Meet the Oil Capitals Series

January 25, 2017

Virden, MB - The next player in the Meet the Oil Capitals Series is a 18-year-old forward from La Salle, Manitoba… #20 Ben Dalke. He has played in 44 games with the Oil Capitals this season, registering 34 points (20G, 14A) . Last year he played in 59 games for the Virden Oil Capitals, registering 51 points (29G, 22A) and had 22 PIMS. 

Dalke lists winning provincial midget championship as a career highlihgt. Dalke says the best thing about Virden is how close the community is and how great the fan support is. Dalke aspires to get an education while continuing to play hockey. 

Quick Facts:

  Date of Birth: March 26, 1998

  Hometown: La Salle, Manitoba

  Billets: Murray and Cheryl Foster

  Position: Forward

  Parents: Kelly and Sam Dalke


  Food: Fried egg sandwich

  T.V. Show: How I Met Your Mother

  Pre-game meal: Pasta

  Singer: Dallas Smith

  Movie: Deadpool

  Athlete: Sidney Crosby 

  Superstition: Pre game nap

  Music: Country

  Hobbies: Golf and baseball