After dropping the first two games of the Western Conference Finals, the Tulsa Oilers (9-7-0) returned home and defeated the Toledo Walleye (10-3-1), 4-1 Wednesday at the BOK Center.
This was Tulsa’s seventh straight win while playing at home.
The Oilers jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the first. Toledo held a 9-7 shots advantage in the opening 20 minutes, but Devin Williams stopped all nine Walleye attempts. Tulsa fired on Nagle 20 times in the second period, but the Walleye goaltender stopped everything he saw.
The Oilers scored their first power play goal of the series 1:11 into the third period. Dylan Sadowy scored at the 7:26 mark, closing the gap for the Walleye. Ryan Tesink put the game out of reach, as he scored with 2:17 remaining. Game 4 of the series is Friday at 7:05pm at the BOK Center, and Game 5 will be Saturday night in Tulsa at 7:05pm.
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