SIX DIFFERENT PLAYERS SCORE TO EXTEND OILERS’ POINT STREAK TO SEVEN GAMES
SIX DIFFERENT PLAYERS SCORETO EXTEND OILERS’ POINT STREAK TO SEVEN GAMES
Despitefalling behind early, Tulsa defeats Idaho 6-2 to go 6-1-1-0 in the season series.
TULSA, OK — The Oilers extended their point streak toseven games by beating Idaho 6-2 at the BOK Center on Sunday, closing theseason series out at 6-1-1-0 in Tulsa’s favor.
Marc-Olivier Roy opened the scoring 9:02 into theframe in what was a slow opening period, tipping Supinski’s shot from the highslot past Devin Williams. Jake Clifford jumped on a loose puckduring the penalty kill before blazing onto a breakaway and beating ThomasSholl five hole to tie the game with 6:50 left in the first period.
RobbyJacksonkicked off the second period action by undressing Sholl on another breakaway. Jacksonpump faked before going backhand-to-forehand and sliding the puck over the linejust 1:49 into the period. Will Merchant tied it up with his team-leading 16thof the season when he sniped it in close on the short side of Williams.The goal was reviewed, but eventually held up. Jack Nevins restored histeam’s lead against his former employer, batting home a rebound created by AdamPleskach less than a minute later. Broken Arrow, OK native Bobby Watsonjoined the goal parade, scoring on an in-tight top shelf finish off a powermove around the Idaho defenseman. The Oilers closed out the period just asstrong as they started when Jacob Benson sniped Sholl inside theupper-right corner of the net right off the draw. The goal, which came in thefinal minute, means the Oilers bookended the period with goals from St. CloudState products.
CoryWardscored for the second-straight night, extending the Oilers lead to four. Ward spun a puck from the left-wing wall andbeat Colton Point, who replaced Thomas Sholl during the second intermission.
The Oilers head out on the road, arriving first inAllen on Thursday, Jan. 30 before heading to a back-to-back against Kanas Cityon Friday Jan. 31 and Saturday, Feb. 1.
OilersSeason and Group Tickets are on sale now! Call the Oilers front office at918-632-PUCK (7825) or visit www.tulsaoilers.com for moreinformation.
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