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OILERS FALL IN OVERTIME TO RAPID CITY

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OILERS FALL IN OVERTIME TO RAPID CITY

OILERS FALL IN OVERTIME TO RAPID CITY

Eddie Matsushima has two goals in the effort. 

Box Score

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Feb. 6, 2022

Written by: Luke Hamilton

Tulsa, OK —The Oilers fall at home to Rapid City 5-4 in overtime.  

Nathan Larose scored on the power play with a wrist shot from the top of the left circle at the 15:44 mark of the first period, to give the Oilers the first goal of the game for the third straight time. 

In the second period, Jack Doremus gave Tulsa a 2-0 lead by putting one past Dillon Kelley five-hole on a 2-on-1 opportunity at the 10:23 mark. 

The Rush cut the lead in half to start the third period with a power-play goal from Max Coatta 1:54 into the frame. Eddie Matsushima responded 1:03 later with a goal down low, roofing one past Kelley for a 3-1 Oilers lead. Rapid City grabbed two straight goals from Ryan Valentini, first at the 5:55 mark of the period and then later at the 10:21 mark into the frame to tie the game at 3-3. Matsushima scored his second goal of the game at the 14:42 mark of the third period with a backhand shot, top shelf to make it 4-3 Tulsa. Rapid City would force overtime with a late goal by Brett Gravelle on the power play at the 17:27 mark. 

The Rush entered the overtime period on the power play and would score 0:48 into the frame with a goal from Calder Brooks on a rebound chance, giving the Rush a 5-4 win. 

Tulsa will head to Idaho on Wednesday, Feb. 9th to face the Idaho Steelheads, for the first of 3 straight games between the two teams. Puck drop is at 8:10 p.m. CT.  

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