The Edmonton Oil Kings have announced their promotional schedule for the 2018-19 Western Hockey League (WHL) season. This year’s schedule features many exciting new additions as well as some highly anticipated annual favourites.
The team will open the 2018-19 season on home ice Friday, September 21 against the Red Deer Rebels at Rogers Place. Every fan in attendance will receive a commemorative Oil Kings rally towel to kick off the season.
In October, the Oil Kings will host their first-ever Superhero Night on Saturday, October 27,featuring a special Oil Kings superhero poster, as they take on the Saskatoon Blades. On Saturday, November 17 Wizards and Witches Night will take over Rogers Place with a speciality scarf giveaway.
The Oil Kings annual Teddy Bear Toss presented by The Brick will take place on Saturday, December 8 against the Kamloops Blazers. The Oil Kings will aim for a third consecutive Teddy Bear Toss sellout, as they try to surpass last year’s record of 14,122 bears collected.
The Oil Kings will open 2019 with their New Year’s Bash on January 1 as they go to battle with the Vancouver Giants. The Oil Kings annual Pink at the Rink game is set for Friday, January 25 vs. Moose Jaw, featuring the sale of speciality Oil Kings hats and toques.
For the second year in a row, the Oil Kings will host Star Wars Night in a special Family Day matchup as they host the Medicine Hat Tigers on Monday, February 18.
The Oil Kings will close out the 2018-19 promotional schedule with Fan Appreciation Night on Saturday, March 2 against the Brandon Wheat Kings with a collectable bobblehead giveaway. The final regular season home game will take place on Saturday, March 16 vs. the Calgary Hitmen as the team hosts its annual Team Awards.
Great seats start at just $20. For more information on this season’s promotional schedule, visit OilKings.ca.