Photo Melissa Warren
Allen, Texas – Chad Costello took a pass from Aaron Gens and fired one in the Tulsa net to lift Allen, to a 3-2 win over the Oilers on Saturday night at Allen Event Center.
Vincent Arseneau, compliments of a Garrett Clarke screen in front of the net put the Americans on the board first in the opening period, his 10th of the season from Clarke. The Oilers had a couple power play chances in the opening frame but were denied. Allen took a 1-0 lead the locker room. The Americans were outshot by the Oilers 11-9.
Greger Hanson put the Americans back on the board in the second, with his 24th of the year on the power play, from Asuchak and Costello. The score remained that way until the 15:30 mark of the final period when Kyle Bochek, ripped one home from the slot to even the score at 2-2.
The game went to overtime for the second night in a row. This time Allen came out on top as Chad Costello, beat Brandon Anderson on a one-timer from the left face-off circle for his 37th of the year. The Americans win the game 3-2
The Warp 9, 3 Stars of the Game were; Chad Costello number one, Greger Hanson number two, and JP Anderson number three.
The Americans return home next Friday night at 7:05 pm against the Brampton Beast.