FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 22, 2018
OILERS WIN ONLY GAME OF THE WEEK TO STAY UNBEATEN IN REGULATION
Tulsa prepares for first meeting with rivals Kansas City and Wichita on Friday and Saturday at BOK Center.
OVERALL RECORD: 2-0-1
LAST WEEK: 1-0-0
Sunday, Oct. 21 – Tulsa 6, Allen 4 (BOK Center) | Box Score
>> The Oilers grabbed the first installment of hockey’s version of the Red River Shootout on Saturday with a 6-4 win over the rival Americans. Charlie Sampair scored his first of the year to give Tulsa an early lead, but Allen evened the score 1-1 at the first break. The Oilers then opened up a 4-1 second period cushion, thanks to goals from Alex Kromm, Jared Thomas and Scott Henegar. The Americans crawled back to within one in the third period, but Peter Sivak tallied a short-handed empty net goal to put Tulsa back ahead 5-3. Allen later scored on that same power play in the final minute of regulation, but Chris Francis added another empty net goal to seal the victory.
THE WEEK AHEAD
Friday, Oct. 26 – Kansas City vs. Tulsa, 7:05pm – BOK Center (Tulsa, OK)
Saturday, Oct. 27 – Wichita vs. Tulsa, 7:05pm – BOK Center (Tulsa, OK)
- Steven Kaunisto played his 450th career ECHL/CHL game Sunday.
- Adam Pleskach and Scott Moldenhauer each extended their point streaks to three games to start the season.
- Peter Sivak notched his second straight multi-point game (1g, 1a) Sunday and needs just 22 points to reach 400 in his ECHL career.
- Tulsa has scored first in all three games so far and has never trailed in regulation.
- The Oilers are the second-least penalized team (27 minutes) through three games.
- Tulsa has had six different players record at least one multi-point game already this season.
POINTS: 5 – Adam Pleskach
GOALS: 3 – Peter Sivak
ASSISTS: 4 – Adam Pleskach
PLUS/MINUS: +6 – Scott Moldenhauer
PIMS: 7 – Mike McKee
PP GOALS: 1 – Ryan Tesink
SH GOALS: 1 – Peter Sivak
GW GOALS: 1 – Peter Sivak, Jared Thomas
SHOTS: 15 – Peter Sivak
WINS: 2 – Devin Williams
GAA: 2.50 – Devin Williams
SAVE %: .923 – Devin Williams
POWER PLAY: Overall – 1/11 (9.1%)
Last Week – 0/5 (0%)
PENALTY KILL: Overall – 7/10 (70%)
Last Week – 3/5 (60%)
The Oilers reached 50+ shots for the second time in the last five home games dating back to last season. Tulsa’s 53 shots Sunday was one shy of the 54 posted April 6 vs. Rapid City at the end of last season…Tulsa’s four veteran skaters (Chris Francis, Steven Kaunisto, Peter Sivak and Adam Pleskach) have combined for 1,614 pro games (ECHL or higher) and have totaled 1,124 points (464 goals, 660 assists) between them. So far this season, the four Oilers vets have 11 points (5g, 6a) in the team’s first three games.