How teams in the Western Conference won their round 1 matchups

Round 1 of the 2023 Stanley Cup Playoffs is over, and there's not a lot of time for us to wrap our heads around everything we just saw before round 2 begins. So to prepare for what's to come, let's try to learn some things from what just happened first.

In an effort to get a better sense of how the teams that are advancing won their opening round matchups, we're going to highlight one thing they did well specifically to get an edge on their opponent. It could be an individual standout performance, a notable team strength, or a tactical decision to exploit the opposition's weakness. First up are the four series that just wrapped up out West. 

This Oilers team is very different than ones from years past

It was once again the same result as last year's opening round matchup between the Oilers an

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