Behind the Game: Billet families create a home away from home for Edmonton Oil Kings players

In junior hockey, it’s common for the teenage players to pack their bags and leave the family home at a young age to play the game. It can’t be easy for them and it can’t be easy for parents, but…

Edmonton Oil Kings coach Brad Lauer named WHL coach of the year

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 7, 2020 1:24 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Edmonton Oil Kings coach Brad Lauer has been named the Western Hockey League coach of…

Edmonton Oil Kings Brad Lauer finalist for WHL Coach of the Year

Edmonton Oil Kings head coach Brad Lauer is a finalist for the Dunc McCallum Trophy awarded to the coach of the year in the Western Hockey League. “I don’t think it’s an individual award,” said Lauer. “This goes deep into…

Coronavirus: Oil Kings season comes to abrupt finish due to COVID-19 pandemic

The Edmonton Oil Kings 20-year-olds had their junior hockey careers come to an abrupt finish this week. It’s not an easy pill to swallow for these young men who had no idea March 7 in Medicine Hat was the last…

WHL Roundup: Wednesday, March 11, 2020

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted March 12, 2020 12:53 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ REGINA – Michal Teply scored once and set up two more as the Winnipeg Ice…

WHL Roundup: Tuesday, March 10, 2020

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted March 11, 2020 1:42 am Updated March 11, 2020 1:43 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ MEDICINE HAT, Alta. – Ryan Chyzowski scored his second…

Edmonton event venues taking precautions amid coronavirus concerns

One of the concerns surrounding the potential spread of the coronavirus is what happens when there are large gatherings with lots of people. Here’s how some Edmonton event venues are responding to ongoing concerns about COVID-19. Rogers Place In a…