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Lamar Hunt Jr.'s ECHL Team Lose in Overtime Shootout

The Lamar Hunt Jr. owned Missouri Mavericks lost 4-3 against the Tulsa Oilers in an overtime shootout.


Kansas City, MO -- (SBWIRE) -- 11/02/2015 -- Lamar Hunt Jr.'s ECHL team, the Missouri Mavericks, lost to the Tulsa Oilers on October 30 at an away game in Tulsa, OK. The Mavericks had won five consecutive games prior to the October 30 loss at the BOK Center in Tulsa, OK. The loss came to the Mavericks in the shootout after a full 60 minutes of regulation play and five minutes of overtime.

The game was led by the Oilers with two goals scored against the Mavericks early in the first period of regulation play. The Mavericks came back to tie up the game 2-2 followed by both teams scoring one additional goal apiece to tie up the game by the end of regulation play in the third period.

The Tulsa Oilers were led to victory by the sudden death shootout goal from Brandon Wong which defeated the Mavericks goalie Josh Robinson.

Josh Robinson was the Mavericks Goal tender for the night and saved 24 goals throughout three regulation periods and the additional overtime period before the shootout. Robinson has recorded more wins than losses this season playing for the Mavericks.

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About the Missouri Mavericks
The Missouri Mavericks are a professional ice hockey team based in Independence, Missouri and the proud ECHL affiliate of the New York Islanders (NHL) and the Bridgeport Sound Tigers. The Mavs are members of the Central Division of the Western Conference of the ECHL—the Premier 'AA' Hockey League in North America, led by General Manager Brent Thiessen and Head Coach Richard Matvichuk. Founded in 2009, the Mavericks are entering into their seventh season in franchise history at Silverstein Eye Centers Arena. Missouri competed for five seasons in the (now defunct) Central Hockey League (CHL) before formally joining the ECHL on Oct. 7, 2014 ahead of their 2014-15 campaign. Lamar Hunt Jr. was announced as the new President and Owner of the Missouri Mavericks on Feb. 6, 2015.

About Lamar Hunt Jr.
Lamar Hunt, Jr. founded and participates in the Loretto Companies group that includes the Kansas City based private charitable organization Loretto Foundation, LLC. One of the major goals of the foundation, besides making contributions to charities, is to educate the public about what the Christian faith has to say about business and our work in the world. Hunt is also the owner of the Independence, MO hockey team the Missouri Mavericks, LLC (member of the East Coast hockey League).