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Edmonton Oilers Beat Calgary Flames to Set New NHL Win Streak Record

The Edmonton Oilers have been on fire in recent weeks, and their latest victory has been the most memorable one yet. They cruised past the Calgary Flames on Saturday night for their 13th consecutive win, setting a new record for the longest win streak by a Canadian team. Saturday's night Battle of Alberta was one for the books, and the Oilers skated to an impressive 3-1 win against the Flames. Ryan McLeod and Sam Gagner scored goals for Edmonton, giving the team an easy lead before Zach Hyman iced the win with his final goal. He addressed their historic victory post-game and revealed how it feels to set a new record. "When you're in the moment you just go out there and play, but I'm sure it'll be something cool to look back on [how] we now hold this streak for a Canadian team. We want to keep winning, so we'll see where it goes," said Hyman. Before the Oilers managed to score their 13th consecutive victory, the record for the longest win streak by a Canadian team was held by the 1967-68 Montreal Canadiens. Edmonton would have to win their next five games to break the all-time record, which belongs to the 1992-93 Pittsburgh Penguins with 17 straight wins.