In Gord We Trust: Oil Barons Look To Thibodeau To Fix Woes

Jan 16, 2020 | 10:38am

A very familiar face is returning behind the bench for the Fort McMurray Oil Barons. On Thursday, the team announced that Gord Thibodeau is rejoining the organization as the team’s Head Coach and General Manager – replacing the outgoing Bob Beatty. “I’m very excited to be back in Fort McMurray and with the Oil Barons,” […]

Bob Beatty Relieved Of Duties As Oil Barons Seek New Direction

Jan 14, 2020 | 12:59pm

It looks like the Fort McMurray Oil Barons are parting ways with their bench boss. On Tuesday, the team announced they were parting ways with Head Coach and General Manager Bob Beatty, ending a tenure that lasted just 44 games. In that time, the Barons have been struggling, accumulating a record of 15-27-2, good for […]

MOB’s Dunn Commits To NCAA’s University Of Maine For 2020

Jan 10, 2020 | 1:08pm

A Fort McMurray Oil Baron is committing to the University of Maine in the NCAA. The team announced Friday that 6’2” defenseman Kabore Dunn is heading to play for the University of Maine Black Bears – beginning in Fall 2020. Dunn has been a bright spot in what’s been a down year for the Barons, who sit […]

Third Period Collapses Sink Barons In Doubleheader

Nov 4, 2019 | 4:31pm

Three straight losses have the Fort McMurray Oil Barons searching for answers. The MOB fell in both contests over the weekend against the Whitecourt Wolverines, losing Friday night 4-2, before falling 8-3 on Saturday. Both games saw the Barons blow leads heading into the third period. Head Coach Bob Beatty tells Mix News the team […]

Barons Drop Two Of Three In First Triple Header Of The Season

Oct 14, 2019 | 4:29pm

The Fort McMurray Oil Barons are still dealing with some growing pains. The Barons dropped two of three games over the weekend – dropping their record to 4-7-1 on the campaign. The MOB fell Friday in Sherwood Park by a score of 4-3, before earning a W Saturday in Drayton Valley – followed by a […]

Barons Stop The Bleeding With Split Weekend At AJHL Showcase

Sep 30, 2019 | 5:18pm

The Fort McMurray Oil Barons have snapped a five-game losing skid. The Barons took part in the AJHL showcase this weekend – falling to Brooks in a shootout by a score of 3-2 on Friday, before rebounding with a 5-4 shootout win of their own against Camrose on Saturday. Head Coach Bob Beatty tells Mix News while […]

Trip To Forget For Oil Barons

Sep 23, 2019 | 6:44pm

It could be a long season for the Fort McMurray Oil Barons. The MOB are coming off their first road trip of the season – which saw them lose Friday night to Spruce Grove 6-nothing – followed by Saturday’s 4-1 loss in Sherwood Park. The losses drop the MOB to 1-3 on the season. Head […]

Oil Barons Open 2019/2020 With Split Weekend

Sep 17, 2019 | 3:12pm

The Fort McMurray Oil Barons came out of their home-opening weekend even-Steven. The MOB opened up the campaign with a 5-3 win over the Grande Prairie Storm on Friday. It was a different story for the Barons on Saturday however, as they fell to the Storm by a score of 4-1. Head Coach Bob Beatty […]

MOB Training Camp Set To Get Underway

Aug 21, 2019 | 3:09pm

Training camp gets underway this week for the Fort McMurray Oil Barons. It’s been a turbulent summer for the MOB – with two coaching changes – but players are finally rolling into town getting set to get the 2019-2020 season underway. Head Coach Bob Beatty tells Mix News they’re putting the offseason in the rear-view mirror […]

Barons’ Conroy Selected To Represent AJHL At Junior Tournament In Russia

Jun 18, 2019 | 11:29am

A Fort McMurray Oil Baron is heading to Russia to represent a team of AJHL all-stars at the 2019 Junior Club World Cup. MOB Defenseman Ryan Conroy was named to the AJHL roster this morning, which will compete in an 8-team international tournament in late August. The 18-year-old scored 3 goals and added 21 assists […]