TULSA, Okla. - The Kansas City Mavericks suffered their first regulation loss of the season as Oklahoma claimed a 4-1 victory Friday night at the BOK Center.
After the teams played to a scoreless stalemate in the first period, the Oilers got the scoring started midway through the second on goals by Kyle Rhodes and Adam Pleskach.
Greg Betzold scored a power-play goal to cut the deficit to 2-1, but the Oiler added two goals in the final frame to improve to 3-0-0-1 on the young season.
The Mavericks fell to 2-1-1-0.
Nick Schneider was in goal for the Mavericks and stopped 34 of 39 shots.
The Mavericks return to Silverstein Eye Centers Arena at 7:05 p.m. Saturday for a Halloween theme game against the Indy Fuel.