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Ugly Trap

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The Wings were not caught off-guard. In preparation for this series, the Oilers played the trap in their final regular-season game and had practiced the system in the days leading up to Game 1. Still, Wings forward Brendan Shanahan was asked if he ever envisioned the Oilers playing the trap? "With Edmonton? With the Oilers? No, but it's been working for them,'' Shanahan said. "It's not pretty hockey; that's what makes the trap successful, you're are able to clog it up.''
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