Friday, May 31, 2013

Tigers Prospect Camp

The Tigers are holding their prospect camp this weekend at the family Leisure Centre. 33 Prospects will be skating.

On Friday, the camp opens with a dryland training session from 4 to 5 p.m., a goalie session follows from 6:15 to 7 p.m., and the day finishes with an ice session from 7:15 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

On Saturday, a dryland session is set for 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The goalies hit the ice for a session from 2:15 p.m. to 3 p.m. and a scrimmage is set for 3:15 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Season Tickets
A Reminder that the Season Ticket Holder deadline to renew is June 7th, which is next Friday!

Willie Desjardins
TSN has announced that Willie is being interveiwed by Dallas for the Head Coaching position. Willie was a previous associate coach with Dallas, and then moved down to coach their AHL affiliate the Texas Stars. Texas made a 30 point improvement in the standings and Willie was awarded the AHL Coach of the year last year.

News Articles
Airdrie Echo - Spenser Jensen -
(about his recent season and chance on the NHL Combine)

Red Line Report - Tyler Lewington
(How Red Line report thinks he has been a late riser among draft prospects)

KCRA - Steven Owre
(playing hockey in canada)

Medicine Hat Mavericks
If you ever went to a Medicine Hat Blue Jays game when they were  in town and liked it you will like going to a Medicine Hat Mavericks game. While the Mavericks aren't quite pro ball, they put on a good show every year and their are a trickle of players who end up making it to the Major Leagues.
Their first Home game of the season is June 1st @ 7:05 pm.

The Mavericks along with most other teams in the league livestream their games. The Mavericks start their season tonight (Friday May 31st in Lethbridge)

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

4 Tigers Invited To NHL Scouting Combine

Hunter Shinkaruk, Tyler Lewington, Ty Stanton, and Spencer Jensen were all invited.

The combine is a series of physical tests and Interviews for scouts to help evaluate all of the prospects. The combine takes place May 27th to June 1st.

Thursday, May 2, 2013

WHL Bantam Draft

1st Round
10th Overall - David Quenneville - Right Defence - Edmonton, Alta. - 5'7 - 175lb - SSAC   March 13, 1998.    His youtube video lists him as 5'9  167 lbs.

Youtube -
Twitter Link:
News Article: Article about SSAC winning the Western Canadian Bantam AAA CHampionships. Quenneville was Team Captain.

Scouting Report: Incredible Hockey IQ and on ice vision, Can Quarterback a powerplay with his very good offensive instincts.Has a hard shot, and plays an energetic up tempo game.

2nd Round
32nd - Mason Shaw - Left Wing - Lloydminster, Alta.  5'6 150 lbs, November 3rd, 1998
Mason Shaw Twitter:

35th Overall (From PA for Busenius) Ryan Jevne - Centre - Edmonton, Alta. -  5'9 175 lb - August 4th, 1998

Ryan Jevne Twitter:
Scouting Report: Power Forward, plays physical with a lot of skill, and a rocket of a shot.

3rd Round
54th Marshall Skapski -  Left Defense - Abbotsford, B.C. - 5'10 150 lbs - May 4th 1998
Twitter -
(Brother of Kootenay Ice Goaltender Mackenzie Skapski)

4th Round
76th Austin McGrath - Goaltender - Lloydminister, Alta. 5'11 148 lbs - February 10th, 1998
WEHP has him listed as the 5th best Goalie prospect in the draft
Twitter Link

5th Round
No Picks (Elgin Pearce and Derek Ryckman)

6th Round
115th ( Doty deal???) Jordan Taupert  - Centre - Medicine Hat 5'4 125 lbs April 24th, 1998
Twitter Link

120th - Max Gerlach - Right Wing 5'5 130 lbs April 4th, 1998
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123rd (James Bettauer Deal) Caleb Fantillo Right Wing 5'10 170 lbs Coquitlam BC April 21, 1998
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7th Round
No Picks - (Cam Lanigan deal)

8th Round
164th - Cale Makar - Defense -  Calgary - 5'6 125 lbs - November 30th, 1998
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9th Round
- Pick Traded to Lethbridge for moving up in the CHL Import Draft (Langhamer) Pick Ended up in Saskatoons hands.

10th Round
208 - Ryan Roberts - Defence, White City, Sask. 5'10 154 lb March 12, 1998

Tigers Are Done Picking

Medicine Hat Locals Taken
72nd  Jaeger White - Lethbridge
115th Jordan Taupert - Medicine Hat
126th Michael Doneff - Spokane
167th - Michael Clarke - Prince Albert

Former Tiger
Dawson MacAuley had a standout year after he was sent down to the Yorkton Terriers who are competing with the Brooks Bandits for the Western Canada Cup. Calgary Listed MacAuley and traded him to Regina today for a 4th round Bantam Draft Pick. MacAuley will be 19 next season