Wichita Thunder

Tulsa's power-play goals edge Thunder

Tulsa scored two power-play goals in the second period en route to a 4-2 victory over Wichita on Sunday in Tulsa.

Wichita scored first on Jim Jorgensen's power play shot from the point at 3:39 in the first period. It was the first home power-play goal allowed by the Oilers this season. Tulsa tied it 37 seconds later when Marty Standish scored on a backhand shot to the left of Scott Campbell.

Joel Hanson added the Thunder's second goal at 14:03 in the third period. Scott Campbell took the loss, stopping 24 of 28 shots. Wichita went 1 for 2 on the power play and 6 for 7 on the penalty kill. Jason Deleurme, Chris Kovalcik, and Hanson all earned fighting majors.

Wichita returns to the Coliseum on Wednesday, hosting Rapid City at 7:05 p.m.

Wichita1 0 1—2 Tulsa2 2 0—4

First—1. Wichita, Jorgensen (Adamek), 3:39 (pp). 2. Tulsa, Standish (Butler), 4:16. 3. Tulsa, Davis (Caig, Beausoleil), 7:08. Penalties—Beausoleil, Tulsa (slashing), 2:26. Hanson, Wichita (board checking), 10:28. Hisey, Tulsa (fightning major), 18:52.. Deleurme, Wichita (fighting major), 18:52. Deleurme, Wichita (fighting (no tie down) game misconduct), 18:52.

Second—4. Tulsa, Caig (Eastman, Beausoleil), 5:18 (pp). 5. Tulsa, Butler (Riedel, Hisey), 6:55 (pp). Penalites—Belanger, Wichita (too many men bench minor), 4:23. Woll, Wichita (high sticking), 5:48. Kozak, Tulsa (fightning major), 6:56. Kovalcik, Wichita, (fightning major), 6:56. Hanson, Wichita (slashing), 10:40.

Third—6. Wichita, Hanson (na), 14:03. Penalties—Campbell, Wichita (tripping), 3:32. McAlister, Wichita (roughing), 8:35. Riddle, Tulsa (holding), 11:23.

Shots—Wichita 4-9-5—18, Tulsa 9-9-7—25. Power plays— Wichita 1 of 2, Tulsa 2 for 6. Goalies— Wichita, Campbell 25 shots, 21 saves; Tulsa, Armstrong 18 shots, 17 saves. A— 4,121.

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