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Rogers Hometown Hockey: Medicine Hat, Alberta

Trevor Linden, Western Hockey League team among features

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Hometown Hockey: Medicine Hat

GamePlus | Hometown Hockey in Medicine Hat, Alberta

Home of the Tigers, Medicine Hat, Alberta boasts a rich hockey history and has produced players such as Trevor Linden and Lanny McDonald

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Sportsnet will televise "Rogers Hometown Hockey" on Sunday at 7:30 p.m. ET, prior to the game between the Vancouver Canucks and Anaheim Ducks. There will also be features during the intermissions. The location this week is Medicine Hat, Alberta, and the show will celebrate the history of hockey in the city.

Among the features airing on the show:

* Former Canucks captain and current president of hockey operations Trevor Linden was born in Medicine Hat, where he and his two brothers regularly enjoyed skating at outdoor rinks. They all watched the Medicine Hat Tigers of the Western Hockey League, and Linden played for them for three seasons prior to being selected by the Canucks with the second pick in the 1988 NHL Draft.

* A look at some of the best moments in the almost 50-year history of the Medicine Hat Tigers.

* An interview with former NHL goalie Kelly Hrudey, who played three seasons for Medicine Hat (1978-81).

* Ken Holland, the general manager of the Detroit Red Wings, played for Medicine Hat (1974-75) and talks about what the team means to the community.

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