Oil Kings Reassign Defenceman Rhys Pederson

September 20, 2022 - Western Hockey League (WHL) - Edmonton Oil Kings News Release

Edmonton, AB - The Edmonton Oil Kings have reassigned 2006-born defenceman Rhys Pederson to the Northern Alberta Xtreme U18 Prep club in the CSSHL, the team announced today.

Pederson, 16, was selected by the Oil Kings in the fifth round, 90th overall, of the 2021 WHL Prospects Draft.

The Stettler, AB product appeared in three pre-season games for the Oil Kings this year, registering one assist, a +2 plus/minus rating and six penalty minutes.

The Edmonton Oil Kings next home game is their regular season and home opener against the Red Deer Rebels on Friday, September 23 when they will raise their 2021-22 WHL Championship banner to the Rogers Place rafters.

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