OILERS PUT UP MORE THAN 50 SHOTS TO FORCE GAME SEVEN
Oilers win 4-2 in game six, forcing game seven in West Valley City, Utah on Wednesday
WEST VALLEY CITY, UT —The Oilers won 4-2 at the Maverik Center on Monday, forcing a game seven.
Charle-Edouard D’Astous sniped his seventh goal of the series 7:01 in, giving Utah a 1-0 lead. Eddie Matsushima tied the game 1-1 10:09 into the frame, roofing a centering feed from one knee.
Matsushima gave the Oilers’ a lead they would not relinquish 12:30 into the second frame, tipping a feed from Adam Pleskach inside the back post. Joe Garreffa sniped Trent Miner less than two minutes later, putting the Oilers up 3-1.
Mason Mannek tallied Utah’s second power-play goal 14:45 into the final frame, bringing Utah within one. Ethan Stewart dusted the game with an empty-net goal with 25 seconds remaining.
The Oilers received all three stars in the game (Matsushima, Pleskach and Daniel Mannella) respectively
The Oilers will face Utah in a game seven at the Maverik Center at 8:10 p.m. CT on Wednesday.