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Oilers have to stop trying to be pretty on power play

Updated: June 13, 2006, 10:54 AM ET
By Barry Melrose | Special to ESPN.com

EDMONTON, Alberta -- Edmonton now faces the one thing all teams hate to face in the playoffs: a 3-1 deficit. Only two teams in NHL history have come back from that hole, so Oilers coach Craig MacTavish has quite the task ahead.

What does he tell his players that will keep their heads out of the sand?

He will tell his team what every other coach for the past 50 years has said: Guys, we have to win just one game. They can't look at the big picture, it's too big and it looks ...

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