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Oilers' power play comes up short again

Updated: June 20, 2006, 5:20 PM ET
By Lindsay Berra | ESPN The Magazine

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Five-for-46.

Eleven percent.

That's a slump, in any sport, any way you slice it. And it was the state of the Oilers' power play in the Stanley Cup finals.

Through the first four games, they were 1-for-25. In Game 5 in Carolina, Oilers forward Ales Hemsky broke the drought, scoring on the power play in the first period. The Oilers won that game 4-3. In Game 6 in Edmonton, it appeared the Oilers had shaken the hex for good, getting power-play tallies from Fernando ...

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