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Feb. 10, 2024
OILERS RESPOND WITH DOMINANT WIN OVER AMERICANS
Troy Kobryn stopped 37 of 38 shots in his ECHL debut while two Oilers record three-point games in four power-play goal outing
ALLEN, Texas. —The Tulsa Oilers, proud ECHL affiliate of the NHL’s Anaheim Ducks and the AHL’s San Diego Gulls and powered by Community Care, defeated the Allen Americans 6-1 at the Credit Union of Texas Event Center on Saturday night.
Blake McLaughlin scored his second goal in as many nights 13:39 into the action. The Anaheim Ducks contracted forward’s goal was the lone tally of the first period.
Kishaun Gervais popped a topshelf chance over Mark Sinclair 6:14 in the second, extending the Oilers lead to 2-0. Grant Hebert made it a one-goal game with his third of the week — a short-handed goal — 13:23 into the frame. Carson Focht responded just 22 seconds later, potting a two-on-one, power-play goal to put the Oilers back up by two. Alec Butcher closed the middle frame with a power-play rebound goal with 1:41 left on the period clock.
Butcher added his second of the night 2:03 past the halfway point of the final period, putting the Oilers up 5-1. Jarod Hilderman closed the score 6-1 with his career-high fourth goal of the season on a rebound blast with five minutes remaining in the game.
Due to mechanical issues at the BOK Center, Wednesday Feb. 14 game against the Kansas City Mavericks has been postponed to a later date. The Oilers host the Americans for their fourth consecutive battle on Friday, Feb. 16 at 7:05 p.m. at the BOK Center.
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