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Calgary Flames' Paul Byron (32) looks for the rebound off of Edmonton Oilers goalie Viktor Fasth (35) as Boyd Gordon (27) and Jeff Petry (2) defend during the first period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, March 22, 2014, in Edmonton, Alberta. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jason Franson)

Calgary Flames' Paul Byron (32) looks for the rebound off of Edmonton Oilers goalie Viktor Fasth (35) as Boyd Gordon (27) and Jeff Petry (2) defend during the first period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, March 22, 2014, in Edmonton, Alberta. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jason Franson)

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