A Little Magic

Matt Henderson
December 10 2014 11:03AM

Despite taking another loss in regulation there was at least one positive to come from that game against the Sharks: the Oilers might have found their 2nd line for the foreseeable future.

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We Have A Philosophy

Matt Henderson
December 08 2014 07:30AM

Socrates_Louvre

I have spent the last couple of days trying to parse as much info as I possibly could from the MacT press conference and the subsequent follow up done one on one for the Oilers website. There were so many things that were said but almost none of it piqued my interest until MacTavish started talking about the Draft.

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If Only There Was Some Way To Know

Matt Henderson
December 04 2014 09:40AM

MacTavish

If only there was some way to know that putting Ference and Schultz out for OT was a bad decision.

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Oilers Power Play By The Numbers

Matt Henderson
December 02 2014 07:30AM

Just the facts

The Oilers are a team much improved by number in their 5v5 play. They are still the Oilers though and that means mind boggling blunder after mind boggling blunder, but they are getting better at keeping shots and shot attempts even at least. But what about that Power Play? It is ranked near the bottom of the league despite being loaded with about 17 1st Overall picks and more than enough fire power to take down an Elephant. OilersNation does not approve hunting Elephants. We only hunt the Most Dangerous Game.

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Would You Do It Again?

Matt Henderson
November 29 2014 09:39AM

Gagner

One of the big off-season moves that MacTavish made this year was moving out Sam Gagner in exchange for Teddy Purcell. After years of waiting for him to take the next step in his development it never came. The team felt it was time to move on, and maybe he did a little too. But here we are just a couple of months into the NHL season looking to exchange a scoring NHL winger for a depth Centerman when all they had to do was hold onto the one they had.

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