Meet the Oil Capitals Series

January 17, 2017

Virden, MB- The next player in the Meet the Oil Capitals Series has played in 41 games with the Oil Capitals this season, registering 37 points (13G, 24A) . Last season he played in 60 games with the Caps, earning 33 points (10G, 23A) and had 34 PIMS. He played in 7 playoff games, earning 3 points (3A) and 6 PIMS. Kirkup was named the Virden Footwear Hardest Working Player Award for 2015-16 season. A forward from Virden, Manitoba… # 12 Tyler Kirkup

Kirkup lists scoring his first MJHL goal as his career highlight. His future goal is to play Division 1 hockey while furthering his education.

Quick Facts:

  Date of Birth: 1998/04/03

  Hometown: Virden, MB

  Billets: Kary & Suzanne Kirkup

  Position: Forward

  Parents: Kary & Suzanne Kirkup


  Food: Tacos

  T.V. Show: Grey’s Anatomy

  Pre-game meal: Spaghetti and Meat Sauce

  Books: Malice

  Movie: Deadpool

  Athlete: Johnny Gaudreau 

  Pro Sports Team: Chicago Black Hawks

  Music: Country/pop

  Hobbies: Boating and Fishing