Medicine Hat Tigers

The Medicine Hat Tigers are a professional Canadian ice hockey team from Medicine Hat, Alberta, which plays in the junior Western Hockey League.

Play their home games in the franchise of the 4,000 -seater from Medicine Hat Arena.


The team was founded in 1970 and won twice so far the Memorial Cup, the official Canadian junior ice hockey championship. In addition, the Tigers won the championship twice the WHL and seven division titles.

In spring 2007, many hoped fans, the city of Medicine would guide the construction of a new, 90 million Canadian dollars expensive arena with 6,500 seats in the ways Hat. These plans failed, however, because the city was not in a position to finance such a large sum.

Reached in 2007, the Medicine Hat Tigers again the final of the Memorial Cup, but with this lost 1-3 against the Vancouver Giants. Two weeks earlier, the Tigers had beaten the Giants in the WHL final. Since Vancouver hosted the final games, the Giants were able to take part in the tournament for the Memorial Cup alongside the masters of Canada's three top junior leagues.

In the 2007 /08 season the team played in the Central Division of the Eastern Conference of the WHL.


Logo 1998-2003

News Logo since 2003


  • Memorial Cup: 1987 and 1988
  • Ed Chynoweth Cup ( WHL champion ): 1973, 1987, 1988, 2004 and 2007
  • Master regular season WHL: 1986 and 2006
  • Division Title: 1977, 1986, 1987, 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007


GP = Games, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, OTL = Overtime losses, SOL = shutout defeats, P = Points, GF = gates, GA = Goals against

Well-known former players

Different players who spent their time in the Junior Rockets made ​​, and later in the National Hockey League career. Some of them are: