OILERS WIN SECOND-STRAIGHT GAME OVER NAILERS
WHEELING, WV— The Oilers extended their point streak to three games, defeating the Wheeling Nailers 3-2 at WesBanco Arena on Friday.
Here's clip No. 3 of #AMIce presented by @HeadwayFDN. The combatants are Mike McKee of the @tulsa_oilers and @b_drobes of the @WheelingNailers. Tulsa won Friday night's game, 3-2. pic.twitter.com/je7AQsfor7
— ECHL Week (@ECHLWeek) February 6, 2021
Wheeling scored less than three minutes into the game courtesy of Lawton Courtnall. The tally was the lone of the period, giving Wheeling a 1-0 lead into the first intermission.
Garret Cockerill answered 57 seconds into the middle period. Cockerill’s first goal of the season was the earliest goal scored in a period this year for the Oilers. Cody Sylvester ripped a one-timer from the right circle at the 8:05 point, restoring the Nailers’ lead at 2-1.
Alex Brooks scored his second of the season when he blasted a slapshot from the left circle to beat Francois Brassard on the low glove, tying things at 2-2. Danny Moynihan gave the Oilers their first lead with the game-winning goal 7:51 into the period, closing the scoring out at 3-2.
The Oilers continue their road trip next week, playing in Rapid City on Jan. 10, 11 and 12. All three games against the Rush will start at 8:05 CT at Rushmore Plaza Civic Center.
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