Magnum PS!

Lowetide
January 21 2011 08:03AM

This is Magnus Pääjärvi. In all of the excitement of watching Taylor Hall and his thrilling moves, in seeing just how smart Jordan Eberle is and how well that converts to the NHL, young Mr. Pääjärvi has been lost in the crowd. No more. The kid with Swedish and Finnish roots is having an impact most nights.

In his last 5 games, MPS is 2-2-4 and 0 plus minus. He had a pocket just like that in mid-December but after that the young man went 9 games without posting a crooked boxcar number. Recently, coach Tom Renney added him to a line with Sam Gagner and Linus Omark and the chemistry was obvious as soon as the trio jumped over the boards. If Magnus can stretch out this hot streak and that line can manage some sustain then for the first time since opening night we can speak of the trio in the same sentence. Here's what each has managed so far:

  • Hall 46gp, 14-13-27 (.587) -10
  • Eberle 37gp, 9-14-23 (.621) -4
  • Pääjärvi 44gp, 6-12-18 (.409) Even

Pääjärvi's numbers aren't in the range with the other two rookies in terms of boxcars, but his plus minus reflects what has been an impressive performance away from the puck. If a coach gives out gold stars for being on the right side of the puck upon turnover, this kid would have a bunch of them.

Let's dig a little deeper than the boxcars. Here are the trio's EV numbers per 60 minutes. This isn't 5x5/60, as Gabe Desjardins numbers haven't been updated yet. My source is nhl.com:

  • Hall (Even strength) 46gp, 11-11-22 (1.84)
  • Eberle (Even strength) 37gp, 6-10-16 (1.78)
  • Pääjärvi (Even strength) 44gp, 5-9-14 (1.44)

Still an edge for Hall and Eberle, but we can also see much of the boxcar advantage has to do with situations (TOI, linemates). Speaking of situations, let's see how well these kids do on the powerplay:

  • Pääjärvi (PP) 44gp, 1-3-4 (4.08)
  • Eberle (PP) 37gp, 1-4-5 (3.38)
  • Hall (PP) 46gp, 3-2-5 (2.50)

We shouldn't get too excited, this is in a very small sample. Still, the kid seems to have something going on and as he gains confidence things should improve even more. It's a long season and by the time summer arrives we might forget this little bump in productivity from Magnum PS. However, if he can build on it with Omark and Gagner this could be the point in his rookie season we point to as the beginning of something special.

The kid is good with great rising. Stu MacGregor, you magnificent bastard.

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#1 Eulers
January 21 2011, 08:04AM
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My fist FIST!!!!

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Also, a very belated Merry Fistmas to the OilersNation community. Enjoy the pics ;)

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I have to admit I was disappointed that MPS did not meet my high expectations in the first half of the season. After the world championships and pre-season, I thought MPS would lead the rookie charge.

That being said, I'm a long ways from pushing the panic button. I'm hopeful that, as MPS fills out his tall frame, he won't get pushed off the puck so easily.

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#2 David S
January 21 2011, 03:05PM
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Bookie wrote:

There is a button for that - just up and to the right. If you click it, you add prop to that message.

Thanks. I guess I just forgot the other 5,327 times I propped guys' comments.

*rolls eyes*

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#3 David S
January 21 2011, 09:43AM
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I'm really liking Magnus' progress so far. While Hall skates around like a madman and gets burned by NHL D more often than not, Magnus is finding ways to make things happen with his size and grit. Not to mention that he and Omark are crazy good on the cycle.

It would be nice if Renney kept Linus, Magnus and Sam together. You can see Sam is having rough patches adjusting to the way they operate, but there's definitely a spark of a very good line in the making there.

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#4 cambosmash
January 21 2011, 08:47AM
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I think Magnum PS might surprise a few people and take the fastest skater on Saturday. On two occasions last night guys tried to hit him and he ended up crushing them. If he throws on a few pounds he's damn near Penner's size, except with blazing speed and ridiculous hands. The last 5 games he's also been deadly on the boards and worked a solid cycle with Gags and Linus.

Like you said, he just has to realize he's bigger than the majority of guys on the ice, and more talented, and faster, and my hero.

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#5 Bookie
January 21 2011, 12:07PM
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David S wrote:

I just had to prop Eulers.

Well played sir. Well played.

