SCRIVENS SIGNS TWO YEAR DEAL

Jason Gregor
March 03 2014 10:54AM

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The Oilers have signed Ben Scrivens to a two-year extension worth a total of $4.6 million.

Scrivens will be at $2.3 million cap hit, and It will be interesting to see who the Oilers sign to battle/platoon with him next season.

Scrivens still leads the NHL in SV% amongst goalies who have started more than 20 games. Scrivens has a .934SV% split between Edmonton (.940) and LA (.931).

He is in his 4th season as a pro.

He split his first year between the ECHL (13 games) and the AHL (33). The next two years he was in Toronto, 61 games in the AHL with the Marlies and 32 games with the Maple Leafs.

This is his first season where he has spent all his time in the NHL and he has put up great numbers.

I've read and heard many suggest he is a career backup, but I think that might be a tad premature to say. He has improved every season, and each year he has played more games in the NHL and his SV% has improved during each campaign.

This is a great contract for the Oilers. Scrivens should be extremely motivated to earn the starting job, and his price point could make him one of the best bargains in the NHL if he wins the job.

I don't see a negative with this signing. What are your thoughts?

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#51 v4ance
March 03 2014, 12:32PM
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Muji wrote:

#1: Dubnyk has been pretty solid the last couple years. Some were even expecting him to a be a darkhorse Team Canada pick less than 1 year ago. Before that, he was considered a developing prospect.

#2: Pekka Rinne is back.

It's amazing how fast an NHL career can go south... and it comes at the worst possible time for him with his contract being up and a strong crop of FA goalies this summer. I hope he lands on his feet.

Dubnyk has struggled this entire year and after the trade to Nashville, he had 2 rough games giving up 9 goals. They gave the net to Carter Hutton for the rest of the time that Rinne was out and never looked back.

Dubnyk will have to resurrect his career in some other city by coming back up through the AHL again.

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#52 Serious Gord
March 03 2014, 12:50PM
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And where are all the dubnyk supporters today?

It is now fair to say that perhaps the very worst thing KLOWE did as GM and then as Master of Tambo was to not try and get an established goalie from outside the organization as the pillar in net but rather put all of the team's future in net on two team prospects - Dubnyk and Delauriers. HE got Khabi to be a transitional player and mentor for those two.

And it cost the oil several spots in the standings for six(?) years.

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#53 Fresh Mess
March 03 2014, 01:37PM
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Wow. Excellent contract for the Oilers. Nice job by Maclooselips. I'm surprised.

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#54 The Soup Fascist
March 03 2014, 03:26PM
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Old Retired Guy (A.K.A. Die-Nasty) wrote:

Like everyone else here, I like what I've seen of Ben Scrivens so far....and I'm glad we signed him.....but I still don't quite get how he's making $550,000 playing 3rd string for LA and eight weeks later we're paying him $2.3 million......it's not my money and we don't have big time cap pressure but it still seems a little odd somehow..

If Scrivens turns out to be our number one goalie then that would mean MacT absolutely FLEECED Dean Lombardi......

LA's 3rd and likely 4th string goaltenders were better than anything in our system.

I think other NHL teams would have bucked up for Scrivens at the same or higher price point next summer.

This would appear to be a good signing.

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#55 Oiler Al
March 03 2014, 03:30PM
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This was a reasonable deal for both parties. Scrivens will either be a cheap starter, or an expensive back up, but the 2 year term gives Oilers some breathing room. Can still pick up a 1B goalie and please not Dubnyk, or Reimer.

The other point is at this stage it makes no sense to have $5-6 million goalie with the rag tag defense that is on the ice.Waste of money,

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#56 pkam
March 03 2014, 03:32PM
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Old Retired Guy (A.K.A. Die-Nasty) wrote:

I don't think it's an obvious fact that a lot, and I mean a lot of people, I know and a lot of people on this site have been calling for the removal of Dubnyk for not just this year, but from the start of the 2012-13 campaign.

I wasn't one of them, but I am willing to acknowledge that they saw some things that weren't so obvious to me....and you.

My point is that the Oilers have had a fair amount of difficulty evaluating talent at the pro scouting level the last couple years and I'm wondering if evaluation is more difficult in the cesspool that is a 30th place team.

Brian Burke has said many times, mediocre talent can look top six capable on a poor team.

