Oil Kings Open Road Trip with 5-2 Loss to Wheat Kings
The Oil Kings kicked off a four-game road trip on Wednesday night in Brandon where they were defeated by the Wheat Kings 5-2 at Westman Place.
The Wheat Kings opened the scoring 8:26 into the first frame with a quick shot from Connor Gutenberg. Brandon would score four more in the game to secure the victory over Edmonton.
OIL KINGS 2 @ WHEAT KINGS 5
SOG: Oil Kings 21 Wheat Kings 34
PP: Oil Kings 0/5 Wheat Kings 2/7
PK: Oil Kings 5/7 Wheat Kings 5/5
Ethan Cap (1)
Matthew Robertson (3)
Josh Dechaine (29/34)
SAVE OF THE GAME:
Minutes into the third frame, Oil Kings goaltender, Josh Dechaine comes up with a great save on Wheat Kings left winger, Ty Lewis. The Oil Kings were on the penalty kill during the play off an Ethan Cap high-sticking penalty.
At 11:17 of the third period, Wheat Kings Wegleitner finds the back of the net to give Brandon a 5-2 lead which would prove to be too large a gap for the Oil Kings to fill.
PLAY OF THE GAME:
Oil Kings defenceman, Matthew Robertson would send a one-timer from the point past Thompson just 2:17 into the second period to put the Oil Kings within one. The goal would mark Robertson’s third goal of the 2017-18 season.
PLAYER OF THE GAME:
Ethan Cap would capture his first goal of the season late in the first period (16:32) off a pass from Soustal to put the Oil Kings on the board and make the score 3-1 heading into the first intermission.
3 STARS (as chosen by Brandon Media):
- Stelio Mattheos (1G, 1A) – BDN
- Kale Clague (1G, 1A) – BDN
- Ty Lewis (3A) – BDN
EOK @ MJ
Thursday, October 12 @ 7:00 PM