WILLIAMS, OILERS HOLD WICHITA SCORELESS IN VICTORY
Devin Williams collected his third shutout in as many weeks in a 3-0 victory over the Wichita Thunder
TULSA, OK — The Oilers shutout their long-time rivals the Wichita Thunder 3-0 at the BOK Center on Friday night.
Neither team was able to find the back of the net in the opening 20 minutes for the second-straight Oilers’ game. Devin Williams stopped 11 shots in the first period, and Evan Buitenhuis made 13 saves.
Gregg Burmaster scored his eighth goal of the season 8:26 into the second period, outwaiting Buitenhuis in the low slot before tucking a forehand chance into the net. Alex Kromm gave the Oilers a 2-0 lead with 1:31 left in the frame, crashing the net and stuffing a loose puck past the goal line.
Justin Taylor iced the game with an empty-net goal with 1:24 remaining. Williams recorded his third shutout in as many weeks in the victory.
The Oilers continue their week tomorrow, traveling to Wichita Saturday for a 7:05 p.m. tilt at INTRUST Bank Arena before closing out the three-in-three weekend with a 4:05 p.m. game on Sunday.