OILERS FALL SHORT OF UTAH IN OVERTIME

A.J. White nets two goals, including the game-winning overtime goal in 3-2 Utah victory

Box Score

TULSA, OK   — The Oilers fell to the Utah Grizzlies 3-2 in overtime at the BOK Center on Friday night.  

Robby Jackson opened the scoring, finishing off a tic-tac-toe display on the power play 9:05 into the action. Ian McNulty closed the period out with a snapper from distance, beating Peyton Jones with just 11 seconds remaining in the frame — extending the Oilers’ lead to two through 20 minutes.

Charlie Gerard brought the game 2-1, tipping a slap pass from Alex Lepkowski past Hayden Hawkey 7:17 into the middle period. A.J. White tied the game 2-2 less than a minute after, tapping home a rebound off a Jack Jenkins’ chance at the 8:04 mark of the frame.

Both teams left the final frame with no goals, forcing overtime.

White closed out the game with his second goal of the night, finishing a two-on-one feed from Trey Bradley 18 seconds into the extra frame.

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