SAM GAGNER'S NAME "OUT THERE"

Lowetide
January 04 2014 05:10PM

During tonight's Hotstove portion of the HNIC pre-game, Elliotte Friedman told the nation "Sam Gagner's name is out there" and suggested the Oilers would find him a place he'd be comfortable with playing (if a transaction were to be completed). It sounds very much like the team and player have decided a move could be made if it fits for all sides, although specifics weren't covered in the brief report.

LATE SEPTEMBER (21st)

Gagner's season went sideways in a hurry one autumn night in Vancouver, and the impact has been felt by player and team all season long. I don't for a minute believe that the Kassian stick incident led us to this day, but it probably hurried it along.

Bottom line: Craig MacTavish has to make plans for next year. He has to ask questions:

  1. Is Dallas Eakins the coach of next year's team?
  2. Do the Oilers need to improve up the middle?
  3. Has Mark Arcobello done enough to make Gagner expendable?
  4. Will the organization have the same number of similar talents in the top 6F next season?
  5. Can they get value for Gagner?
  6. Is Gagner a part of the future with Eakins in charge?

Those are tough questions, but the news today suggests that they exist in the organization and Sam Gagner (who perhaps Gagner has questions about his future as an Oiler) may be heading out of Edmonton during the season.

What does it all mean? Well, you never get full value in these situations, so prepare to be disappointed with the return. On the other hand, the Oilers will be going to market next summer with more money and will very likely arrive at training camp next fall with a bigger lineup.

We wait.

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#151 15w40
January 05 2014, 05:41AM
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OIL or NOTHING wrote:

Having read through the comments, I have only 1 question

Where is DSF?

I would prefer to have him around as blog clown over this "Josh Oiler"

There's nobody left to argue with

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#152 Don W
January 05 2014, 08:52AM
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@Loweblows

We need a slogan for McDavid. I know he isn't draft eligible yet but I think we need to plan ahead. It's kind of like how Vancouver has a parade route planned.

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#153 K_Mart
January 05 2014, 10:50AM
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Let's not forget, this is really only year one of the rebuild.

4 years from now Stauffer will be saying... "The Oilers were forcing their top picks hall rnh and yak right in to the line up in their rookie years which suggests that they were trying to win and believed they could make the playoffs instead of properly developing the talent and building a solid foundation. It wasn't until they sent Nurse back to jr. that they really started on the rebuilding path. Like I've always said, build from the back end out, and Nurse was the first piece to the puzzle."

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#154 MessyEH
January 05 2014, 02:19PM
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OilFanInVan wrote:

DSF was a paid troller by OIlersnation. When they got called on it and the advertisers approached them about it, DSF ceased being paid and thus ceased posting.

I suspect you have some sort of proof!

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#155 Rod from Viking
January 04 2014, 08:09PM
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@Vance in LA

Pretty comical, thanks for that.

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#156 kale
January 04 2014, 08:44PM
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Rod from Viking wrote:

Don't you think that was pretty funny? I think Clarkson and his contact would be better here than in Toronto, it looks like he has the playing in front of the home town syndrome.

The positive thing about trading Gags for Clarkson is that we would be getting Clarkson for less than we were prepared to pay for him last summer and we would be moving Gags. But I am not a huge Clarkson fan otherwise

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#157 Cynic
January 05 2014, 12:13AM
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Either the Oilers are taking back a similarly useless player with a similarly outrageous salary (and contract length) or the Oilers are topping up the deal with a pick. In any city where the media weren't completely nut-gobblers for team management, they'd be writing colummns about how Gagner should be a buyout candidate. In other words: all cost, no return.

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#158 michael
January 05 2014, 06:31AM
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Rod from Viking wrote:

I know how my renewal call is going to go. I think the corporations are finding clients are not really enthused about going to games anymore and hopefully will be looking for a better "PR" investment. I wonder if people are taking their names of the waiting list. As far as buddy Bob Stauffer goes I bet this is driving him crazy trying to defend this nightmare.

I can't speak for BOB. But do you actually listen to his show. All the time? I do. Whether live or podcast later. He is just as hard on the poor play by the team as anyone else here in Edmonton. The Oilers record is near indefensible.

Where we see whats going on on the ice Bob sees also what is going on off the ice. He cannot report everything he sees and hears. Its incumbent upon him though to report the facts.

