Oil Kings Trim Roster To 26

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Edmonton, AB – The Edmonton Oil Kings have reassigned three prospects to their respective midget clubs following weekend exhibition action in Prince George. 16-year- old Oil Kings bantam draft picks Aaron Irving and Mitchell Walter as well as the newly signed Brandon Ralph were all reassigned Monday morning.

The Oil Kings now hold a pre-season roster of 26 with two goaltenders, nine defensemen and 15 forwards. This group includes 20 veterans who were a part of last year’s WHL Championship team.

Edmonton’s overall record in the 2012 pre-season is now 2-2-0-0 with the Oil Kings earning the split out of Prince George this past weekend. The club’s final tune up of the exhibition season will take place this Friday, September 14th against the Red Deer Rebels in Lacombe, AB.

All Oil Kings regular season single game tickets are ON SALE NOW! This includes all tickets for the Banner Raising Home Opener Thursday, September 20th at 7:00 p.m. against the Kootenay Ice. Fans can be a part of history as the Oil Kings raise their first WHL Championship banner of the modern era to the rafters of Rexall Place. The first 7500 fans at the game will receive a commemorative replica WHL Championship Mini Banner!

One of the best ways to secure a seat for the historic opening night is the Oil Kings Opening Night Pack presented by the TEAM 1260, the BEAR and Virgin Radio. That’s 2 tickets to Opening Night plus 2 Championship T-shirts for just $49. Fans can save $19 off day of game pricing!

Tickets are available at OILKINGS.CA, at the Rexall Place Box Office or at Ticketmaster outlets. For more information on season seats or flex packs, call 780-414-GOAL (4625). The Oil Kings 2012-13 season is presented by JLT, Insurance & Risk Management.

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