Brian Elliot played for the Sens for almost 3 years and then traded to Avs for Anderson. At that time, it was considered a swap of garbage. At the end of that season, Avs decided to let him walk UFA. His stats were terrible and nobody at that time thought he would be good enough to be even a backup. Blues picked him up dirt cheap that offseason as their backup and he turned his career around.

Mike Smith played 4 seasons in Tampa. Other than one season at .916, his SV% was never bettern .900. He signed with the Coyotes in 2011 as their backup and turned around his career.

Other than his rookie season, Dubnyk has been an average goalie behind the worst defense 3 years in a row. His SV% is .914 and better. This is his only bad season so far.

So who do you think is worse comparing Brian Elliot in 2010-11, Mike Smith in 2010-11, and Dubnyk this season?

Not saying that Dubnyk can turn around his career like Smith and Elliot cause there are many who can't. But there is also no reason to believe that Dubnyk can't since there are some who can. One bad season is not enough to judge.

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#57 Old Retired Guy (A.K.A. Die-Nasty)
March 03 2014, 04:55PM
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@Spydyr

In my opinion, Both Gadzic and Hendricks are above average for what they do, for the roles they play. Agreed , Hendricks got off to a slow start here, but his game has looked good since then.

I was just thinking watching the Calgary game that opposition teams will be slowly gaining some respect for us and fewer liberties will be getting taken. Teams will now start thinking about guys like Hendricks and Gadzic before they walk into our barn.

So yes...I think they play important roles...and are a big step forward for us.

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#58 John Chambers
March 03 2014, 12:14PM
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Great deal for economy. Get another 1A goalie for $2M or less, dump Hemsky's, Gagner's, Jones', Schultz's contracts, and now you've got money to add a top-pair D (overpay for Markov), and Grabovski for 2C.

Hall - RNH - Eberle

Perron - Grabovski - Yakupov

Hendricks - Gordon - Winnik

Horak - Lander - Pitlick

Markov - Schultz

Petry - Marincin

Ference - Klefbom

Nurse

Scrivens / Reimer

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#59 Randaman
March 03 2014, 12:24PM
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John Chambers wrote:

Great deal for economy. Get another 1A goalie for $2M or less, dump Hemsky's, Gagner's, Jones', Schultz's contracts, and now you've got money to add a top-pair D (overpay for Markov), and Grabovski for 2C.

Hall - RNH - Eberle

Perron - Grabovski - Yakupov

Hendricks - Gordon - Winnik

Horak - Lander - Pitlick

Markov - Schultz

Petry - Marincin

Ference - Klefbom

Nurse

Scrivens / Reimer

Obviously you have become accustomed to being in the bottom 6th in the standings. Give your head a shake. Markova isn't going anywhere and Grabovski? Really?? Draisoitti will be there next year as the #2 C

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#60 Danger Pay
March 03 2014, 01:45PM
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Mac T and Lowe got one right! Scrivens has earned it plus the term and amount is ...(dare I say) fair. Easily and by far a major upgrade from 5 goal Dubnyk and didn't have to overpay. Not bold but a solid move.

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#61 Zarny
March 03 2014, 02:09PM
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Old Retired Guy (A.K.A. Die-Nasty) wrote:

Gregor, in the next media scrum, or when you have an appropriate guest on your show, can you ask them why it took the Oilers so long to evaluate Dubnyk, when Nashville played him for two games then put him on waivers?

Is it because our team is so unstable in so many areas the it makes evaluating individual players that much harder?

Your question ignores the obvious fact that until this year Dubnyk's numbers were very good while playing behind a very bad team.

His 0.920 SV% last year was 14th in the NHL tying him with Ben Bishop. Would you really have been foolish enough to put that on waivers last year?

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#62 John Chambers
March 03 2014, 12:31PM
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Randaman wrote:

Obviously you have become accustomed to being in the bottom 6th in the standings. Give your head a shake. Markova isn't going anywhere and Grabovski? Really?? Draisoitti will be there next year as the #2 C

Rumour has the Oilers pursuing Markov (and likely a big overpay on a 3-year contract). I'm supportive as there just isn't anything else available for LD that can fill the role. This to me is a necessary stop gap until Nurse is ready for the big assignments.

I could see the Oilers going after Spezza, or trading the pick for a C who can play on the top 2 lines. Gagner won't cut it, and Draisaitl or Bennett or Reinhart aren't the answer for the next two seasons.

