GDB 61.0: WELCOME BACK

Jason Gregor
February 27 2014 12:38PM

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"Welcome back,
To that same old place that you laughed about.

Well the names have all changed since you hung around,
But those dreams have remained and they're turned around."

I loved Welcome Back Kotter. Epstein was my favourite, although all the Sweathogs were beauties. I miss that show, and despite sitting in 29th place again most of the diehard Oilers fans miss watching their team.

Edmonton hasn't played a home game since Ben Scrivens set an NHL record for most saves in a shutout with 59. It was a memorable night, and even though it has only been 28 days since the Sharks peppered Scrivens it seems like forever that you were watching the Oilers with equal amounts of anger (for the skaters) and awe (for Scrivens).

Welcome back Oil fans, I'm sure the final 22 games will provide you with a wide array of emotions.
The Oilers went into the Olympic break on a high, going 5-1-1 and outscoring the opposition 18-12. The Oilers were outshot 266-195 in those games, but Scrivens and Ilya Bryzgalov only allowed 12 goals for a spectacular .954 SV%.

Great goaltending can cover up a lot of weaknesses, and while the Oilers played well in victories over Nashville, Vancouver and New York, it is clear they still have significant room to improve. Winning does give you confidence and the Oilers are feeling much better about their overall game today than at any other point this season.

Clearly they need to cut down on shots against, but at this point they will take a win regardless of how ugly or pretty it is.

The Oilers have had the luxury of having almost the entire team practicing for a week, and they have been able to have a mini training camp and work on improving their system play. The Wild have not had one practice with their entire team, and we'll see if that is a factor tonight.

The Oilers have played the fewest home games of any team thus far, 26, and one of their goals is to try and become a competitive team on home ice during their final 15 games at Rexall Place.

Tonight presents a good opportunity to start their modest two-game home winning streak when they face the Wild, who are one of the worst road teams in the NHL. The Wild are tied with the Flames, Oilers, Capitals and Coyotes for 2nd fewest road wins in the league, but only Buffalo has scored fewer goals on the road than the Wild's 59.

The Wild are outstanding at home 21-7-2, but they are a measly 10-14-5 on the road. The Oilers need to take advantage of a team that can't score when they don't have last change. The Wild have scored more than 2 goals only 8 times in 29 road games.

The Oilers haven't been world beaters at home, however, with only 10 wins in 26 games, but if they want to eventually become competitive they have to make Rexall Place less inviting. They play 15 of their final 22 games at home, so they will have ample opportunity to get comfortable at home.

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Hemsky has been moved up to the 2nd line and he'll play the left wing. He hasn't spent much time on the left side, but he is excited to be in more of an offensive role. I see this as a final week showcase for Hemsky and Craig MacTavish must be hoping Hemsky can get a boost from his Olympic production. I doubt three or four good games will change things that much, but you never know. Right now I bet there are 10-12 GMs who firmly believe their team could win the Cup, and another 8 or so who think with a lucky bounce and a smart addition they too could be in the hunt.

Nick Schultz is also in showcase mode playing alongside they younger Schultz. I suspect the elder Schultz will be moved before Wednesday and when he is gone, I'd put Belov with J.Schultz for 5-10 games and see how he does. Belov needs to play better, but he skates well and is strong enough to defend big, top-six forwards. He needs to be more consistent, but I think it would be wise to play him top-four minutes and see how he does.

QUICK HITS...

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  • Hemsky would fit nicely in Ottawa. They need another top-six winger and some speed. The Oilers would probably love to get forward Matt Puempel, but that won't happen. D-man Fredrik Claesson is a nice prospect, but he shoots left. Nurse, Klefbom, Gernat, Simpson and Musil all shoot left. Ideally if the Oilers acquire a D-man prospect he should be a right-handed shot.

  • If the Oilers are able to acquire a prospect instead of draft picks, I think it should be a forward. Right now the Oilers have more quality defence prospects than forwards. A centre would be ideal, but if MacTavish can somehow get a 20-22 year old prospect I'd try for a forward, and not a small, skilled one.

  • Most fans and media felt the Islanders overpaid to get Tomas Vanek, but it looks even worse now. He gave up Moulson AND a 2014 or 2015 first rounder and a 2015 2nd rounder. Vanek won't re-sign so he'll be traded before Wednesday. If Snow gets a first rounder back, it isn't going to be a top-five pick this year and likely not even a top-ten next year. Snow either gives up a top-five, likely a top-three pick this year, or he rolls the dice and hopes that somehow his team will improve next season.

