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August 29, 2018

Michigan native moves closer to home after two seasons in Tulsa.

 

TULSA, OK – The Tulsa Oilers, proud ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League’s St. Louis Blues, and Head Coach Rob Murray announced Wednesday a trade sending the rights to forward Garrett Ladd to the Fort Wayne Komets for a player to be named later.

Ladd, 28, finished his second season in Tulsa with 46 points (21g, 25a) in 48 games, returning to the Oilers in early December after starting the 2017-18 season overseas with the Coventry Blaze of the Elite Ice Hockey League. The Fenton, MI native totaled 34 points (17g, 17a) in 58 games during his first season with the Oilers in 2016-17. He previously played for Missouri, Elmira, Adirondack and Stockton earlier in his ECHL career.

 

The Oilers host the Idaho Steelheads to open the regular season on Saturday, October 13 at 7:05pm at the BOK Center. The two teams will complete Opening Weekend in Tulsa at 4:05pm Sunday, October 14, followed by a postgame skate for the fans with the Oilers players.

 

 

Oilers Season and Group Tickets are on sale now! Call the Oilers front office at 918-632-PUCK (7825) or visit www.tulsaoilers.com for more information.

 

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