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#63 Wonger
March 03 2014, 12:35PM
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MACT PLEASE PICK UP FRAZER MCLAREN OFF OF WAIVERS.......4TH Line with Gazdic...... PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE!!!!!......even if you have to waive Jones or Joensuu.......otherwise Burke is going to add him to go along with Trevor Gillies, McGrattan, Westgarth, Kanzig, Breen, etc. C'mon MacT you also need him for Vancouver games.... MacIntyre is probably going to retire at the end of the year.....he can even play a little bit....Eakins knows him well........C'mon MacT PLEEEAAAASSSSEEEEEEEEE!In our division ou can never have enough SIZE and TOUGHNESS!!!!!! PLEEAAASEEEE MACT PLEEAAAAAAAAAAASSSEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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#64 ?
March 03 2014, 12:41PM
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John Chambers wrote:

Great deal for economy. Get another 1A goalie for $2M or less, dump Hemsky's, Gagner's, Jones', Schultz's contracts, and now you've got money to add a top-pair D (overpay for Markov), and Grabovski for 2C.

Hall - RNH - Eberle

Perron - Grabovski - Yakupov

Hendricks - Gordon - Winnik

Horak - Lander - Pitlick

Markov - Schultz

Petry - Marincin

Ference - Klefbom

Nurse

Scrivens / Reimer

That roster looks awful, especially on D

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#65 Air on Egg blood
March 03 2014, 12:58PM
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Love the deal. Now lets see if they can land a good back-up (like Anton Khudobin) in case injury strikes.

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#66 Zamboni Driver
March 03 2014, 01:28PM
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Good signing, good number. He is immeasurably better than Dubynk (nice guy, made tonnes of dough for his limited skill set....have fun riding the buses in the ECHL).

Win/win - nice to see a local guy get paid.

(and worse case is he's a $2.3 mil good backup....that's not outrageous these days).

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#67 Zarny
March 03 2014, 01:42PM
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Next up, is Connor McJesus. wrote:

If only they could land that Fredrick Andersson kid now from the Ducks. The Oil would go into next season with some actual hope in goal. Have to eat some crow on this Scrivens signing as well. Figured Ben would use the Oilers to try and drive up the price and go elsewhere during the summer.

If Ben is moved before Wednesday, he comes with a very affordable contract. There's probably half a dozen teams looking to add some depth in goal for when the real season starts.

The Oilers won't move Scrivens but I agree 100% that MacT should look for another young G to push Ben. Andersson, Allen, Lehner, Lack...heck the Latvian G who stood on his head is probably available in TB.

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#69 Fred
March 03 2014, 12:17PM
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Ben Scrivens has played well on a very small sample size with the Oilers. Dubnyk has played well at various times on a small sample size. It took a long time for Oilers to realize he was not a #1 goalie. I,m no expert on goalies and I have no faith in the Oilers making a correct evaluation .Scrivens may turn out to be a bust. Given the Oilers track record there is a good chance this will be a bad contract.

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#70 Robert
March 03 2014, 12:28PM
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Everyone is desperate for good news for the Oilers , they have made Scrivens a 1A or 1B goalie already. A very small sample size. Reality has a way of biting Oilers fans in the arse. We wait and see.

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#71 Harry
March 03 2014, 12:39PM
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Fred wrote:

Ben Scrivens has played well on a very small sample size with the Oilers. Dubnyk has played well at various times on a small sample size. It took a long time for Oilers to realize he was not a #1 goalie. I,m no expert on goalies and I have no faith in the Oilers making a correct evaluation .Scrivens may turn out to be a bust. Given the Oilers track record there is a good chance this will be a bad contract.

Actually since that BUTT Tambellini left Dubnyks days were numbered. Mac new he was garbage and was trying desperately to get a goalie last summer. Didnt take.him long at all to make the change between the pipes.

Now all he has to do is sign some sokid #2,3,4 dmen, trade Hemsky, Nshultz for spare parts. Then in the off season trade Gagner and Eberle for a solid #2 C / big winger (Simmonds). And draft Ekblad. Im cautiously optomistic as long as mac has the balls to trade gags and eberle

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#72 Old Retired Guy (A.K.A. Die-Nasty)
March 03 2014, 03:15PM
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Like everyone else here, I like what I've seen of Ben Scrivens so far....and I'm glad we signed him.....but I still don't quite get how he's making $550,000 playing 3rd string for LA and eight weeks later we're paying him $2.3 million......it's not my money and we don't have big time cap pressure but it still seems a little odd somehow..

