Paul Byron won it in OT after Phillip Danault’s first career hat trick. Danault had tied the game with 1:25 left. Brandon Pirri got in
Jalen Luypen scored the big goal to put himself into Oil Kings lore and give his team a 1-0 lead at the time. And then things really got interesting as Trey Fix-Wolansky went on to score 30 seconds into overtime to give the Oil Kings a 3-2 victory.
“When you’re making plays away from the puck and working hard, you get rewarded,” Domi added. “Jo’s doing that. I don’t know if everyone noticed, but he had two backchecks that were crucial in this game.”
The Max Domi and Philip Danault lines played strong games again.
Jesperi Kotkaniemi played 16:41, had two assists and – the astonishing stat – won 10 of 16 faceoffs.
Maybe not so astonishing. The kid gets better every time out, on every facet of his game.
Kenny Agostino scored his first goal in bleu-blanc-rouge and continues to look good playing with the two Finns.