Post Game Report presented by McDonald’s | ICE fall to Tigers 5-2

Medicine Hat, AB – The Winnipeg ICE started a short two-game road trip with a 5-2 loss to the Medicine Hat Tigers at Canalta Centre on Friday night.

The Tigers jumped out to a 2-0 lead seven minutes into the game thanks to goals from Elijah Brown and Tyler Preziuso. Ryan Chyzowski made it 3-0 for the Tigers before ICE forward Jakin Smallwood picked up his first goal of the campaign cutting the lead to 3-1. Connor McClennon added an early third period goal for the ICE to make it 3-2 but that is as close as the visitors would get. The Tigers added two goals in the final 14 minutes of regulation time for the 5-2 win.

McClennon led the way for the ICE with two points (1G, 1A). Goaltender Jesse Makaj stopped 29-of-33 shots in his first start of the season.

Tigers goaltender Mads Sogaard blocked 28-of-31 shots for the ‘W’.

With the loss, the ICE now have a record of 3-4-1-0. The victory bumps the Tigers’ record to 6-2-1-0.


ICE 2  Tigers 5

Below is a run down of the scoresheet:


First Period

Score Team Time Goal Assist(s)
1-0 Medicine Hat 1:28 Elijah Brown C. Clayton, B. Lockner
2-0 Medicine Hat 6:58 Tyler Preziuso J. Hamblin, B. Anderson


Second Period

Score Team Time Goal Assist(s)
3-0 Medicine Hat 7:29 Ryan Chyzowski B. Kemp, D. Baker
3-1 Winnipeg 12:03 Jakin Smallwood R. Harsch, C. McClennon


Third Period

Score Team Time Goal Assist(s)
3-2 PP Winnipeg 1:10 Connor McClennon C. Lambos, M. Teply
4-2 Medicine Hat 6:06 Cole Sillinger B. Kemp, C. Clayton
5-2 EN Medicine Hat 18:54 Tyler Preziuso J. Hamblin


Special Teams

Team PP PK
Winnipeg 1/4 2/2
Medicine Hat 0/2 3/4


Shots on Goal

Team 1st 2nd 3rd Total
Winnipeg 8 14 9 31
Medicine Hat 10 16 8 34


The Winnipeg ICE conclude the short two-game road trip with a date against the Swift Current Broncos on Saturday, October 12. Puck drop is scheduled for 7:00 P.M. MT.

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