One team's demise is another's joy. Especially in the Battle of Alberta.

"It's fun playing spoiler," admitted Jordan Eberle, who led the Oilers' 6-1 assault against the Flames on Tuesday night to end a 10-game winless streak at the Saddledome. "We're in a situation where we want to win hockey games, move up the standings and be the best team we can be.

"You get a team like this fighting for a playoff spot and you come in and kind of disrupt that, it's fun. That's what we're here to do . . . we want to be competitive."