Preview: Oil Kings vs Silvertips – October 8, 2017
LAST GAME: The Oil Kings dropped a 7-3 decision to the Brandon Wheat Kings Friday. Brett Kemp, Matthew Robertson and Trey Fix-Wolansky had the goals for the Oil Kings.
2017-18 REGULAR SEASON LEADERS:
- Goals: Trey Fix-Wolansky – 4
- Assists: Trey Fix-Wolansky, Davis Koch, Will Warm – 5
- Points: Trey Fix-Wolansky – 9
- PIM: Davis Murray – 11
- +/-: Will Warm, David Kope: +1
- GWG: Colton Kehler, Davis Koch – 1
2017-18 SPECIAL TEAMS: The Oil Kings power play is 7/29 (24.1%), placing them 10th in the WHL. Edmonton’s penalty kill is 15/24 (62.5 %), which is 22nd in the league.
OIL KINGS VS. SILVERTIPS: This is the first and only meeting this season between the two clubs, and the first visit to Rogers Place for Everett. Last season the Oil Kings lost to the Tips 5-2 in Everett. Davis Koch had two points in that game. Patrick Dea was in net for the loss.
FAMILIAR FACES: This is the first time Brett Kemp will face his former squad since being acquired from Everett last season. The 17-year-old has 3 points in 4 games this season so far after returning from an injury during a great preseason.
UP NEXT: The Oil Kings will hit the road for a 4-game swing through the Prairies beginning in Brandon on October 11.