Farm update with Todd Nelson

Jason Gregor
November 20 2014 10:12PM

Todd Nelson

The OKC Barons sit in 7th place in the western conference at 6-4-4.I caught up with head coach Todd Nelson on Monday to get an update from the farm.

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GDB 19.0: The Canucks...Again

Jason Gregor
November 19 2014 12:14PM

The Oilers play the Canucks for the sixth time since October 2nd. They lost twice in the preseason, 2-1 and 3-2 and they've already lost three times in the regular seasons, 5-4 (SO), 2-0 and 3-2.

We've talked ad nauseam about their inability to defeat a western conference team. They are 0-8-1 while being outscored 35-17. It hasn't been pretty, so today we'll look at the "positives" of tonight's game.

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The Oilers must sign Jeff Petry

Jason Gregor
November 18 2014 03:21PM

The Oilers can't officially re-sign Jeff Petry until January, 2015, but when you look at the lineup, organizational depth and the potential free agent market it is obvious they must sign their 2nd round pick from 2006.

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The Oilers: Do they have a losing culture?

Jason Gregor
November 17 2014 02:35PM

Do the Oilers have a losing culture?

The NHL is a results driven business, and right now it is impossible to say they don't.

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GDB 17.0: Maintain a good start

Jason Gregor
November 13 2014 12:01PM

The Oilers have scored first in eight of their 16 games, however, they've only held the lead twice after the first period. Another step in their development -- yes they still have a lot of steps -- will be learning to build off of a good start.

The Oilers are only 4-3-1 when they score first, tied for 24th worst winning % when scoring first, but the good news is that if they don't score first, the Ottawa Senators, their opponents this evening, are 27th with a .444 winning % going 4-2-3.

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