    The Islanders will be without Moulson or Vanek and they are on the verge of trading away the D-man who plays the most minutes, Andy MacDonald. It will be a massive task to avoid giving up a top-ten pick next year. If the Islanders struggle next year, they could give up two top-35 picks for a player who played 45 games for them. Ouch.

  • Ryan Kesler's agent, Kurt Overhardt, told Adrian Dater the report from TVA Sports that Kesler asked for a trade "is B.S." If Kesler did want out there would be a long list of teams interested in acquiring him. He is a very good player. The Oilers desperately need a guy like Kesler. He is a high-end #2 centre, who is a good defensively, can produce offence and plays with an edge. However, there is no way the Canucks trade him within the division. None.

  • The Oilers will be a seller, but if I was them I'd look at trying to find a gem like the Ducks did last year with Ben Lovejoy. The Ducks gave up a measly 5th rounder for him and now he's playing 20 minutes a night for them. The Oilers desperately need some 25-30 year old players. Guys with experience, but not a lot of miles. It will be difficult to pull off, because teams want depth, especially on the blueline, but their pro scouting has to be better and find steals like Lovejoy.

    The Rangers want to make a splash and could be looking to get extra cap space. Maybe Justin Falk.
    The Coyotes have a lot of D-men -- Could David Rundblad be had, altheven though he is 23 and not that experienced? It is difficult to find a Lovejoy, but I can't recall the last time the Oilers traded away nothing for a player who blossomed in Edmonton.

    Spacek, I guess, but that was short term. Ryan Jones on waivers for nothing had two solid 17 and 18 goal seasons, but their overall lack of finding quality veteran NHL players the past eight years is extremely alarming. It is the biggest off-ice issue in the organization in my opinion.

TONIGHT....

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**Anna Sidorova... Russia's curling skip at the Olympics. She is very good, and I suspect she is likely to become one of the most popular curlers in the world. Gotta love the Olympics.**

GAME DAY PREDICTION: If you can't beat the pop gun offence of the Wild at home, then who can the Oilers beat? The Oilers start the final quarter of the season much better than they did the first quarter with a ~riveting~ 3-1 win.

OBVIOUS GAME DAY PREDICTION: Kyle Brodziak scores. Brodziak has 5 goals in his last 8 games in Edmonton and he has 47 career goals on the road compared to 38 on home ice.

NOT-SO-OBVIOUS GAME DAY PREDICTION: Hemsky scores two goals. It will be only the 11th multiple goal game of his career. He hasn't scored a pair of goals in a game since February 16th, 2013. His two goals adds fuel to the trade rumours and sets up the inevitable, "the Oilers didn't get enough for him," talk for next week.

RECENTLY BY JASON GREGOR

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One of Canada's most versatile sports personalities. Jason hosts The Jason Gregor Show, weekdays from 2 to 6 p.m., on TSN 1260, and he writes a column every Monday in the Edmonton Journal. You can follow him on Twitter at twitter.com/JasonGregor
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#51 A-Mc
February 27 2014, 03:55PM
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vetinari wrote:

Curling has never looked so... interesting...

As for the game, please let the Oilers show up tonight with effort, structure, confidence and control, and send the Wild out of town with a loss...

GDP: Oilers 2 Wild 1 (SO)

OGDP: The pre-game will be all about the Olympics but after that, it will be all about the trade deadline next week.

NSOGDP: On a scrambled line change, Hemsky collides with Gagner who is coming off the bench, with both going down in a heap. The trainers carry them off the ice, dazed and confused, and from somewhere up in the rafters, you can hear MacT scream "NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!"

LOL @ NSOGDP

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#52 Dog Train
February 27 2014, 05:14PM
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I'm just going to enjoy watching Hemsky get one last shot on a scoring line during what is most likely his final few games as an Oiler. I've always appreciated the player and I wish him well in the future. He gave us something to cheer for during many awful seasons.

As for this game, it's going to be boring. That's just the way the Wild roll. I'll say 3-1 Oilers.

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#53 Randaman
February 27 2014, 09:07PM
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Man, the trade values are really skyrocketing aren't they? 1st rounder for Hemsky? Haha. Playing with Gagner will be the undoing of his trade value. He will be covering defensively for Gags & Eberle so much his offence will be NIL! Good call Eakins & MacT. Fail!!!

