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WHL.ca: Oil Kings’ captain Trey Fix-Wolansky signs three-year, entry-level contract with Blue Jackets

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Edmonton Oil Kings captain Trey Fix-Wolansky has put pen to pen to paper on a three-year, entry-level contract with the Columbus Blue Jackets.

The 19-year-old is enjoying a career-best season, posting 101 points (37G-64A) in 63 games, including nine power-play goals, one short-handed goal, and six game-winning goals. In reaching the 100-point milestone, he’s become the second player in the history of the Oil Kings’ franchise to reach triple digits in scoring in a single season.

Entering the final weekend of play in the 2018-19 WHL Regular Season, Fix-Wolansky is tied for fourth in WHL scoring, tied for second in assists and ranking in a tie for 14th in goals scored.

Fix-Wolansky has also set a franchise record for assists in a single season, surpassing the previous franchise-best mark of 63 set by Dylan Wruck in the 2012-13 WHL Regular Season.

The 5-foot-7, 188-pound product of Edmonton, Alta. was listed by the Oil Kings and scored his first WHL goal on September 24, 2016 against the Red Deer Rebels. Since joining the Oil Kings in the 2016-17 season, he’s appeared in 204 WHL regular season games, posting 244 points (93G-151A), including 30 power-play goals, two short-handed goals, and 13 game-winning goals.

At the 2018 NHL Draft, the Blue Jackets selected Fix-Wolansky in the seventh round, 204th overall. Before the start of the 2018-19 WHL Regular Season, Fix-Wolansky was named the Oil Kings’ captain.

This season, the Edmontonian has 31 multi-point games, including three four-point games, 14 three-point games, and 14 two-point games. He also has seven multi-goal games, including the second hat trick of his WHL career, which came on November 28, 2018 against the Prince Albert Raiders.

For his WHL career, Fix-Wolansky has 66 multi-point games, including six four-point games, 21 three-point games, and 39 two-point games. He has a pair of hat tricks as part of 11 multi-goal games. He represented the WHL at the 2018 CIBC Canada Russia Series,

Fix-Wolansky and the Oil Kings have a two-point lead on the Lethbridge Hurricanes for first place in Central Division with each teams have two games left in their regular season schedules.

The Oil Kings begin a home-and-home series with the Calgary Hitmen Saturday, March 16 (2:00 p.m. MT) at Rogers Place.

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