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Denver Cutthroats First Team to Shut Out Opponent in the 2014 Playoffs

April 12, 2014 - Central Hockey League (CHL) - Denver Cutthroats News Release

Denver - The Denver Cutthroats and Tulsa Oilers played for the lead in Game 5 on Saturday, April 12 at the Denver Coliseum. The Cutthroats were able to seal the victory in the first three minutes of the opening period to shutout the Oilers 1-0.

A.J. Gale (Troy Schwab, Steve Kaunisto) scored the opening, game-winning, lone goal of the night on the power play to give the Denver Cutthroats the victory less than three minutes into the first frame.

Cutthroats netminder Kent Patterson stopped 52 of 52 shots on goal to help his team reclaim the lead in the opening round of the 2014 Playoffs against the Oilers. His 52 saves marked the highest number of total shots in a single game against Denver in the 2013-14 regular and post-season.

Saturday night's 1-0 victory over the Tulsa Oilers made the Denver Cutthroats the first team to shutout their opponent in the 2014 Playoffs. The Cutthroats take the lead 3-2 over the Oilers as they head into Game 6 of the opening round.

The Denver Cutthroats and Tulsa Oilers will face off for Game 6 of the opening round of the 2014 Playoffs on Tuesday, April 15 at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. For the latest Cutthroats information, visit

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