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Wings Go For Third Straight in Oil Country

by Staff Writer / Detroit Red Wings

(Photo by Andy Devlin/Getty Images)



The Red Wings' swing through Western Canada is off to a smashing start. Detroit beat the Calgary Flames 4-3 on Friday, two nights after a 2-1 victory against the Vancouver Canucks. Meanwhile, the Oilers continue to struggle, and have lost four in a row.

The Detroit Red Wings and Edmonton Oilers meet twice this season now that they've been separated due to realignment. Detroit won all three meetings last season, including a 3-2 overtime victory at Rexall Place on March 15, and is 6-0-5 in its past 11 visits to Edmonton. They'll look to keep on rolling in Edmonton tonight.

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