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Tulsa defeats Thunder 3-1

  • Eagle staff
  • Published Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, at 10:38 p.m.

Missouri at Thunder

When: 5:05 p.m. Sunday

Where: Intrust Bank Arena

Records: Missouri 27-12-2, Wichita 19-21-4

Radio: KKLE, 1550-AM; KWME, 92.7-FM

The Tulsa Oilers scored a quick goal and never relinquished the lead, beating the Thunder 3-1 on Saturday night in Tulsa.

Adam Plekach put Tulsa on the board with a goal less than three minutes into the game. The Oilers added a power-play goal from Ryan Menei midway through the first period, taking a 2-0 lead that they maintained into the third period.

Matt Robinson scored the Thunder’s goal at 3:37 of the third period. Tulsa’s Michael Beausoleil scored at 12:22, re-establishing the two-goal margin.

The Thunder finishes a busy weekend with a home game Sunday against Missouri. The Mavericks beat the Thunder on Friday night.

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First period — 1, Tulsa, Pleskach (Menei, Gordon), 2:51. 2, Tulsa, Menei (Pleskach, Lutz), 9:46 (pp). Penalties — Booras, Wichita (slashing), 8:33; Madden, Wichita (roughing), 15:49; Lutz, Tulsa (roughing), 15:49.

Second period — none. Penalties — Barlock, Tulsa (cross checking), 8:36; Macaulay, Tulsa (hooking), 13:33.

Third period — 3, Wichita, Robinson (Booras, Dudas), 3:37. 4, Tulsa, Beausoleil (Macaulay, Mohr), 12:22. Penalties — Cescon, Tulsa (roughing), 1:22; McParland, Wichita (slashing), 10:04.

Power plays — Wichita 0-3, Tulsa 1-2.

Shots — Wichita 8-13-8—29. Tulsa 9-10-6—25.

Goalies — Wichita, Nelson, 25 shots, 22 saves; Tulsa, Madolara 29-28.

T — A — 6,828.

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