AMERICANS WIN SECOND STRAIGHT AGAINST OILERS
Finlay’s hat trick, Perry’s shutout push Americans past Oilers.
ALLEN, Texas. —The Tulsa Oilers, proud ECHL affiliate of the NHL’s Anaheim Ducks and the AHL’s San Diego Gulls, lost 6-0 to the Allen Americans at the Credit Union of Texas Event Center on Saturday night.
Liam Finlay used his speed, redirecting a chance from the slot 7:22 into the action for his 16th of the season. Colton Hargrove extended his point streak to 14 games 18:34 into the opening period, swiping a low shot past Gage Alexander.
The Americans hopped out to a 3-0 lead 3:02 into the second period, with Mikael Robidoux tapping home a centering feed from Gavin Gould. Finlay tallied his second of the game 8:19 into the second, setting Allen up 4-0.
Finlay completed his hat trick 7:22 into the third period on a one-time chance. Grant Hebert scored the lone power-play goal of the game, closing the score 6-0 with 6:25 remaining.
Chase Perry picked up his first shutout of the season, saving all 37 shots faced.
The Oilers battle the Americans at the BOK Center tomorrow, Jan. 29 at 4:05 p.m. for a Sunday Family Funday.