2012 MasterCard Memorial Cup: Edmonton Oil Kings

The WHL champions look to bring the MasterCard Memorial Cup home to Edmonton

Edmonton Oil Kings v Calgary Hitmen

CALGARY, AB - DECEMBER 30: Andrei Grishakov #19 of the Calgary Hitmen fights Anatolii Elizarov #28 of the Edmonton Oil Kings for the puck during a WHL game at Scotiabank Saddledome on December 30, 2016 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images)

Edmonton Oil Kings v Calgary Hitmen

CALGARY, AB - DECEMBER 30: The Calgary Hitmen celebrate after scoring against the Edmonton Oil Kings during a WHL game at Scotiabank Saddledome on December 30, 2016 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images)

Edmonton Oil Kings v Calgary Hitmen

CALGARY, AB - DECEMBER 30: The Calgary Hitmen flames mix it up with the Edmonton Oil Kings during a WHL game at Scotiabank Saddledome on December 30, 2016 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images)

Edmonton Oil Kings v Calgary Hitmen

CALGARY, AB - DECEMBER 30: Drea Esposito #7 of the Calgary Hitmen shoves Nick Bowman #13 of the Edmonton Oil Kings during a WHL game at Scotiabank Saddledome on December 30, 2016 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images)

Edmonton Oil Kings v Calgary Hitmen

CALGARY, AB - DECEMBER 30: Cody Porter #31 of the Calgary Hitmen defends net against Ty Gerla #39 of the Edmonton Oil Kings during a WHL game at Scotiabank Saddledome on December 30, 2016 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images)

Edmonton Oil Kings v Calgary Hitmen

CALGARY, AB - DECEMBER 30: Drea Esposito #7 of the Calgary Hitmen chases Kobe Mohr #18 of the Edmonton Oil Kings during a WHL game at Scotiabank Saddledome on December 30, 2016 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images)

Edmonton Oil Kings v Calgary Hitmen

CALGARY, AB - DECEMBER 30: Wyatt McLeod #6 of the Edmonton Oil Kings checks Andrew Fyten #26 of the Calgary Hitmen during a WHL game at Scotiabank Saddledome on December 30, 2016 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images)

Edmonton Oil Kings v Calgary Hitmen

CALGARY, AB - DECEMBER 30: Beck Malenstyn #11 of the Calgary Hitmen takes a shot on Patrick Dea #1 of the Edmonton Oil Kings during a WHL game at Scotiabank Saddledome on December 30, 2016 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images)

Edmonton Oil Kings v Calgary Hitmen

CALGARY, AB - DECEMBER 30: Anatolii Elizarov #28 (L) and Patrick Dea #1 of the Calgary Hitmen defend net against Adam Berg #11 of the Edmonton Oil Kings during a WHL game at Scotiabank Saddledome on December 30, 2016 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images)

Edmonton Oil Kings v Calgary Hitmen

CALGARY, AB - DECEMBER 30: Beck Malenstyn #11 of the Calgary Hitmen takes a shot against Patrick Dea #1 of the Edmonton Oil Kings during a WHL game at Scotiabank Saddledome on December 30, 2016 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images)

Edmonton Oil Kings v Calgary Hitmen

CALGARY, AB - DECEMBER 30: Jakob Stukel #10 of the Calgary Hitmen skates with the puck against Davis Koch #16 (L) and Aaron Irving #24 (R) of the Edmonton Oil Kings during a WHL game at Scotiabank Saddledome on December 30, 2016 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images)

Edmonton Oil Kings v Calgary Hitmen

CALGARY, AB - DECEMBER 30: Aaron Irving #24 of the Edmonton Oil Kings celebrates with the bench after scoring against the Calgary Hitmen during a WHL game at Scotiabank Saddledome on December 30, 2016 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images)

Boston Bilous

Langley, B.C., native Boston Bilous signed with the WHL's Edmonton Oil Kings last week. (Oil Kings)

Brett Pollock

Edmonton's Brett Pollock buried a pair of goals and assisted two more as the Oil Kings downed the Prince Albert Raiders 5-3 in a key playoff race battle. (WHL.ca)

Anthony Richard

Action from Game 5 of the 2014 MasterCard Memorial Cup in London, ON on Tuesday May 20, 2014. The Val-d'Or Foreurs defeated the Edmonton Oil Kings 4-3 in overtime. Photo by Aaron Bell/CHL Images

Derek Laxdal

KELOWNA, CANADA -FEBRUARY 7: Head coach Derek Laxdal of the Edmonton Oil Kings stands on the bench against the Kelowna Rockets on February 7, 2014 at Prospera Place in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Marissa Baecker/Getty Images)

Derek Laxdal

LONDON, ON - MAY 25: Head coach Derek Laxdal of the Edmonton Oil Kings carries the Memorial Cup trophy following a 6-3 victory over the Guelph Storm in the 2014 Memorial Cup championship game at Budweiser Gardens on May 25, 2014 in London, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Derek Laxdal

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LONDON, ON - MAY 25: Robby Fabbri #9 of the Guelph Storm gets set to make a pass against the Edmonton Oil Kings in the final of the 2014 MasterCard Memorial Cup at Budweiser Gardens on May 25, 2014 in London, Ontario, Canada. The Oil Kings defeated the Storm 6-3 to win the 2014 MasterCard Memorial Cup. (Photo by Claus Andersen/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Robby Fabbri

The Edmonton Oil Kings - the 2014 MasterCard Memorial Cup champions

The Edmonton Oil Kings - the 2014 MasterCard Memorial Cup champions. Photo by Aaron Bell/CHL Images

Canadian Hockey League President Dave Branch presents the Memorial Cup to Edmonton Oil Kings captain Griffin Reinhart

Canadian Hockey League President Dave Branch presents the Memorial Cup to Edmonton Oil Kings captain Griffin Reinhart in London, ON on Sunday May 25, 2014. Photo by Aaron Bell/CHL Images

Captain Griffin Reinhart of the Edmonton Oil Kings hoists the Memorial Cup

Captain Griffin Reinhart of the Edmonton Oil Kings hoists the Memorial Cup in London, ON on Sunday May 25, 2014. Photo by Aaron Bell/CHL Images

The Edmonton Oil Kings start to celebrate with captain Griffin Reinhart after he accepts the Memorial Cup

The Edmonton Oil Kings start to celebrate with captain Griffin Reinhart after he accepts the Memorial Cup in London, ON on Sunday May 25, 2014. Photo by Aaron Bell/CHL Images

The Edmonton Oil Kings line up prior to the 2014 MasterCard Memorial Cup championship game

The Edmonton Oil Kings line up prior to the 2014 MasterCard Memorial Cup championship game against the Guelph Storm in London, ON on Sunday May 25, 2014. Photo by Aaron Bell/CHL Images

Play for Pelssy: The Edmonton Oil Kings remember their fallen former teammate, Kristians Pelss, after winning the 2014 MasterCard Memorial Cup championship

Play for Pelssy: The Edmonton Oil Kings remember their fallen former teammate, Kristians Pelss, after winning the 2014 MasterCard Memorial Cup championship in London, ON on Sunday May 25, 2014. Photo by Aaron Bell/CHL Images

Arturs Kulda won the Stafford Smythe Memorial Trophy as the Most Valuable Player at the 2014 MasterCard Memorial Cup

Arturs Kulda won the Stafford Smythe Memorial Trophy as the Most Valuable Player at the 2014 MasterCard Memorial Cup. The Edmonton Oil Kings won the Memorial Cup championship in London, ON on Sunday May 25, 2014 with a 6-3 win over the Guelph Storm. Photo by Aaron Bell/CHL Images