If Scrivens turns out to be our number one goalie then that would mean MacT absolutely FLEECED Dean Lombardi......

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#73 BobbyCanuck
March 03 2014, 04:11PM
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Yes, Dubnyk has a favourable save percentage. That is not the reason he was put on waivers. The issue with Dubnyk, was that he let in the type of goals that an NHL calibre goalie should not let in.

Any NHL goalie can be scored on with the right shot/play. Hardly any NHL goalie gets scored on from just outside the blue line, therein lies the problem with Dubnyk

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#74 CMG30
March 03 2014, 04:14PM
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I like this deal. Thus far he appears to be the answer in net but it's still too early to be sure. OTOH, by signing him now, you can get him at a very reasonable price for a starter and you're sure he doesn't walk in free agency. 2 years should keep him motivated for more and not be to big of an anchor if he flunks out.

I have to say that MacT so far has been head and shoulders above Tambi in the brief time he's been GM.

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#75 Serious Gord
March 03 2014, 12:43PM
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A reasonable deal i suppose. Perhaps a bit of an overpay - there really isn't much of a track record and two other teams thought him dispensible.

What cannot happen is for Mact to assume - as he did with dubnyk and lebarbara - that this is enough strength in net. He should still be actively looking for a true number one and be prepared to pay for it. If there is one position where having an oversupply rarely hurts a team it is in net.

That said, i think he does think that scrivens is enough.

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#76 Rod from Viking
March 03 2014, 01:40PM
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Great to see so many on board(come on Gord Buddy)this looks a lot better that Dubby's 2.75x2. I hope the best for Devon but I think Scrivins is mentally tougher, far better positionally, better at tracking the puck and more athletic. This deal is great all around and for of you that bashed Ben's wife on twitter she is obviously on board and willing to sacrifice to live in this weather. I am a little worried about rumors for Markov trade.

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#77 Sevenseven
March 03 2014, 02:41PM
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This group of players just needs steroids. I havent heard of them at the nhl level. The oilers can show up faster, stronger, heavier and meaner. Hell, let a 200lb arcobello beat the hell out of an enforcer, prove a point, you dont mess with the oil. A faster 225lb hall would be a demon. Might as well be the groundbreaking team of cheating. Eakins is all about training, so stack the test with epo. Livestrong for life!

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#78 Zarny
March 03 2014, 03:27PM
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Old Retired Guy (A.K.A. Die-Nasty) wrote:

As opposed to re-signing him.

The problem is Hemmer is 3rd on the depth chart behind Eberle and Yakupov but I don't see him resigning for 3rd line $$$.

If you trade Eberle or Yakupov you can make a case for keeping Hemsky although the general critique that the top 6 F are too much of the same would still apply.

I agree with the general sentiment that the Oilers likely won't get equal value in return.

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#79 Randaman
March 03 2014, 04:46PM
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Old Retired Guy (A.K.A. Die-Nasty) wrote:

Agreed....I'm just saying I think that's brutal asset management...

Poor asset management was signing him at 5M for two more years. That is on Tambi & Lowe. That contract crippled MacT from moving him last summer. Trade him and lets move on. This sentimental crap is getting old.

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#80 Spydyr
March 03 2014, 05:00PM
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Old Retired Guy (A.K.A. Die-Nasty) wrote:

In my opinion, Both Gadzic and Hendricks are above average for what they do, for the roles they play. Agreed , Hendricks got off to a slow start here, but his game has looked good since then.

I was just thinking watching the Calgary game that opposition teams will be slowly gaining some respect for us and fewer liberties will be getting taken. Teams will now start thinking about guys like Hendricks and Gadzic before they walk into our barn.

So yes...I think they play important roles...and are a big step forward for us.

Now the team needs two top six guys who play with some nasty and have skill. They are much harder to find though.

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#81 Bandwagon jumper
March 03 2014, 12:43PM
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I'm surprised he signed too, but happy he did. And for less than I thought it would take. His wife must be thrilled.

I'd like to nominat the Scrivenator graphic for the next photoshopt contest.

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#82 Eulers
March 03 2014, 12:54PM
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I don't know...

