Oil Capitals Sign Three New Defencemen

The Oil Capitals are proud to announce the signing of three new players for the up coming 2018-2019 season.

Sean Gula

Sean Gula, from Red Lake Ontario, a defenseman who played for the Kenora Thistles Midget AAA team, playing a total of 48 games in 2017-18. Gula scored 4 goals, assisted 31 and racked up 42 penalty minutes.

“The Oil Capitals are a great organization and i can’t wait to start my junior career with them” stated Gula.

“Sean Gula is a good puck moving defenseman, and we look forward to having him on the team. he’s going to be an offensive spark in the back end.” stated Oil Capitals management.

“I look forward to moving to Virden. It is pretty similar to my hometown and i love how the fans are to passionate for the organization.” Gula added.

Austin Johnston

Austin Johnston is a defenseman from Moosomin.  Johnson sat out last season, except for playing senior hockey, played the previous 3 seasons with the Moose Jaw Generals of the Saskatchewan AAA Midget hockey league.

“I’m very excited to have signed with a organization like the Oil Capitals, they always seem to have a good team and I know it’s a very fun place to play from friends who have played there!” stated Johnston.

“Austin is a local guy from Moosomin and obviously a guy that didn’t play last year and we know that theres some trepidations to that possibly, but he’s firmly committed to this season.” stated Oil Caps management. “We see him as a steady and solid defenseman, a stay at home guy and he was highly sought after so thats one reason why we hung on the opportunity that he may play again.”

“I’ve moved around before for hockey and it is always exciting. Virden is also just 45 minutes down the road from me so it should be a easy transition!” Johnston added.


Thomas Brassard

Thomas Brassard is a defenceman from Thunder Bay who played with the Thunder Bay Kings. In his time there Brassard played 66 games, scoring 6 goals, assisting in 37 and clocking 22 penalty minutes.

“I’m really excited to be a part of a very successful hockey club. I’m looking forward to develop my skills on ice as well as serving the community of Virden. Can’t wait to meet the rest of the team at training camp.” stated Brassard

“Brassard is a good steady defenceman and i think that he’ll come into camp and be ready to go for the season and i know he’s excited to be out here and we’re excited to have him.  Thomas is a very smart and astute player both on and off the ice.  He is somebody that aspires to get to a higher level of hockey after junior,” Stated Oil Caps management.


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Early bird prices are still in effect!

Adult tickets — $225

Senior tickets — $185

Youth tickets — $110

Family tickets (2 Adult & 2 Youth) — $590