GDB 54.0: Longest Losing Streak of the Season?

Jonathan Willis
January 26 2014 11:54AM

Chicago. Dallas. Minnesota. Winnipeg. Vancouver. Phoenix. Six straight losses have the Oilers on the verge of their longest ineffective run of the season; only a win over Nashville can halt the trend.

The Road To The Olympics

The schedule softens a little bit after the Olympic break, which is a good thing for the Oilers because they haven’t done a very good job of handling the rough stretches. Take the current six-game losing streak, comprised of a four-game Western road trip and then a home game against Vancouver. The only ‘easy’ matchup was a home game against the non-playoff Coyotes, which the Oilers lost on Friday.

Today the Oilers play the Predators. Tomorrow they play in Vancouver, which based on recent history is a game they’re all but certain to lose (the last time a tired Oilers team played Vancouver they lost 4-0 and were out-shot 40-19). Then there’s a Wednesday game against San Jose, then a four-game road swing out East starting with the Boston that ends with back-to-back games in New York.

A failure tonight gives the Oilers a very good shot at 10 consecutive losses.

Lottery Standings!

Rank Team Pace
1 Edmonton Oilers 56
2 Buffalo Sabres 57 (71)
3 Calgary Flames 68
4 Florida Panthers 76
5 New York Islanders 76
6 Winnipeg Jets 82

Ugh.

Buffalo is on a 57-point pace for the season, but have improved to a 71-point pace under Ted Nolan. Calgary is on track to finish a dozen points ahead of the Oilers. And that is the total number of teams set to finish less than 20 points in front of Edmonton.

Predictions!

Game Day Prediction: The losing has to end at some point; let’s call it 3-1 in favour of Edmonton.

Obvious Game Day Prediction: Even though Devan Dubnyk is not expected to start, Louie DeBrusk will find a way to use the nickname ‘Big Easy’ at least once on the broadcast.

Not-So-Obvious Game Day Prediction: After winning the hardest shot competition yesterday, Luke Gazdic gets an opportunity on the man advantage and scores his first power play goal of the season.

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Jonathan Willis is a freelance writer. He currently works for Oilers Nation, the Edmonton Journal and Bleacher Report. He's co-written three books and worked for myriad websites, including Grantland, ESPN, The Score, and Hockey Prospectus. He was previously the founder and managing editor of Copper & Blue.
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#51 Zarny
January 27 2014, 08:08AM
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michael wrote:

Marincin needs at least 30 lbs. He hasn't got enough man muscle on him at this point. He needs an off season here in Edmonton doing 2 things, eating and working out.

Hall could use another 10 lbs also. Who the heck is the Oilers dietary advisor? We have coaches out the yjn yang for fitness and skating and other stuff. Where the heck is the dietician? Never mind 7-10 of these guys need a personal chef cooking for them so that there getting the calories they need to perform at this level. Cripes RNH still looks like a bone rack. I work with nurses with more muscles than that kid.

A Nutrition and Health Coach is someone we need to help get these kids up to peak performance.

Nuge is 20. That's what he still looks like a bone rack. Marincin is also 20 and Hall is only 22.

I agree access to a nutrition and health adviser is a good idea but that isn't why these kids haven't filled out yet. They simply haven't matured. At this point in the season the focus should be on avoiding weight loss. Gains are primarily made during the off-season.

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#52 Rob F
January 26 2014, 02:58PM
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GDP: Oilers Lose 5-1. I have a bad feeling Dallas has lost the room

OGDP. Oilers Lose 5-1. I have a feeling Dallas has lost the room

Not So Obvious GDP. OILERS lose 5-1. Dallas has NOT lost the room room

2nd OGDP. I'm getting high and going for fast food tonight....

Imagine if a half dozen or so jerseys get chucked on the ice. Do you keep banning fans from exercising their rights......tricky stuff

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#53 @Oilanderp
January 26 2014, 07:39PM
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Nice 4th line shift! YEAH!

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#54 michael
January 27 2014, 07:48AM
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K_Mart wrote:

*Openly hoping that he's getting calls from Nelson for advice and just ignoring whatever S.Smith tells him.*

Dont ruin him like you did Petry, Gilbert, Peckham, Nultz, Jultz(still some hope), Smid...

Marincin needs at least 30 lbs. He hasn't got enough man muscle on him at this point. He needs an off season here in Edmonton doing 2 things, eating and working out.

