OILERS DEFEAT SWAMP RABBITSON HALLOWEEN
Tulsa takes the season seriesand wins first back-to-back games of the season by beating Greenville 3-2 onhome ice.
TULSA,OK — The Oilers secured a 3-2 win against the Greenville Swamp Rabbits at theBOK Center on Thursday, giving the team five out of a possible six points intheir last three outings.
J.J.Piccinichwas credited with the opening goal after his centering attempt was swept intothe open cage by a Swamp Rabbit player 2:13 into the action. EvanFitzpatrick and Ryan Bednard stopped the rest of the shots in the frame,giving the Oilers the lead through the opening frame in their past three games.
Nathan Perkovich tied the game up 2:52 into thesecond period with his second of the season, ripping home a feed from KamerinNault. Robby Jackson tied the game with a blast from the top of thecircle, giving him five points in the past five games. Miles Liberatiextended the Tulsa lead, and took the lead for most points among ECHLdefenseman with a power play goal at the 17:42 mark of the period.
Greenville brought the game to 3-2 when Luke Ripleybeat Fitzpatrick at the 12:09 mark of the final frame. Nathan Perkovichpicked up his second point of the night on the play, but it wasn’t enough forthe Swamp Rabbits to tie the season series.
Tulsa will close out the week by hosting the RapidCity Rush for a 4:05 p.m. Sunday matinee matchup before hosting Allen OnTuesday. The Oilers will then head to Wichita, KS for a two-game weekend seriesagainst the Wichita Thunder at Intrust Bank Arena.
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