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Oil Kings stomped by host Victoria Royals

Victoria Royals 8 Edmonton Oil Kings 2

VICTORIA — Jared Dmytriw scored twice and Tyler Soy had a goal and two helpers as the Royals hammered Edmonton to improve to 12-0-1 in their last 13 games. 355 more words

Western Hockey League

Lethbridge Hurricanes, Red Deer Rebels and Brandon Wheat Kings jockey for top spot in Eastern Conference

The ’Canes have cooled off.

They’re not ice cold, mind you, but the Lethbridge Hurricanes have come back to earth over the past couple of weeks. 575 more words


Regina Pats storm back to beat Prince George Cougars

Rykr Cole won the battle and the Regina Pats won the war.

Cole scored the winning goal with 3:28 left in the third period on Saturday night, lifting Regina to a hard-fought 5-3 comeback win over the Prince George Cougars in front of 5,054 WHL spectators at the Brandt Centre. 719 more words

Local Sports

Erie Otters roll into Windsor as top team in Canada

Few had high expectations for the Erie Otters this season once Connor McDavid moved on to the NHL.

After back-to-back trips to the Western Conference final, not only did the Otters lose McDavid to the Edmonton Oilers, but also lost overage defencemen Kurtis MacDermid, Troy Donnay and Cory Genovese to graduation. 699 more words


Growth of Spitfires has come much quicker than Wolves

The growth has come much quicker for the Windsor Spitfires than the Sudbury Wolves.

A year ago, the Wolves and Spitfires picked one-two, respectively, in the Ontario Hockey League Draft after both teams missed the playoffs. 992 more words


Oil Kings rookies discover it's tough to make an impression from the press box

It’s a long way to the top for most Western Hockey League rookies vying for ice time in a high-stakes league where every opportunity must be seized. 391 more words

Edmonton Oil Kings

2016 NHL Draft Rankings - February List

With the World Juniors and CHL Top Prospects game behind us, we’ve had a chance to see a lot of the prospects playing against their peers and it’s helped to get a better grasp on some of this year’s draft prospects. 88 more words