Hall could use another 10 lbs also. Who the heck is the Oilers dietary advisor? We have coaches out the yjn yang for fitness and skating and other stuff. Where the heck is the dietician? Never mind 7-10 of these guys need a personal chef cooking for them so that there getting the calories they need to perform at this level. Cripes RNH still looks like a bone rack. I work with nurses with more muscles than that kid.

A Nutrition and Health Coach is someone we need to help get these kids up to peak performance.

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#55 Step Daddy J
January 26 2014, 12:26PM
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2014-2015 is looking like a real interesting year . Will we make the playoffs , or will we bomb for one more year and try to get Connar David . Also I am very interested in this year's trading deadline . Will McTavish make any Bold moves ?

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#56 Old Retired Guy (A.K.A. Die-Nasty)
January 26 2014, 01:56PM
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Rod from Viking wrote:

Let's be very hypothetical for a moment, Katz's son decides dad you need to clean house at the Olympic break, who is out there to bring in that would be an upgrade? Dudley not interested in leaving Montreal , I can't think of any coaches except maybe Brent Sutter or Kevin Dineen. Messier would be far worse than Dallas, any ideas?

New Rules: Everyone we bring in from this point on has to be taller than and weigh more than the Katz kid.

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#57 Old Retired Guy (A.K.A. Die-Nasty)
January 26 2014, 02:12PM
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Rod from Viking wrote:

Let's be very hypothetical for a moment, Katz's son decides dad you need to clean house at the Olympic break, who is out there to bring in that would be an upgrade? Dudley not interested in leaving Montreal , I can't think of any coaches except maybe Brent Sutter or Kevin Dineen. Messier would be far worse than Dallas, any ideas?

The list of candidates is too long to be fully represented here but it starts something like this...

Gretzky, Anderson, Kurri, Fogilin,Coffee, Gregg, Fhur, Simpson, Semenko, Lumley, Hunter, Tikannen, etc..

Assuming of course they don't simply promote Bucky or Steve Smith.

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#58 outdoorzguy
January 26 2014, 02:42PM
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Old Retired Guy (A.K.A. Die-Nasty) wrote:

The list of candidates is too long to be fully represented here but it starts something like this...

Gretzky, Anderson, Kurri, Fogilin,Coffee, Gregg, Fhur, Simpson, Semenko, Lumley, Hunter, Tikannen, etc..

Assuming of course they don't simply promote Bucky or Steve Smith.

Dineen is coaching the National Women's team.

Any Sutter would be somebody to look at.

The guy I really would have liked to see here was Ted Nolan.

But we were asleep at the wheel at took the best used car salesman available!!

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#59 The Nuuuuuuuuuuuuge
January 26 2014, 02:55PM
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Fire Lowe and the WHOLE COACHING STAFF!!!

Add a veteran coach who has been in this league for many years and has experience.

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#60 Harlie
January 26 2014, 03:28PM
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Almost there guys! Last place is in sight!! GO OILERS GO!!!

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#61 SRELIOFAN
January 26 2014, 05:52PM
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Woah... Nice photoshop job JW! That picture at the top of Eakins actually showing emotion almost looks real!!!

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#62 Serious Gord
January 26 2014, 09:48PM
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bulldog12 wrote:

It's time for you to go, same as DSD or DFG or whatever his name was. You have nothing intelligent to add to the posts.

Then you should be able to easily refute my comments rather than engage in ad hominem attacks.

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#63 The Soup Fascist
January 26 2014, 10:21PM
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Can the Preds afford to have a blue line that includes Weber, Jones, Josi, Del Zotto and Ellis, while having a popgun offence that features Mike Fischer and Patrick Hornqvist as their number 1 and 2 minute munchers up front?

One goal in 36 shots would indicate "no". There has to be the makings of a trade between these two teams. And no, I don't think Weber is realistically available. Roman Josi is interesting.

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#64 oasis
January 27 2014, 12:52AM
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Wow, one win and I see the bandwagon is full and loaded already. You guys are the kind of fans that keep Lowe employed.

Let's see how many of you guys are pumping tires on here in the next 3 or 4 games when we actually play some real hockey teams

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#65 outdoorzguy
January 26 2014, 01:03PM
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@Spydyr

I hope we lose today only for the dream that this will be the last time we see the 4 idiots behind the bench ever again. Let's keep losing so that SOMETHING has to be done.

