Meet the Oil Capitals Series

December 30, 2016

Virden, MB- The next player in the Meet the Oil Capitals Series is a 18-year-old from Virden, Manitoba, #8 Tristen Cross. Last season he played in 19 games for the Southwest Cougars, registering 10 points (2G, 8A) . He played in 3 playoff games for the Cougars earning 4 points (1G, 3A) with 4 PIMS. Cross also played in 18 games for the Virden Oil Capitals registering 3 points (2G, 1A) and 8 PIMS. Played in 6 playoff games for the Caps. This season Cross has played in 35 games for the Oil Capitals registering 16 points (2G, 14A). 

He mentions winning provincials in Bantam as his career highlight and his future goal is to play at the highest level of hockey possible. Something that most people wouldn’t know about Cross is that he believes in karma. If he could go for dinner with any three other people in the world he would go with The Rock, Shae Weber and Eminem.

Quick Facts:

Date of Birth: Feb 8, 1998 

Hometown: Virden, Manitoba

Parents: Rick and Donna Cross

Sibling: Riley Cross. 

Billet Parents: Rick & Donna Cross


Food: Sushi

Pro Sports Team: Montreal Canadians

Movie: Deadpool

T.V. Show: The Walking Dead/ The Office

Pre-game meal: Pasta

Music- Genre: Rap/Country

Band/Singer: Rihanna/Eminem

Hobbies: Binge watch TV on Netflix

Superhero: Batman

Superstition: Same warmup before every game

Athlete: Josh Donaldson

Mentions that his favourite thing about Virden is that he grew up there.