Oil King’s St.Croix Signs Entry Level NHL Contract

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September 14, 2012, Edmonton, AB – The Edmonton Oil Kings are very proud to congratulate forward Michael St. Croix on signing his three-year NHL entry-level contract with the New York Rangers. St.Croix was selected by the Rangers in the fourth round (106th overall) of the 2011 NHL Draft.

The 19-year old Winnipeg native has posted career highs in each of his three WHL seasons. In 2011-12, he lead the team with 45 goals, 60 assists, 18 power play goals and 105 points – all Oil Kings club records. St.Croix also posted a +40 rating, 33 multi-point games and eight game winners in the 2011-12 regular season. He then helped lead the team to their first WHL Championship in the modern era.

St.Croix was the Oil Kings first selection (4th overall) in the 2008 WHL Bantam Draft. He enters the 2012-13 season as the current club leader for career statistics with 91 goals, 137 assists and 228 points.

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.

Christian J. Stewart
Christian is a professional photographer and media professional based in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Currently working as the Assistant General Manager for Victoria HarbourCats Baseball Club, a Senior Contributing Editor and photographer at Independent Sports News (ISN) and operating his own freelance photography and media/pr company.