Edmonton Oilers’ Winning Streak: Fluke or More to Come?

December 12th, 2009 by Eric LaForge Leave a reply »
As of last night's 5-3 win over the Blues, the Edmonton Oilers have won their fifth straight game. However, that's after being outplayed in the first two periods and going down 3-0.

Edmonton came back from a 3-0 deficit in (pretty much) the last period of play. The first goal they scored was with 10 seconds left in the second period, but most of the good plays came in the third.

For the first two periods, it looked like the Oilers weren't getting the bounces. They had three shots hit the post or the crossbar, and others that were gobbled up by Conklin. They also gave up a goal off their own player.

In the third period, the Oilers were down 3-1. But, you could tell that they were not ready to lose because they brought everything. They scored four goals in the third period and all of them were great plays that showed some of Edmonton's talent.

They also received a ton of help in the third period from Jeff Deslauriers. He made a couple of outstanding saves that kept the Oilers in the game.

This third period shows us everything that the Oilers have been doing for the last five games. They haven't been playing solid for the en ...

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