Sivak, 36, brings a proven scoring punch to Tulsa after putting up 60 points (26g-34a) in 58 games for the Rapid City Rush in 2017-18. The veteran forward has averaged over a point-per-game through his entire ECHL career, and his 374 points since the 2012-13 season is second to only Chad Costello (414).
Sivak reunites with Oilers’ Head Coach Rob Murray after posting his two best seasons with the Alaska Aces, an 83-point campaign (31g-52a) in 67 games in 2013-14 and a 65-point showing (35g-30a) in 53 games in 2016-17. The native of Cheb, Czech Republic was an captured a Kelly Cup title with the Aces in 2014 and was the team’s All-Star representative in 2016-17.
Tulsa will be Sivak’s eighth ECHL team, following Rapid City, Utah, Alaska, Fort Wayne, Orlando, Stockton and San Francisco. Prior to signing his first contract in North America in 2012-13, he spent 10 of his first 12 professional seasons playing in Slovakia, and the other two seasons in the Czech Republic.