Well, well, well, the Edmonton Oilers certainly put on a show, didn’t they? They managed to edge out the Dallas Stars with a thrilling 2-1 victory in Game 6 of the Western Conference Final, securing their spot in the Stanley Cup Final for the first time since 2006. It seems the Oilers’ power play finally came alive, with a combined four goals in Games 5 and 6, while the Stars’ power play struggled, failing to convert on any of their 14 opportunities.

The Oilers’ captain, Connor McDavid, played a pivotal role in this victory, scoring a goal and assisting on another. His league-leading 31st point of the playoffs certainly didn’t hurt. And let’s not forget about goaltender Stuart Skinner, who was benched for two games in the previous round but came back with a vengeance, making 34 saves in the win.

The Stars, on the other hand, held the Oilers to a mere 10 shots in Game 6, but their inability to generate anything on the man advantage proved to be their downfall. Despite a valiant effort, the Stars’ season ended with a whimper, a stark contrast to their performance in the first two rounds of the playoffs.

The Oilers will now move on to play the Florida Panthers in the Stanley Cup Final, with Game 1 set for Saturday night. This is their first trip to the league final since 2006, and they’re certainly hoping to bring home the Cup for the first time since 1990. It’s been a long time coming, but as they say, good things come to those who wait. And in this case, those who can score on the power play.