PRESS RELEASES

OILERS RE-ASSIGN CORNET AND MARTINDALE TO STOCKTON

By Josh Evans, OKC Barons on 12/29/2012

The Edmonton Oilers re-assigned forwards Philippe Cornet and Ryan Martindale to the Stockton Thunder of the ECHL, Barons General Manager Bill Scott announced today.

Cornet, a 6-0, 196-pounder from Val-Senneville, PQ was assigned to Oklahoma City on November 22. He played in eight games with the Barons. He returns to Stockton where he has 19 points (8-11-19) and is +8. Cornet, the Oilers 5th round draft choice (133rd overall) in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft, has played the previous two seasons with the Barons. In 135 games, he has 60 points (31-29-60). Last season, he led the Barons in goals with 24 and was named to the Western Conference AHL All Star Squad.

Martindale, a 6-3, 207-pounder from Oshawa, Ontario has played in seven games this season with the Barons, registering three assists. The Oilers 3rd round draft choice (61st overall) in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft has played in 57 games as a pro between Oklahoma City and Stockton. In those games, he has 20 points (6-14-20).

The Barons close out 2012 against the Texas Stars in their annual New Year’s Eve game. The first 2,000 adults and 1,000 kids 12-and-under through the doors receive a free Barons practice jersey. Faceoff is at 6 p.m., doors open at 5 p.m. Doors for Season Seat Holders open at 4:45 p.m.

A variety of ticket packages are available to meet every individual or group need. Packages ranging from 7-game and 11-game packs to Full Season Seats are available. Call the Barons’ front office at 405-232-4625 for information on group outings, Season Seats and other ticket packages.

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