The Warning Signs Were Evident for the Edmonton Oilers’ Downfall

You’ve heard all this before.

The first total picks. The stars. The busts.

They’re going to have to figure all this out at some point, right?

The Edmonton Oilers were defeated by Colorado in the Western Conference Finals, giving up a 4-2 lead in the third period in a 6-5 loss in overtime. The Oilers were battered and injured, with Leon Draisaitl playing about half a leg during the playoffs, only to be reinforced in the second half of Game 4. Connor McDavid couldn’t pull it all off, and the Oilers paid the ultimate price.

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