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#66 Old Retired Guy (A.K.A. Die-Nasty)
January 26 2014, 01:35PM
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GDP: The Kids have a big night! J Schultz, Ebbs, Yak and Nuge all pot one. Smitty scores on the PP to tie Gretz for second all time Oilers PP goals. Oilers win 5-1 !

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#67 Fresh Mess
January 26 2014, 02:17PM
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Tyler wrote:

Living in Calgary and being a oiler fan I've had to do a lot of defending of my team over the years but this year....I got nothin. flamers just start their rebuild and they are better than a team with 3 #1 picks? Like the rest of oil country I'm ready for the "bold moves". give us something.

The sabres haven't even begun their rebuild and they are already better than the laughingstock oilers.

But don't worry, Katz has assured us there is a plan in place and MacLooselips tells us help is on the way from within the organisation.

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#68 Serious Gord
January 26 2014, 02:41PM
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Rama Lama wrote:

I believe that Eakins does not see himself as the problem. I fairness to him he did teach us to " Chop Water, drink wood"! God knows what this team would look like if he did not replace the artwork, pictures, and layout of the dressing room?

With Eakins we have achieved many many milestones if you care to look? Think of it: better artwork in the dressing room; no more eating donuts; learning how to chop wood; learning how to drink water; better fitness; better haircuts. The list goes on and on.

We should realize that our best shot at Ekblad is Dallas Eakins. Remember that when you are watching Seth Jones take us apart.

MacT and Klowe don't see themselves as part of the problem either...

so far the only demonstrable skill eakins has is as an interior decorator...

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#69 Samurai003
January 26 2014, 02:47PM
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Rod from Viking wrote:

Go to the bar until 5:00 then pass out before 5::30. You will wake up tomorrow and the Oilers traded Eakins & Chabot for Trotz.

Why would Nashville ever do something so horrible to their team?

GDP - After getting thrashed by the Predators, Eakins throws his suit jacket on the ice, revealing his Marlies Jersey.

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#70 oilerman53
January 26 2014, 09:08PM
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Its funny what simple dump, chase and grinding down low can do for a team huh? Simple get shots to the net have a screen and some grinding down low by the bottom two lines won this game. Sloppy defense is what keeps us getting hammered by the opposition.

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#71 nunyour
January 27 2014, 09:56AM
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Oilbaron wrote:

Wow I wish I could afford to sit in the first bowl for an actual game. Went to the skills competition and had an absolute blast! Yak and Gazdic were all smiles and constantly engaged with the fans. You could tell they really love the game and appreciate the support.

Then Yak completely lays someone out in the second period last night, and the crowd is silent (at least I heard nothing through the tv broadcast). What a bunch of cynical fat cats. Support your team dammit, no wonder so many players left this city.

At the very least it was nice to see the fans come around by the end of the game... but god, appreciate what you have already. If I ever get to watch a game from the first bowl I will be cheering like hell win or lose

The first bowl is for rich people and they don't think it is proper to make loud noises,the fans in the nose bleed section are a blast.

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#72 Serious Gord
January 26 2014, 02:53PM
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Let's not forget that this is not the first implosion in the last eight years. MacT resigned and Klowe promoted himself to POHO to give himself cover and MacT essentially went to the mattresses before he was brought back in - quietly before being given the GM job.

This year is yet another implosion - an even bigger one. So far the FOKs and Katz are trying to buy more time by saying that KLowe is not involved in the day to day - despite all evidence and statements to the contrary and putting all of the responsibility on the recently appointed MacT.

A corrupt political or mafia organization would be hard-pressed to do a better job shirking blame/covering up the accountability trail.

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I'm reminded of godfather 1:

Sonny corleone seizing the FBI agent's camera as he took pictures of car license plates - just like Katz banning cars with "fire lowe" license plates.

And Michael Corleone disappearing to Italy (and marrying some fine Sicilian a$$ played by Simonetta Stefanelli) after he shot the police Captain and the mobster and then coming back once the heat was off - just like MacT resigning and then reappearing as VPOHO.

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#73 Show me da Money
January 26 2014, 03:06PM
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@outdoorzguy

By Lowe "offering" to step down I think it shows the strength of his convictions. NONE

If he was really sincere he wouldn't be asking if he should step down he should do it.

