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A daily glance inside the numbers from the world of sports.

Updated: June 15, 2006, 9:23 AM ET
By Elias Sports Bureau, Inc. | Special to ESPN Insider

A daily glance inside the numbers from the world of sports:

NHL • The Edmonton Oilers staved off elimination in a way never seen before in the Stanley Cup finals -- on a shorthanded overtime goal. A team had won in overtime when facing elimination nine previous times, most recently when the Lightning did it in Calgary in 2004.

In fact, this was the first Stanley Cup finals game to end on a shorthanded goal. Six other playoff games had ended like that. The Sabres' Jason Pominville ...

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