There is a button for that - just up and to the right. If you click it, you add prop to that message.

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#6 EasyOil
January 21 2011, 02:19PM
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DonDon wrote:

In a season that otherwise would be another failure and huge disappointment for Oilers fans, there is also hope due to the hard work, enthusiasm and skill level we're witnessing in the young guns: Hall, Eberle, Paajarvi, Omark, Peckham, Petry and Dubnyk. And the prospects in the pipeline offer additional hope for the team to eventually become a contender for the Stanley Cup.

What is missing for success is having the management provide the proper role players to nurture and protect all this developing talent and the coaches to provide the necessary leadership, teaching and systems.

At the present time, the team is missing the proper role players. And where does Hemsky, Penner, Gagner, Brule, Jones, Cogliano, Foster, Stortini, Fraser, Jacques, MacIntyre fit into the future? Didn't mention Horcoff or Khabibulin due to immoveable contracts.

My opinion on some of the things you've said:

Agreed on the young guns, all are looking like they've covered their draft bets.

Agreed on management not providing the proper role players, for the most part. Fraser and Foster were worthwile signings/trades at the time, just didn't work out.

Disagreed on the coaching, for the most part. Renney and his crew seem to be teaching these kids very well, as all are getting better by the game, are enthusiastic to learn and are all learning an all-round game, though not in a stifling way like MacT seemed to do at times. He's ensuring they enjoy themselves whilst making them work hard, and that's fundamentally good management. His systems I will call into question as he's made odd decisions but then he hasn't been blessed with a great lineup so whilst he doesn't get a pass on that, I'll take it into account.

With regards to the other players: Hemsky - All-Star player, needs to be here, regardless of injuries.

Penner - Big guy who always makes things happen, ripped on too often by fans but he IS a fantastic player, needs to be here.

Gagner - still young, getting better every year and the points are starting to come more often this year, just needs to learn faceoff skills, should be here.

Brule - should have been moved whilst his value was still high, but great guy with great skills, just can't seem to put it all together, move if possible.

Jones - un-matched enthusiasm, goal-scoring knack even if his S% goes down next year, GlenX without such good defence, definitely a keeper (imo).

Cogliano - a very up and down player, seems to have found his niche recently, seems to love EDM, would be a shame to lose him.

Foster - a good bet by Tambo that didn't work out, not gonna hold that against him, Foster's been through a lot but if we can move him at the deadline then we should.

Stortini - victim of a new regime, bonafide NHL player, better than Jacques (though not as fast) and SMac (though not as good a fighter), best guy in the community since Laraque, should be here but likely won't next season.

Fraser - Good bet, didn't work out initially but is getting better at least defensively speaking, will be gone at the end of his contract, no regrets.

Jacques - tools to be a good player (size, speed, VERY good scorer at lower levels so has some semblance of skill) but injuries decimated any chance he had and has always seemed to be confused as to his role, likely on his way out.

MacIntyre - Great guy in the locker room and community (seriously, his back-and-forth with Dubnyk had me in stitches), has the occasional game where he is actually useful but those are few and far between, reports say the other players love having him around, personally I don't see a use for him next season, as much as I like the guy.

Horcoff - OK lets lay this to rest, Horcoff isn't the All-Star he was when he signed the contract, and he is overpaid, but other than that I reckon there's 29 other teams in the league who would love to have him on their teams. He's respected in the League (otherwise he wouldn't be so important in the NHLPA), a great mentor for Ebs and Hall, a good leader, a good FO guy, good defensively (most of the time), and is NOT useless offensively. Maybe not worth the money, but worth the player.

Khabibulin - Not actually too bothered by him, no he's not playing great (aside from the odd game) and he's overpaid. But by all accounts he's a good guy in the room, and won't be here by the time the kids are ready to really compete. Just wish Renney would play Dubnyk more.

Wow, sorry for the long post :)

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#7 OB1 Team Yakopov - F.S.T.N.F
January 21 2011, 08:11AM
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"as he gains confidence"

I think you hit the nail on the head, and I'd add muscle to that sentence as well, beause as of right now he's one lanky/skinny kid.

What will take him to the next level IMO will be driving hard to the net (like Hall does) in a year or two, he'll have the confidence to try and the size/strength to accomplish the task when he does.

I'm confident we've got a 30/60 guy here to go along with hard back checking. If he's on our second line (like it looks like he will be) we should be in great shape up front.

