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Why the Oilers Won

from the CP via TSN,
There were a multitude of reasons for Edmonton's elimination of Detroit from the NHL playoffs, the most obvious being that the Oilers' energy simply wore down the older Red Wings. It helped the Oilers enormously to have a big edge in goaltending in the series. Dwayne Roloson faced 238 shots and stopped 221 for a .929 save percentage, while Detroit's Manny Legace faced 155 and stopped 137 for a .884 percentage.
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