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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

February 11, 2019

OILERS FACE FIVE GAMES IN SIX NIGHTS AFTER WEEK OFF

Tulsa prepares for difficult stretch after Tuesday’s game was postponed giving Oilers ten days between games.

OVERALL RECORD:  26-17-6

LAST WEEK:  0-0-0

RESULTS

Tuesday, Feb. 5 – Tulsa at Kansas City  (Postponed to Feb. 13)

>> Tulsa’s only scheduled game last week was postponed due to weather in the Kansas City area, as the Oilers embarked for Independence for a meeting with the Mavericks. The game was rescheduled for this Wednesday at 7:05pm at Silverstein Eye Centers Arena.

THE WEEK AHEAD

Tuesday, Feb. 12– Tulsa AT Wichita, 7:05 p.m. – INTRUST Bank Arena (Wichita, KS)

Wednesday, Feb. 13– Tulsa AT Kansas City, 7:05 p.m. – Silverstein Eye Centers Arena (Independence, MO)

Friday, Feb. 15– Wichita vs Tulsa, 7:05 p.m. – BOK Center (Tulsa, OK)

Saturday, Feb. 16– Worcester vs Tulsa, 7:05 p.m. – BOK Center (Tulsa, OK)

Sunday, Feb. 17– Worcester vs Tulsa, 4:05 p.m. – BOK Center (Tulsa, OK)

ON THE MOVE

  • 2/6 – Chris Forney(D) recalled from loan by San Diego (AHL).

FAST FACTS

  • Dylan Bredo has 5 points (1g, 4a) during a 3-game point streak.
  • Jared Thomas has 4 assists during a 3-game point streak.
  • Devin Williams is 3rdin the ECHL with a goals-against average of 2.23

TEAM TRENDS

  • Tuesday will mark ten days between games for the Oilers (Feb. 2 – Feb. 12)
  • The Oilers are 16-1-4 when scoring first this season.
  • Tulsa has won 7 of its last 9 road games.

STATISTICAL LEADERS

POINTS:               46 – Adam Pleskach

GOALS:                 22 – Adam Pleskach

ASSISTS:               24 – Adam Pleskach

PLUS/MINUS:    +14 – Steven Kaunisto

PIMS:                   129 – Mike McKee

PP GOALS:          6 – Adam Pleskach

SH GOALS:          2 – Jared Thomas

GW GOALS:        7 – Charlie Sampair

SHOTS:                 204 – Adam Pleskach

WINS:                   14 – Devin Williams*

GAA:                     2.23 – Devin Williams*

SAVE %:               .913 – Devin Williams*

* – Loaned to San Antonio (AHL)

SPECIAL TEAMS

POWER PLAY:    Overall – 28/213 (13.1%) – 26thin the ECHL

                                Last Week – 0/0  (N/A)

PENALTY KILL:   Overall – 158/191  (82.7%) – 15thin the ECHL

                                Last Week – 0/0  (N/A)

LAST DROPS

Adam Pleskachis 11thin the ECHL this season with 46 points and 5thwith 22 goals. He also leads the league with 204 shots on goal, 21 shots ahead of second place… Charlie Sampairleads the ECHL with 7 game-winning goals… Jared Thomasis 15thamong ECHL rookies with 34 points in 32 games… Steven Kaunisto and Dylan Bredoare tied for 16thamong defensemen in the league with 25 points. Kaunisto also leads all defensemen with 4 game-winners.

PINK IN THE RINK– SATURDAY

The Oilers will celebrate their annual Pink in the Rink Night this Saturday when the Tulsa faces the Worcester Railers at 7:05pm at the BOK Center. The special event is put on to help raise money and awareness for cancer research, and the Oilers will wear special pink jerseys which will be auctioned off following the game. Proceeds from the postgame auction will be donated to cancer charities to be announced at the event.

POSTGAME SKATE– SUNDAY

Fans will have an opportunity to skate with the Tulsa Oilers players, take pictures and get autographs following Sunday’s 4:05pm game against the Worcester Railers at the BOK Center. A limited number of skates will be available for rental, but fans are welcome to bring their own skates.

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