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#8 Golden Seals
January 21 2011, 08:25AM
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What impresses me is his explosive stride. I agree once he gets more strength those rushes can go to the net instead of on the perimeter. I'm actually a bit more of an optimist and see 40 goal potential.

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#9 Clay
January 21 2011, 10:17AM
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I think that the improvement in PRV's play since Omark was called up can't be overlooked. PRV has said that adjusting to North America off the ice has been just as hard as the on-ice adjustments, and I'm guessing that having a fellow countryman around, who is a bit older and certainly not lacking in confidence, has helped him come out of his shell.

Confidence can be the difference between good and great, in any aspect of life.

The way PRV talks about Lander with such high respect, I can't help but wonder what kind of chemistry a PRV-Lander-Omark line might be able to generate next year?

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#10 Death Metal Nightmare
January 21 2011, 10:33AM
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how many penalties has he drawn vs. anyone else on the team. PP gold mine, except for the fact that the PP is a piece of crap. and Paajarvi sits on the bench for most of the PP's he draws... and the minutes are given to the Golden Canadian Boys (or wimps like Sam Gagner).

lame.

1:20 per game. 13th on the team. hot.

Renney is a douche

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#11 Lebowski ( the Lesser)
January 21 2011, 10:51AM
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Sumoil: Very often it takes courage and smarts just to do the simple and obvious. For an example of thinking you're smarter than others, see Steve Kelly over Shane Doan. Stu McGregor's track record is solid. He knows how to "head scout".

Tambo is still learning how to "general manage", Lowe may never learn how to be "in charge of hockey operations" and Katz is still learning how to "own".

Lowe is the epitome of a guy who outsmarts himself way too often.

Regarding Magnus PRV, I have a gut feeling that drafting another Swede (Larsson or Landeskog) would solidify a mini core within the team, ala the Red Wings. I have grave doubts that the big Quebecois would fit in.

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#12 jr_christ
January 21 2011, 08:34AM
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I smell a TV contract in Hawaii coming...

MGANUS, PI

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#13 Bicepus Maximus - Huge fan boy!
January 21 2011, 08:37AM
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@Eulers

Ah, another cherry...

Props to you, Eulers.

As for 91;

I'm happy to see him gain confidence. Because, IMO, that's the big difference between him and the other two.

And because of that, it seems his transition to the NHL has been very cautious.

It feels like a very fragile time for 91 right now and I hope everything goes well so that he can get to the same mental state as 4 and 14. I really think it would take him a long, long time to mentally recover if he got rocked right now.

Good luck, MP.

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#14 Dyckster
January 21 2011, 09:10AM
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Man, if they had a stat related to drawing penalties, good ole Magnus would be right up there I'm sure.

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#15 EasyOil
January 21 2011, 09:35AM
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As I've read from many people, it seems as though Magnus has been playing very cautiously, concentrating a lot on his defensive coverage to the detriment of his offence, as his lack of defense was one of the main criticisms of him coming over (not lack of willingness, just lack of knowing-what-to-do). Good on the kid for having the willingness to work hard at a fault. Now he just needs to find the balance between offence and defence.

In fact, all three of the kids seem to be willing and enthusiastic about their defensive responsibilities, must be a first to have three known offensive dynamos come in and really bust a gut to nail that side of the game, no matter how great or little success they've had.

LT, two questions:

What's your overall opinion on Petry and his ceiling? Seems like a real doozy to me, and simply delightful to watch him play.

and

Do you think the Oilers will ever try Eberle at Centre? I believe he was a centre in Junior but for some reason that has never seemed to be the way management thought of him. For someone with his smarts and sense, would it not make sense to try him there?

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#16 David S
January 21 2011, 09:37AM
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@Eulers

I just had to prop Eulers.

Well played sir. Well played.

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#17 OB1 Team Yakopov - F.S.T.N.F
January 21 2011, 09:43AM
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Eulers wrote:

My fist FIST!!!!

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Also, a very belated Merry Fistmas to the OilersNation community. Enjoy the pics ;)

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I have to admit I was disappointed that MPS did not meet my high expectations in the first half of the season. After the world championships and pre-season, I thought MPS would lead the rookie charge.

That being said, I'm a long ways from pushing the panic button. I'm hopeful that, as MPS fills out his tall frame, he won't get pushed off the puck so easily.

