Proudly dressed in their finest orange and blue attire, Edmonton Oilers fans flocked to Rogers Place Wednesday night for the team’s first playoff game in more than a decade.
The last playoff game held in Edmonton was in June 2006 against the Carolina Hurricanes. Fernando Pisani was the last Oiler to score a goal in the post-season.
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The playoff excitement has been building for weeks. The Oilers clinched their spot in the post-season on March 28 with a 2-1 win over the Los Angeles Kings.
The arena was a sea of orange when the puck dropped at 8 p.m.
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Here’s a look at some of the excitement leading into Wednesday night’s game.
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