Friday, September 12, 2008

Oilers on the road this weekend

The Okotoks Oilers have left the friendly confines of the Centennial Arena this weekend for three games against Northern Division opponents.

First up are the Lloydminster Bobcats on Friday night at 7:30. The Bobcats sit at 0-2 with only 3 goals scored this season. They should be quite hungry for their first win of the season.

On Saturday night at 7:30, the puck drops in Spruce Grove Saints. They are 2-0 this season and have scored 15 goals and have only allowed 3. This could be one tough game to win.

And on Sunday afternoon at 2:30, the Oilers tangle with the league leaders Sherwood Park Crusaders. Their 3-0 record, with 16 goals scored and 11 goals allowed, shows they have strived to be an offensive team, but maybe suffer on the defense. This could be a fans game to watch.

The Oilers are back home on Thursday, Sept 17 against the surprising and surging Calgary Canucks.

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