LOPSIDED THIRD PERIOD LIFTSGRIZZLIES OVER OILERS
Threegoals in less than a minute give Utah a three-game sweep of Oilers.
WEST VALLEY CITY, UT— Despite scoring first, Tulsa allowedthree goals in the third period, falling 4-1 to the Utah Grizzlies at theMaverik Center on Monday.
StefanBrucatostopped a clearance attempt in the Utah slot, allowing Robby Jackson tostep up and snipe Martin Oulette 3:53 into the game.
Mitch Maxwell fed Yuri Terao from circle to circle,allowing the forward to tuck the puck in on the back door for a power playtally at the 8:49 mark of the middle frame. Just like the previous goal, it wasthe only tally of the period.
Tim McGauley added to his impressive resume,notching his 12 of the season off a crease-lip one timer, courtest of a passfrom the left-wing circle. The goal was the second power play tally of the gamefor the Grizzlies, the first two of the season series. 41 seconds later at the4:23 mark of the period, Josh Anderson scored his first of the season, blastinga slap shot from just inside the blue line, off the post and into the back of thenet. Peter Tischke walked into the Oilers zone unaccosted just 10 secondslater, scoring from the left circle.
The Oilers look to bounce back in 2019, opening thenew year as hosts to Idaho on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the BOK Center.
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