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#54 loweblows
February 27 2014, 09:09PM
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tabs wrote:

You come on here and call me a f*cking idiot, I call you a f"ucking tool and you come back with "stop it".

Is there an ignore button here........

absolutely no need for that kind of talk. no need.

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#55 Old Retired Guy (A.K.A. Die-Nasty)
February 27 2014, 09:21PM
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Spydyr wrote:

Forget Welcome Back Kotter. The old TV show that best represents the Oilers is obviously The Smurfs.

Smurfs were tougher than Oilers....it'd say more like teletubbies.....with the controversial gay purple triangle.

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#56 Alsker
February 27 2014, 09:26PM
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Thank goodness Minni is one of the worst road teams in the league otherwise this might really be embarrassing. Does Eakins ever adjust to whats happening during the game or is that just not necessary?? I miss the Olympics.

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#57 tabs
February 27 2014, 09:26PM
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Randaman wrote:

Agreed but I do agree with his point that they have to play with more fire! Another thrilling period comes to an end. Thank god

In fairness to Spec he was talking mostly about changing the culture, not so much about praising Hendricks hit.

And anyone that believes the culture is good around here might be drinking the koolaid.

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#58 michael
February 27 2014, 01:14PM
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OnlyJohn Travolta is still alive. Time moves on.

Would you move Perron for a bigger forward? Matt Peumpel and Lazar for Perron would be nice.

Perron would certainly command a nice return.I really do not see MacT moving Ebs .Hemsky and Perron is more likely.

In your opinion is Justin Shultz untouchable? Could the Oilers move him for a center?

The Islanders are in a rock and a hard place.They are so screwed. Snow has painted them into a corner.Could you see a deal between the Oilers and the Islanders? the Islanders need a player to fill in for the loss of Vanek.They need a shooter. Would you give up Yakupov for the Islanders pick this year? The Islanders cannot give up atop 5 pick to Buffalo next year.Well you can but you can almost be assured that if it happens Garth Snow won't be around. The Isles aremoving into Barclays next year are they not? Ouch.

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#59 pkam
February 27 2014, 01:25PM
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michael wrote:

OnlyJohn Travolta is still alive. Time moves on.

Would you move Perron for a bigger forward? Matt Peumpel and Lazar for Perron would be nice.

Perron would certainly command a nice return.I really do not see MacT moving Ebs .Hemsky and Perron is more likely.

In your opinion is Justin Shultz untouchable? Could the Oilers move him for a center?

The Islanders are in a rock and a hard place.They are so screwed. Snow has painted them into a corner.Could you see a deal between the Oilers and the Islanders? the Islanders need a player to fill in for the loss of Vanek.They need a shooter. Would you give up Yakupov for the Islanders pick this year? The Islanders cannot give up atop 5 pick to Buffalo next year.Well you can but you can almost be assured that if it happens Garth Snow won't be around. The Isles aremoving into Barclays next year are they not? Ouch.

I don't think J. Schultz is untouchable but close, probably just behind Hall and RNH.

Unless the return is too sweet to refuse, I will not move him. How often does a young player with his calibre choose Edmonton over the other 29 teams? What kind of message do we send to the league if we trade him away? How likely will be able to attract another young quality player to come here?

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#60 Oilcruzer
February 27 2014, 03:39PM
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@michael

Only two died, not inc supporting casts. Epstein and Horshak both of heart attacks in 2012.

For me, Freddie Boom Boom Washington was awesome.

Oil are playing tonite? When are they calling up farm team members? Oh ya, after showcasing trade bait.

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#61 pkam
February 27 2014, 04:38PM
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tabs wrote:

Here's the rub, Jason and his sidekick are on the air right now saying that Hemsky is worth the 21st pick overall and up all day long.

These same guys will come back and value Yak at about half his worth. Either of them imo opinion are ever ahead of the curve valuing any of the Oilers.

I think Jason has Gagner and Yak valued similarly. It gets better they're now bumping Smyth's tires.

There's the insanity.......

I have to agree with Jason regarding Hemsky's value. Hemsky should worth a late 1st rounder, or a 2nd rounder plus a prospect.

3 years ago we got a 1st, a 2nd and a D prospect for Penner, didn't we? If I remember correctly, LA was more interested in Hemsky but he was injured so they settled for Penner.

