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.
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
Tomas Soustal (6)
Colton Kehler (8)
Liam Keeler (1)
Boston Bilous 26/30 (0-5-1-0)
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):
- Jared Bethune – 2 Goals (PG)
- Josh Anderson (PG)
- Davis Koch – 2 Assists (EDM)
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