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Edmonton Oil Kings Claim 2018-19 Central Division Title

March 16, 2019 - Western Hockey League (WHL) - Edmonton Oil Kings News Release

(Edmonton, AB) - After a win this afternoon over the Calgary Hitmen, the Edmonton Oil Kings are 2018-19 Central Division Champions.

Today marks the fourth time in modern franchise history the Oil Kings have earned the division title, and first time since the 2013-14 season (2011-12, 2012-13, 2013-14, 2018-19).

The Oil Kings will face the Medicine Hat Tigers in the opening round of the 2019 WHL Playoffs.

The schedule for Round 1 is as follows:

Game 1: Saturday, March 23 - Medicine Hat Tigers at Edmonton Oil Kings - 7:30 PM MT

Game 2: Sunday, March 24 - Medicine Hat Tigers at Edmonton Oil Kings - 6:00 PM MT

Game 3: Tuesday, March 26 - Edmonton Oil Kings at Medicine Hat Tigers - 7:00 PM MT

Game 4: Wednesday, March 27 - Edmonton Oil Kings at Medicine Hat Tigers - 7:00 PM MT

*Game 5: Friday, March 29 - Medicine Hat Tigers at Edmonton Oil Kings - 7:00 PM MT

*Game 6: Sunday, March 31 - Edmonton Oil Kings at Medicine Hat Tigers - 6:00 PM MT

*Game 7: Tuesday, April 2 - Medicine Hat Tigers at Edmonton Oil Kings - 7:00 PM MT

*if necessary

The Edmonton Oil Kings round out their 2018-19 regular season schedule tomorrow, Sunday, March 17 when they take on the Calgary Hitmen at 2:00 PM MT at the Scotiabank Saddledome.


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