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Medicine Hat Tigers announce retirement of legendary hockey broadcaster Bob Ridley
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Medicine Hat Tigers announce retirement of legendary hockey broadcaster Bob Ridley

The voice of the Western Hockey League‘s Medicine Hat Tigers is hanging up his microphone, the team announced Tuesday. “For 52 years, Bob Ridley was the voice of the Medicine Hat Tigers,” the team tweeted. “Bob will be greatly missed and we wish him all the best on his retirement.”For 52 years Bob Ridley was the voice of the Medicine Hat Tigers. Bob will be greatly missed and we wish him all the best on his retirement. pic.twitter.com/m771iN7s2J— Medicine Hat Tigers (@tigershockey) August 16, 2022 Story continues below advertisement In 2021, Ridley hit an impressive broadcasting milestone, calling his 4,000th WHL game. He told Global News at the time that since becoming the Tigers’ broadcaster, he only missed one game in more than 50 years.READ MORE: ...
Canada wins 4-3 over Sweden in pre-world junior test
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Canada wins 4-3 over Sweden in pre-world junior test

Canada scored three unanswered goals in the first period, including one on the power play, and went on to defeat Sweden 4-3 on Monday in the final exhibition tune-up before Tuesday’s start of the rescheduled 2022 World Junior Hockey Championship at Rogers Place. Nathan Gaucher, Mason McTavish, Kent Johnson and Joshua Roy scored for the Canadians who led 3-1 after 40 minutes but had to fend off a spirited Sweden comeback in the third period.Theodor Niederbach, Jonathan Lekkerimaki and William Wallinder scored for Sweden, who lost a 2-1 overtime decision to Finland in an exhibition tilt on Aug. 4. This was Canada’s lone pre-tournament test.READ MORE: Thousands of tickets still up for grabs for World Junior Championship games in EdmontonCanada outshot Sweden 30-26 and went 1-for-4 wi...