I hear Khabibulin is available for $3M/year for 3+ year contract, so...

Basically what I'm saying is that Scrivens is an overpayment !

:P :P :P

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#83 J.R.
March 03 2014, 01:02PM
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Great news. Respectable contract.

Everyone was figuring his wife would veto and he'd test free agency. Happy that proved to be wrong.

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#84 Buke
March 03 2014, 01:41PM
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Randaman wrote:

Who makes the rules that a starter has to come up a certain way? Thought so. This is a bright spot on a very bleak year. Now we just need a #2 & #3 D, a #2 C and trade some smurfs for some size in the top 6. Eberle comes to mind. Tired of the fly bys and lack of effort defensively. Hanging with Snow pants too much.

Sorry did I miss something? Who is our #1 D?

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#85 Zarny
March 03 2014, 02:00PM
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Rick wrote:

A deal anyone could make on this site. This was obvious. I'm not giving too much credit for the GM.

Not so.

The first 20 games rendered many on this site completely out of touch with reality. Perspective has been completely lost.

A common refrain was that Scrivens would never sign in Edm or the Oilers would have to massively overpay.

It was of course just silliness no different than "Hall, Eberle, Nuge etc will demand trades to get out of Edm".

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#86 Towersofdub
March 03 2014, 02:49PM
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@Harry

what NHL team other than Edmonton would want Sam Gagner? 8 years in Edmonton, and he still plays like he's 18. No one wants him. No one is offering Edmonton anything worth having in a trade.

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#87 Old Retired Guy (A.K.A. Die-Nasty)
March 03 2014, 03:11PM
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Zarny wrote:

Opposed to losing him for nothing?

As opposed to re-signing him.

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#88 RexHolez
March 03 2014, 03:25PM
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Old Retired Guy (A.K.A. Die-Nasty) wrote:

As opposed to re-signing him.

If you were hemsky would you resign here??

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#89 Spydyr
March 03 2014, 04:16PM
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whoaaaaa wrote:

dammit Spyder...I was ready to throw this in your face:

Spyder wrote: Mrs. Scrivens is now overjoyed other warmer teams will have a bigger interest in her husband.

I was then going to ask you if you you were ready to eat your words.

You wrecked the whole moment for me. No I have to respect you for admitting you were wrong...

If you put predictions out there you have to be a big enough man to admit when you are wrong.

Being wrong sometimes will never stop me from speaking my mind.If any of us here were perfect in our predictions we would be as wise as the Oilers "Braintrust" wait, no one is that wise they just think they are.

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#90 Spydyr
March 03 2014, 04:41PM
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Old Retired Guy (A.K.A. Die-Nasty) wrote:

Fact. Some people, not me, saw this years ago.

What do you think of Hendricks?

I did not like the deal at first but every game he impresses me more.

That Gadzic is a beast. If he can keep approving as a player he will be a long time fan favourite here.He is destroying guys this year.If he keeps that up no one will want to dance with him and there will be less liberties taken against the team.

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#91 Oiler Al
March 03 2014, 05:14PM
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Old Retired Guy (A.K.A. Die-Nasty) wrote:

In my opinion, Both Gadzic and Hendricks are above average for what they do, for the roles they play. Agreed , Hendricks got off to a slow start here, but his game has looked good since then.

I was just thinking watching the Calgary game that opposition teams will be slowly gaining some respect for us and fewer liberties will be getting taken. Teams will now start thinking about guys like Hendricks and Gadzic before they walk into our barn.

So yes...I think they play important roles...and are a big step forward for us.

Hendricks at $1.8 mil. is a bargain, compared to Clarkson at $4.5 million, who runs around and yaps and not much else. Blessing in disguise this guy didnt show up on our shores.

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#92 Next up, is Connor McJesus.
March 03 2014, 02:02PM
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Zarny wrote:

The Oilers won't move Scrivens but I agree 100% that MacT should look for another young G to push Ben. Andersson, Allen, Lehner, Lack...heck the Latvian G who stood on his head is probably available in TB.

Your comment is clearly in violation of chapter 4837563294 paragraph 4 in our HFD handbook Zarny. I thought we had a binding agreement to not intervene in each others binness/opinions here.

I'm living in a glass case of emotion on this issue. Are we good now, so to speak? Like myself, i figured you fell into that, doesn't play well with others category as well.