I feel for the team right now. Now isn't the time to sharpen the knives. And I much as anyone wish this season had gone different. The results are what they are and going into 2014 we are 29th in the standing. Who would have thought that?

I saw us as 20-23 place team. The needs of this team are glaring. Realignment intothe Pacific Division has shown us what are sorely lacking.

Backin the day the Smythe Division was one of the strongest. Because the Oilers,Flames and Jets all had good teams and competed to be top dog. The Pacific Division has 3 ofthetopdogsin the WC. For the Oilers to be competitive they are going to have a team that has skill,size and not just average goaltending but great goaltending. MacT has a lot of work to do to reshape this team. Eakins has a lot of work to do also. On the ice and off the ice. Eakins has his faults and by goodness when your record is as poor as ours is those faults are just like a spotlight.

I am as frustrated as anyone but when I look at the WC standings and see who is on top I can't help but be a little jealous. But they too paid in terrible season after terrible season.The top dogs did not get there overnight. I want to be Chicago or San Jose or LA. But mistakes in the past 5 years have cost us dearly. Drafting for more size and grit and character is needed. MacT came in last draft and Nurse was our number 1 pick. Moroz number 2.I can't argue those picks. Greg Chase in the 7th round? It will take MacTand Eakins more than just this year and next to get this train wreck moving in the right direction.

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#159 Josh Oiler
January 05 2014, 06:41AM
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From here on in: we going to....

PLAY BAD FOR EKBLAD

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#160 the tikk
January 05 2014, 09:03AM
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@Don W

"Dishonour for Connor"

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#161 RexHolez
January 05 2014, 10:42AM
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Why the f*** has nothing f'ing happened yet? Why is Lowe still here? Why are the assistant coaches still here?? WTF? 4 years of an admitted rebuild and what's been rebuilt?? In what way are we any better than we were 4 years ago when we started "rebuilding"? If it wasn't for picking 1st we'd have nothing. How can we possibly be this incompetent and pathetic and still do nothing? This has to be the worst run organization I've ever seen, and it's allowed to continue??? Do the fans honestly have to start a mob complete with pitchforks and torches before anything changes?

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#162 Athabascajim
January 05 2014, 11:18AM
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Woogie63 wrote:

Lots of talk of firing Lowe, but WHO replaces him. The President of hockey operations is critical to the vision and the standard for the team for the next ten years. It is one thing to hate on Lowe, but getting the highest quality to replace him may not be that easy.

Maggie the monkey could do a better job than KLowe.

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#163 Sisyphus
January 05 2014, 11:41AM
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Spydyr wrote:

Teams always look for defensive depth for the playoffs any of the eight 5-6 defencmen the Oilers have may be traded. Teams also look to have a veteran backup in goal if they are not sure of their starter ability of health both goalies are tradeable.

Teams will be looking to take advantage of a rookie GM in a position of weakness.

Hate to break it to you, but very few of the Oilers d-men would be 5-6 on a team in the chase this year. That isn't the kind of "depth" they want--and am 100% certain they wouldn't give you a dman, center, or goalie back.

Oilers dont need more picks and prospects, they need veteran roster players right now. Anyone in the chase isn't giving those up, especially not for what the Oilers have to offer in return

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#164 Rod from Viking
January 04 2014, 08:01PM
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@Primo

Exactly, I think Eakin's and Mac T is trying to change the environment into a more winner mentality but it is 2 against 100 or so it seems.

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#165 Nina Russo
January 04 2014, 08:40PM
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Why not trade him ... It worked for Cogliano. Lord knows we couldn't use a third line centre like Cogliano on this team right now. Oh wait we have Boyd Gordon, who scores a point a game. Trade gags so he can be a point a game player on a team like LA or Anaheim, or Van, or St Louis.

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#166 kgo
January 05 2014, 01:58AM
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Seth wrote:

Kevin Lowe's definition of "winning" is completely different then any other person on earth.

Inigo Montoya: Kevin you keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.

a thousand props

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#167 Loweblows
January 05 2014, 10:08AM
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Some teams have a teddy bear toss for charity when the home team scores. Our team which needs charity will have a jersey toss when we don't score.

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#168 Freewheeling Freddie
January 05 2014, 11:08AM
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All the young kids on this team have heard what this city is like during the playoffs. You know they want to be part of it. I really do feel sorry for some of these kids .The pain in their faces after each loss. It is like there in quicksand with no hope. It has become disgraceful how a team with such history has become the laughing stock of the NHL. Daryl please please please please wake up. Time for drastic change up top .Putting your head in the sand like an ostrich wont cut it.

