Zach Hodder made a bone crushing hit along the boards in his own end.
The Raiders come out with an early chance but after that it was all Tigers.
Derek Ryckman took a shot from the point. The puck would bounce off of Shinkaruk and into the net. 2-0 Tigers.
Ty Stanton was taken heavily into the boards resulting in a Tigers powerplay.
After the Raiders clear the puck down the ice the Tigers take it back up on the rush. Curtis Valk and Elgin Pearce would make a perfect give and go type play at the blueline, and Valk fed a streaking Shinkaruk at the far end. Shinkaruk on a bit of a bad angle would roof a shot with the goalie down and out. 3-0 Tigers.
P.A had a couple powerplays, but only managed one real good chance, and got caught with too many men on the ice to negate half of their second powerplay.
Late in the period the Tigers had numerous chances to score, the Raiders backup is keeping his team in the game. The Tigers outshot the Raiders 13-5 in the second period, and 23-9 overall. The raiders haven't come to play tonight.
Raiders get on the board and start getting some momentum. Dylan Busenius took a shot from the point and it was deflected by Jayden Hart. 3-1 Tigers
The Tigers would get the momentum back on their side with a shorthanded goal.
Hunter Shinkaruk knocked a loose puck past the Raiders defenceman and went off on a 2 on 1 with Curtis Valk.. Valk came down the far wing and fired a shot over the shoulder of Andy Desautels
4-1 Tigers. The Raiders Mike Winther would take a roughing penalty going after Tyler Lewington during the celebration and it would put the Tigers on the powerplay.
The Tigers would strike. Boston Leier took a heavy shot from the half-wall. Elgin Pearce would lay into the rebound from the high slot on a one-timer. 5-1 Tigers.
Prince Albert would pull within 3 again a minute and a half later. Dakota Conroy fed a streaking Anthony Bardaro down the middle who faked a shot which fooled lanigan down to his knees, and then Roofed the shot. 5-2 Tigers
Tigers outshot P.A 13-5, for a 3 period total 36-14.
Dylan Bredo filled in very well playing defence.
Miles Koules played really well.
Boston Leier had a bit of an off night.
Ty Stanton had a great night eating a lot of minutes.
The New Defenceman Zach Hodder is showing a good first pass and some good mobility on the back-end.
The Tigers were aggressive on their forecheck and had lots of chances, while greatly minimizing the Raiders chances.
Dylan Busenius played very well for the raiders and both former Tigers factored in on the scoring for P.A.
Regina and Brandon Friday/Saturday
Two Very important games as both are very close behind the Tigers in the standings.