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Keeler Scores First WHL Goal in 4-3 Loss to Cougars

Oil Kings centreman Liam Keeler would capture his first Western Hockey League goal on Saturday night as Edmonton was defeated by Prince George 4-3 closing out the Oil Kings five-game road trip.

BOX SCORE

Soustal and Kehler added goals for Edmonton but would be unable to catch the Cougars.

OIL KINGS 3  @ COUGARS 4

SOG:               Oil Kings        24                   Cougars         30

PP:                  Oil Kings        1/4                  Cougars         0/5

PK:                  Oil Kings        5/5                  Cougars         3/4

GOALS:

Tomas Soustal (6)

Colton Kehler (8)

Liam Keeler (1)

GOALTENDER:

Boston Bilous 26/30 (0-5-1-0)

TURNING POINT:

At 2:33 of the third period, Jared Bethune would put the Cougars ahead 4-3 which would prove to be the game winning goal as the Cougars would keep the Oil Kings off the scoreboard in the final frame.

PLAY OF THE GAME:

Just over six minutes into the game, Oil Kings Tomas Soustal would pick up his sixth goal of the season after a terrific effort from Soustal up front to give Edmonton the 1-0 lead.

PLAYER OF THE GAME:

Six minutes into the second period, Oil Kings Liam Keeler would capture his first WHL goal to tie the game 3-3. Ty Gerla and David Kope would pick up the assists on the play.

SAVE OF THE GAME:

Cougars goaltender Tavin Grant comes up with a massive save on a shot from Tomas Soustal with just over two minutes to play in the third frame to keep the score 4-3 in favour of the Prince George.

3 STARS (as chosen by Prince George media):

  1. Jared Bethune – 2 Goals (PG)
  2. Josh Anderson (PG)
  3. Davis Koch – 2 Assists (EDM)

UP NEXT:

EOK vs KTN

Friday, November 24 @ 7:00 PM MT

Rogers Place

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