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#169 Spydyr
January 05 2014, 11:09AM
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K_Mart wrote:

yeah me too. what fools we are. I also expected them to "not get worse". boy do i feel dumb.

But not Josh dumb.

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#170 Rod from Viking
January 05 2014, 11:27AM
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michael wrote:

@Rod in Viking.

Your right about the quality of the veterans that have passed through of late. Though MACT has been better by bringing in Ference and Gordon. IB has been good.Gazdic better than good.

MacT though wasted several contracts this past off season. Including Acton,Grebby and Hamilton and SMACK(who I like but he was never used). He has managed to dump a couple of contracts so far and come this off season should be able to shave 7-10 more. Explain to me how Joensuu was an upgrade on Petrell? who 5x5 was a non factor but was a beast on the PK. JJ has done exactly what? Ryan Jones? the word squat comes to mind. Corey Potter? Even fictional Harry Potter couldn't abracadabra his poor play away. Larsen? Size matters at this level.Especially on defence. Belov? A long way to go.

I would like to see the Oilers part ways with Hemsky. N Shultz and Ryan Smyth. As far as Gagner is concerned he has not shown diddly in the way of defensive zone improvement. Trading him to NJ or to the NYIsles might be the ticket. Arcobello as a stop gap until the summer at 2cd line center is fine by me.

Like we all think and post this team has a long way to go.

Agree, Can a Canadian doctor practice in the U.S. or not? This would have a huge impact on where Sam could go. If this player would have spent a year more in junior and a year or two in the AHL would he be a more complete player? I would think so, the years of being thrown to the wolves and this years broken jaw as well as no one dealing with Kassian and all the problems with this team, I think it has him wanting out and no one could blame him.

I never said Joensuu was an upgrade and Mac T made other signings that didn't work out and they would have been made with input from the pro scouting staff that have not done a good job.

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#171 WTF
January 05 2014, 11:38AM
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michael wrote:

I wonder if TSN would let us use Maggie the Monkey on draft day? Can't argue Maggies picks. Did a hell of a job with the playoff picks. I for one think Katz should hire Maggie the Monkey as a special assistant to the GM. Couldn't hurt at this point.Spin that wheel Maggie.

I think what you meant to say was, " special assistant to Harrison Katz" on draft day.

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#172 JDP
January 05 2014, 01:05PM
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They should let Ron burgundy manage this team. Oh wait too late!

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#173 Oliveoiler
January 05 2014, 02:28PM
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Renney is a teacher Eakins is a preacher.

2 names - Peter Laviolette + his staff Marc Crawford + his staff

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#174 Rod from Viking
January 04 2014, 06:05PM
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Is Dallas Eakins the coach of next year's team? Most likely since it is a 4 year deal, they will give him at least another 1/2 season after this. I am worried if they let him go they would promote Bucky.

Do the Oilers need to improve up the middle?

Yes with a larger more two way player. Has Mark Arcobello done enough to make Gagner expendable? A small sample size but for sure the rest of this year, he is not a second line center solution on this team either. Will the organization have the same number of similar talents in the top 6F next season? Not a chance, they know this isn't working Can they get value for Gagner? Value? A veteran defense man with a similar contract that is physical from a team that needs more offense, maybe.

Is Gagner a part of the future with Eakins in charge? I don't see Eakins making a whipping boy out of Sam but he still isn't being responsible in his own end.

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#175 Drowning in Oil
January 04 2014, 07:08PM
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THE THING ISN'T " GAGNERS NAME OUT THERE". THE REAL THING IS......

IS THEIR ANYONE LISTENING BECAUSE AT THIS POINT, THE OILERS WILL TAKE AT LEAST ONE NEW COACH FOR GAGNER!

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#176 TeddyTurnbuckle
January 04 2014, 07:26PM
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I don't think it's rocket science what MacT needs to do in the off season and trade deadline. Move Hemsky ,Gagner , nick shultz and anyone else we can get rid of at the deadline. If this happens we will have a ton of cap space to sign two new goalies, some players with actual nhl experience ( no more Belovs) and leave who ever we draft in juniors.

