IN-GAME BLOG: Barons vs. Rivermen
Minute-by-minute updates from Oklahoma City versus Peoria
20:00: The third period is now underway.
9:52: Olivier Roy doesn't see the puck as it takes a weird bounce in front of the net. Brett Sonne tries to jam it in but despite not seeing it, Roy gets a pad on the shot.
6:50: Each team has five shots on goal through the first 13 minutes of the period.
5:44: Off the draw, the Rivermen carry the puck out of their own zone and down the ice. T.J. Hensick fires a shot from the right circle that beats Roy and puts Peoria back in the lead. | PEO 3, OKC 2
4:49: Adam Cracknell gets sent off for an infraction in the offensive zone, giving the Barons power play a chance to pull back into a tie.
20.8: Murray adds an empty-net goal to seal the outcome. | PEO 4, OKC 2
20:00: The second period is now underway.
13:21: Jake Allen makes a big stop on Anton Lander as he and Paajarvi both attack the net.
10:42: Taylor Hall gets sent off for hooking to give Peoria its second power play of the night.
9:28: While on the power play, Andrew Murray picks up the puck at the left post and backhands it past Roy to tie the game up. | OKC 1, PEO 1
7:34: Moments after Tyler Pitlick misses on a chance on the Peoria side of the rink, T.J. Hensick fires a shot that beats Roy five hole to give the Rivermen their first lead of the game. | PEO 2, OKC 1
1:46: Jaden Schwartz goes to the box for Peoria, giving the Barons power play an opportunity to tie the game up late in the period.
42.4: Justin Schultz places a wrist shot from the point that is tipped in front by Teemu Hartikainen to tie the game. Taylor Hall gets the other assist. | OKC 2, PEO 2
16.6: Curtis Hamilton takes a hooking penalty late in the period.
0:00: Shots on goal after two are 26 to 18 for the Rivermen.
20:00: Today's game is now underway.
14:40: Barons nearly open the scoring after a Marincin shot is kicked out by Peoria goaltender Jake Allen right to Jordan Eberle but it hops over the winger's stick.
14:29: On the heels of that chance, Peoria takes the game's first penalty. Ian Cole goes off for high sticking.
14:07: It only takes the Barons 22 seconds to convert. After taking a cross-ice pass from Mark Arcobello, Taylor Hall fires a wrist shot from the left circle that beats Allen. | OKC 1, PEO 0
9:41: Peoria takes another penalty. Evgeny Grachev trips up Anton Lander in the neutral zone.
8:27: Olivier Roy makes a big stop on a two-on-one off Adam Cracknell while shorthanded.
7:09: With seven minutes to play in the first, shots are only 5 to 3 for Peoria.
2:29: Nathan Deck takes a cross-checking penalty to give Peoria its first power play of the night.
0:00: After one period, shots on goal were 12 to 8 for Peoria.
The Oklahoma City Barons face the Peoria Rivermen tonight. We'll be updating the action from the game as it happens. We'll also be adding photos, videos from big plays and more throughout the game.
The Barons will be going with a lineup similar to what they had on Sunday, with the exception of Olivier Roy being the starting goaltender. For Peoria, Jake Allen is starting in goal.
Line Combinations (and defence pairings) for the Barons:
Hall - Arcobello - Eberle
Paajarvi - Lander - Hartikainen
Pitlick - Green - Hamilton
Byers - VandeVelde - Cornet
Marincin - Schultz
Fedun - Teubert
Deck - Henry