Final

Series (Game 7 of 8)

Minnesota leads 6-2

Game 1: Wednesday, November 23rd
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Game 2: Monday, December 26th
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Game 3: Wednesday, December 28th
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Game 4: Friday, February 10th
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Game 5: Sunday, March 12th
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Game 6: Tuesday, March 14th
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Game 7: Tuesday, March 28th
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Game 8: Thursday, April 6th
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Wild 3

(33-32-7, 73 pts)

Oilers 2

(36-25-12, 84 pts)

9:00 PM ET, March 28, 2006

Rexall Place, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

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MIN 0 1 23
EDM 0 2 02

B. Rolston (Wild - LW): Goals: 1, Assists: 1

S. Samsonov (Oilers - LW): Goals: 1, Assists: 1

P. Bouchard (Wild - C): Goals: 1, Assists: 1

Minnesota (32-32-7) at Edmonton (36-24-12) 9:00 pm EST

Minnesota (32-32-7) at Edmonton (36-24-12) 9:00 pm EST

EDMONTON, Alberta (Ticker) - The Edmonton Oilers hope to continue putting pressure on the top teams in the Northwest Division on Tuesday when they host the fading Minnesota Wild.

The Oilers sit two points behind Calgary and Colorado in the Northwest Division after posting two straight victories against division opponents. They edged Vancouver, 3-2, on Saturday before posting a 4-3 shootout triumph vs. Colorado on Sunday.

In the victory over the Avalanche, Dwayne Roloson made 31 saves before denying all three attempts in the shootout. Fellow newcomer Sergei Samsonov netted the lone goal of the shootout for Edmonton, which ended a three-game road trip.

Minnesota dealt Roloson to the Oilers on March 8 for a 2006 first-round pick and future considerations.

Meanwhile, Minnesota has lost four of its last five games and is just 3-7-2 since the All-Star break.

The Wild care coming off Saturday's 5-1 defeat against San Jose. Brian Rolston scored the lone goal for Minnesota, which has managed only 27 goals in its 12 games since the break.

The Wild are 4-2 in the season series, including winning all three matchups here by the combined score of 14-6.

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