Phoenix Coyotes almost completely kill Edmonton Oilers' playoff hopes

Coyotes goaltender Mike Smith stops OIlers captain Shawn Horcoff in the crease during second-period...

Coyotes goaltender Mike Smith stops OIlers captain Shawn Horcoff in the crease during second-period action Wednesday at Rexall Place. (Amber Bracken, Edmonton Sun)

ROBERT TYCHKOWSKI, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 1:21 AM ET

You know what’s worse than losing a must-win game at home to one of the worst road teams in the NHL?

Nothing.

Not when it’s the loss that all but ends your season.

An Edmonton Oilers team that was quickly running out of hope flushed two points worth of it down the toilet Wednesday night in losing 3-1 to the Phoenix Coyotes.


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