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Jason Smith's first goal of season leads Edmonton Oilers past Hurricanes 3-1

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Brad Winchester and Fernando Pisani also scored for the Oilers, the defending Western Conference champions who lost Game 7 in Raleigh, N.C., this spring. Craig Adams had the lone reply for the Hurricanes, who earned their first NHL title against the Oilers.

Edmonton (15-10-2) moved into sole possession of first place in the Northwest Division, two points ahead of the idle Minnesota Wild.

Carolina dropped both games on a trip to Alberta.

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