Oil Kings 2012 Pre-Season Invitational
WHL Hockey is back and your Edmonton Oil Kings are set to defend their 2012 Western Hockey League Championship! It all starts with the Sixth Annual Pre-Season Invitational presented by Elite Sportswear & Awards at Servus Credit Union Place in St. Albert.
This year's event is scheduled for Saturday, September 1st and Sunday, September 2nd with the Oil Kings welcoming five other Western Hockey League rivals: the Calgary Hitmen, Red Deer Rebels, Medicine Hat Tigers, Swift Current Broncos and Prince George Cougars.
Invitational Schedule: (All games to be held at the North Star Arena inside Servus Credit Union Place)
Game 1 - Red Deer vs. Prince George - 11:00 a.m.
Game 2 - Medicine Hat vs. Calgary - 3:00 p.m.
Game 3 - Swift Current vs. Edmonton - 7:00 p.m
Game 4 - Prince George vs. Medicine Hat - 11:00 a.m.
Game 5 - Swift Current vs. Calgary - 3:00 a.m.
Game 6 - Red Deer vs Edmonton - 7:00 p.m.
Tickets to the 2012 Pre-Season Invitational presented by Elite Sportswear and Awards are $10 per game. All tickets are general admission with no assigned seating. Tickets will only be available at the door. Any ticket purchased on Saturday will be eligible for all three games on Saturday. Any ticket purchased on Sunday will be eligible for all three games Sunday.
The Oil Kings will begin defense of the 2012 WHL Championship in their home opener set for September 20th at Rexall Place against the 2011 WHL Champion Kootenay Ice. It will be a banner raising night as the team raises it’s first WHL Championship banner in the modern era. The Oil Kings will also be giving away 7500 replica WHL Championship Banners!
All regular season Oil Kings tickets go on sale Friday, August 31st at 10:00 a.m. Tickets are available online at oilkings.ca, at the Rexall Place Box Office, or at Ticketmaster.
Be sure to get in on a $49 home opener package which includes a pair of tickets to the game as well as a pair of commemorative WHL Championship T-Shirts! 2012-13 Season Seats, as well as multiple flex pack options are available now with special bonuses. Call (780) 414-GOAL (4625) for more information.