One of two new teams in the Alberta Midget Hockey League hits the ice for the first time Wednesday night.

The Okotoks Bow Mark Oilers take on the Calgary Buffalos in the city in their first ever exhibition game.

The Oilers are one-half of the Strathmore Bisons team that was split in two to make the draw area for players more equitable.

Thursday night the Oilers play their first home game at the Centennial Arena against the Calgary Royals starting at 5 p.m.

They also have a full slate of games Friday, Saturday and Sunday..

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