Preview: Oil Kings vs Hurricanes – January 11, 2017
Last Game: EDMONTON 2 vs MEDICINE HAT 5
- Goals: Trey Fix-Wolansky (11), Adam Berg (4)
- Goaltender: Patrick Dea (40 saves)
2016-17 Regular Season Leaders:
- Goals: Colton Kehler, Davis Koch, Tyler Robertson, Trey Fix-Wolansky – 11
- Assists: Davis Koch – 33
- Points: Davis Koch – 44
- PIM: Tyler Robertson – 64
- +/-: Trey Fix-Wolansky – +8
- PPG: Colton Kehler – 6
- SHG: Anatolii Elizarov, Davis Koch – 1
- GWG: Graham Millar – 5 (with Everett); Elizarov, Fix-Wolansky, Kehler – 2
SPECIAL TEAMS: The Oil Kings power play is 29/163 (17.8%), which is 14th in the WHL. Edmonton’s penalty kill is 147/186 (79.0%), good for 12th in the league.
SEASON SERIES VS. HURRICANES: The Oil Kings and Hurricanes meet for the fourth time this season. The Canes won last 7-4 on January 6…Tyler Robertson leads the team with 6 points (2G, 4A) in the 3 games…Egor Babenko has 7 points (4G, 3A) in 3 games.
NEW FACES: The Edmonton Oil Kings have made some changes this past week. New faces include Graham Millar (from Everett), Brett Kemp (from Everett), Conner McDonald (from Kamloops) and Riley Stadel (from Kelowna). The team said goodbye to their captain, Aaron Irving, veteran forward Lane Bauer and defenceman Kyle Yewchuk.