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#93 michael
March 03 2014, 02:32PM
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I see a lot of CUJO in Scrivens. He battles hard and never gives upon the play. The thing I like is he has a Grant Fuhr mentality. He does not give up the soft goal that kills the team. His attitude is near perfect. I don't know whar more we could ask. As the teams defence improves we'll see a definite increase in wins. Scrivens gives the team a chance to win.

As for as IB goes what has he done wrong since signing as an Oiler. He has been solid. I would sign him too. His attitude has been solid.The situation for him here is perfect. He has shown he is capable goalie. I hope MacT resigns him.

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#94 Old Retired Guy (A.K.A. Die-Nasty)
March 03 2014, 03:32PM
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RexHolez wrote:

If you were hemsky would you resign here??

I think Hemsky likes it here.

But Zarny and Shifty203 s points that's there's no room in the top six here makes sense.

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#95 T__Bone88
March 03 2014, 03:47PM
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In hindsight it's easy to say it only took Nashville 2 games instead of 10 years for the Oilers to realize Dubnyk isn't a starter. However, from 2010-2013 Dubnyk had a reasonable save percentage of around .915 and was .500 in wins/loses. Last offseason MacTavish did make an effort to upgrade in goal but a lot of the deals did not make sense (ie. Schneider) so he had to go with Dubnyk. I don't think a lot of people would of expected such a drop off in production from Dubnyk this season. If Dubnyk did status quo of around .500 wins/loses this team would certainly not be sitting dead last. I don't know if it was a confidence factor from the poor start out of the gate for him but something does need to be fixed.

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#96 Wonger
March 03 2014, 04:10PM
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Towersofdub wrote:

I can't wait to hear which set of ligaments markov will need to have reconstructed at about 5 pm on the same Wednesday.

Funny! I can't wait to here Myers, Stewart and Scott comment on being Olers after the multi-player swap with Buffalo on Wednesday! Yakupov et al going the other way, draft choices swapping teams -YOU HEARD IT HERE FIRST!!!!!!WONGER KNOWS THE SCOOP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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#97 samurai003
March 03 2014, 06:33PM
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Would Chris Philips be a good pickup for the young D?

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#98 99
March 03 2014, 01:17PM
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I think its best if we draft a center this year. Gagner days are numbered here and we don't have any 2nd line center prospects that would be able to fill the void in the future.

On the back end we have prospects that need time to develop. Nurse, Klefbom, Gernat should not be rushed. In the meantime, add stop gaps even if it means we have to overpay for a few years.

Read that Edler is available. Sign Markov.

Markov-Ference Edler-Schultz Marincin- Petry

A guy like Lander is beginning to score in the AHL. Doesn't mean we should bring him next year for a 4th line role. Let him get another season down there to build confidence.

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#99 Wonger
March 03 2014, 01:42PM
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v4ance wrote:

I tried to double trash this post but it wouldn't let me.

You haven't been watching Toronto's 4th line (with McLaren) getting owned and outscored almost as badly as our 4th line.

If we really want to stay in 29th-30th place, we pick up McLaren types. If we actually want to improve, we pick up real players who can skate and score.

Listen GENIOUS, watch which NHL team picks up RAZOR FRAZER MCLAREN - it will be a team that is more successful than us! The kid can play, is super tough, a BC boy and will be an effective member of a western division team for man years to come- is he even 25 yet? A great 12/13 forward for any team- why not us????????????? MacT is doing great things, however, the Oil could have had McGrattan, Sestito and previously McLaren for nothing off of waivers in the last couple of years! Instead we have to put up with way over the hill Smytty and big fairies/fake toughies/fly by non-hitters like Jones/Joensuu on our fourth line. Sestito/Gazdic/Mclaren would be a very good 4TH line!!!!!VERY GOOD - ALL PURPOSE-TRUCULENT!!!!!!!!!!! Sestito and Gazdic can even kill penalties!!!!!!! WAKE UP!!!!!!!!

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#100 Randaman
March 03 2014, 01:50PM
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SRELIOFAN wrote:

How about a #1 D??

Ok, but who on our current roster will get us a #1 D? Eberle won't, Gagner certainly won't. We need to keep Hall & Nuge. #1 D don't grow on trees and if someone has one available we don't have the assets availbale to deal in my opinion without stripping the cupboard.

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