It's kind of like when the wife asks you if she looks fat in her jeans. You KNOW how to answer that. Lowe also knows that his BFF would never let him go.

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#74 oilersd
January 26 2014, 04:21PM
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Serious Gord wrote:

Jesus.

Six losses in a row.

But we are improving!!!

Actually if you follow the games shift by shift there are signs of improvement. It hasn't resulted in wins but slowly the decision making process of a number of players is very much coming around. Last season the top line was only effective off the rush which is a feast or famine way to go about offense. Especially against nhl caliber dmen. This season they are learning (from leprechauns under the arena I imagine since the coach is "incompetent") to dump the puck and then retrieve it and engage in a cycle game. This has resulted in more time spent in the offensive zone and more scoring chances. Yakupov has been skating much better without the puck and now needs to learn how to achieve better body position so he can retrieve and hang on to it. I'm sure the leprechauns will get to that ASAP. Petry has been more physical and has made a more concerted effort to shoot the puck. His defensive thought patterns are still a step behind but that will come. The leprechauns will see to it. Then again maybe you are on to something with this Jesus fellow of whom you speak. Maybe he can save us from the incompetent Mr. Eakins.

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#75 bazmagoo
January 26 2014, 01:51PM
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@Rod from Viking

MacT should fire Eakins then go behind the bench himself for the rest of the season. That way he's at ground level and can see the players up close and personal. Get rid of the assistants and goalie coach after the season is completed, and start the interview process then.

Makes sense to me, and probably everyone on the site. But the Oilers don't/won't act and we are likely doomed to another failed season next year. Ekblad plus McDavid might not be so bad, haha.

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#76 Serious Gord
January 26 2014, 08:41PM
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Another win against a bottom six team.

A team that is scoring impaired; was playing their third road game in four days (did/does the oil have a similar scheduling knot this year?); third string goalie; weber was invisible - touch if the flu perhaps?

It's a win but it certainly does not break any trends or set any new achievement.

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#77 ColourMeImpressed
January 26 2014, 09:16PM
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oilerman53 wrote:

Its funny what simple dump, chase and grinding down low can do for a team huh? Simple get shots to the net have a screen and some grinding down low by the bottom two lines won this game. Sloppy defense is what keeps us getting hammered by the opposition.

Were we watching the same game?

The one where four of the five goals were by skill players doing skill things?

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#78 Gk1980
January 27 2014, 06:05AM
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oilersd wrote:

Most definitely good. Don't listen to the haters! The game of hockey is an art form and it takes time to perfect it. In order to be consistent you have to build good habits and that can't just be turned on like a switch. There IS progress with these guys and there will be more going forward. Is this team flawed? Absolutely. Do they need to make some roster changes? Of course. But this team is not nearly as bad as some would have us believe. Same goes for the management and coaching staff. To believe that this management group is incompetent or tanking the team on purpose or whatever asinine crap the haters can dream up is ridiculous. This version of the oilers started with the hiring of MacT and then Eakins and they deserve a fair shake at bringing this team around. Enjoy the win boys cuz there's still a long road ahead. But steps are being taken in the right direction and I choose to believe that the best is yet to come.

Please repost this a few weeks from now when they have lost another 4 in a row.

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#79 Rama Lama
January 26 2014, 02:21PM
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Walter Sobchak wrote:

Eakins is the most overrated, over-hyped coach ever!!

Right now it's just better the Oilers lose.

Maybe MacTavish realizes his mistake & gets rid of this side show Eakins & instill a proper coaching staff for next season.

Somebody has to fall for this season.......Right?

Accountability......heard that somewhere?

I believe that Eakins does not see himself as the problem. I fairness to him he did teach us to " Chop Water, drink wood"! God knows what this team would look like if he did not replace the artwork, pictures, and layout of the dressing room?

With Eakins we have achieved many many milestones if you care to look? Think of it: better artwork in the dressing room; no more eating donuts; learning how to chop wood; learning how to drink water; better fitness; better haircuts. The list goes on and on.

We should realize that our best shot at Ekblad is Dallas Eakins. Remember that when you are watching Seth Jones take us apart.

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#80 Mason Storm
January 26 2014, 02:44PM
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outdoorzguy wrote:

As much as I want Lowe gone, I've maintained the priority is now to get rid of the coaching staff. Lowe, we can deal with later. But the coaches are a must do.