Last year, Ryan Clowe get a 2nd, a 3rd, and a conditional 2nd. Derek Roy got a 2nd and a D prospect. Jagr got a 2nd and 2 F prospects. Even Doug Murray got 2 2nd. So you think Hemsky is worse than all of them?

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#62 Spydyr
February 27 2014, 05:50PM
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Forget Welcome Back Kotter. The old TV show that best represents the Oilers is obviously The Smurfs.

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#63 Doctor Smashy
February 27 2014, 09:06PM
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Wow...did I ever not miss Sportsnet during the Olympics...I don't mind Debrusk because I find it amazing how much he looks like a Doonesbury character and Keven Quinn reminds me of Kevin Nealon. Hell, I don't even mind Gene's terrible puns....BUT...Mark Spector has to stay off of the TV. He is terrible. His rant in the first intermission praising Hendricks for that dirty hit was disgusting. Spector has the most superficial understanding of the game of anyone I have ever heard talk about it. "Was it a dirty hit? Yeah it was a dirty hit but who cares? Hit somebody!" Eakins best moment this year was embarrassing that tool during the scrum...what an idiot.

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#64 Alsker
February 27 2014, 10:46PM
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@S cottV

In Belovs defense the second goal he and Ference had guys tied up/engaged while Gags and Ebs watched the Wild player score. As for the third goal he and Heatley were swinging at each other and Belov had just planted him to the ice when he swatted it in from there. Not arguing with you, our d-coverage is today the same as it was in October.

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#65 Casey
February 27 2014, 11:52PM
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Only thing scarier than Eakins staying for another is Phillip Larsen, Denis Grebeshkov, Will Acton, and this whole season!! Well looks like it's going to be another long night!!

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#66 Defenceplease
February 27 2014, 05:11PM
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@tabs

Holy cow man...I listened all day at work and all Gregor said was that he thinks it is dumb people think Hemsky is only worth a 3rd. Used Dom Moore as example...he was traded for 2nd three times.

Never did I hear him say Hemsky was worth a first rounder...

And he said Smyth could help a team on PK and PP and they wouldn't have to give up anything.

Did you hear him compare Smyth stats to Yak?

I'm not sure on exact numbers but your man crush Yakupov has only 3 or 4 more points than Smyth in basically the same minutes.

It would seem you are the one overvaluing Yakupov. He is the most overrated Oiler right now. I think he is okay, but he isn't close to as good as you think...everyone hopes he will be great, but he isn't yet...

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#67 Doctor Smashy
February 27 2014, 09:35PM
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Wouldn't it be hilarious if tabs and loweblows actually work together or something?

Pete: "Hey Dean. You're never going to believe this but I sometimes post on this Oilersnation website..."

Dean: "Oh sure, I know that site. I was posting there just last night..."

...awkward.....

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#68 Alsker
February 27 2014, 10:18PM
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Quicksilver ballet wrote:

The lack of response by Petry in the first period. Do you think that's the reaction of a player who's poorly coached/afraid to leave his team shorthanded when every goal matters? Hard to imagine the Oilers have another super sized Tommy Gilbert on their hands.

Probably a lot of both. The real concern is if he believes the response is someone else's job.

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#69 shaun
February 27 2014, 11:07PM
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@gk1980

That would never happen...MacT would have to admit he was wrong...

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#70 M22
February 27 2014, 11:43PM
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Quicksilver ballet wrote:

The lack of response by Petry in the first period. Do you think that's the reaction of a player who's poorly coached/afraid to leave his team shorthanded when every goal matters? Hard to imagine the Oilers have another super sized Tommy Gilbert on their hands.

Simple explanation for why #2 didn't budge: he was Petryfied.

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#71 john
February 28 2014, 12:05AM
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Ok when are we gonna fire that clown Eakins? Another shut out, Oilers has never been shut out so many games in a season. Fans should not throw jerseys onto the ice but shout 'Fire Eakins' and bring signs 'Fire the Clown'. I didn't watch the game but saw the score on my phone, I almost threw it out the window. This coach is AHL level and he can't coach this team, worst in goals against, PP and PK are worst than previous years. Come on people, you pay to see the game, they lost 3-0. No goals for, you had nothing to cheer for, lose but at least score some goals. What's the point of watching garbage products on the ice? GET A REAL COACH in MAC T.

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#72 Romulus' Apotheosis
February 27 2014, 02:26PM
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"I'd put Belov with J.Schultz for 5-10 games and see how he does."

