Tulsa Jr. Oilers erases deficit to stun Dallas Snipers, 5-3
Undaunted by a three-goal deficit, Tulsa Jr. Oilers battled back to claim a 5-3 victory over Dallas Snipers.
Tulsa Jr. Oilers never led in the game until netting the game winner. Tulsa Jr. Oilers trailed 3-0 after a power play goal by Dallas Snipers' Justin Becton at 6:12 in the second period. Tulsa Jr. Oilers knotted things up at 3-3 on a power play goal by Andrew Wyrrick at 9:11 in the third period. Tulsa Jr. Oilers netted the game winner on the power play at 14:24 in the third period on a goal by Wyrrick.
Maksim Chegrintcev was all over the ice for Tulsa Jr. Oilers, as he tallied two goals and one assist in the win. Chegrintcev scored the first of his two goals on the power play at 12:08 into the second period to make the score 3-1 Dallas Snipers. Tulsa Jr. Oilers earned a power play opportunity when Yevgeni Nikolaev was put in the box for hooking. Teke Murphy picked up the assist. Chegrintcev's next tally on the power play made the score 5-3 Tulsa Jr. Oilers with 4:19 left in the third period.
Tulsa Jr. Oilers excelled on the penalty kill, only allowing Dallas Snipers to get one power play goal on 11 chances.
Tulsa Jr. Oilers additionally got points from Ivan Bukshevannyy, who also grabbed one goal and one assist. Richard Novodomec also scored for Tulsa Jr. Oilers. More assists for Tulsa Jr. Oilers came via Hunter Best, who had one and Sam Hiserodt, who had two.
Dallas Snipers' offense rang up 35 shots on Tulsa Jr. Oilers' net. Dallas Snipers could not stay out of the penalty box, as the team accrued 28 minutes in penalties during the game.
Dallas Snipers was helped by Pavol Kotzman, who racked up one goal. Kotzman scored 14:08 into the first period to make the score 2-0 Dallas Snipers. Alexander Yunanov assisted on the tally. Other players who recorded assists for Dallas Snipers were Carl Sandsten, who had two and Erik Svensson and Trent Williams, who each chipped in one.
Murphy rejected 32 shots on goal for Tulsa Jr. Oilers. Tulsa Jr. Oilers incurred 22 minutes in penalty time with 11 minors. Aaron Craft recorded 13 saves for Dallas Snipers.