Edmonton, AB – The Oil Kings will look to sweep their current three game homestand tonight as they welcome the Regina Pats. Following tonight’s game the Oil Kings will depart for a five game road trip through the U.S. Division starting Friday in Spokane. Tonight’s game is one of three remaining home games for the Oil Kings.
The Oil Kings have an overall record to 43-12-2-3 and 25-5-1-2 within the friendly confines of Rexall Place. Edmonton has a nine point lead over Calgary for top spot in the WHL Eastern Conference. With 12 games remaining the Oil Kings trail the Portland Winterhawks by 8 points for 1st place in the entire WHL.
This will be the third of four meetings between the Pats and Oil Kings in 2012-13. Edmonton holds a 2-0-0-0 record against Regina this season with their last match up resulting in a 7-0 win for the Oil Kings on February 7th. In 2011-12 Edmonton had a disappointing record of 0-4-0-0 against the Battalion. The Pats were one of the only teams in the WHL to sweep the Oil Kings in the season series despite finishing 7th in the Eastern Conference.
Game time in Edmonton is set for 7:00 p.m. All games this season will be broadcast live on the TEAM 1260 and streamed live at WHL.ca. 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.
Don’t forget! GEEP is helping Alberta communities keep electronic waste out of our landfills. During the Oil Kings games on February 20th and March 12th, don’t forget to bring your used electronics to drop off at stations around Rexall Place and do your part of making a greener future. Visit www.geepglobal.com for more information.
Season Seat Holders are reminded that the Never Waste A Ticket program has changed. There are only three home games remaining in the second segment of the season! Any unused tickets from January 5th until now are eligible to be redeemed for any one of our remaining home games. It is recommended that fans drop by the Ticket Office at TELUS Field during regular business hours to avoid the game day rush. You can also call an Oil Kings Customer Experience Representative at 780-414-GOAL (4625) to choose your games and seat location for a speedy pick-up on game day.