Oil Kings shut out T-Birds

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January 4, 2014, EDMONTON, AB (ISN) – Tristan Jarry stopped 22 shots Saturday night at Rexall Place in Edmonton, Alberta, to lead his Edmonton Oil Kings to a 7-0 shutout of the Seattle Thunderbirds.

The T-Birds face the Calgary Hitmen on Sunday at 3pm at Scotiabank Saddledome and then travel to Prince George for back-to-back games against the Cougars on Tuesday, January 7, and Wednesday, January 8.

The T-Birds record is now 22-13-2-3.

Edmonton (26-12-1-5) jumped out to a 1-0 lead at 15:10 of the first period. Tyler Robertson came down the wing and beat a T-Birds defenseman wide and put a shot on goal. The puck rebounded to Brandon Ralph in the slot and he chipped the puck over Seattle goalie Danny Mumaugh.

The Oil Kings took a 2-0 lead with a five-on-three power-play goal at 19:25 of the first. Ashton Sautner took a shot from the left circle that rebounded right to Brett Pollock at the bottom of the right circle. Pollock beat Mumaugh high as he tried to slide across and make the save. Henrik Samuelsson had the second assist.

Edmonton outshot Seattle 17-8 in the first period.

Mitch Moroz scored a power-play goal at 9:33 of the second period to put the Oil Kings in front 3-0. Dyson Mayo took a shot from the point that Mumaugh stopped. Moroz banged the rebound past the Seattle goalie for the goal.

Reid Petryk tipped a Henrik Samuelsson shot past Mumaugh for a power-play goal at 12:29 of the second. Cody Corbett had the second assist.

The Oil Kings outshot the T-Birds 13-6 in the second period and led 30-14 in shots after two periods.

Luke Bertolucci scored an unassisted goal at 2:20 of the third period to extend Edmonton’s lead to 5-0.

Petryk scored on a wraparound at 13:25 to make it a 6-0 Edmonton lead. Samuelsson and Orban had the assists.

Ashton Sautner got the last Oil Kings goal at 16:24 of the third when he scored on a slap shot through traffic. Samuelsson and Moroz were credited with the assists.

Edmonton outshot Seattle 13-8 in the third period and 43-22 in the game.

Mumaugh made 36 saves on 43 shots and his record is now 11-7-2-3.

Jarry’s record is 24-10-0-1.

T-Birds single game tickets for the 2013-14 season are available online at the T-Birds website and at the ShoWare Center box office. The ShoWare Center Box Office is open Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday game days at 10 a.m. and Sunday game days at noon.

T-Birds season tickets are currently on sale. Season tickets can be purchased by calling the T-Birds office at 253-239-7825.

SCORING SUMMARY

First period – 1, Edmonton, Ralph 4 (Robertson), 15:10. 2, Edmonton, Pollock 14 (Sautner, Samuelsson), 19:25 (pp). Penalties – McKechnie, Sea (), 4:05. Eller, Edm (embellishment), 4:05. Hickman, Sea (boarding), 17:43. Troock, Sea (slashing), 18:38.

Second period – 3, Edmonton, Moroz 23 (Mayo, Samuelsson), 9:33 (pp). 4, Edmonton, Petryk 7 (Samuelsson, Corbett), 12:29 (pp). Penalties – Elliott, Sea (interference), 9:25. Spencer, Sea (checking to the head), 11:48. Moroz, Edm (tripping), 12:47. Kulda, Edm (slashing), 16:12.

Third period – 5, Edmonton, Bertolucci 4, 2:20. 6, Edmonton, Petryk 8 (Samuelsson, Orban), 13:25. 7, Edmonton, Sautner 5 (Samuelsson, Moroz), 16:24. Penalties – Orban, Edm (hooking), 4:17. Eller, Edm (major-charging, game misconduct), 6:12. Elliot, Sea (tripping), 18:50. Bertolucci, Edm (unsportsmanlike conduct), 18:50. Douglas, Sea (unsportsmanlike conduct), 18:50.

Shots on goal – Seattle 8-6-8 22, Edmonton 17-13-13 43. Goalies – Seattle, Mumaugh 43 shots-36 saves (11-7-2-3); Edmonton, Jarry 22-22 (24-10-0-1). Power plays – Seattle 0-5; Edmonton 3-5. A – 6,100. Referees – Curtis Howe, Chad Williams. Linesmen – Scott Fulmer, Dustin Zelenak.

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