OILERS RALLY OVER MAVERICKS ON ALZHEIMER’S AWARENESS NIGHT
Oilers defeat Mavericks in front of largest crowd of the season
TULSA, OK — The Oilers defeated Kansas City 3-2 in a back-and-forth game on Alzheimer’s Awareness Night at the BOK Center on Saturday.
The opening period saw zero goals, with Roman Durny stopping all nine shots he faced.
Giorgio Estephan potted his ninth of the season 7:31 into the middle period, jumping on a turnover beneath the dots, setting the score 1-0 in Kansas City’s favor. Charlie Sampair tied the game 1-1 with a low snapper, beating Matt Greenfield through the five hole with 5:05 left in the second period.
Marcus Crawford pulled the Mavericks ahead 2-1, rifling a quick release on the short side just 1:10 into the final period. Matt Lane answered on the power play at the 4:43 mark of the frame, jamming home a rebound off Adam Pleskach’s initial chance. Conlan Keenan scored the game-winning goal 2:20 later, sniping Greenfield on a quasi breakaway for his fourth goal of the month.