TULSA OILERS COACH WILL NOT RETURN

Head Coach Jason Christie decides not to continue as Oilers coach after two seasons with the team.

TULSA, OK – The Tulsa Oilers, proud member of the ECHL, announced Monday that Head Coach Jason Christie has decided not to return for a third season with the team, effective immediately.

Christie compiled a 64-67-9-4 record in two seasons as Tulsa’s Head Coach. Tulsa finished ninth in the Western Conference and one point shy of a playoff spot in 2015-16, Christie’s first season. The Oilers were 11th in the Western Conference in 2016-17. During his tenure, Christie coached his 1000th ECHL game, and set the ECHL record for most career wins (547).

“We would like to thank Jason Christie for the two seasons he spent here and wish him all the best in his future endeavors,” said Oilers General Manager Taylor Hall.

The search for a new Head Coach will begin immediately.

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