FUEL DEFEAT OILERS
Oilers can’t top best road team in ECHL
TULSA, Okla. —The Tulsa Oilers, proud ECHL affiliate of the NHL’s Anaheim Ducks and the AHL’s San Diego Gulls, lost 4-1 to the Indy Fuel at the BOK Center on Sunday afternoon.
Kale Howarth opened the scoring with 3:35 remaining in the first period. Howarth’s goal was the lone of the frame.
Howarth netted his second of the game 13:56 into the middle frame, setting the score 2-0 in Indy’s favor.
Michael Farren cut the Indy lead one, snagging a rebound off the back wall before completing a wraparound past Zach Driscoll in one motion. The goal came just under five minutes into the final frame. Chase Lang extended Indy’s lead 3-1, converting a power-play goal 11:59 into the third. Seamus Malone finished the game 4-1 with an empty-net tally.
The Oilers venture to Independence, Mo. on Saturday, Dec. 10 for a 7:05 p.m. battle with the Kansas City Mavericks.