Found October 19, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
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It’s amazing and a little unsettling just how quickly the climate can change in a dressing room. In just 60 mediocre minutes (OK 59 minutes and 52 mediocre seconds if you don’t count Taylor Hall’s two-goal combination) the forecast in the Edmonton Oilers room changed from sunny skies ahead to dark clouds on the horizon. As we’ve said earlier a string of well-played losses usually goes one of two ways – it turns into well-played wins or the losses get worse. After three engaging defeats in Toronto Washington and Pittsburgh when Edmonton played hard and fast and it seemed like it was just a case of the breaks beating the boys it got worse Thursday on Long Island. There were long lapses offensively (like being outshot 21-1 through the first 15 minutes of the third period when the Oilers were supposed to be trying to come back from 3-2 down) there were fundamental breakdowns on defence and their special teams let them down on both fronts. Games like that one on the heels of four pr...
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