Wichita Thunder

Tulsa tops Thunder with late goals

Tulsa scored the game’s final two goals and beat the Thunder 6-4 on Saturday night in Tulsa.

Tulsa built a 4-2 lead after two periods on the strength of three second-period goals.

Wichita pulled even with third-period goals by Kale Kerbashian and Dalton Reum. Kerbashian scored from the top of the left circle to make it 4-3. At 12:29, Reum blasted one through Matt Grogan from the right circle to make it 4-4.

The Oilers regained the lead just over two minutes later when Emerson Clark beat Grant Rollheiser. Phil Brewer tacked on an empty-netter at 18:19.

Kerbashian finished with a goal and an assist, and Ian Lowe had two assists. Christian Isackson recorded his first goal for the Thunder.

Wichita

1

1

2

4

Tulsa

1

3

2

6

First period–1, Wichita, Isackson 4 (Lowe, Huff), 7:29. 2, Tulsa, DeSalvo 7 (Clark, Brewer), 19:32. Penalties-Chelios Wic (hooking), 1:52; Leroux Wic (helmet violation, fighting - major), 10:41; Clark Tul (helmet violation, fighting - major), 10:41; Chelios Wic (high-sticking), 11:18; served by Pleskach Tul (bench - too many men), 13:18.

Second period-3, Wichita, Oslanski 6 (Lowe, Martell), 0:38 (PP). 4, Tulsa, DeSalvo 8 (Konan, Clark), 1:19 (PP). 5, Tulsa, Brown 3 (DeSalvo, Brewer), 5:02. 6, Tulsa, Lalancette 5 (Pleskach, Konan), 6:32. Penalties-Pleskach Tul (cross-checking), 0:17; Harris Wic (high-sticking), 0:46.

Third period-7, Wichita, Kerbashian 4 (Miller, Springer), 3:12. 8, Wichita, Reum 3 (Kerbashian, Chelios), 12:29. 9, Tulsa, Clark 11 (Lalancette, Brewer), 14:43. 10, Tulsa, Brewer 8 (Clark, Lutz), 18:19 (EN). Penalties-Walker Tul (hooking), 4:29; Lowe Wic (hooking), 5:14; Lalancette Tul (delay of game), 18:57.

Shots-Wichita 5-13-16-34. Tulsa 19-16-10-45. Power plays-Wichita 1-4; Tulsa 1-4.

Goalies-Wichita, Rollheiser 44 shots-39 saves; Tulsa, Grogan 34-30.

A-5,872

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