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Associated Press A shot by Edmonton left wing Taylor Hall gets past Minnesota goalie Niklas Backstrom during the first period Friday in St. Paul.

Oilers too slick for Wild

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ST. PAUL — Corey Potter and Nail Yakupov both scored two goals, and the Edmonton Oilers prevented the Minnesota Wild from clinching a spot in the Western Conference playoffs with a 6-1 rout on Friday night.

Taylor Hall and Jordan Eberle each added a goal and two assists for the Oilers, who won for the second time in 11 games but will miss the playoffs for the seventh straight season. Nikolai Khabibulin stopped 38 shots.

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