OILERS WIN THIRD STRAIGHT,DOWN RUSH 4-2
Tulsa picks up seven of thelast eight possible points by defeating Rapid City 4-2 at the BOK Center onSunday.
TULSA,OK — The Oilers didn’t lead their Sunday matinee matchup against the Rapid CityRush until the last minute of action, but came away with their third-straightvictory 4-2 at the BOK Center.
An awkward bounce out of the far corner sawback-to-back games at the BOK Center where an odd bounce led to the openinggoal. Dexter Dancs was the last player to touch the puck, which bounced overthe shoulder of goaltender Devin Williams at the 6:39 mark. Veterandefenseman Steven Kaunisto answered with his first goal of the season,blasting a point shot off a faceoff past Tyler Parks with just over fiveminutes remaining in the opening frame.
Giovanni Fiore scored his team-leading seventh goalof the season, guiding a laser into the upper-right corner of the net. IanMcNulty scored his first of the season exactly two minutes later at the 4:36 markof the period, popping a pass from Ryan Tesink past Tyler Parks.
The game would remain deadlocked until the finalminute, when Miles Liberati floated a puck from a net-mouth scrambleover a sprawling Parks. Tesink picked up his third point of the night,guiding the puck into the empty net from his stomach with 21 seconds left.
The Oilers turn their attention to a weekday matchupagainst rivals Allen On Tuesday. The Oilers will then head to Wichita, KS for atwo-game weekend series against the Wichita Thunder at Intrust Bank Arena.
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