Edmonton Oil Kings

The Edmonton Oil Kings are a major junior ice hockey team based in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada that play in the Western Hockey League. As of July 2008, they are owned by Daryl Katz's Rexall Sports, who also own the Edmonton Oilers. The 2007–08 season was the newest incarnation of the Oil Kings' inaugural season in the Western Hockey League. To date their only NHL alumnus is Tomas Vincour who debuted for the Dallas Stars on February 9, 2011. The Oil Kings are currently the Western Hockey League champions having defeated the Portland Winterhawks 4 games to 3 in the in the best of 7 WHL final series. As the WHL champions, the Oil Kings played in the 2012 Memorial Cup, losing 6-1 against the eventual winning team, the Shawinigan Cataractes, in the playoff tie-breaker

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