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#177 Primo
January 04 2014, 08:03PM
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Tuningout wrote:

Last year under Krueger (despite the same assistants) this was a better team with a better record, playing entirely against the tougher western conference. The team and it's players were trending up it seemed, enough so that some media and analysts picked the oilers to make the playoffs this year. Games (at least many games) were fun to watch.

This year, Eakins, with a better roster and another year experience for many young players is gaining on DFLast In the league. Everyone and everything is trending down with no hope in sight. And I'd rather watch curling.

There are many problems with this team. But coaching is #1 my friend.

Hmmm...I guess your solution then is to change coaches pretty much on a yearly basis. Unheard of in pro sports history. Expand your horizons, look beyond the coaching. Your strategy in not sustainable. The coaches in the Oilers organization cannot continuously be held as the scapegoats year in and year out. What a joke!

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#178 Josh Oiler
January 04 2014, 08:06PM
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Primo wrote:

Coaching is not the problem with the Oilers!! The one and only problem with the Oiler organization is ACCOUNTABILITY! There is none. 6 rings has no accountability to win. Hate to break it to you but neither do the players. 1st overalls that sign >$30MM contracts need to be held accountable for production. With the Oilers they are not! 1st overalls that don't produce RNH, YAK) require development in the AHL. That will never happen with the Oilers because they do not hold players accountable! Justin Schultz is pathetic and needs development in the AHL, that will never happen! Eberle needs to be accountable for his poor ice performance but rather he keeps playing. Nothing changes! Oiler fans wake up, coaching is not the problem.

Look here Primo Pasta and Sauce,

Accountability comes from the coaching there pal.

P.S. Justin Shultz got 1st team All-Star off half a season in AHL. Check your facts before posting Pasta Man.

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#179 Josh Oiler
January 04 2014, 08:31PM
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I'm officially making the statement: you heard it here first.

For the remainder of the season we are going to:

PLAY BAD FOR EKBLAD

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#180 Rod from Viking
January 04 2014, 09:05PM
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@Serious Gord

Gord, another way another team may look at is almost every player the Oiler's have traded lately has been far better on the next team. With the cap they will have to take back another contract that may be deemed excessive but maybe that player will fit in better here,do you feel the Oil management is starting to feel the heat?

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#181 hall the time
January 05 2014, 09:39AM
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I totally see firing Krueger was Klowes idea he probably said to MacT "you know what would be a good for publicity if get a new coach and show everybody your the new GM", but we all know it's still the KLowe show.

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#182 Danger Pay
January 05 2014, 11:39AM
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Just came across this. It should help put some things into perspective and my f#%k it's hilarious, mostly because before the season started I knew the Oilers would miss the playoffs. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BnqaRY00Cug

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#183 S cottV
January 04 2014, 07:40PM
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1. He may not survive into Feb the way it's going and with the teams they are up against.

2. With RNH 2 to 3 years away from entering his prime a strong 2C or better yet an immediate 1C is a must, in order to compete for a playoff spot.

3. Arco can fill in short term but is not the mid term answer. He needs to demonstrate 3C capability beyond what Gordon is capable of in order to stick long term. Don't see that happening but give him a go to see. Would love to see the Oilers so strong in the middle, that it bumps Gordon to an excellent 4C.

4. Oilers have to plug holes in the middle and back end. The abundance of small skill forwards are expendable if could somehow assist toward filling the critical holes.

5. Probably not but move him anyway. Oilers will not make the playoffs with Gagner in the middle.

6. I don't see Eakins or Gagner in the mix beyond this year. Gagner will probably go at the deadline. Eakins may not make it past the end of the month but even if he does, I really think MacT will be forced to fess up that Eakins is not the answer for a playoff run.

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#184 JDP
January 05 2014, 09:16AM
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Oh and I'm sure wanting to trade hemsky and playing him with Smyth and Gordon in a defensive role will most certainty increase his value!

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#185 Bryzarro World
January 05 2014, 10:43AM
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Walter Sobchak wrote:

Good points

I’ll concede the Vancouver point, but I’m wondering why the Oilers didn’t three way that deal? What gets me more is MacTavish then went out and got a career back up, a goalie that on his best day wouldn’t be able to compete with Dubnyk.

Why wouldn’t he look for a competent back up to challenge Dubnyk? A quick search just on NHL.com shows at least a half dozen teams the Oilers could trade with prior to the season even starting.

