Preview: Oil Kings @ Wheat Kings – October 11, 2017
LAST GAME: The Oil Kings played their most complete and decisive game of the young season, riding Josh Dechaine’s 22 saves and 3 assists from Tomas Soustal to a 5-1 win over the Everett Silvertips Sunday.
2017-18 REGULAR SEASON LEADERS:
- Goals: Trey Fix-Wolansky – 6
- Assists: Trey Fix-Wolansky, Will Warm – 6
- Points: Trey Fix-Wolansky – 12
- PIM: Davis Murray – 11
- +/-: Several players: +1
- GWG: Colton Kehler, Davis Koch, Trey Fix-Wolansky – 1
2017-18 SPECIAL TEAMS: The Oil Kings power play is 8/36 (22.2%). Edmonton’s penalty kill is 19/28 (67.9 %).
OIL KINGS VS. WHEAT KINGS: Tonight is the second meeting between the clubs. Last week Brandon beat Edmonton 7-3 at Rogers Place thanks to a hat trick from Kale Clague. Trey Fix-Wolansky had a goal and assist in the loss. Last season the Oil Kings were 2-2-0-0 vs the Wheat Kings. Davis Koch led Edmonton in scoring vs Brandon with 8 points (2G,6A) in 4 games. Patrick Dea had both wins in net. Tyler Coulter and Kale Clague led Brandon in points with 6 each vs Oil Kings. Travis Child was 1-0-0-0 with a 3.00 GAA vs Edmonton.
PILING UP POINTS: Trey Fix-Wolansky has points in all 7 games to start the season (6G, 6A)…Davis Koch also has a 7-game point streak to start (3G, 5A)…Will Warm has points (1G,6A) in every game this season but one.
UP NEXT: The Oil Kings will continue on the road for the second game of a 4-game swing through the Prairies with a date in Moose Jaw October 12.