Virden Oil Capitals
Virden Oil Capitals Logo.jpg
City: Virden, Manitoba
League: Manitoba Junior
Hockey League
Founded: 2012
Home Arena: Tundra Oil & Gas Place
General Manager: Tyson Ramsey
Head Coach: Tyson Ramsey
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 hockey team from Virden, Manitoba. They are members of the Manitoba Junior Hockey League (MJHL), a part of the Canadian Junior Hockey League.

On April 25, 2012, Bob Berry, a member of Virden Hockey Ventures Inc., 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 Record[edit | edit source]

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 60 26 26 8 166 195 60 7th Lost Quarter Final
2017-18 MJHL 60 40 17 3 266 180 83 2nd Lost Final
2018-19 MJHL 60 31 21 8 213 192 70 5th Lost Semi Final
2019-20 MJHL in progress

Team Records[edit | edit source]

Achievement Player Season Amount
Most Points Tyler Kirkup 2017-18 75
Most Goals 40
Most Assists Kirklan Lycar 57

Franchise Records[edit | edit source]

Achievement Player Season Amount
Most Points Mike Ridley 1982-83 191
Most Goals 91
Most Assists 100

Team Canada West Selections[edit | edit source]

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-Stars[edit | edit source]

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
2017-18 Justin Lee Rookie of the Year
Rookie All-Star Team
Tyler Kirkup Most Goals
Second All-Star Team
Kirklan Lycar Most Assists

MJHL Scholarship Winners[edit | edit source]

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

NHL Draft Picks[edit | edit source]

Draft Year Player Drafted by Round Overall
2017 Wyatt Kalynuk Philadelphia Flyers 7 196

Oil Capitals Lists[edit | edit source]

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