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Power play chips in

by Chris Wescott @TheChrisWescott / Head Writer

Todd McLellan and his coaching staff put together a montage of chances their power-play units were generating. The clips showed the players were right there but just needed to bury.

Edmonton was 0-for-15 on the man advantage in their last six games coming into tonight against Chicago.

Leon Draisaitl potted a pair of power-play goals in a 5-0 win against the Blackhawks at Rogers Place to end the drought.

"I think the last five or six games, our power play had good looks but we couldn't capitalize on them," said Draisaitl. "It's nice to get a few on the board to help the team out with our power play, which we hadn't been doing the last couple of games."

The Oilers staff didn't have to chance anything schematically with their special teams coming into the game against Chicago. The bounces were just there.

"It went in the net," said McLellan. "We didn't draw anything new up, we didn't change the units dramatically, it just went in the net. Sometimes that happens."

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