Oilers get win at Rapid City
BY Staff Reports
Saturday, March 16, 2013
3/16/13 at 6:05 AM
Highlight: The Tulsa Oilers kept their unbeaten streak alive against the Rapid City Rush with a 4-2 victory in Central Hockey League action on Friday night in Rapid City, S.D.
Keys: Michel Beausoleil scored two goals for the Oilers, and Shane Madolora turned aside 37 shots as Tulsa improved to 3-0 against the Rush.
Rapid City's Jordan Behler led off the scoring in the first period, but Tulsa surged ahead with three goals in the second.
Notes: Tulsa is 14-1-0 when leading after two periods. ... The Oilers improved to 22-35-4. ... Beausoleil, a 12-year veteran, now has at least 20 goals in each of his last four seasons. ... Ryan Menei, a former member of the Rush, finished with a goal and an assist and now has points in nine of his last 10 games.
Up next: At Rapid City, 8:05 p.m. Saturday.
Next home game: Vs. Wichita, 7:05 p.m. Saturday, March 23.
Tulsa 4, Rapid City 2
First period: 1, Rapid City, Behler (Schultz, Day Chief) 16:21. Penalties: Tulsa, Fleck (Tripping), 2:47. Rapid City, Peto (Hooking), 4:45. Tulsa, Schafer (Hooking), 10:09. Rapid City, Wray (Interference), 13:18.
Second period: 2, Tulsa, Beausoleil (Fox) 0:57. 3, Rapid City, Masters (short-handed) (Wray) 2:20. 4, Tulsa, Beausoleil (Fox, Schafer) 7:29. 5, Tulsa, Cramer (Menei, Fisher) 15:05. Penalties: Rapid City, Faryna (Roughing), 1:27. Tulsa, Fisher (Hooking), 2:31. Rapid City, Konkle (Hooking), 18:33.
Third period: 6, Tulsa, Menei (empty net) (unassisted) 19:09. Penalties: Rapid City, Weselowski (Hooking), 13:45. Rapid City, Faryna (Too Many Men Bench Minor), 19:34. Rapid City, Sawyer (Charging), 19:41. Rapid City, Sawyer (Instigator), 19:41. Rapid City, Sawyer (Fighting Major), 19:41. Rapid City Sawyer (Fighting Instigator, Game Misconduct), 19:41. Tulsa, Bell (Fighting Major), 19:41.
Shots: Tulsa 6-14-11 - 31; Rapid City 18-10-11 - 39.
Saves: Tulsa 37; Rapid City 16, 11.
Referee: Mike Wiegert. A: 4,200.