Edmonton, AB – The Edmonton Oil Kings are proud to congratulate their seven players selected to represent Team WHL at the upcoming 2012 Subway Super Series. The defending WHL Champions lead the WHL with seven selections for Games 5 and 6 of the series to be held in Vancouver and Victoria on November 14th & 15th.
This group includes Oilers draft picks Travis Ewanyk & Mitch Moroz, Rangers draft pick Michael St.Croix, Islanders draft pick Griffin Reinhart, Flames draft pick Laurent Brossoit, 2013 NHL 1st round prospect Curtis Lazar and Hurricanes draft pick Keegan Lowe. Lowe will participate in only the final game of the series.
Oil Kings Head Coach Derek Laxdal will also serve as the Assistant Coach to Team WHL for both Games 5 and 6.
The SUBWAY® Super Series features regional teams of CHL All-Stars competing against the Russian National Junior Team in a six-game event serving as an integral part of the identification process for Team Canada prior to the IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship.
The WHL hosts the final leg of the six-game series with the first four games being hosted by the QMJHL and OHL respectively. Last season the CHL prevailed with their eighth series win in nine years of this event earning a 10-8 victory in points which included three regulation wins, two losses, and one defeat by shootout. Team Canada later captured bronze at the 2012 World Junior Championship in Calgary and Edmonton, AB.
The schedule for the 2012 SUBWAY® Super Series is as follows:
Game 1 – Monday November 5 at Blainville-Boisbriand, QC
Game 2 – Wednesday November 7 at Val-d’Or, QC
Game 3 – Thursday November 8 at Guelph, ON
Game 4 – Monday November 12 at Sarnia, ON
Game 5 – Wednesday November 14 at Vancouver, BC
Game 6 – Thursday November 15 at Victoria, BC
For more information including how to purchase tickets please visit www.subwaysuperseries.ca.