The Edmonton Oil Kings are a major junior hockey team based in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. They are one of 22 member teams of the Western Hockey League (WHL) and, subsequently, one of 60 teams that comprise the Canadian Hockey League (CHL).
After previous stints in the WHL from 1951-76 and 1978-79, the franchise was reincarnated into the modern era at the commencement of the 2007-08 season.
Since 2007-08, the Oil Kings have seen 23 players selected at the NHL Draft; 11 of those players chosen in the first two rounds. As of the 2021-22 campaign, they have graduated 15 players who have gone on to play in the National Hockey League.
In modern franchise history, the Club has earned seven regular season Central Division titles (2012, 2013, 2014, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022), are four-time regular season Eastern Conference champions (2012, 2013, 2014, 2020) and claimed the Scotty Munro Award as WHL regular season champions in 2012.
The Oil Kings have earned a berth in the WHL Final on four occasions (2012, 2013, 2014, 2022), claiming the Ed Chynoweth Cup as League champions in 2012, 2014 and 2022.
They have appeared in three Memorial Cups (2012, 2014, 2022), and are 2014 Memorial Cup champions.