Edmonton, AB – Less than 24 hours after their fourth win in a row the Edmonton Oil Kings are right back at it Sunday afternoon as they take on the Lethbridge Hurricanes at Rexall Place. It will be another Family Fun SUN Day presented by Mott’s Fruitsations and the Edmonton SUN. This game will feature a family friendly 4:00 p.m. puck drop!
Tonight’s game is the six and final match up between these two clubs this regular season. The Oil Kings have a 4-1-0-0 record against the Canes this season with their last match up resulting in a 4-0 win for the Oil Kings in Lethbridge. Edmonton posted a 5-1-0-0 record over the Hurricanes last season and have an overall record of 17-9-1-2 vs Lethbridge over the last five seasons.
Phoenix Coyotes 2012 1st round draft pick Henrik Samuelsson is the Oil Kings new scoring leader with 57 points. He also leads the team with 25 goals and three shorthanded markers. Samuelsson joined the Oil Kings from Modo in the Swedish Elite League last season and was an integral part of Edmonton’s Championship run. Adjusting quickly back to the North American game Samuelsson posted 7 goals, 16 assists and a +18 rating in 28 WHL regular season games. He then went on to score 4 goals and 10 assists during Edmonton’s run to the WHL Championship. Samuelsson capped his year by leading the Oil Kings in scoring at the Memorial Cup and being named a tournament all-star.
Family Fun SUNDay includes a kids zone with lots of inflatables and carnival activities for the kids. The new kids size meal combos including a hamburger or hot dog, small fries and small pop are only $6. Popcorn is just $2 bucks. All the Oil Kings remaining regular season Family Fun SUNday games at Rexall Place have been scheduled for 4:00 p.m.
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). All games this season will be broadcast live on the TEAM 1260 and streamed live at WHL.ca. The Oil Kings 2012-13 season is presented by JLT, Insurance & Risk Management.
Every point counts as the Oil Kings are in a slugfest atop the WHL Eastern Conference standings. Adding to the intrigue, the Oil Kings find themselves trading blows with their Battle of Alberta rivals – the Calgary Hitmen. The 8 Ticket Flex Pack presented by Fresh FM is a great way to keep up with YOUR defending WHL Champions as we continue the push towards the post-season! Each package includes 8 regular season tickets you can use any time in the best side seats AND a replica WHL Championship Ring.