The hands tripplets would be proud!

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#18 Sumoil
January 21 2011, 09:52AM
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As much as I like stu mcgregor and the draft choices he has made, I don't like to credit him with this one. Crediting oilers scouting dept for picking mps is like crediting anahiem scouts for picking fowler or Phoenix for gromley. We were lucky that mps fell to tenth and I guess we can give credit to them for jumping at the opportunity and not passing on him to draft someone else they might have scouted more vigorously

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#19 Mr DeBakey
January 21 2011, 10:29AM
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To echo Sumoil.

Props to the Stars for drafting Scott Glennie.

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#20 Mike Modano's Dog
January 21 2011, 10:55AM
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@Clay

Man, I would love to see that line!

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#21 FastOil
January 21 2011, 11:07AM
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Large, fast, skilled guys make effective hockey players. Glad the Oilers have so many in the top 9!

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#22 David S
January 21 2011, 11:10AM
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Its interesting to see that that alot of the players are picking Magnus to win the fastest skater competition at the Skills Contest.

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#23 andrewmk20
January 21 2011, 11:53AM
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there's no doubt that paajarvi is the fastest skater. His first three strides are the fastest i've ever seen. when there's a loose puck and two or three guys around it paajarvi almost always comes up with it due to his acceleration. what he needs is a goal scoring center because of his ability to rush from the outside and he makes a lot of good soft passes into the low slot area. I wonder if a guy like Pitlick, who is supposed to have a very good shot, could center this line sometime in the future. Paajarvi would amass a ton of assists if he had a sniping centerman.

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#24 EasyOil
January 21 2011, 12:58PM
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@David S

It's interesting that so many fans seem to be surprised at this...? Paajarvi was always known to be the fastest skater in his draft and one of the fastest on this team. We won't know for sure who's the fastest skater between Cogs and Magnus until the skills comp, but I think Pajjan is the more dynamic skater whilst Cogliano has better "round-the-rink" speed.

I have to say actually, whilst its only a small sample size, but Cogs is really coming around the last few games, if he can permanently rediscover his scoring touch then the Oilers will have four of the fastest moving scoring threats in the league, in Hall, Hemsky, Paajarvi and Cogliano. Teams will not want to face that.

Back to Magnus, I love his enthusiasm and his delight when he scores, it's almost Ryan Jones-esque.

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#25 Milli
January 21 2011, 01:02PM
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here is my opinion on a whole bunch of things. Magnus has sure looked great, that whole line has been pretty fun to watch, tenatious on the puck. Omark, wow, youtube sensation no more, the kid is a goddamn pitbull on the puck, how does he ever go back to Oklahoma? There is no way he can get sent packing. Hall is starting to do alot more banging, this kid is gonna be fun to watch. Cogs, is it just me or has he found and excelled at the third line role? And then there Khabbi......

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#26 DonDon
January 21 2011, 01:10PM
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In a season that otherwise would be another failure and huge disappointment for Oilers fans, there is also hope due to the hard work, enthusiasm and skill level we're witnessing in the young guns: Hall, Eberle, Paajarvi, Omark, Peckham, Petry and Dubnyk. And the prospects in the pipeline offer additional hope for the team to eventually become a contender for the Stanley Cup.

What is missing for success is having the management provide the proper role players to nurture and protect all this developing talent and the coaches to provide the necessary leadership, teaching and systems.

At the present time, the team is missing the proper role players. And where does Hemsky, Penner, Gagner, Brule, Jones, Cogliano, Foster, Stortini, Fraser, Jacques, MacIntyre fit into the future? Didn't mention Horcoff or Khabibulin due to immoveable contracts.

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#27 OILERSORDEATH
January 21 2011, 01:15PM
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Lebowski ( the Lesser) wrote:

Sumoil: Very often it takes courage and smarts just to do the simple and obvious. For an example of thinking you're smarter than others, see Steve Kelly over Shane Doan. Stu McGregor's track record is solid. He knows how to "head scout".

Tambo is still learning how to "general manage", Lowe may never learn how to be "in charge of hockey operations" and Katz is still learning how to "own".

Lowe is the epitome of a guy who outsmarts himself way too often.

Regarding Magnus PRV, I have a gut feeling that drafting another Swede (Larsson or Landeskog) would solidify a mini core within the team, ala the Red Wings. I have grave doubts that the big Quebecois would fit in.