But...who's available. All the good coaches were snapped up by competent GM's and I don't think there is anyone worthwhile who is available.

Except the obvious...Krueger.

Mike Milbury would be a good fit in this comedy

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#81 Taylor Gang
January 26 2014, 04:08PM
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Are we allowed to mention how awful Dubnyk is now that he's gone?

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#82 kale
January 26 2014, 04:14PM
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6 ring circus wrote:

How many NHL teams would hire any of the Oilers management team or coaching staff if they became available today? I do not think Lowe would be able to get a management or POHO job with any other NHL team based on his his Oilers record these past 12 years,both Mactavish and Howson were available these past few years and no other team hired either one except the Oilers.Eakins may have been the favorite last year, but after this season, he will not be hired by another team for quite some time, Buchberger and Smith, have survived the firing of the 3 previous head coaches,they are untouchables with the oilers, they are in the same boat as Lowe, they cannot do anything wrong.I guess that saying, that its not what you know, but who you know, is all that matters with the Oilers and Katz.

The irony is that the two guys that were released that were not in the FOK clique were picked up by Babcock, Renney as Assistant coach and Kreuger for team canada.

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#83 madjam
January 26 2014, 09:52PM
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Another winning streak started without Ference and Hemsky in lineup . Defence better now . Scrivens played well . Oilers seem to play much better when there is no pressure to make playoffs , etc..

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#84 Serious Gord
January 26 2014, 10:50PM
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Johnny Larue wrote:

I am seriously sick of Gord and all his sycophants and his continous and monotonous refrain of fire Lowe I hate the coach blah blah blah we get it.

Thanks for reading!!

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#85 JJ
January 27 2014, 08:30AM
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This is hilarious. One win against a non-playoff team and all the sudden we hear "Oh this is the greatest team of all time we're going to win the next 3 stanley cups in a row", and all is forgiven. Guess what, you wake up tomorrow the team is still in the same place it was before. That's the problem here, the fans. They're like dogs, they have no memory of the past, only the present. So one win and all is well! Pathetic and that's why nothing will change.

Oh, and someone please ban that "Oilers domination" tool. What an idiot. There hasn't been any dominating for the past 5 years you've been saying it, won't start to "follow" any time soon. Keep drinking your koolaid kiddies.

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#86 Virtual_Xi
January 27 2014, 09:00AM
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Hey, all I know Is the whole reason yak scored that goal is because he was back checking hard and he was the 4th trailer! Maybe these coaches are getting through to these young guys after all!

Ps: to the guy who said Jones was on the 4th line. He wasn't. 4th line was Joenssu gazdic and smyth. Jones was useless last night, got balanced out by Hendricks and Gordon.

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#87 Tikkanese
January 27 2014, 01:00PM
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Oh the irony of a bunch of keyboard warriors talking about nutritionists!

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#88 Old Retired Guy (A.K.A. Die-Nasty)
January 26 2014, 01:42PM
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Spydyr wrote:

It hurts to care.

Medicate my friend...Medicate.

See a doctor if you need to....Dr. Daniels, Dr. Cuervo, Dr. Glenfiddich.

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#89 Old Retired Guy (A.K.A. Die-Nasty)
January 26 2014, 01:54PM
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Spydyr wrote:

Oh, the Dr. has definitely been in the house.

I like to think of it as the beginning of the week long Super Bowl Party! Which flows nicely into the beginning of Olympic Break Party....Family Day Party....Spring Break! Doctors orders of course.

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#90 Bono Wanna Be
January 26 2014, 02:44PM
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Through my yellow rose coloured lenses, all is well in Oil land. We will stay the course. Participation medals for everyone.

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#91 6 ring circus
January 26 2014, 03:34PM
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How many NHL teams would hire any of the Oilers management team or coaching staff if they became available today? I do not think Lowe would be able to get a management or POHO job with any other NHL team based on his his Oilers record these past 12 years,both Mactavish and Howson were available these past few years and no other team hired either one except the Oilers.Eakins may have been the favorite last year, but after this season, he will not be hired by another team for quite some time, Buchberger and Smith, have survived the firing of the 3 previous head coaches,they are untouchables with the oilers, they are in the same boat as Lowe, they cannot do anything wrong.I guess that saying, that its not what you know, but who you know, is all that matters with the Oilers and Katz.

