Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 10/25/13
The cold spell continues for the Edmonton Oilers power play, which has now gone six games without a goal. It has dropped into 24th spot, down from 19th a week ago. “We have to look at ourselves and see what we can do better,” said David Perron. The Oilers have had 19 opportunities through those six games, including three Thursday against the Washington Capitals. It’s a mighty significant drop for a team that was eighth last season and third the year before that. “We have to give credit to the PK on the other side. They put a lot of pressure on us,” Perron continued. “They know we’re not feeling it right now.” “When you’re not feeling good in one of the aspect of your game teams will see that when they scout you,” Perron continued. “They’ll say oh these guys aren’t feeling it on the power play so put as much pressure on them as you can.” The last time the unit chipped in a goal was back on Oct. 12 in a 6-5 overtime loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs.
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