Back-to-back losses for weary Kraken as Oilers win 5-2

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The Seattle Times

EDMONTON, Alberta — There was a feeling among the Kraken coming in that this latest road contest represented the unofficial ninth game of a trip that officially ended two contests ago. Playing the Oilers here Tuesday night after finally having returned home for a lone matchup the prior afternoon seemed akin to cruel and unusual punishment. And it certainly got crueler as this 5-2 loss to the Oilers progressed, with the Kraken visibly slower and looking road-weary from late in the first period onward. Vince Dunn looked as if he’d breathed life into his team by scoring from atop the left faceoff…

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