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Virden Oil Capitals
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City: Virden, Manitoba
League: Manitoba Junior
Hockey League
Founded: 2012
Home Arena: Tundra Oil & Gas Place
Black, Red, White
General Manager: Troy Leslie
Head Coach: Troy Leslie
Franchise history
1956-1957: Winnipeg Rangers
1957: Brandon Rangers
1958-1959: Transcona Rangers
1959-1967: Winnipeg Rangers
1967-2000: St. Boniface Saints
2000-2012: Winnipeg Saints

The Virden Oil Capitals are a Canadian Junior "A" ice hockey team from Virden, Manitoba. They are members of the Manitoba Junior Hockey League (MJHL), a part of the Canadian Junior Hockey League and Hockey Canada.

On April 25, 2012, Bob Berry, a member of Virden Hockey Ventures Inc. and designated spokesperson, confirmed that the group has purchased the Winnipeg Saints.

The team started the 2012-13 season in the new, $18-million, 1,200 seat Tundra Oil & Gas Place.

see Oil Capitals History

Season-by-Season RecordEdit

Note: click on season for team rosters or on league for direct link to that season.

Season League GP W L OTL GF GA Pts Finish Playoffs
2012-13 MJHL 60 18 34 8 155 212 44 5th S-Wood DNQ
2013-14 MJHL 60 32 24 4 202 175 68 2nd S-Wood Lost Div Final
2014-15 MJHL 60 30 20 10 199 187 65 5th Lost Semi Final
2015-16 MJHL 60 37 21 2 194 141 76 4th Lost Quarter Final
2016-17 MJHL

Team Canada West SelectionsEdit

selected to Team Canada West
Event Player Position
2012 CJHL Prospects Series Ty Edmonds Goaltender
2013 World U-17 Hockey Challenge
2014 World U-17 Hockey Challenge Wyatt Kalynuk Defense

MJHL Award Winners, League Leaders, & All-StarsEdit

Season Player Achievement
2013-14 Wyatt Kalynuk Rookie All-Star Team
2014-15 Jordan Greig First All-Star Team
2015-16 Sean Kuehn Second All-Star Team
Zach Whitecloud Second All-Star Team
Bennett Dalke Rookie All-Star Team

MJHL Scholarship WinnersEdit

Season Player Scholarship
2015-16 Kyle Bird MJHL Scholarship Fund
Drake Bodie MJHL Scholarship Fund

Oil Capitals ListsEdit

External LinksEdit

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