Though not as impressive as the 85 shot attempts Kevin Weekes kept talking about last night, the Oilers attempted 68 shots on goal to Colorado's 43:
This is the first game all year where the Oilers had more shot attempts than their opposition. The very first game against the Canucks was a tie, and since then the Oil had been below par between -2 and -19 (twice). Well, they blew the doors off this one, until they ended up by TWENTY-FIVE shot attempts versus the Avalanche.
And a sidenote about roster composition and effective players on the 4th line:
Personal favourite number? Paajarvi’s team 6th best Corsi per minute at 0.62. Guy was going to be a healthy scratch in place of a CGI character reject from Men in Black. Oilers, God is telling you something here about playing this man.
Check out more from Michael Parkatti on last night's game at Boys On The Bus.