Reinhart Takes Game 1
Griffin Reinhart had 2 assists, recorded a plus 1 and was named the second star of the game as the Edmonton Oil Kings defeated Ryan Pulock and the Brandon Wheat Kings 5-0. Edmonton outshot Brandon 45-15 while also going 2-for-7 on the man advantage in the Game 1 victory. From the Oil Kings Web site:
“We got off to the start we wanted,” said Oil Kings captain Griffin Reinhart, who finished with two assists. “We want to learn to keep our foot on the gas … we’ve just got to keep working hard and make sure they don’t come back in games.”
The two teams will go at it once again this Saturday afternoon for Game 2 noon time. at Rexall Place.
Petrov To Stay In The KHL One More Year?
According to Igor Eronko (@IgorEronko)
Just ti give #NYIsles less hopes: Kirill Petrov’s agent states he will remain in Russia for 1 more year.
My Take: Part of me is just not surprised to hear this, but disappointing for sure as he was guaranteed a roster spot for next year by the Isles. Ask any Nashville Predators fan and they’ll tell you that they & I could see this as a Alexander Radulov scenario where as the KHL winds down next season and the Isles are in the thick of a playoff race, you could see Petrov come for a few months, then either go back to the KHL or try to play in the NHL full time. Either way it leaves a bland taste.
Paul Kreischer (@Netminder39)