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Another Loss For The Edmonton Oilers

from Mark Spector of Sportsnet,

Can’t kill a penalty, can’t get a save, can’t win a game. There are some serious, serious issues in Edmonton — and yes, they still need to find a goalie.

“Same group,” began Zack Kassian. “Beginning of the year, we were one of the best teams in the league. Now it seems like we’re finding ways to lose. That snowball going downhill, that’s not an excuse anymore. We’ve had a long break.”

The Edmonton Oilers had nine days off, and on the 10th day they rested, folding up like a tent against the Ottawa Senators. Edmonton turned a 3-1 lead after 40 minutes into a 6-4 loss to log their second six-game losing skid in their past 14 games.

Allowing five third-period goals to the 30th place Ottawa Senators ranks as perhaps the biggest regular season disaster in Connor McDavid’s NHL career.

“It’s definitely up there,” said McDavid, who was dangerous but pointless Saturday. “I’m not sure what to tell ya. It’s been a long layoff, we come in and work ourselves to a 3-1 lead… And we give it away.”

What happened?

“I wish I had an answer.”

continued

Below,watch McDavid post-game and the game highllights.

Connor McDavid

 

 

Highlights

 

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