Schultz has been Belov's most common D partner and they've played pretty well together. I'd happily put them back together on the middle or 3rd pairing.

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#73 Micheal
February 27 2014, 03:18PM
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@pkam

Why do you keep answering questions we ask Gregor. No offence, I didn't ask you and couldn't care less about your opinion on things. Thanks.

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#74 tabs
February 27 2014, 05:43PM
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Oiler Al wrote:

Just based on results, I really think this organization has to take a look hard look as some of the wilted and dried tomatoes in the likes of pro scouts and assistant coaches. There has been no winning on their watch, time to get some fresh ideas and energy into the operation.

The pro scouts next find of a rare gem will be their first.

Agreed, when I heard MacT speak glowingly about Gags in the offseason I hoped he was trying to drive up his value but nope he signs him to a ridiculous contract.

I could totally live without all their current coaches, scouting has been a problem almost from their inception into the league.

This has been the worst run NHL organization for the past 20 years.

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#75 Brian
February 27 2014, 07:08PM
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7:02. The Sportsnet resident Bobbleheads are back. Wait for Louie's favourite ; Blue Paint. Painful.

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#76 Randaman
February 27 2014, 09:13PM
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Doctor Smashy wrote:

Wow...did I ever not miss Sportsnet during the Olympics...I don't mind Debrusk because I find it amazing how much he looks like a Doonesbury character and Keven Quinn reminds me of Kevin Nealon. Hell, I don't even mind Gene's terrible puns....BUT...Mark Spector has to stay off of the TV. He is terrible. His rant in the first intermission praising Hendricks for that dirty hit was disgusting. Spector has the most superficial understanding of the game of anyone I have ever heard talk about it. "Was it a dirty hit? Yeah it was a dirty hit but who cares? Hit somebody!" Eakins best moment this year was embarrassing that tool during the scrum...what an idiot.

Agreed but I do agree with his point that they have to play with more fire! Another thrilling period comes to an end. Thank god

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#77 Rod from Viking
February 27 2014, 09:32PM
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Alsker wrote:

Thank goodness Minni is one of the worst road teams in the league otherwise this might really be embarrassing. Does Eakins ever adjust to whats happening during the game or is that just not necessary?? I miss the Olympics.

Their record coming in was 2-5 in first of back to backs as well, looks like they will improve on that record tonight. They should still have lots left for the Canucks tomorrow since not wasting much energy.

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#78 Morehead
February 28 2014, 11:24AM
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Craven Moorehead wrote:

It's guys like tabs that ruin this for others.

Especially for insiders like myself and Gregor.

Your a clown

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#79 pkam
February 27 2014, 02:12PM
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tabs wrote:

Jason, Give us two NHL talents you'd trade Yak for, one for one.

Too many I would, but the problem is the other side wouldn't.

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#80 Rod from Viking
February 27 2014, 02:29PM
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Fish wrote:

The Sweat"hog" Line? So many interpretations on that one. Hockey forward pairing, curling, old TV shows, innuendos.

Also an older biker chick with a lot of miles on her.

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#81 tabs
February 27 2014, 04:04PM
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pkam wrote:

Too many I would, but the problem is the other side wouldn't.

Here's the rub, Jason and his sidekick are on the air right now saying that Hemsky is worth the 21st pick overall and up all day long.

These same guys will come back and value Yak at about half his worth. Either of them imo opinion are ever ahead of the curve valuing any of the Oilers.

I think Jason has Gagner and Yak valued similarly. It gets better they're now bumping Smyth's tires.

There's the insanity.......

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#83 Oiler Al
February 27 2014, 04:40PM
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Just based on results, I really think this organization has to take a look hard look as some of the wilted and dried tomatoes in the likes of pro scouts and assistant coaches. There has been no winning on their watch, time to get some fresh ideas and energy into the operation.

The pro scouts next find of a rare gem will be their first.

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#84 Defenceplease
February 27 2014, 07:30PM
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tabs wrote:

I got a far as your 2nd point..

Brownlee made the comment and Jason stated "all day long". You inferred I have a man-crush Yak, I'm old enough to be your father. Go have a discussion with someone else.

You only got to my 2nd point, but then commented on the 4th paragraph. Good one.

I just listened to the podcast (that is where people can listen to the entire conversation, and double check things), and guess what there was not one mention of the 21st pick.

Might want to turn up your hearing aid before falsely accusing people. Nice attempt at sewering someone by making up things. Have a nice day.