Instead MacTavish reacted late, over paid via UFA for a horrible goalie, and then signed an equally bad goalie again?

The Gagner deal actually is much worse in terms of leverage and tradability, prior to the season starting or the deal itself, Gagner should have been moved, when your average fan knows that your 2C isn’t going to get it done, then signing a guy based on character is by the very definition insane.

The fact that MacTavish was going to pay Clarkson more with longer term & the fact Clarkson choose the Leafs, tells us a couple things.

The Oilers have to grossly overpay for average talent, that free agents despite being thrown huge dollar’s by the Oilers would rather play elsewhere, but the most damning of all, the Oilers would rather whale hunt UFA’s then draft develop and procure talent through scouting & trades, this is the fundamental reason why the Oilers feel into the abyss in the first place, coincidentally under the MacTavish,Lowe,Tambellini era.

Pretty much. Imagine how AWESOME we'd be right now with Heatley and Jagr?........

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#186 OilFanInVan
January 05 2014, 01:33PM
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OIL or NOTHING wrote:

Having read through the comments, I have only 1 question

Where is DSF?

I would prefer to have him around as blog clown over this "Josh Oiler"

DSF was a paid troller by OIlersnation. When they got called on it and the advertisers approached them about it, DSF ceased being paid and thus ceased posting.

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#187 David S
January 05 2014, 01:46PM
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-30- wrote:

Not to be a pessimist but will this end up like Andrew Cogliano?

Funny how the grass always looks greener elsewhere isn't it?

-30-

"Look at me now bitches."

- Andrew Cogliano after hearing about his new 4 year, $12M contract extension with the Ducks

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#188 rob f
January 05 2014, 02:49PM
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Josh Oiler wrote:

I told everyone yesterday!!!

Lindy Ruff was available and the Oilers didn't move!

Brian Burke could have also been had as GM!

MacT: ITS TIME TO PULL THE TRIGGER ON A BLOCKBUSTER DEAL

Sam Gagner and 2014 1st round pick for David Clarkeson.

at least this time you asked for Clarkson and no Shea Weber....

im beging to think youre actually Kevin Low

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#189 Zarny
January 05 2014, 03:55PM
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MessyEH wrote:

Gagner has trade value. You can tell that from the amount of traffic on the interwebs and forums. Lots of different teams fans want him. I have said for a while Gagner and Ebs have got to go. They do not make this TEAM better. They could be package to bring us in some solid depth. MacT should be working the phones.

I don't think it's a matter of "having" to trade any player.

Eberle and Gagner both make Edm a better team. The problem is that they make Edm better the same way Hall, Nuge, Yak and to a lesser extent Perron do. To varying degrees, they all do the same things well and right now have the same weaknesses in their game.

The problem is the mix of players. 1-2 of the top 6 F need to be changed for size and strength and a top pairing D. So it becomes a process of elimination.

Hall and Nuge look like keepers. So you're moving 1-2 of Perron, Eberle, Yakupov and Gagner.

Gagner and Perron are my 2 picks in that order. Not because they are bad. They are simply 5-6th skill wise 2 yrs from now.

You might need more value than Perron to get one of the moves done so it's Eberle or Yakupov. You can keep or trade either one. It all depends on what's being offered in return.

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#190 Jodes
January 04 2014, 05:38PM
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Jodes wrote:

Well just when I thought I couldn't post anymore, I decide to come back, so here we go. There are too many what if's in this situation.. Was Sam "rushed" back? Did the coaching staff expect way to much from him when he returned? Has he like many on the team just stopped listening to Eakins?

Or maybe the rumour all those years ago of him wanting out have just finally come to fruition?

Sad to say, but I think Sam Gagner (apart from one night against Chicago) is the 2nd coming of Mike York.. Lots of potential, but just not enough to get over the next hump, regardless of what team you play for.

If he is traded, I don't think it will work out for either team.

Two trashings eh? Must be Mike York fans..

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#191 Josh Oiler
January 04 2014, 07:06PM
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I told everyone yesterday!!!

Lindy Ruff was available and the Oilers didn't move!

Brian Burke could have also been had as GM!

MacT: ITS TIME TO PULL THE TRIGGER ON A BLOCKBUSTER DEAL

Sam Gagner and 2014 1st round pick for David Clarkeson.

