FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 1, 2017
OILERS ANNOUNCE TRAINING CAMP ROSTER AND SCHEDULE
Practices begin Monday at 9:30am at the Oilers Ice Center. Tulsa to face Thunder in an exhibition game Saturday, Oct. 7 in Wichita.
TULSA, OK – The Tulsa Oilers, proud ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League’s St. Louis Blues, announced their training camp roster and schedule Sunday ahead of the 2017-18 season. Tulsa will begin on-ice activities Monday, October 2 at the Oilers Ice Center.
All practices at the Oilers Ice Center are free and open to the public. Tulsa will head to Wichita on Saturday, October 7 for a preseason game against the rival Thunder at the Wichita Ice Center at 7:05pm. A complete training camp schedule is below.
The Oilers will carry 22 players at the start of camp, 18 of whom are on ECHL contracts and four on tryout agreements. The roster is composed of 13 forwards, six defensemen and three goaltenders.
Training Camp Roster
Forwards (13): Justin Greenberg (PTO), Dylan Hubbs (ECHL), Christophe Lalancette (ECHL), Vladimir Nikiforov (ECHL), Adam Pleskach (ECHL)), Alexandre Ranger (ECHL), Samuel Rice (PTO), Evan Richardson (ECHL), Charlie Sampair (ECHL), Kyle Sharkey (PTO), Joey Sides (ECHL), Daniel Vernace (ECHL), Bobby Watson (PTO)
Defensemen (6): Dennis Brown (ECHL), Eric Drapluk (ECHL), Daniel Johnston (ECHL), Steven Kaunisto (ECHL), Mike McKee (ECHL), Connor Schmidt (ECHL)
Goaltenders (3): Jake Hildebrand (ECHL), Tyler Parks (ECHL), Devin Williams (ECHL)
Training Camp Schedule
Monday, Oct. 2: Practice – Oilers Ice Center, 9:30-11am
Tuesday, Oct. 3: Practice – Oilers Ice Center, 9:30-11am
Wednesday, Oct. 4: Practice – Oilers Ice Center, 9:30-11am
Thursday, Oct. 5: Practice – Oilers Ice Center, 9:30-11am
Friday, Oct. 6: Practice – Oilers Ice Center, 9:30-11am
Saturday, Oct. 7: Preseason Game vs. Wichita Thunder – Wichita Ice Center, 7:05pm
Sunday, Oct. 8: No Practice
Monday, Oct. 9: Practice – Oilers Ice Center, 9:30-11am
Tuesday, Oct. 10: Practice – Oilers Ice Center, 9:30-11am
**Wednesday, Oct. 11 (Media Day): Practice – BOK Center, 10-11:30am (Media only)
Thursday, Oct. 12: Practice – Oilers Ice Center, 9:30-11am
Friday, Oct. 13: Season Opener vs. Kansas City Mavericks – BOK Center, 7:05pm
Tulsa Oilers Media Day is scheduled for Wednesday, October 11, and is open to all members of the working media. Lunch will be provided at the conclusion of practice, and all coaches and players on the Oilers’ roster will be available for interviews.
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