Edmonton, AB – The Oil Kings will complete the Family Day weekend with a game on the holiday Monday – Today at 2:00 p.m. versus the Prince George Cougars. This will be the fourth and final meeting between the Cougars and Oil Kings in 2012-13. Edmonton holds a 3-0-0-0 record over the Cougars this season. After meeting three times in the 2011-12 regular Season – the Oil Kings took the season series with a 2-0-1-0 record. In the last five seasons the Oil Kings have amassed a 11-4-1-1 record vs Prince George.
The Oil Kings maintained a seven point lead over the Hitmen for first place in the Eastern Conference with a victory yesterday over the Victoria Royals. Edmonton’s record improves to 42-12-2-3 on the season as they trail the Portland Winterhawks by eight points in the race for the WHL regular season title. Edmonton is the highest scoring team in the Eastern Conference and has allowed the least number of goals against in the entire WHL.
Michael St.Croix took over the lead in the Oil Kings scoring race with two goals and an assist last night. The three point game gave St.Croix 299 career WHL points as he looks to become the first Oil Kings player to reach 300 in the modern era.
This Family Day matinee will include a kids zone with lots of inflatables and carnival activities for the kids. The new kids size meal combos including a hamburger or hot dog, small fries and small pop are only $6 and popcorn is just $2 bucks!
All games this season will be broadcast live on the TEAM 1260 and streamed live at WHL.ca. Tickets are available at OILKINGS.CA, at the Rexall Place Box Office or at Ticketmaster outlets. For more information on season seats or flex packs, call 780-414-GOAL (4625). The Oil Kings 2012-13 season is presented by JLT, Insurance & Risk Management.
Season Seat Holders are reminded that the Never Waste A Ticket program has changed. There are only four home games remaining in the second segment of the season! Any unused tickets from January 5th until now are eligible to be redeemed for any one of our remaining home games. It is recommended that fans drop by the Ticket Office at TELUS Field during regular business hours to avoid the game day rush. You can also call an Oil Kings Customer Experience Representative at 780-414-GOAL (4625) to choose your games and seat location for a speedy pick-up on game day.