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#92 Rick Stroppel
January 26 2014, 05:55PM
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@6 ring circus

NOBODY ELSE WOULD HIRE ANY OF THESE JACKASSES AND THE LOCAL PRESS IS AFRAID TO SAY SO

I totally agree with this. When MacTavish was fired the first time (he should have stayed fired) I phoned a phone in show to say I didn't think he was that smart. It was like I committed BLASPHEMY. You all remember this. EVERY REPORTER in this city told us that MacTavish was a genius and he would get another HC job in the NHL in five minutes. Did not happen. It has almost nothing to do with his age. Numerous NHL HC's are the same age as MacTavish or within 2 years. His failure to get another job speaks volumes about his incompetence.

For many years the so-called sporting press in Edmonton has treated the Oilers glory boys like holy cows. They pelt them with cream puffs and whip them with wet noodles. When someone dares to ask a couple of hard questions (eg. MacKinnon, Rishaug, Spector), they are treated like a traitor.

I don't want to be melodramatic, but it is kind of disgraceful. The ESSENCE of good journalism is asking difficult questions. In the last five years, the Oilers are not just the worst team in the NHL. They are objectively the WORST AMOUNG THE 120 OR SO MAJOR LEAGUE NORTH AMERICAN TEAMS (ie. NHL, NFL, NBA, MLB). In my opinion the local press (with exceptions) has reacted to this situation with incredible COMPLACENCY.

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#93 Mason Storm
January 26 2014, 06:22PM
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Chainsawz wrote:

Gene starts it off with a bit of a let down. Only 1 prop?!?

Even Gene has mailed it in.

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#94 tileguy
January 26 2014, 07:54PM
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To think I got 22 trashes for posting this Jan. 29 on lowetides blog.

NHL rule:

A player who has lost or broken his stick may only receive a stick at his own players’ bench or be handed one from a teammate on the ice. A player will be penalized if he throws, tosses, slides or shoots a stick to teammate on the ice. A player may not participate in the play using a goalkeeper’s stick. A minor penalty shall be imposed for an infraction of this rule.

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#95 Johnnydapunk
January 26 2014, 10:02PM
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The weirdest feeling I was missing from this game was the fear I usually had when Dubnyk was playing and the Oil had a 3-4 goal lead, as I always felt like it will just be one bad goal to open the Dubnyk gate and we would be lucky to get a loser point.

Scrivens played quite well and you can't go wrong with 36 saves and a .971 save percentage for the game. Hendricks also put up 15 minutes and 2 shots on net, I'll take that as well.

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#96 K_Mart
January 27 2014, 07:47AM
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Lots of positives tonight(despite a dreadful stretch in the third), but it's up to the players to bring the consistency. Too many times have there been good efforts followed by 5 bad ones in a row.

Bring last night's effort for the next 28 games, and bring it against the top teams, then I'll start to be a believer.

Good game. That's it. Still waiting to say good 'games'. Good test tonight. Back to back against a real team. Hope for once to see a good effort carried over to the next game.

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#97 camdog
January 27 2014, 08:46AM
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@S cottV

Every quote I have heard from Eakins is about training the players for endurance. If you are training for endurance don't you usually lose weight?

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#98 Oilbaron
January 27 2014, 09:36AM
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Wow I wish I could afford to sit in the first bowl for an actual game. Went to the skills competition and had an absolute blast! Yak and Gazdic were all smiles and constantly engaged with the fans. You could tell they really love the game and appreciate the support.

Then Yak completely lays someone out in the second period last night, and the crowd is silent (at least I heard nothing through the tv broadcast). What a bunch of cynical fat cats. Support your team dammit, no wonder so many players left this city.

At the very least it was nice to see the fans come around by the end of the game... but god, appreciate what you have already. If I ever get to watch a game from the first bowl I will be cheering like hell win or lose

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January 26 2014, 01:11PM
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The swarm...over commit on the puck and leave ppl open in the high slot or front of the net..the reason hockey systems were first introduced was to stop ppl from doing stuff like this

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#100 D-Unit
January 26 2014, 02:44PM
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outdoorzguy wrote:

As much as I want Lowe gone, I've maintained the priority is now to get rid of the coaching staff. Lowe, we can deal with later. But the coaches are a must do.

But...who's available. All the good coaches were snapped up by competent GM's and I don't think there is anyone worthwhile who is available.

Except the obvious...Krueger.

Krueger is NOT the answer to Coaching. That is all.

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