OILERS FALL TO UTAH INPENALTY-FILLED OUTING
Oilersdrop first game back from the break 6-1 to Utah.
WEST VALLEY CITY, UT— Tulsa lost 6-1 to the UtahGrizzlies at the Maverik Center on Friday in a game that saw 88 combinedpenalty minutes.
Utah opened the scoring quickly when Ty Lewis buried the only goal of the opening frame, a one timer 3:34 into the game.
It took 20 minutes for Ty Lewis to find his secondgoal of the game, snapping a puck from the left-wing circle over the glove of DevinWilliams 3:40 into the middle frame. Griffen Molino roofed an in-tightbackhander at full speed to give the Grizzlies a three-goal lead 6:24 into theperiod. Adam Pleskach registered his own in-tight, top-shelf goal 1:06 later, the lone Oiler goal on thenight. Joe Wegwerth restored the Grizzlies three-goal lead, tipping a shot fromthe blue line past Williams.
Wegwerth scored his second tip of the night, deflectingConnor Yau’s left-wing shot into the top of the net 3:09 into the third period.Wegwerth completed his natural hat trick, sniping the puck glove side to closethe game at 6-1.
The Oilers will look to avenge their loss againstUtah on Saturday and Monday at the Maverik Center.
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