OILERS EMBARK ON SEASON-LONG ROAD TRIP

Tulsa extends point streak to seven games ahead of four-game week..

OVERALL RECORD:  5-3-4

LAST WEEK:  0-0-1

RESULTS

Sunday, Nov. 12 – Allen 4, Tulsa 3, OT  (Allen Event Center – Allen, TX) | Box Score

> Spencer Asuchak scored 1:36 into the game to give the Americans an early lead, but the Oilers answered less than two minutes later when a puck ricocheted off of Vladimir Nikiforov and in out of a goal-mouth scramble. Allen retook the lead before the first break on a goal by Miles Liberati. The scored held through two periods in a game that featured four fights in the first 40 minutes. The Americans briefly added to their lead when Vincent Arseneau scored early in the third period, but Charlie Sampair answered 12 seconds later to cut Tulsa’s deficit back to one when he deflected in a shot from the point. Conner Bleackley tied the game at 3-3 with 1:26 left in regulation as the Oilers forced overtime for the fifth consecutive game. Bryan Moore beat the overtime buzzer with 2.5 seconds left to give Allen the 4-3 win.

 

THE WEEK AHEAD

Tuesday, Nov. 14 – Tulsa AT Kansas City, 10:35am – Silverstein Eye Centers Arena (Independence, MO)

Friday, Nov. 17 – Tulsa AT Quad City, 7:05pm – TaxSlayer Center (Moline, IL)

Saturday, Nov. 18 – Tulsa AT Indy, 6:35pm – Indiana Farmers Coliseum (Indianapolis, IN)

Sunday, Nov. 19 – Tulsa AT Fort Wayne, 4:00pm – Allen County War Memorial Coliseum (Fort Wayne, IN)

 

FAST FACTS

·         Evan Richardson (4g, 7a) is tied for sixth among ECHL rookies with 11 points in 12 games.

·         Richardson recorded Tulsa’s first 3-point game of the season (3a) Sunday at Allen.

·         Captain Adam Pleskach is second in the ECHL with 54 shots on goal.

 

TEAM TRENDS

·         Tulsa’s point streak has reached 7 games, dating back to October 27.

·         The Oilers have played 5 consecutive overtime games, dating back to October 29.

·         Tulsa has outshot its opponent in 9 out of 12 games.

STATISTICAL LEADERS

POINTS:               12 – Conner Bleackley

GOALS:                 8 – Bleackley

ASSISTS:               8 – Dmitrii Sergeev

PLUS/MINUS:    +7 – Bleackley

PIMS:                    20 – Adam Pleskach, Mike McKee

PP GOALS:          2 – Tommy Vannelli

SH GOALS:          3 – Bleackley

GW GOALS:        2 – Bleackley, Pleskach

SHOTS:                 54 – Pleskach

WINS:                   4 – Devin Williams

GAA:                     2.31 – Williams

SAVE %:               .934 – Williams

SPECIAL TEAMS

POWER PLAY:    Overall – 5/52 (9.6% – 26th in ECHL)

                                Last Week – 0/4 (0%)

PENALTY KILL:   Overall – 45/55 (81.8% – 16th in ECHL)

                                Last Week – 3/3 (100%)

 

LAST DROP

The Oilers’ point streak has reached 7 games, which has surpassed the longest point streak during the 2016-17 season (6 games)…Tulsa is 4-0-2-1 during the stretch, picking up 11 of a possible 14 points…Before the streak, the Oilers were 1-3-0-1, but since have climbed into a tie for 4th place in the Mountain Division.