The Oklahoma City Oil Barons have rounded out their coaching staff by hiring former Edmonton Oil King assistant coach Rocky Thompson to do the same job in OK City.
Thompson coached with the WHL team for 3 years before getting let go this past off season.
This will mark the 3rd time Thompson has been associated with the Oilers organization - they also own the WHL's Oil Kings - as he played for the Road Runners when the team operated their AHL franchise out of Edmonton in 2004.
Thompson told me tonight that head coach Todd Nelson wants him down in Oklahoma City right away to start putting together a game plan.
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