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#192 reaperfunkss (2nd tier fan)
January 04 2014, 07:15PM
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DO NOT LET MACT MAKE A TRADE!! He is stupid. the problem is incompetence at the top so why let a fool make a trade for this team?

Not gonna get anything for Gagner anyway and Arco has not shown to be a replacement yet.

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#193 Stall35
January 04 2014, 08:59PM
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Manfly wrote:

Cogs numbers were mediocre at best his first season with the Ducks, and the previous two with the Oilers. he had a pretty decent year last year in 48 games and is doing roughly the same this year so far. let's not get carried away with the "flourish" stuff until we actually see if he can do it consistently year in and year out.

Well maybe flourished isn't the right word, but he sure is more effective and consistent than what we've got.

The ducks certainly appreciate what he does with rewarding him an extension and at this point, I must say their management ate more "in the know" than ours.

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#194 MessyEH
January 04 2014, 09:10PM
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@Serious Gord

Seriously Gordo,

maybe your best post yet.

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#195 JDP
January 05 2014, 09:14AM
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Freewheeling Freddie wrote:

Do you think Justin Schultz wishes he had signes in Anaheim? What snow job did Lowe and company do to convince him to come here? I remember Dave Lumley saying the Oilers should have been on the phone after Sams eight point night .He is absolutely right. Too slow too timid .The Oilers have no vision, his trade value will be very low right now .However Sam if you need a ride to the airport call me. Also to all you Eakins haters, he was put in a very tough position. He had to keep the 3 stooges Smith Bucky and Chabot. Why couldn't he bring in his own coaches? Lowe just threw him out to the wolves. The coach and players are in a serious world of hurt. Time for management to grow some gonads and do an intervention

He could be playing with cogs and winning some games as apposed to looking like a moron just like the rest of the team.

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#196 Shawn Cronin
January 05 2014, 09:42AM
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Top 10 Oilers Problems: (in no particular order) 1) No veteran presence on top lines 2) The players. A bunch are just not as good as Oilers staff and media make them out to be. Defense and bottom 2 forward lines loaded with other teams AHL/KHL castoffs and very marginal NHLers. No coach in the world would win with this bunch. (ie crapola) 3) Terrible at faceoffs 4) Too many floaters 5) Too many forwards that are terrible defensively 6) This year, poor goaltending (Dubnyk is not that bad as this year has dictated) 7) The ex Oiler players in the organization (mgmt and asst coaches) are not good at what they do 8) All the coaching changes have left players confused on systems and probably feeling like they are not the problem....it's been past coaches. 9)If no one in upper management is being accountable, why should the players be? 10) Darryl Katz

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#197 michael
January 05 2014, 09:50AM
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Who thinks that part of Gagne's discontentment was being passed over for Captain by Eakins?

Eakins player management skills remind me of Mike Keenan. Basically he has none.

Tampa Bay tonight. Wonder what they think of -32/wc-39 this am as they get up for the morning skate. Maybe they'll stay in the hotel and forfeit this one.

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#198 K_Mart
January 05 2014, 09:53AM
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michael wrote:

Who thinks that part of Gagne's discontentment was being passed over for Captain by Eakins?

Eakins player management skills remind me of Mike Keenan. Basically he has none.

Tampa Bay tonight. Wonder what they think of -32/wc-39 this am as they get up for the morning skate. Maybe they'll stay in the hotel and forfeit this one.

better odds of that than us actually earning the win ourselves.

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#199 Spydyr
January 05 2014, 10:59AM
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K_Mart wrote:

Not sure why anyone expected us to even be a bubble team this year.

We are the youngest team in the league when you average the age of players based on minutes played each night.

http://blogs.edmontonjournal.com/2013/10/17/are-the-edmonton-oilers-the-youngest-team-in-the-league-or-how-math-shrunk-big-john-scott/

Chicago scores the most and their top 4 forwards are 34,32,25,25 years of age.

Ours are 20,20,22,23. Think about it. Not realistic for fans to expect the smallest, youngest, least physical forward core to actually succeed at this level.

I didn't but I did expect them to try.

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#200 Brian
January 05 2014, 11:47AM
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Danger Pay wrote:

Just came across this. It should help put some things into perspective and my f#%k it's hilarious, mostly because before the season started I knew the Oilers would miss the playoffs. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BnqaRY00Cug

I had to keep pausing to wipe the tears out of my eyes. God that's funny. Pure gold.

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