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#85 tabs
February 27 2014, 07:58PM
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Randaman wrote:

Wow! Awesome back check by our two best players on the first goal. Still in vacation mode?

Rookie coach, they don't have to play 60 min

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#86 Rod from Viking
February 27 2014, 09:10PM
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Tuningout wrote:

Before this game I mentioned a final 22 games of 5-15-2. I got a lot of trashes. How about now ? My post was in Gregor's "let's keep Eakins" campaign.

I think you will be a lot closer than some media that are talking 12 wins and 25pts.

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#87 tabs
February 27 2014, 09:23PM
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Rod from Viking wrote:

I think you will be a lot closer than some media that are talking 12 wins and 25pts.

I had them winning 7 of the final 22

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#88 Tuningout
February 27 2014, 09:37PM
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Rod from Viking wrote:

I think you will be a lot closer than some media that are talking 12 wins and 25pts.

That's just it. I don't understand how our "well informed media" every time there is a break in play. Keep spitting out this "oilers will be playing over .500 hockey". Do they have short memories ? Too much hope ? I don't know. But it's pathetic really. Completely ignore the facts.

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#89 loweblows
February 27 2014, 09:47PM
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tabs wrote:

Not really, since I own the company :)

listen junior. whatever two bit operation youre trying to run, i sure hope you clean up your act. real quick.

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#90 dobiezeke
February 27 2014, 09:49PM
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I have never seen a team be on the wrong side of checks the way the Oilers are...not even a peewee team tries to hit from the weak side. And the result - easy goal for Heatley.

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#91 Randaman
February 27 2014, 10:10PM
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I wonder how long Hendricks will be suspended for? My guess, 3 games

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#92 S cottV
February 27 2014, 10:35PM
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Defensive zone coverage continues to be abysmal.

Agreed JG - RNH has improved defensively but he was pretty bad on the first ga.

Belov and Gagner weak on the 2nd ga.

Belov soft on the 3rd vs Heatley.

Have to score at least one to win but with out d zone coverage - we need 4 to win....

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#93 Ari Gold
February 28 2014, 07:27AM
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After watching team Canada, there's no way I could possibly bother with this Oiler team anymore. I enjoy being happy and don't feel the need to put myself through misery just to say I was there when the team finally starts winning. Pride serves no purpose here.

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#94 Zamboni Driver
February 27 2014, 02:15PM
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Jacques Strap wrote:

You forgot the Unicorn.

An excellent point. The good Maestro did say the deal INCLUDES (and by extension is not limited to Gagner, Pitlick (who, says every GM in the NHL??!) and Lander.

Unicorns would have to be included.

And I think a billion jillion dollars.

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#95 A-Mc
February 27 2014, 04:28PM
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I dont know how this trade deadline is going to play out but i really hope the Oilers manage to add a player in some way. Something to change the look a little more for the final stretch of the season.

If by the end of the deadline, the Oilers have only managed to accumulate picks, I'll definitely feel disappointment.

The team isn't doing so well so i crave change - 1 player at a time.

GDP: Oilers 3-2 over the Wild.

OGDP: Scrivens is fantastic!

NSOGDP: Injuries. Dont know who, dont know when... but Injuries.

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#96 Serious Gord
February 27 2014, 06:31PM
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Oil should win tonight 3-1. whether fans of exciting hockey win is another story...

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#97 john
February 27 2014, 07:09PM
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I was kinda getting used to not watching my favourite team get shelled & having one of the most pourous defences in the league exposed on national t.v. like a cheap stripper. On the other hand it has been pretty exhilarating watching the topnotch goaltending which has emerged in Oilerville so bring it on!!

3-2 Oiler win

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#98 Alsker
February 27 2014, 08:18PM
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Rob F wrote:

Is this game as boring on TV as it is live? Wish I hadn't bought my 50/50. Now I'm stuck till 3rd period

No, not really, wait I've got a remote, comp, and beer fridge. Ok yes it is.

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#99 Serious Gord
February 27 2014, 08:22PM
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Rob F wrote:

Is this game as boring on TV as it is live? Wish I hadn't bought my 50/50. Now I'm stuck till 3rd period

Lol.

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#100 Rod from Viking
February 27 2014, 08:30PM
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Serious Gord wrote:

Lol.

I'm still out of the country until Saturday and listening on Ched, sure glad someone else has my tickets tonight. What is the record for goals given up in the first 3 minutes of the game, this years addition has to be close.

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