Turner scores late but Oilers suffer 4-3 setback in Blackfalds

BLACKFALDS, AB (March 16, 2024) — The Okotoks Oilers outshot the Blackfalds Bulldogs 48 to 20 but ultimately fell by a 4–3 score at Eagle Builders Centre in Blackfalds on Saturday night. The Oilers trailed for all but 42 seconds in the weekend clash, falling behind 1–0 on a Brendan Ross goal in the early stages […]

Silverberg snipes three against Sherwood Park as Oilers snap losing streak

OKOTOKS, AB (March 15, 2024) — Jack Silverberg (Sherwood Park, AB) scored his first hat trick as a member of the Okotoks Oilers to propel the team to a 3–2 victory over his hometown Sherwood Park Crusaders on Friday night. Silverberg amounted for all the Oilers’ offence in the entertaining win on home ice. The 2004-born […]

Owen MacNeil commits to Western Ontario

OKOTOKS, AB (March 13, 2024) — The Okotoks Oilers of the BCHL are proud to announce that 2003-born forward Owen MacNeil (Calgary, AB) has committed to attend and play for the University of Western Ontario, beginning in the 2024-25 season. Located in London, Ontario, the Western Mustangs play in USports’ Ontario University Athletics (OUA) division […]

Green stops 37 of 39 but Oilers fall narrowly in Spruce Grove

SPRUCE GROVE, AB (March 9, 2024) — Christian Green (Boothwyn, PA) put on a stellar performance, making 37 saves on 39 shots, but the Okotoks Oilers saw a 1-0 second period lead evaporate en route to a 3-1 loss to the host Spruce Grove Saints on Saturday night. A scoreless first saw the Oilers outshoot […]

Huck and Wilson shine but Oilers drop overtime thriller against Brooks

OKOTOKS, AB (March 8, 2024) — Sam Huck (Calgary, AB) and Brett Wilson (Calgary, AB) both tallied two goals and added an assist on Friday night as the Okotoks Oilers took the Brooks Bandits to overtime and fell by a 7–6 final score. The Oilers blew a 4–3 lead in the third period but battled back […]

BCHL announces Alberta playoff format

With the Rogers BCHL Playoffs a month away and the recent addition of the Alberta Division midseason, the BC Hockey League (BCHL) has announced the playoff format for the Alberta teams, plus a refresher on the existing format for the B.C. teams. All five teams in Alberta will make the postseason, with the fourth and […]

Silverberg named Alberta Division Player of the Week

Okotoks Oilers forward Jack Silverberg has been named the Alberta Division Player of the Week. The 19-year-old Dartmouth College commit had three goals in two games last week. On Friday, Silverberg notched a pair of goals in the Oilers 4-3 overtime win over the Blackfalds Bulldogs. The Sherwood Park, Alta. native scored the icebreaker to […]

Connor Gourley commits to Robert Morris University

OKOTOKS, AB (March 4, 2024) – The Okotoks Oilers of the BCHL are happy to announce that 2004-born forward Connor Gourley (Calgary, AB) has committed to attend and play for Robert Morris University. Located in Moon Township, Pennsylvania, the RMU Colonials compete in the NCAA’s Division I Atlantic Hockey conference under 18th-year head coach Derek […]

Brennen Hocher commits to University of Nebraska Omaha

The Okotoks Oilers of the BCHL are proud to announce that 2007-born defenceman Brennen Hocher (Calgary, AB) has committed to attend and play for the University of Nebraska Omaha. Located in Omaha, Nebraska, the UNO Mavericks play in the NCAA’s Division I National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC) under 7th-year head coach Mike Gabinet. Hocher, 16, […]