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It’s An Opportunity

from Terry Jones of the Edmonton Sun,
It's an old metal door which looks a little out of place inside the modern-day dressing room with that double wide giant copper Oilers logo to walk through every night. It's the old metal blue dressing room door with big dents from players whacking sticks at it on their way back into the room after losses all those long ago seasons. On the door are stickers. One sticker for every playoff win and five Stanley Cup stickers at the end of the longest rows. It's the next sticker that's the stickler. One more sticker to get to the Western Conference Final. And the Edmonton Oilers can almost lick the back of it as they lick their lips to go get it. "It's an opportunity. That's our mantra,'' said Ethan Moreau. "We have a chance to do something great.''
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