Exactly, look at Vancouver(GODIHATEM!!) and Detriot sitting in first and second. Both have a good core of solid Swedes. I think Larsson or Landeskog is the way to go no doubt.

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#28 Rob...
January 21 2011, 01:17PM
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MPS seemed to take his game to a new level around the same time that Linus showed up. I wonder if this has more to do with an on-ice or off-ice comfort level? As an organization, I hope the Oilers management tries to answer that question. If it was off-ice issues then I hope they look at developing a better game plan for supporting those young hockey players from foreign countries. The next struggling foreign rookie might not get a fellow countryman added to the roster halfway through the season.

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#29 Sumthing cool
January 21 2011, 01:39PM
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You should end every articl like that "stu you magnificent bastard!"

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#30 spOILer
January 21 2011, 01:43PM
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He needs to be tougher in puck battles, stick with them a little longer, be a little more aggressive without the puck, and drive the centre of the ice in the Ozone more.

Other than that, I've been very happy with MPS. He has a much bigger adjustment to make than the other dozen or so rookies (how many do we have again?), and I think he has handled it very well so far. For him to have the slowest start is not a big surprise, nor do I think it is indicative of much when comparing the three young gunslingers, other than the bigger leap he had to make.

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#31 HockeyNut98
January 21 2011, 01:48PM
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Take a look at the King of the Shootout video on the Oilers' site. At about 25 seconds. MPS pulls off another pretty slick move. Surprised that nobody picked Omark to win. Wonder if he was called up when they shot it.

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#32 Aendayana
January 21 2011, 02:23PM
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I'm listening to the Team 1260 and they are talking about the powerplay. I think they are one great pp guy away. Like old #39 was. He got 104 points one year and in those games you knew with Dougie being the qb we were always a powerplay away from scoring. I don't know who this player could be but he is out there. And its not Hemsky, even though he is my favourite. In fact I'd probably try to trade him to LA after he comes back for Schenn and a bit.

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#33 Ales Hallsky
January 21 2011, 02:28PM
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Penner and Souray for Schenn and Smitty. What do you guys think? who wins that one??

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#34 EasyOil
January 21 2011, 02:41PM
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@Ales Hallsky

I was going to say "we would win but LA would never do that deal", but is not quite as simple as that. Penner is a great player, and in the prime of his career, whilst Smitty is a great player in the twilight of his career. Then you have Souray, a disgruntled vet who is struggling in the minors even when healthy, and Schenn who is very highly touted but as yet relatively unproven in the NHL. I don't think LA does this in any way, but it would depend more on how Schenn actually turns out. Its not as simple as "Penner is good and Souray is bad, Schenn is good and Smyth is good".

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#35 Ender
January 21 2011, 02:46PM
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I smell a TV contract in Hawaii coming...

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#36 David S
January 21 2011, 02:47PM
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Ales Hallsky wrote:

Penner and Souray for Schenn and Smitty. What do you guys think? who wins that one??

The comments count.

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#37 cableguy - 2nd Tier Fan
January 21 2011, 03:00PM
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Ales Hallsky wrote:

Penner and Souray for Schenn and Smitty. What do you guys think? who wins that one??

the guy high on drugs that suggested the trade idea in the first place?

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#38 Aendayana
January 21 2011, 03:15PM
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The day the culture in the Oilers locker room was changed was in '07 at the trade deadline when Smitty was traded. Now people talking about him just bring back memories. We always look for the good guys on your team, the ones you know will do everything for the team. I wouldn't mind him again just for the intangibles and the high salary doesn't really matter however I doubt whether him and Stacey would want to come back. Sad.

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#39 Aendayana
January 21 2011, 03:16PM
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Props to that sir! haha

to David S obviously

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#40 tyler
January 21 2011, 03:30PM
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@Lebowski ( the Lesser)

totally agree I dont think they should take sean the no show coutourier landeskog definatelyvif hall can play center could you imagine if we had penner who is 6 ft4 240 and landeskog who is 6ft 5 210 and would eventually be 230 the oilers wouldnt be overly small with hall pajarvi penner and landeskog

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#41 Aitch
January 21 2011, 03:43PM
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nobody's trading anything for Souray until waivers are no longer in effect. With Wellwood and Svatos already being claimed, the waiver waters are choppy right now. At this moment in time, I'd suggest Souray has negative value to all parties.

