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OILERS WIN OVERTIME THRILLER ON BOXING DAY

Carson Denomie records first multi-goal game as a pro, and Eddie Matsushima scores second overtime winner in 4-3 overtime win

Box Score

WICHITA, KS —The Oilers topped Wichita 4-3 in overtime on Boxing Day. 

Peter Crinella opened the scoring on the power play 6:03 into the game, hammering home a one timer, giving Wichita a 1-0 lead.

Carson Denomie answered 21 seconds into the second period, scoring a one timer of his own to tie the game 1-1. Jack Doremus gave the Oilers their first lead of the night 16:16 into the frame, tucking a power-play break away past Evan Buitenhuis. Rookie Michal Stinil tied the game 1:54 later, depositing a rebound past Daniel Mannella.

Denomie scored his second goal of the game 7:39 into the third period, guiding home a seam pass from Doremus to give the Oilers a 3-2 lead. Crinella tallied his second of the game with 59 seconds remaining, forcing overtime.

Eddie Matsushima hammered home a two-on-zero feed from Dyaln Sadowy 1:23 into the overtime, halting Tulsa’s four-game skid.

The Oilers return to INTRUST Bank Arena tomorrow, Dec. 27, at 7:05 p.m.

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