OILERS FALL TO GRIZZLIES 6-3
Parker Gahagen made 47 saves on 50 shots, giving Utah a 6-3 win.
TULSA, OK — The Oilers fell 6-3 to the Utah Grizzlies at the BOK Center on Sunday afternoon.
J.C. Brassard kicked off the scoring with a goal from the Utah end line; beating Parker Gahagen with an in tight, top shelf chance 11:06 in. Utah responded 2:14 later when Matt Hoover finished off a rebound on the power play, tying the game 1-1.
Matthew Boucher gave Utah its first lead of the game with a five-on-three, power-play goal 11:35 into the second. Mitch Maxwell followed up with his second of the season at the 14:30 mark, bringing the game 3-1 in Utah’s favor. Alex Kromm cut the Grizzlies’ lead to one 46 seconds after Maxwell’s tally, jamming home a tertiary chance at the lip of the crease.
Trey Bradley set the score 4-2 in the Grizzlies’ favor, tapping home a two-on-one feed from A.J. White 2:51 into the third period. Hayden Hodgson extended the lead to 5-2 with 9:08 left in the third off a shot from distance. Charlie Sampair jammed a net-mouth scramble home at the 16:09 mark with an extra attacker, bringing the score to 5-3. Boucher scored his second of the game on an empty-net goal, closing the score 6-3.