Just when it looked like the Ducks were about to blow a three goal lead late in the third, Oilers coach Craig MacTavish made a gutsy move that backfired, costing his team the game and possibly the season.
To succeed you need your leaders to take control, and last night in Edmonton was an example of that. Captain Scott Niedermayer, who had a goal and two assists, the Ducks to their seventh win in the last eight games. The win boosted them from 11th to 7th, tied with the Preds.
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Written by Dan Caristo