MANNELLA STEALS SHOW IN 2-1 VICTORY ON OPENING NIGHT
Mannella stops 30 of 31 shots in 2-1 victory on opening night
TULSA, OK — The Oilers defeated the Idaho Steelheads 2-1 over the Idaho Steelheads on opening night at the BOK Center on Thursday.
Colby Mcauley opened the scoring exactly 16 minutes into the game, depositing a wide rebound off Shawn McBride’s shot.
Tulsa’s Alex Gilmour tied the game 1-1 6:17 into the second period, spinning a sharp-angle chance from the corner through Adam Scheel.
Alex Kromm potted the game-winning goal 1:09 into the final frame, shoveling a backhander off Gilmour’s feed and past Scheel.
Daniel Manella improved to 3-0-0-0 on the season, stopping 30 of 31 shots and earning first-star honors.
The Oilers return to the BOK Center on Nov. 6, facing the Idaho Steelheads for the second-straight game before closing the three-in-three series on Nov. 7 at 4:05 p.m.
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