FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 30, 2017
TULSA TRADES JOHNSTON TO NORFOLK
Oilers send fifth-year defenseman to Admirals for cash considerations.
TULSA, OK – The Tulsa Oilers, proud ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League’s St. Louis Blues, and Head Coach Rob Murray announced Monday that the Oilers have traded defenseman Daniel Johnston to the Norfolk Admirals for cash considerations.
Johnston, 25, appeared in four games and registered one assist for Tulsa to begin the season. He did not play Saturday or Sunday against the Allen Americans. The Admirals will be Johnston’s eighth ECHL team in five years, after previously playing for Colorado, Evansville, Idaho, Wichita, Alaska, Cincinnati and Tulsa.
Coming off of three straight wins over the weekend, the Oilers return home to host the Utah Grizzlies on Friday and Saturday at 7:05pm on the York Plumbing Ice at the BOK Center. Tickets are available by visiting www.tulsaoilers.com or calling 918-632-7825.