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BARONS DOWN STARS, 2-1, IN OVERTIME
By Cassie Gage,
Linus Omark scored 32 seconds into overtime as the Oklahoma City Barons defeated the Texas Stars 2-1 Tuesday evening at the Cox Convention Center. Richard Bachman faced his former team and turned away 22 of the 23 shots he faced on the evening. Omark’s goal was his first of the season and assisted by Taylor Fedun and Brad Hunt.
Oklahoma City (2-3-0-0) got the game’s first goal as Andrew Miller recorded his first AHL goal just 50 seconds into the second period. Miller’s power play goal was assisted by C.J. Stretch and Joel Broda.
The Stars tied the game late in the third as Colton Sceviour scored his second of the year. The Barons peppered Stars goaltender Christopher Nilstorp with 36 total shots on the night. Oklahoma City out-shot the Stars 16-3 in the third period and the only shot of overtime was Omark’s gamewinner.
Fedun led all skaters with seven shots on goal. Fedun ended the evening with a plus-one rating and the assist on the game winner. Stretch, Tyler Pitlick and Matt Ford put four shots on goal each.
The Barons return home this weekend to face the Abbotsford Heat on Friday and Saturday. Puck drops both nights at 7 p.m. CT. Friday night’s concession specials include $2 beer and $1 hot dogs. One fan will win a 2013 Dodge Avenger on Saturday evening during the Drive Away Every Saturday promotion.
Click here for the boxscore: http://theahl.com/stats/game-summary.php?game_id=1011151
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