Hockey: Americans down Oilers
BY Staff Reports
Saturday, November 03, 2012
11/03/12 at 5:31 AM
Highlight: Tulsa scored just 90 seconds into the match but was shut out the rest of the way as Allen skated to a 4-1 win in Central Hockey League action Friday night in Allen, Texas.
Keys: The Oilers' Jake Trask netted a goal at the 1:30 mark of the first period on assists from Matt Register and Ben Gordon. ... Tulsa kept Allen off the scoreboard until 5:08 into the second period when Jamie Schaafsma scored. Jarret Lukin scored a shorthanded goal at the 8:54 mark to give the Americans a 2-1 lead. ... Allen's Ryley Grantham scored the final two goals of the night, including one into an empty net with 35 seconds left. He was named first star of the game. ... Neither team scored on the powerplay; Allen was 0-for-7, and Tulsa was 0-for-4.
Up next: Vs. Allen, 7:35 p.m. Saturday at the BOK Center.
americans 4, oilers 1
First period: 1, Tulsa, Trask (Register, Gordon) 1:30. Penalties: Tulsa, Steffes (slashing) 3:24. Tulsa, Mariani (holding) 15:26. Allen, McMillin (tripping) 17:15. Tulsa, Cramer (hooking) 18:38.
Second period: 2, Allen, Schaafsma (Lukin, Skinner) 5:08. 3, Allen, Lukin (sh) (unassisted) 8:54. 4, Allen, Grantham (Bootland, Lukin) 17:03. Penalties: Allen, Skinner (holding) 7:42. Allen, Deitsch (elbowing) 13:24. Tulsa, Bakala (holding) 13:24.
Third period: 5, Allen, Grantham (emptynet) (unassisted) 19:25. Penalties: Tulsa, Menei (high sticking) 1:34. Tulsa, Erickson (slashing) 3:41. Tulsa, Beausoleil (roughing) 8:24. Allen, Bootland (kneeing) 10:25. Tulsa, Steffes (fighting major) 12:55. Allen, Grantham (fighting major) 12:55. Tulsa, Steffes (instigator) 12:55. Tulsa, Steffes (fighting (instigator) misconduct) 12:55. Tulsa, Akins (fighting major) 13:53. Allen, Pineault (fighting major) 13:53. Allen, Pineault (high sticking) 13:53. Tulsa, Ramsay (abuse of officials game misconduct) (Rule 40) 20:00.
Shots: Tulsa, 10-4-5 - 19; Allen, 9-10-6 - 25.
Saves: Tulsa, Bakala 21; Allen, Dell 18.
Referee: T.J. Nua. A: 3,579.
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