OILERS ROAST THUNDER ONTHANKSGIVING EVE
Tulsadefeats the Thunder 7-2 for the second straight time at INTRUST Bank Arena.
WICHITA, KS— The Oilers defeated Wichita by a score of 7-2at INTRUST Bank Arena on Wednesday, the night before Thanksgiving.
MilesLiberati,who returned from an injury that kept him out since Nov. 15, opened the scoring12:51 into the game, ripping the puck from the top of the left circle.
AdamPleskachextended the Oilers lead to 2-0, tipping a Jake Clifford point shot pastMitch Gillam just 2:39 into the middle frame. Brent Gates Jr. added tothe lead, bringing the game to 3-0, stuffing a short-side goal over Gillam’sshoulder and underneath the crossbar. Gates followed up with his secondof the game 5:24 later, depositing the puck in the back of the net from the topof the crease at the 17:54 mark. Peter Crinella answered with his third of theseason, bringing the score to 4-1 with 54 seconds left in the second period.
JaredThomasrestored the Tulsa four-goal lead, with number 22 scoring at the 2:22 mark ofthe final frame after a Dakota Joshua forced turnover. Spencer Dorowiczroofed the puck at the 6:19 mark of the third period, scoring a goal on thegame’s first power play and bringing the score to 5-2. Pleskach answeredwith his own power play tally 6:18 later. Pleskach buried his second ofthe night off a net-front feed from Josh Wesley. Danny Moynihanclosed out the scoring at the 14:03 mark, extending his goal streak to threegames, roofing a backhander and giving Theo Calvas his first point as anOiler.
The Oilers return home for back-to-back gamesagainst the Allen Americans at the BOK Center on Saturday and Sunday.
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