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ST PAUL, MN - OCTOBER 14: Taylor Hall of the Edmonton Oilers during their game against the Minnesota Wild on October 14, 2010 at Xcel Energy Center in St Paul, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien /Getty Images)
Taylor Hall had a goal and four assists in helping the Edmonton Oilers win their fifth straight with an 8-2 rout of the reeling Calgary Flames on Wednesday night. It wasn't that long ago when the Flames dominated the provincial rivalry having won 16 of 17 games. But Edmonton has been the better team lately, winning four of the last five including both ends of the recent home-and-home series. With 12 games to go, Edmonton sits eighth in the West, one point up on the St. Louis Blues and the Nashville Predators. The Columbus Blue Jackets are two points back. The Oilers are looking to make their first postseason appearance since 2006, when they lost to the Carolina Hurricanes in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup finals. Jordan Eberle and Nail Yakupov scored two goals apiece, and Sam Gagner, Ryan Whitney and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins added a goal each for Edmonton. The Oilers, enjoying their longest winning streak since winning six in a row Oct. 22-Nov. 3, 2011, kicked off a four-game road trip ...
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