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#42 Dennis
January 21 2011, 04:38PM
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the one thing I always seem from him that makes me grin is how he can track down guys in the N and D zones and strip them off the puck. He's also got a nice little idea once he gets inside his own blueline too.

I picture this kid as the perfect compliment to 10 on a matching line if 4-89 or someone else can fill out that top two centre role.

He looks to be that guy that winds up with 60 plus points and is a serious +/- player who plays against real comp.

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#43 oilers2k10
January 21 2011, 04:40PM
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I Would absolutely Love for the Oilers to draft either one of Landeskrog or Larsson, or what if both..if Landeskrog and Larsson are both top three picks on most teams could the Oilers not swing Their First overall(if they get it) for 2nd overall plus a second rounder..then use the second rounder, plus this years (oilers) second rounder, plus Penner and Smid(or Cogliano), and next years first round pick (likely top 15) for the 3rd overall..Somehow if the Oilers could get two of the top three picks in this years draft they could swing it so that they would draft Landeskrog and Larsson 1 and 2..whichever team has the Other pick would then pick Coutourier or Nugent Hopkins...both worthy of first overalls themselves..

With that, the Oilers would have five Swedes

-Paajarvi -Omark -Lander -Landeskrog -Larsson

Talk about a core of swedes..plus Hall, Eberle, etc

Whatever the Oilers do I really hope they DO NOT trade Omark..hes just the type of player the Oilers have needed since Smyth got traded..(Hall is the next closest thing) Omark may be small but if you wanna trade away small players dont trade away Omark..theres others that can be expendable if trading away small players is what the Oilers are aiming for.

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#44 Mouse
January 21 2011, 05:05PM
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Ales Hallsky wrote:

Penner and Souray for Schenn and Smitty. What do you guys think? who wins that one??

Forget about Souray - FOREVER. He won't be traded at least till the summer and I'm tired of hearing stupid trades with him in them.

How about Hemsky & Smid for Schenn and a D. They have Martinez/Voynov/Hickey/Teubert/Muzzin on the farm. That may have a better chance than any if you really want Schenn.

LA needs a top 6 and a #5/6 D to make a push. I don't think Penner will get Schenn, so I moved to Hemsky. I think LA wants a #2 center or a top LW, and Hensky is a RW, but the allure of getting a top line player to play with Kopitar would be really tempting for them regardless. Add in Hemsky's contract that would give them flexibility going forward and who knows?

Would either side even want to do this deal?

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#45 oilerfan99
January 21 2011, 05:55PM
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Well I guess the young one is making a difference after all!

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#46 Robbie D
January 21 2011, 06:26PM
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tyler wrote:

totally agree I dont think they should take sean the no show coutourier landeskog definatelyvif hall can play center could you imagine if we had penner who is 6 ft4 240 and landeskog who is 6ft 5 210 and would eventually be 230 the oilers wouldnt be overly small with hall pajarvi penner and landeskog

Landeskog appears to be the strong winger we could use. That said, he is not 6'5" and 210lbs. He is 6"05" and 210....still very solid but 4.5" shorter.

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#47 Harlie
January 21 2011, 07:25PM
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"Nordic naming conventions state that his name essentially translates to “Magnus son of Magnus” which immediately brings to mind a line of men, all Magnuses, doing incredibly manly things down through the ages. This is a damn solid entry, and you can never go wrong with a nice “Ver” or “Von” or “Mac” in there somewhere.

The Man: Magnus Ver Magnusson is the strongest man in the world. No, seriously, it’s official. Or, at least he was the strongest man in the world four times, winning the World Strongman contest in 1991 and then from 1994-96. The guy’s a man mountain."

http://www.thecampussocialite.com/real-men’s-men-the-9-manliest-names-in-the-world-part-ii/

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#48 David S
January 21 2011, 08:36PM
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Scrolling down the comments with those Oodle Noodle ads just hangin' there is somewhat freaking me out.

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#50 David S
January 21 2011, 10:30PM
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Lowetide wrote:

Speaking of Oodle Noodle, I had lunch there the other day at the downtown one. Excellent! I'll go again soon.

I live just a few blocks away. Been meaning to drop by there. Everybody I know says its pretty good.

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